Skip to recipe Shrimp and grits are something that I have only recently tried, and was pretty ambivalent towards. I guess it just didn’t click because it’s not something that I grew up eating. But, during a conversation at work one day, we were talking about what foods could and could not be made “buffalo-style,”
Skip to recipe For the second year in a row, my job has organized a chili cook-off. Now, chili isn’t really my forte, and it’s not something that I make often or ever. But, ever since I got this Instant Pot I have gotten a lot more adventurous with my cooking. So, I figured “why
Skip to recipe I love my friends, but they are a bunch of enablers. Instead of going outside or having a life, I prefer to spend my free time trying new things out in the kitchen. They are happy to oblige, always providing me with recipes that caught their eye or that they think I
Skip to Recipe When I moved into my house earlier this year, my friends pooled their resources and gave me a very generous wad of cash as a housewarming gift. Naturally, I spent that money on cooking-related items. One of these purchases was a grill and smoker, which the hardware store happened to have on
Skip to Recipe As a native South Floridian, I have eaten my fair share of Cuban Style Roast Pork (Lechon Asado). It’s easy to find pretty much anywhere in Miami, but can often be dry and bland. And, since it’s not particularly difficult to prepare, it makes more sense to just make your own. Anytime
Skip to Recipe About a year and a half ago, I was introduced to Peruvian-style pollo a la brasa (rotisserie chicken), and have been hooked ever since. Even now, I crave it at least once a week. It’s really not a taste that can be put into words if you are accustomed to store-bought or
Skip to Recipe Tamales, depending on their country of origin, come in many shapes and sizes. Despite this, the basic idea is the same. You get yourself some masa, your filling of choice, then wrap it up in a leaf and boil or steam it. Several hours later, you’ve got yourself a packet of deliciousness.
Skip to Recipe Pretty much every movie or TV sitcom that finds the characters in Hawaii will feature a luau. And, one of the staples of any luau is Kalua pig. The word Kalua actually means “to cook in an underground oven.” So, as the name implies, Kalua pig refers to pig that is cooked in