Chipotle Pork Carnitas

~ Chipotle Beer Braised Pork Carnitas ~ Carnitas are perfect weekend food. Festive and fun to eat, they are great for a casual party or a large family gathering. Begin the meat early in the day so that it will slow cook in the oven while you go about your daily business. As the meat […]

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Pork Carnitas Soft Tacos

Carnitas Taco

I discovered carnitas when we moved to the Bay area 3 years ago.  Before then, Mexican food was a rare treat, often misinterpreted and maligned in further flung cultures where we lived, where at best you could find skimpy versions of nachos or the ubiquitous fajita.  Now that we live in California, taquerias dot every neighborhood, […]

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