Carnitas – Version 2

Carnitas can be a dish all by itself, or commonly as an ingredient in tamales, tacos, tortas and burritos.  No matter how you like it, this simple dish stands out! Ingredients: Pork butt, onion, lime juice, bay leaves, ground cumin, oregano, orange. This is pretty simple: the pork gets cooked Read more…

Chicken Provençal – Version 2

Last night I tried making Chicken Provençal again (See previous attempt).  This time around, I used white wine (Riesling instead Merlot), a bit more cayenne pepper, chunky tomatoes and added  Provençal seasoning (which was optional in the recipe).  To note, I doubled the white wine portion. Did you know Riesling Read more…

Chicken Fricassee – Version 1

“Fricassee refers to a dish made from sauteed and stewed meat which is served in a dense white sauce which resembles gravy. The dish is particularly associated with the American South, although it is made in other regions of the world as well.  The base of fricassee is, of course, Read more…