Easy Delicious Carnitas

Easy Delicious Carnitas

Disappointed when you get carnitas at your local Mexican-ish joint? We were too – we really hated getting somewhat dry, somewhat flavor-less pulled pork that a lot of places pawned off as carntias.  With this recipe, we can show you how to do a much better...
Vinegar in Your Cocktail? Of Course!

Vinegar in Your Cocktail? Of Course!

Bottles of different types of vinegar are indispensable in our pantry – balsamic (both dark and golden), sherry vinegar, a good red wine vinegar, flavored vinegar, and more. Vinegar adds brightness to salad dressings, tenderizes meat in marinades, and cuts...
Fig Bourbon Compote

Fig Bourbon Compote

We took a few boxes to make a fig simple syrup that we use for making our Wintertime version of a Manhattan (substitute the fig simple syrup for the sweet vermouth).  Then, instead of fig in our bourbon, we reversed it – putting bourbon in our fig.  Here’s a recipe...