jatuller, New USDA guidelines (2011) for pork is 145 degrees (160 for ground pork). Unless you like it dry and incinerated, 145 is safe for US pork.
I've cooked this recipe on the grill, indirect heat. It's great!
Brush the apple mixture, then wrap with bacon, but save the final brushing of the apple mixture for the last ten minutes of cooking, otherwise the sugars will darken too much. I used applesauce, didn't have apple butter.
This goes well with a side dish of fried apples and onions. Core and slice thin an apple or two, mix varieties if you can. Slice an onion or two. Save a piece of fatty bacon, fry it up, then fry the apples and onions in the remaining bacon fat. Add a half teaspoon (total) of your favorite blend of allspice, clove, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg. If you like things sweet, drizzle a teaspoon or two of honey or maple syrup at the last minute or two of frying.
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jatuller, New USDA guidelines (2011) for pork is 145 degrees (160 for ground pork). Unless...