Sopón de Patitas de Cerdo con Garbanzos (Trotters and Garbanzo Bean Stew)

Growing up as a military brat I lived in many different places, but my mother always did her best to keep the food authentic in our home.   No matter where we lived when you walk through the doors of our house you spoke Spanish and it was likely that rice and beans were going… 

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Roasted Grape Demi Glaze Pork Tenderloin

Grape Demi Glaze Pork Tenderloin 150

I’m back!  These last two months have been consumed with trying to finish up the last bit of my course work and cramming as many internship hours has humanly possible.  Which has culminated into total exhaustion and a lot of take out food.  Finally I can see my regularly scheduled life on the horizon and I promise… 

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Marinated Pork Chops with Mango Pineapple Salsa

Yesterday was a solid 79 degrees and I thought it was time to do something bright, light and full of flavor.  It may still be April but it is feeling like Summer here. Although I am not quite ready to leave the house in shorts yet, for fear of causing an accident by blinding drivers… 

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Posole: Pork and Hominy Soup

Yesterday I posted Carnitas in an attempt to revolutionize taco night.  Because that is my job….my purpose…..no!  My reason for living!  Taco night ¡Revolución! *fist in the air* Ok I may have taken that a wee-bit too far, but you get the idea. I had quite a bit of carnitas leftover from my taco night ¡Revolución!. … 

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Carnitas

carnitas

Let’s make taco night a special night.  Bypass the gritty ground beef with the taco seasoning envelope and those stale taco shells, that break when you bite into them ultimately spilling taco juice all over your white shirt.  Because that is usually how it works doesn’t it? The great thing about these tacos is that… 

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