Category Archive: Pork Dish

Jamón Fresco Asado con Romero (Roasted Fresh Ham with Rosemary)

This main dish can be prepared in the oven or on the grill.

Este es un plato que se puede preparar en el horno o en la parrilla.

It’s New Year’s Eve!

And time to reflect upon the year that is passing and our hope for the coming year.  It is also time to wonder about, well, how am I going to incorporate lucky food… Continue reading

Pork Chops with Squash and Sage

I have a black thumb, just so you know.  I love to grow plants, food, and herbs and even flowers, but they never seem to last very long.  I think I either over-water… Continue reading

Cantonese Pork

This is not Sweet and Sour Pork, but it is similar. It is made in the crock-pot and served over white rice.                            

So You Went and Bought Guava Paste, Now What?

Guava paste is sweet, but not overly so. It is found in Latin food stores, but can also be found in the international aisle in many supermarkets. It comes in a rectangular brick… Continue reading

Roasted Pork Loin with Wild Mushrooms

This is a recipe inspired by my favorite celebrity chef, Eric Ripart.  You’ve perhaps seen him on PBS, Avec Eric, or maybe as a judge on Top Chef, or perhaps you’ve eaten at… Continue reading

Pork Tacos

I recently made my pork tacos with crispy pork carnitas, but you can use any shredded or cubed cooked pork.  Even leftovers can be chopped up.  Go ahead, use ground pork. I like… Continue reading

Crispy Carnitas

Crispy Carnitas are bits of pork that have been slow cooked for hours, then cooked a second time to get a nice crispy outside. I like to do them in the pressure cooker… Continue reading

Memphis Style Pork Ribs

I like the Memphis style of pork rib because it is seasoned with a dry rub for starters.  Later, or rather optionally, you can choose to baste them with a mopping sauce (recipe… Continue reading

Pernil (Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder)

This cut of meat is very inexpensive, but it is quite tough.  That is why it needs much preparation to convert it into the juicy, tender, and flavorful dish it can be.  One… Continue reading