This is my version of Al Pastor made in a 20 quart pressure cooker. With a few adjustments to size, it can also be made in an Instapot. Your choice of chiles for the marinade can also be changed as needed. Originally, the Lebanese version was lamb shawarma, was […]
This aromatic and succulent Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder is inspired by a Moroccan lamb dish. It is pull apart delicious after getting rubbed with warm spices and roasted with vegetables and fruits.
Torta Ahogada is a "drowned submarine sandwich". It is a typical dish from Guadalajara, Mexico. It is called such because the sandwich is partially submerged in a sauce made primarily of dried chili peppers. Our version is a less spicy version of the sandwich, made with a tomato-based consomé.
Perhaps the best known and most coveted dish from Puerto Rico, pernil is a positively sumptuous preparation for pork shoulder. It’s marinated (ideally overnight) in garlic, citrus and herbs, then slow-roasted on high heat to achieve a crisp chicharrón, or skin. Traditionally, it’s prepared for Thanksgiving or Christmas, but for […]
Today I’m going to introduce you to the Korean way of making a pork cutlet, called “donkkaseu” in Korean. It’s an iteration of the Japanese tonkatsu which was the Japanese take on the European schnitzel. It’s a hot, savory, breaded pork cutlet, and my version is served on a bed […]
Okonomiyaki are the Japanese Street Food Pancakes of your dreams. No not the fluffy pancakes that you've seen float around the internet, these are better. They can also be frozen for a quick meal later but don't freeze with the dressing.
A Cuban sandwich (Spanish: Sándwich cubano) is a variation of a ham and cheese sandwich that likely originated in cafes catering to Cuban workers in Tampa or Key West, two early Cuban immigrant communities in Florida centered on the cigar industry. Later on, Cuban exiles and expatriates brought it to […]
Friends, today I’m going to demonstrate how to make the most amazing Meat Loaf you have ever tasted! Trust me, I’m not lying. Its amazing! Come watch and cook with me.
Polenta is a hearty, classic Northern Italian style dish. This version, made using cornmeal only and topped with a hearty sausage ragu. It is bold and rich in flavor and was traditionally served spread onto the middle of the table so everyone could dig in and get their portion.
Devils on Horseback are a less genteel spin-off of a British hors d’oeuvre called Angels on Horseback (oysters wrapped in bacon), both of which are cousins of the better-known Pigs in a Blanket. This is a very easy recipe to make.
Soul Food Smothered Pork Chops: It’s been said that all soul food is Southern food, but not all Southern food is soul food (Bob Jeffries, 1969). Both use the same ingredients in their cooking, and recipes for common dishes are very similar. The differences between the two cuisines are […]
This is one of my favorite breakfasts. I’m not Filipino but never the less this is my favorite hangover breakfast. Our local Casino serves this all night long and we love it.
With the help of a spiralizer, butternut squash becomes the noodles in this sweet-and-savory, satisfying dish that’s impressive enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for a weeknight meal
Chewy rigatoni stands up perfectly to this supremely rich and flavorful carbonara.
Thick or thin, pork loin makes the best chop but is easily over cooked. Watch to video to make a thick chop or follow our recipe for 1/4″ chops.
Just a simple recipe. High in protein, great flavor, and really simple ingredients. Bake and use with pasta and sauce.
This is one of my favorite ways to eat pork. Pork chops are crusted in pecans and breadcrumbs, then topped with delicious homemade pumpkin butter. (You can always use store-bought pumpkin butter if you can find it but homemade is always better).
Pears are also delicious in savory dishes, especially paired with garden herbs and young alliums (onions, garlic, etc). In this recipe, pears, and caramelized onions join forces to liven up a rather unexciting pan of pork chops.
These Pressure Cooker Pork Carnitas are Crispy. Mexican Style Pulled Pork is crispy, yet deliciously moist and full of deep and complex flavors.
Gringas are a variety of tacos that consist of a flour taco filled with cheese, al pastor, and pineapple. This is then grilled in the same manner as a quesadilla. Some attribute the name to the use of white flour tortillas. Its origin is attributed to two young Americans who studied Spanish at UNAM: […]
Easy dish to make
Arepas define Venezuelan cooking. These thick cornmeal patties are griddled, then baked, and then stuffed while warm with anything from white cheese to this zesty chicken salad with avocado mayonnaise (Johan Santanas first choice). The salad is named in honor of Susana Duijm, Miss World in 1955 and a popular […]
The pork is simply prepared with a sweet-spicy rub, the juices that result from containing all the flavor in the pressure cooker get boiled down to make fantastic barbecue sauce. Slow and low definitely has its place, but I’m glad to be able to bring the barbecue inside in a […]