Coppa Street Tacos

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Last weekend I had a chance to stop by my favorite LA butcher, Lindy & Grundy.  They carry a selection of local, pasture raised, and organic meats. Unlike most visits, I didn’t have a plan of what I wanted to buy and found a cut of boneless pork shoulder, coppa, next to my typical bone-in [...]

Pork Tenderloin with Peach Asian Marinade

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  There are some meats that I now cooked solely with my SousVide Supreme.  I simply can’t beat the perfection of a slow cook that I get from this style of cooking. Pork tenderloin is a cut that does very well and adding a marinade is a great way to add a ton of flavor [...]

Perfect Baby Back Ribs

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Great ribs are simple with the right equipment. In my case, that’s putting my recent electric smoker purchase to work.  So far I’ve made brisket, pulled pork and now baby back ribs. It’s so easy it doesn’t even feel like cooking.  Though the brisket did take a lot of work, the pulled pork and ribs were [...]

My Meat Prayers have been Answered

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Thank you Meat God. When we moved out of Texas last year to come back to my home state California, one thing I knew I’d miss was Burgundy Pasture Beef.  The ranch in Grandview, Texas was a gem in where I sourced my meats. We would drive to the ranch about every 6 weeks (it [...]

Pulled Pork

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With a new toy in the backyard, it’s no surprise I’ve done back to back weeks of BBQ. This weekend I put the smoker to work doing some Pulled Pork.  Friday after I work I made a trip to west Los Angeles to Lindy & Grundy and picked up a beautiful 6 1/2 lb bone-in [...]

Pork Tenderloin with Calvados Cream Sauce

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This week’s #SundaySupper is all about apples as we celebrate the beginning of Fall with an Autumn Apple Party. Immersing ourselves into the apple theme we decided to spend Saturday at a couple apple orchards near San Bernadino about a hour and 20 minutes east of Pasadena.  Our first stop was Snow-Line Orchard where the [...]

Street Tacos al Pastor for #SundaySupper

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September 16th is Día de Independencia in Mexico (Mexico’s Independence Day) and to celebrate the group of bloggers from #SundaySupper decided to feature Mexican dishes.  As someone who has another blog entirely dedicated to my favorite Mexican food — Tacos — I was excited to try making something I have always wanted to attempt. Tacos [...]

Pork Tenderloin and Jicama Slaw Tacos

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This is a leftovers meal.  The night before I made some BBQ glazed pork tenderloin on the grill. With about half of the loin left, I decided to shred it and reheat it in a saute pan for 5 minutes added a 1/2 teaspoon of cumin and some ground pepper.  Note: You can use an [...]

Pork Tenderloin and Mustard-Wine Sauce

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Simple ingredient recipes that are full of flavor are a great way to end a long weekend.  This pork tenderloin will be a big hit as the sauce is amazing benefiting from the juices of the roasted pork. Pork Tenderloin and Mustard-Wine Sauce Serves 4 1 lb Pork tenderloin 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 [...]

Mustard, Cabbage and Cannellini Beans with Sausage

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The kids and my wife will definitely not eat this one. I’m the sole kielbasa fan in this house. In fact, sausage is rarely made since the boys and Stephanie will only eat frankfurters from Burgundy Pasture Beef Ranch.  I’m sure Oscar and Theo will come around, but for now sausage is too spicy for [...]