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Carnitas

Carnitas by Sergio Hernandez

Carnitas are the Mexican version of pulled pork. Braised first in a spicy sauce, pork shoulder is slow cooked until so tender the meat just shreds easily with a fork, then it's roasted at high heat to make crispy browned bits full of flavor.

14 votes
25771 views
St. Patrick's Day Beef Stew with Guinness

St. Patrick's Day Beef Stew with Guinness by John Spottiswood

This is a great Beef Stew adapted from a recipe by Margaret Johnson. We doubled the recipe, used about half the butter, and added plenty of salt and black pepper. We also cooked it about 5 hours ahead of time and let it sit in the pot for another 3 hours after it was done cooking. It was awesome.

14 votes
23291 views
Barbacoa De Cabeza

Barbacoa De Cabeza by Sergio Hernandez

Barbacoa de Cabeza is a slow cooked dish prepared with parts from the head of a cow, such as the cheeks. Popular in South Texas, I've adapted the dish to be cooked using your Slow Cooker, Pressure Cooker, or Smoker/Oven Combo to create this tasty dish.

2 votes
31610 views
Dulce de Leche Cortada

Dulce de Leche Cortada by Andrea Faz

3 votes
32465 views
Chinese Braised Oxtails with Root Vegetables

Chinese Braised Oxtails with Root Vegetables by Joyce Leung

A hearty oxtail dish with star anise, Chinese mushroom, daikon and carrots. The oxtails turn tender when cooked slow and the bones add a lot of favor to the meat.

4 votes
26666 views
Spicy Coconut Chicken Curry

Spicy Coconut Chicken Curry by John Spottiswood

This is more of an Indian than Thai curry, and has a condensed, pungent sauce. It is unusual and really wonderful. Curries are hit or miss with our kids, but they all loved this one (except for the peas...which meant more for me!) We served this with a brown/white rice mix and steamed brocco-flower. The sauce on this is so pungent…

16 votes
17992 views
Quick Meat Curry

Quick Meat Curry by John Spottiswood

I've been looking for recipes from Indian-American moms who love the rich flavors of Indian food but who need to get meals on the table quickly. So I'm really enjoying the book Saffron to Sassafras written by the Indian Women's Association of Louisiana.in Baton Rouge. There is nothing original about this simple recipe except the…

9 votes
9688 views
Southern Low Country Braised Pig's Feet

Southern Low Country Braised Pig's Feet by Smokinhotchef

This recipe sings low country with high notes. A very significant part of African American heritage and culture. Pig's feet, along with the other 'undesirable' discarded parts, like ears and chittlins' were a staple in the slaves' diets as well as pinto beans and cornbread, also their personal vegetable gardens. This was sustainable…

1 vote
23233 views
Stewed Zucchini And Tomatoes

Stewed Zucchini And Tomatoes by Robyn Savoie

This Stewed Zucchini and Tomatoes side dish has a wonderful flavor that goes with any meal, and the best part is it'll even make your kitchen smell like Mama's!

1 vote
5656 views
SHANGHAINESE LION’S HEAD

SHANGHAINESE LION’S HEAD by Linda Tay Esposito

They call it Lion's Head because the meatballs are ye big with manes of soft, tender napa cabbage...looking like a lion. Seriously, in Shanghai, the meatballs are the size of a tennis ball - let's call that a quarter pounder meatball. Slowly braise or steam to get a tender, melt-in-your-mouth meatballs. If you have a small…

4 votes
17185 views
Jameson Whiskey-Braised Pork Shoulder With Irish Colcannon

Jameson Whiskey-Braised Pork Shoulder With Irish Colcannon by Danielle Pallaske

I clipped this from the Chicago Tribune last year and it turned out to be voted reader's favorite recipe of the year from their food section! It was created by chef Dirk Flanigan of The Gage restaurant in Chicago and is it ever wonderful. Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish with buttery creamy mashed potatoes folded into a mix of…

2 votes
18611 views
Austrian Goulash

Austrian Goulash by Foodiewife

This recipe was taught to me by my Bavarian Mutti. I have, since, tried to measure and journal how to make this wonderful stew. This stew is made with beef chuck, a combination of hot and mild paprika (I use quality imported paprika) with a touch of caraway seeds. Served over spaetzle, buttered noodles or with tradition Semmel…

2 votes
11427 views
Grandma's Moist Bread Turkey Stuffing

Grandma's Moist Bread Turkey Stuffing by fran pearce

Grandma's good old fashioned moist bread turkey stuffing to suit a 12 to 14lb bird

2 votes
18484 views
Pasta a risotto (Risotto-style Pasta)

Pasta a risotto (Risotto-style Pasta) by Frank Fariello

One of the guilty pleasures that I have never, up to now, revealed to a living soul is my penchant for late-night pasta snacks. But not just any pasta, but pastina of the kind usually used for soups, cooked in just enough liquid (usually a mixture of water and milk) so that by the time the liquid has almost evaporated, the pasta if…

8 votes
13034 views
Braised Pork Belly with Red Glutinous Wine Lees (紅糟,Ang Zhao)

Braised Pork Belly with Red Glutinous Wine Lees (紅糟,Ang Zhao) by simply beautiful and healthy living

Ang Zhao (紅糟) or Red Glutinous Wine Lees is beneficial to our health as it is believed to have cholesterol lowering function. My family always have homemade red glutinous wine and after harvesting the red wine, we keep the lees in the fridge. It…

1 vote
6823 views