Tag Archives: pork

Chorizo Empanadas

A new Hispanic grocer opened up down the street that required investigating. These empanadas take advantage of chorizo and fresh cotija cheese. Go here for the empanada dough recipe and here for the tomatillo sauce. Chorizo Mushroom Empanada Filling 2 … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: How To Make Tamales

This year Katherine wanted authentic tamales for her birthday meal. Well almost authentic due to her dislike of both the pigs head and lard which were substituted with pork shoulder and crisco. Tamales are a traditional Mexican meal served over … Continue reading

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Carnitas

Carnitas are basically just stewed pork that is shredded and then added to many sauces and dishes. This recipe explains how to make the basic meat mixture. If making traditional tamales then use the traditional red chili sauce recipe here … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Anything But Turkey

Chances are your refrigerator is still stuffed to the gills with all things turkey. But we can still dream of a time when tryptophans aren’t on the menu. Perfhaps sometime next week. Here are some suggestions for your firs post-turkey … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Save Room For Dessert

It’s finally feeling like fall here, at least this week. We’ll fire up the oven before the temperature spikes again. Since this meal is so healthy looking we couldn’t resist adding dessert. Baked Butternut Squash Stuffed Pork Loin Chocolate Souffle

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Barbcue Rib Calzones

By Katherine I have a terrible confession: After almost a decade in the South I’m a little tired of barbecue ribs. OK, a lot tired. Do you know how much meat sticks in your teeth and how many napkins you … Continue reading

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Rufus Reruns: Grill Master Part Two

You’re all caught up on how to smoke after reading yesterday’s tutorial right? Then let’s get to it. Pick one or more of the following: Smoked Brats Smoked Lamb Shanks Smoked Brisket with Espresso Bourbon Mop Sauce Smoked Salmon Spicy … Continue reading

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