Spicy Malta Pulled Pork

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Pork is a big deal in this home.  It could have something to do with being Puerto Rican.  It’s the choice meat on our little island. Seriously, instead of a Christmas ham we roast pig with the skin on until crispy.  We even have Christmas songs about roasted pig.  It’s titled “That Poor Pig”. Ese… 

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Bacon JAM!!!

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First let me apologize for the quality of these pictures.  I was multitasking to the extreme, not to mention sweating like a fiend.  HA!  That rhymed! Anyways, I was preparing for a dinner party, cleaning house, doing laundry, getting ready for errands and on a fervent hunt for my favorite pair of jeans; which I… 

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Carnitas

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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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Slow Cooked Puerto Rican Pork (Pernil)

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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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