Category Archives: Cuisine

Char Siu – The Chinese BBQ Pork

So look… before you start judging me for not creating my own char siu marinade from scratch, try my shortcut recipe/method… seriously, you will be pleasantly surprised!  In other words… don’t knock it ’til you try it! Char siu pork is a classic Chinese dish and one of my all-time favorite.  Combine it with some steamed...

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Tender and Crispy Carnitas

We love carnitas!  If we’re at a restaurant and it’s on the menu, we’ll order it.  Our favorite is from Lares in Santa Monica but it’s always such a trek getting out there.  I don’t know what it was about today that gave me this surge of ambition but I thought I’d tackle this great Mexican pork.  I...

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