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Chile Relleno

Chile Relleno
Char or Roast & Peel Peppers Stuff with Cheese Prepare Batter Dip in Flour
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In Mexico, Carnitas are made in large copper pots, cooked slowly with special ingredients to make them tender. They are usually made utilizing all parts of the pig. I usually use country style pork ribs. They are typically sold in markets & special restaurants & are in large demand on Sunday mornings...

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Pickled Jalapeno

Just like what you buy in cans but better!!


5 whole cloves 1/4 pound jalapeño peppers -- sliced 1/4" thick 1/2 large onion -- sliced 1/3 cup cider vinegar 10 black peppercorns 2 cloves garlic -- crushed 1 carrot -- sliced 1/4" thick 1 1/2 cups water 2 teaspoons salt 1 bay leaf – crushed

1/3 cup olive oil

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Melt the Crisco Season the pork