Main Dishes

Slow Cooked Carnitas & Salsa Asada

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Coming from a part-Hispanic family, I grew up with authentic Mexican food. I just love it. When I can find the real thing in restaurants, I just devour it. At my local library, I came across Marcela Valladolid's Mexican Made Easy: Everyday Ingredients, Extraordinary Flavor cookbook. I took it home and after the first few recipes, I decided I needed this forever. So I ordered it. It's full of authentic Mexican dishes that are amazing. Like this recipe that I'm sharing today. Super

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1/2 c. shortening
2 lbs pork butt, cut into 2 inch cubes (4 cups)
salt and pepper
4 black peppercorns
2 bay leaves
2 medium white onions
4 garlic cloves, peeled

Salsa Asada:
8 plum tomatoes, cored
1 large shallot, peeled
2 serrano chiles, stemmed
1/3 c. chicken broth
Salt and pepper
Melt the shortening in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the pork all over with salt and pepper. Add to the pan. Sear the meat on all sides, turning occasionally, until golden brown. About 10...
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Nutritions

Calories
221

Sodium
442mg
18% DV

Fat
3g
5% DV

Protein
16g
32% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV

Mezcal Negroni

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Simplicity & good Mezcal take the Campari cocktail, Negroni, from classic to iconic.

Mezcal Negroni:
1 fl. oz. Mezcal ( El Silencio Espadin )
1 fl. oz. Carpano Antica Formula Vermouth
1 fl. oz. Campari
1

Stir with Ice & Strain
Pour into Rocks Glass
Garnish with Orange Peel


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Nutritions

Calories
0

Sodium
0mg
0% DV

Fat
0g
0% DV

Protein
0g
0% DV

Carbs
0g
0% DV

Fiber
0g
0% DV