If you haven't cooked pork tenderloin in a while, you are missing a real treat. When cooked correctly, pork tenderloins are moist and tasty. Tenderloins also cook relatively quickly and are lower in fat than many other pork meat cuts. In fact, according to the National Pork Board, cooked pork tenderloin contains slightly less fat than a piece of cooked skinless chicken of the same weight.
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Filet mignon is French, of course, with filet meaning "thick slice" and mignon meaning "dainty." Filet mignon comes from the small end of the tenderloin (called the short loin) which is found on the back rib cage of the animal. This area of the animal is not weight-bearing, thus the connective tissue is not toughened by exercise resulting in extremely tender meat. This also means that the meat lacks some of the flavor held by meat that... Read More