Smoked Pork Belly is like the pinnacle of all things smoked. Natural smoke flavor, a penetrating rub and of course the truly authentic flavor of bacon all combine to make smoked pork belly about the most divine eating experience one could possibly enjoy. What was once regarded as a delicate piece of meat has stood the test of time to become a BBQ staple that is damn good regardless of how you slice it. I mean that in both the literal and figurative sense.
If you haven’t heard by now, fusion food is the thing of the now! It seems like everytime I turn on the Cooking Channel I come across more and more scenarios where folks are blending the best of several different corners of the world. In my own personal opinion the culmination of fusion food occurs whenever you combine the most basic of authentic Mexican cuisine with the sweet characteristics of authentic Korean fare. To claim that Korean BBQ tacos are not some of the best edible things in the world would be a million miles from the truth!
Visit just about any coastal town across the U.S. and you’ll quickly come to understand just how much of a delicacy that battered fish tacos really are. Nothing compares to the journey your tastebuds will embark on once the savory, sweet and tangy sensations of flavor interact with your mouth. From their crunchy exterior to the flaky interior fish tacos are undeniably what the good life is all about! Continue reading “Beer Battered Fish Tacos”
Short rib tacos are an undeniable Mexican staple of epic proportions. We added some of our favorite Mexican beer along with some full leaf Mexican oregano to take the authentic flavor composition to an entirely different stratosphere. Throw in the Big Green Egg and a cast iron Dutch Oven from Lodge and this recipe will easily move up the ranks as one of your favorite go to Mexican inspired recipes. Who doesn’t love them some Tacos? Continue reading “Short Rib Tacos”
For what feels like all of the past thirty years it seems like there has been a consistent Taco craze amongst us. As mundane as Tacos appear to be, there just seems to be an ever apparent infatuation with the traditionally Mexican delight. Though Tacos used to be regarded as a Mexican staple they are now an easy to infuse international culinary treat of pure genius. As noted by the weekly holiday like celebration of Taco Tuesday it’s evident at this juncture that the world renowned phenomenon is here to stay for good.
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Most will agree that San Diego is the land of fish tacos. I, myself can attest to that sentiment as I’ve had more than my fair share of life changing fish tacos from the SoCal foodie paradise. Here in Kentucky the love for fish tacos isn’t as prevalent but if I have anything to do with it these delicious entrees will be a staple in the coming years. There just isn’t quite a combination like fresh and flavorful slaw served over top of grilled flaky white fish. Continue reading “Fish Tacos + Napa Cabbage Slaw”
I must admit that I haven’t had much experience eating or cooking beef short ribs. Nonetheless any cut of meat with the rib label must be regarded as top quality. Regardless of whether its pork, beef or lamb you can always bet that if ribs are involved something magical is about to happen. Couple a few beef short ribs and a few go to taco toppings and you’ll be sitting at the intersection of savory street flavor and boulevard! Continue reading “Smoked Short Rib Tacos”
While I acknowledge that hundred if not thousands of BBQ joints all across the nation cook several hundred pounds of meat on a day to day basis I must give myself a pat on the back for completing the feat myself. April 23, was the big kick off for the Kentucky Derby Festival aka Thunder Over Louisville. If you grew up in Louisville, KY or even if you’ve visited between the months of April and May you know just how serious this two weeks of festivities can be. Continue reading “ElToro.com – Thunder Over Louisville Party”