Pork tenderloin. Pork chops. Pulled pork. Hundreds of trusted pork recipes, plus photos, reviews and videos to help you cook pork right. Pork is the culinary name for meat from a domestic pig. It is the most commonly consumed meat worldwide, with evidence of pig husbandry dating back to 5000 BC. Pork is eaten both freshly cooked and preserved. Curing extends the shelf life of the pork products.