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Watch your pork tenderloin

mollysharkmollyshark Posts: 1,519
edited 11:16PM in EggHead Forum
After giving a fun (well I had fun) pork loin class at OKFest, I proceeded to taste my pork tenderloin skewers and they were beyond awful. I mean AWFUL. Since I've done these a million times before with great results, figured something was up. So I fished out the wrapper the tenderloins came in. They were from a local grocery store, not my usual Costco stuff. AHA. These were injected with a brine solution. 18%. Say what? 18%? The final product was mush. I could literally take the meat and squish it in my fingers. ick yuck. So apologies to all the poor students who probably thought she all talk or what! So one addition to the class what is in the pork you buy. A little injected solution is tolerable, but that 18% is WAAY over the top!!! Buyer beware. could you be so far when I needed you!!!



  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,407
    Great post and tip Monica!
    Sorry for your embarrassment.
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  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,393
    Bummers Monica :(

    Alas, your reputation is still impeccable!
  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    That is a bummer... but we have all been there. the fine print is getting finer and finer... seems like they should have to post that in HUGE letters on the front so it is easy to see. I got chicken the other day and the same thing... gross.
    But I am sure everyone learned a ton from your time spent sharing with them.
  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,958
    Wow. That's a great "heads up". I hadn't thought I needed to check the package before now.

    You're still my hero. :) Not your fault.

    Dripping Springs, Texas.
    Just west of Austintatious

  • KokemanKokeman Posts: 819
    I had to stop a wally world today, while I was there I got a tenderloin. (I hate buying meat there.) As soon as I read this I went and read the package. Nothing about water in it. It tasted pretty good.
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