Maple Mustard and Cider Braised Pork Belly

It’s officially the week of Paleo f(x) and Suzanne and I couldn’t be more excited and nervous at the same time. We’re doing a cooking demo for a modified version of our Paleo Eggs Benedict with a totally FOOLPROOF hollandaise sauce. I’m also on a panel for the Journey of Transformation where I’ll be talking about […]

Chorizo Stir Fry

When I finally figured out the secret to making delicious homemade chorizo, I definitely have gone a little crazy in using it for everything.  From subbing out bacon in the morning (shocking, I know) to making a cleaner version of a queso dip I grew up with, this new chorizo has been close to an […]

Spicy Queso with Homemade Chorizo

This is another one of those classic snacks that I would enjoy while growing up and even into college and beyond.  I’m talking of course of that classic Tex Mex dish: Queso Dip.  Of course the way I always made it usually involved a brick of fake cheese, cheap salsa and a crock pot.   Over […]

How to Render Lard

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to attend Farm Day at Cook Pigs Ranch in Julian, CA for a tour of their farm as well as how they raise their pigs.  I must say, they do things RIGHT at Cook Pigs.  Their pigs live better lives than a lot of humans that I know. […]

BBQ Pulled Pork

My family always has shredded brisket cooked in a CrockPot every summer.  It’s kind of been the go to dish to feed the 9 of us (4 in my family and 5 in my cousins’ who grew up a short 6 blocks away) for any special occasion during the summer.  We have plenty in the […]