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Sausage Gravy

Sausage Gravy

Sausage gravy is the perfect dish for brunch, and it works great for dinner too. Served over warm biscuits, this thick, creamy, and super flavorful gravy is comfort food at its best.

Pork Riblets

Pork Riblets

These baked barbecue pork riblets are fall-off-the-bone and coated in a sweet barbecue sauce. They’re a great way to make ribs, especially for a game day party.

Mushroom Pork Chops

Mushroom Pork Chops

In this recipe, thick pork chops are fried until they are beautifully golden then covered with a luxurious mushroom sauce. This meal is really easy to make, yet is elegant enough for a special occasion. Serve the mushroom smothered pork chops with fluffy mashed potatoes, rice or steamed veggies for a delicious meal.

Pineapple Habanero Ribs

Pineapple Habanero Ribs

These fall-off-the-bone pineapple habanero ribs are baked, then glazed with a slightly sweet and a little spicy barbeque sauce. The sauce is super simple to make: plain barbeque sauce is combined with pineapple juice and habanero pepper hot sauce.

Ajiaco

Ajiaco

Ajiaco is a hearty soup that’s popular in Cuban and Colombian cuisine, although the two versions are quite different. A Colombian ajiaco is essentially a chicken and potato soup. A Cuban ajiaco, however includes pork and beef and a showcase of tropical vegetables.

Chimichurri

Chimichurri

Chimichurri is a sauce typically served with grilled meat. It’s a simple combination of parsley, olive oil, vinegar and spices that makes a wonderful addition to steaks, chicken and pork.

Cuban Sandwich

Cuban Sandwich

A traditional Cuban sandwich is made with ham, Swiss cheese, roast pork and pickles all generously stacked on Cuban bread. The sandwich lightly buttered and heated on a plancha until the bread is toasty and the cheese is melted. It’s one of the best sandwiches ever!

Cuban Style Red Beans

Cuban Style Red Beans

When you think Cuban food, beans are usually on the menu. In Spanish this dish is called frijoles colorados, and they’re a staple in Cuban cuisine. The beans are made with simple ingredients including herbs, spices and pork. The pork used is typically an inexpensive cut. Smoked ham hocks or shanks, sausage, or a leftover, meaty ham bone are all good options. Cuban style red beans are traditionally served with white rice as a side dish, or as a stand-alone soup.

Cuban Pork Chops

Cuban Pork Chops

These Cuban pork chops or chuletas de cerdo in Spanish, make an easy, affordable and quick dinner. In this recipe, thin-cut pork chops are seasoned with garlic powder, cumin, oregano and salt and pepper. Then we squeeze some fresh lime juice over them and let them marinate for great flavor. Serve the pork chops with white rice and black beans or mashed potatoes for a filling and delicious meal.

Cuban Roast Pork (Lechon Asado)

Cuban Roast Pork (Lechon Asado)

In Cuban Culture, roast pork (lechon asado) is the meal served on all special occasions. Christmas, Weddings, New Year’s… roast pork is on the menu. This is a traditional recipe using a homemade mojo marinade. Roast pork is a two-day event. The pork needs to marinate in the refrigerator overnight. Then you roast it, low and slow for hours.