Cuban Sandwich

Cuban

I hope and trust everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and is slowly recovering from any turkey overdoses.   Obed and I headed east to Arkansas to spend our Thanksgiving weekend with old friends, we were very grateful for the invitation.  However since Thanksgiving was in another state for us, we have no turkey leftovers.  But… 

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Chuletas a La Jardinera (Garden Pork Chops)

In memory of all the gardens across our great country that are beginning to wither and succumbing to the cooler temperatures, these chops are for you.  This is a recipe that you will find in almost every Puerto Rican cookbook, but it is a dish that is under appreciated.   I think it is becaue when you… 

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Slow Cooked Puerto Rican Pork (Pernil)

pernil

Pork…..it’s what’s for dinner.  Traditionally in Puerto Rico this pork is slow cooked in the oven.  When I make it in the oven I cook it at 325 degrees for about 35 minutes for every pound.  It comes out just as succulent and if you get a shoulder with the skin still on it you… 

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Italian Sausage and Balsamic Tomatoes

Sundays are usually my biggest cooking days, it is how I “rest”.  Although now the summer is here and my kitchen has no exhaust system, so I am sweating like a piggy in my kitchen.  Especially if I am using the oven.  Although pigs don’t sweat so um…. yeah, maybe like a dog?  Well this was an… 

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