Kevin Gillespie Celebrates Pork in New Cookbook

Love all things pork? Can’t get enough bacon? Then you’ll want to pick up a copy of Pure Pork Awesomeness by Chef Kevin Gillespie.

The cookbook out March 31st features recipes from around the world with pork as the featured ingredient. The Atlanta chef, restaurateur and Top Chef fan favorite shares his love for pigs and offers dishes for any occasion or day of the week.

Pure Pork AwesomenessYou’ll have a new appreciation for how delicious and versatile pork can be with more than 100 recipes like Milk-Braised Pork Shoulder, Pork Vindaloo, Thai Red Curry Pork, Slow Cooker Country-Style Ribs, Ham Burgers, Bacon Popcorn and Bacon-Molasses Chipwiches.

The book is full of information on pigs, from guides to breeds, parts and labels to cooking methods and techniques. It even answers the question, “why do pigs have snouts?”

Fans can join Chef Gillespie for a special cookbook release party on Sunday, March 29th from 2 to 6 p.m. at Gunshow. Admission includes a signed copy of the book with a rare edition of the “lost” chapter and an array of appetizing pork offerings. Guests will also enjoy drink specials including beer from SweetWater Brewing Company. Tickets are $50 and are available through Xorbia.

Chef Gillespie opened Gunshow in Glenwood Park in May 2013. His second restaurant, Revival, will open this June in Decatur. Chef Gillespie’s debut cookbook, Fire in My Belly, was selected as a James Beard Award Finalist.

Pure Pork Awesomeness: Totally Cookable Recipes from Around the World by Kevin Gillespie with David Joachim is published by Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, and is available for $29.99.

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