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This quick dinner is the epitome of filling. Over some white rice, pieces of pork loin and creamy butternut squash make stomachs happy with almost no hassle.
Puerco en Salsa Verde (pork in green sauce) is a very popular Mexican dish that marries chiles and tomatillos with pork meat, usually the shoulder. You'll find a few variations, with or without corn and at various degrees of heat = picante. One element that is always present, is that zingy tang of the…Continue
Sort of, but not exactly. See, confit is a French cooking and preservation method. The idea is to salt and flavor meats that are then slowly cooked in their own fat (or added fat) and later preserved in said fat. Carnitas are not preserved in the fat, though I don't see any reason why they couldn't be, except for the fact that they wouldn't last that long at the Price…Continue
I love tamarind. In Panama we make a drink with it, this isn't exclusive to my little country, of course. We also process the pulp, mix it with brown sugar and make it into balls that are then dipped in sugar and sold. It is an incredibly good snack, just thinking about it…Continue
Calabacitas con puerco is a traditional comfort food with many variations, especially along the Mexico/Texas border. As a hearty stew in its authentic form, you can make it, freeze it, and keep it ready for a cold wintry day. When you start to crave it during warmer months, however, it's time to change it up a little - all Tex-Mex, of course!
By breaking out some of the ingredients for a grill, you can have both fresh air…