Menu: Dominican Republic

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What would you serve if a special guest was coming to your house? Someone who you desperately want to impress? I'll tell you what: serve them something simple, flavorful and - most importantly - something that practically cooks itself. You know, so you have time to brush your hair and change your clothes. Our Dominican menu is the exact menu I would suggest - after all, it was good enough to tempt the taste buds of Natalie Mikles, from a little paper that starts with Tulsa and ends with … [Read more...]

Technique Thursday: Brazilian Black Bean Feijoada (Pork & Black Bean Stew) – Recipe

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Feijoada is Brazil's stew of choice for lazy Saturdays and potluck Sundays. At it's absolute best, Feijoada is a massive pool of black beans piled high with a glorious assortment of meat. One plateful will provide enough slow-burning energy for a marathon, although you won't be able to run after eating it! This is definitely a meal for elastic pants. Originally, Feijoada was made with pig ears, tails, and feet. Today, this hearty dish is typically made with dried beef (carne seca) and pork … [Read more...]