Tag: pork

  • Braised Pork in Lazy Cherry Ancho Mole

      I’m going to be completely honest here; I’m not the biggest fan of cherries. It’s not that I have anything against them, they’re just not really my steeze. But this blog is supposed to be a challenge, and that means transforming whatever is in season, whether I like it or not, into something unique […]

  • Mapo Doufu

    If it isn’t obvious yet, serious comfort food for us usually involves something really spicy and filling coupled with a beer. There are going to be a lot of recipes on here that fit that description, and this is one of them. I have a lot of memories of this dish growing up since it […]

  • Carnitas Amargas

    The name of this dish translates to “bitter little meats.” Carnitas are a pretty standard protein in Mexican food, and why wouldn’t they be? It’s pork slow cooked in spices until it falls apart then is fried in its own fat. Sounds pretty great, right? We’ve made carnitas too many times to count. They’re easy, […]

  • Spaghetti and Meatballs

    We’ve been on a pasta kick, and what good is a that if you don’t have spaghetti and meatballs in there somewhere? If you play your cards right and have the marinara prepared ahead of time, you can make this rich and relatively quick spaghetti and meatballs easily…perhaps a bit too easily. Instead of using […]

  • Lemon Basil Lasagna

    Sometimes, we like to go all out on a meal. Lasagna is one of those meals. We know we’ve been posting some quick recipes that you can make on a typical weeknight, but this one—this one is for the weekend. Lasagna is a production, especially if you’re making (almost) everything from scratch. For this we […]