delmonico vs ribeye

Delmonico vs. Ribeye: Battle of the Steaks!

Delmonico and ribeye steaks are cut from different parts of the cow, with the ribeye coming from the ribs and the Delmonico cut from any region between the shoulder and the spine. Both of these cuts are some of my favorites to prepare because of their rich beefy flavor. I first learned the differences between … Read more

Pork Shoulder Vs Pork Butt

Pork Shoulder Vs Pork Butt: What Are the Differences?

The most important distinction between pork shoulder and pork butt is their location on the pig. Both pork cuts come from the front leg of the pig. Pork butt, also called Boston butt comes from the upper portion of the fore legs while pork shoulder is located just below pork butt above the hock of … Read more

how to brine ham

How to Brine Ham? Unlock the Secrets of a Savory Feast

My granddad, a farm boy through and through, showed me the ropes on crafting good old home-brined ham well enough. You don’t need a lot – just curing salt, water, fridge space, and a sprinkle of spices and brown sugar (which are optional).  I’ve never liked store-bought hams. They’re pumped up by machines with a … Read more

smoked pork shanks

Smoked Pork Shanks: A Mouthwatering Recipe

The smoked pork shank is a delectable but often overlooked pork recipe that you should definitely try soon. My recipe uses pork and spices cooked at a low temperature which makes the tough cut more tender. The result is a delectable cut of pork that tastes amazing. I learned how to prepare smoked shanks in … Read more

pork adobo

Flavor Fiesta: The Ultimate Pork Adobo Experience

Pork adobo is a delicious Filipino dish that is made using chunks of pork cooked with vinegar, soy sauce, black pepper, and other spices.  This tasty dish is cooked on low heat, and the combination of flavors and textures just tastes divine! I learned how to make this dish in cooking school years ago, and … Read more

Pork Neck Bones

Pork Neck Bones: Recipe Done the Southern Way

You know you’re in for a treat when you’ve got fall-off-the-bone tender pork neck bones smothered in gravy. That’s how we cook pork neck bones down here in the South. Whether you bake ’em or boil ’em, Southern pork neck bones deliver a knockout punch of taste. Now, in this article, I’m going to start … Read more