(Closed) Help me pick my wedding menu plz!!! (poll)

posted 5 years ago in Food
  • poll: Which "red" meat option would you like to eat at a family style wedding?
    Roast beef : (34 votes)
    32 %
    Roasted pork loin : (15 votes)
    14 %
    Porketta : (8 votes)
    8 %
    Prime rib : (41 votes)
    39 %
    BBQ Ribs : (7 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    1778 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I don’t eat pork, so I chose roast beef.  Pork is actually considered a “white meat” so maybe you meant a non-poultry choice?

    Also, list the sides, I want to drool at them! (I am totally a sides kind of girl!)

    Post # 4
    3256 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Mmmmmmm.  Porketta.  You’d be my favourite free meal of the year.

    Post # 5
    7211 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2015

    @QueenSP11:  I have never in my life heard of “Porketta” but it doesn’t sound appietizing! I went with pork loin because I’m not a fan of beef. 

    Post # 6
    1014 posts
    Bumble bee

    I also don’t eat pork, so I chose roast beef.  However, I would be perfectly happy with the turkey if you went with the pork.

    Post # 7
    8695 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2013

    I dont know what porketta is (too lazy to google) and I’ve NEVER had good roast beef at a function so I voted for roast pork. 

    Post # 8
    8483 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I’ve never heard of porketta, and I’m not a fan of pork loin, so I chose roast beef. I love roast beef.

    Post # 9
    1634 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    Is your caterer providing a tasting? I seem to only eat pork at restaurants, so I would want that because it would be a treat.

    Post # 11
    616 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    Porketta sounds like Ms Piggy’s sister 

    i voted prime rib!

    Post # 13
    468 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Porketta (also spelled as porchetta) is just a fattier, more flavorful boneless pork roast. A lot of people like it because it doesn’t dry out like some pork loin cuts; it contains a strip of fat underneath the crispy skin. It’s really good rolled and stuffed, or you can dry-rub it. Again, just pork loin with a bit more fat. Nothing crazy but very trendy right now in culinary circles.

    It’ll definitel be the moistest option but some people want more lean and/or recognizable cuts. I think prime rib is safer.

    Post # 14
    9139 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    Go for the pork.  I’ve never been served good beef at a large scale event like a wedding.  It’s always dry or flavorless or worse, cold.

    Post # 15
    720 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I would do one of the pork options because it seems to fit your heritage, and I hope you can find a way to bring in the Mexican in one way or another, even if just in a side or appetizer or dessert!

    By the way, it seems excessive to have two creamy pasta dishes with the fettucine alfredo and mac&cheese – I would stick to the mac&cheese and if you’re going to do another pasta then keep it plain so that people can have a sauce-less option.

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