Category Archive: Roasted Meats

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.

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

Chili Rubbed Pork Roast with Spaghetti Squash

I had never tried spaghett squash and was curious to try it.  I found this recipe in Family Circle magazine and decided to give it a try.  The squash is not exactly like… Continue reading

Alsatian-Brined Turkey with Riesling Gravy

The cuisine of Alsace is known for its use of wine and beer.  The region also has strong Germanic influences. This recipe comes from Food and Wine magazine.  I first made this recipe… Continue reading

Baked Rosemary Chicken with Polenta

It just never dawned on me that polenta and grits are basically the same thing. So is masa harina. They are all just cornmeal. The only differences are the coarseness of the grind… Continue reading

Coriander Crusted Pork Loin

This is an easy and healthy way to prepare pork.  Tenderloin is great because it is one of the leaner cuts of pork.  It does however, suffer from an identity crisis and needs… Continue reading

Chile Roasted Turkey

Looking for a different way to cook your Thanksgiving turkey?  Is your palate jaded and you need more spice?

Mustard, Sage, and Maple Glazed Pork Roast

Wish the photos came out better because this is a really delicious way to make a pork roast.

Secret Standing Rib Roast

I saw Anne Burrell make this on her show, “Secrets of a Restaurant Chef,” and I was immediately sold.  I’ve made a few of her recipes and they were all very good and… Continue reading

Rosemary and Marmalade Glazed Ham

Wow.  I found out a super easy and delicious way to impart flavor and sweetness to an ordinary cooked ham. All you need is some cloves, a jar of marmalade, some fresh rosemary,… Continue reading