Beef Barbacoa

When a chuck roast dreams, it dreams of becoming barbacoa.  We started this dish early on Sunday morning and just finished this amazing dinner Monday night.  Was it worth the wait?  Absolutely. International Meats provided yet another beautiful cut, a 3.5 lb. chuck roast to write home about. After cubing the meat, it was into…

Cochinita Pibil – pork shoulder in achiote paste

  Amazing pork shoulder courtesy of Sawkill Farm, recipes courtesy of Alex Stupak’s Tacos: Recipes and Provocations.  Learning to make and use achiote paste has broadened our horizons and expanded our the possibilities for pulled pork!

Beef Belly

This beautiful cut of beef belly (or beef navel) was a treat to cook and a delight to eat.  Hat tip to Sun Fed Beef for having this cut on hand at last week’s Jackson Heights Greenmarket.

Why BBQ?

Barbecue may not be the road to world peace, but it’s a start. – Anthony Bourdain