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Have you been listening? Have you heard what I hear?


We know you could use more money at Christmastime and okPORK is teaming up with 93.3 Jake FM  to sponsor a contest to help make it happen. 

Continue to lIsten to for one Christmas song to be played sometime between Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. When you hear the song be the 93rd texter and win $1000 cash! The second place texter (or the 94th caller) will win $150 worth of Oklahoma Pork Council gift certificates. 


LIsten to 93.3 Jake FM for more information.

RecipeDining with a Hint of Heaven


You know it has happened to you. You are out working on getting your Christmas shopping done with a friend and you get hungry.


Only, since your stomach knows it is the holiday season, somehow it won't allow you to simply grab something and go - food has to be delicious to satisfy all those cravings.


Well never fear, you are in luck. Divine Swine is a new restaraunt open in Oklahoma City which features pork in every menu item. In addition, everything is made fresh, from by hand and from local supplies.


Click here to learn more.  

Pork Recipes for the Holidays

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In need of some easy, yet inspiring ideas for dishes to fix during the Christmas holiday craze? Here are some easy ideas to keep your family and friends begging for more.


Cranberry-Onion Pork Roast

cranberry onion roast

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes 



2 pound boneless pork loin roast
1 16-oz can whole cranberry sauce
1 1-oz package dried onion soup mix


Cooking Directions
Season roast with salt and pepper; place over indirect heat on grill; stir together cranberry sauce and onion soup mix and heat, covered, in microwave until hot (about one minute). Baste roast with cranberry mixture every 10 minutes until roast is done about 40 minutes (20 minutes per pound);until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees Fahrenheit, followed by a 3-minute rest time.

Remove roast from heat; let rest about 10 minutes before slicing to serve.


Heat any leftover basting mixture to boiling, stir and boil for 5-10 minutes and serve alongside roast.

Serves 4-6, with leftovers.


Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Cranberry Sauce and Pickled Onions


Pork tenderloin sliders

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Marinating Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes

1 pound pork tenderloin
1/2 red onion, halved and very thinly sliced
1/2 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon salt , plus more for seasoning
pepper, to taste
8 dinner rolls, white, whole wheat, or combination, split horizontally
3/4 cup cranberry sauce, jellied or whole berry

Cooking Directions
In a small bowl, combine onion, red wine vinegar, and 1/4 teaspoon salt, stirring to dissolve salt. Let stand at room temperature for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Meanwhile, preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Season tenderloin on all sides with salt and pepper. Place tenderloin in shallow pan and roast for 20-25 minutes, or until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. Remove pork from oven and let rest 3 minutes.
Cut pork into thin slices. Drain onion mixture.
Arrange bottom halves of rolls on a work surface. Spread with cranberry sauce, and then top with pork and pickled onions, dividing all evenly. Add top halves of rolls and serve.
Yield: 8 sliders
Serving Suggestions
Taste of the holidays in bitesize sliders.  Serve as part of a buffet or as appetizers. 
Calories: 240 calories
Protein: 17 grams
Fat: 4 grams
Sodium: 340 milligrams
Cholesterol: 40 milligrams
Saturated Fat: 1 grams
Carbohydrates: 33 grams
Fiber: 1 grams


About Oklahoma Pork Council

The Oklahoma Pork Council, a producer organization consisting of Oklahoma pork producers, represents the interests of all pork producers. Partially funded by federally collected Pork Checkoff dollars, OPC promotes pork and pork products, funds research, and educates consumers and producers about the pork industry. For more information about this or any other programs of the Oklahoma Pork Council visit or call 1.405.232.3781.

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