I’ve never been a bean snob. I think canned beans are incredibly convenient and consistently good. For most recipes that use beans, good is good enough. But when beans need to stand on their own, you really can’t beat dried beans on quality, and especially not on price. There’s aRead more
I usually cook a big meal on Sunday that can be used for lunches throughout the following week. That meal is usually labor-intensive, especially when I’m experimenting with homemade mozzarella, grinding my own sausage, deboning a whole rabbit, or something like that. But sometimes I don’t have time to standRead more
I’ve tried a few times to make a beef variation of Mexican carnitas, which are typically made with pork shoulder. I’ve had some success, but the dish always lacked the depth and richness I had in mind. I found a recipe for Mexican Braised Beef that seemed like a decentRead more
The wife and I have been making carnitas for years. My recipe has evolved over time. It’s based on one I saw in Bon Appetit. It’s really easy and makes a great meal.