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DIY Chorizo

In BBQ - Grilling - Smoking, Chile Peppers, Pork, Recipes, Spicy Main Dishes by Dave DeWittLeave a Comment

This is Dave DeWitt’s recipe for a traditional Mexican sausage that’s often served with huevos rancheros for breakfast. Unlike other sausages, it is not usually stuffed into casings but served crumbled or formed into patties. (There are two varieties of chorizo: this Mexican version that is made with fresh pork, and Spanish chorizo, made with smoked pork.) This recipe requires advance preparation.

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Superhot Marinated Jamaican Jerk Pork

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The technique of soaking a food in a liquid to flavor–or in the case of meats, to tenderize the cut–was probably brought to the Caribbean by the Spanish. A marinade is easier to use than a paste, and when grilling your jerk meats, the marinade can also be used as a basting sauce. “In Jamaica,” notes food writer Robb Walsh, “like Texas barbecue, jerk is served on butcher paper and eaten with your hands.” Serve this version of jerk with a salad and grilled plantains.

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Barbecue Thanksgiving Part 1: Pulled Pork Stuffing and Gravy

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A few years back, some of our favorite food writers collaborated on a barbecued Thanksgiving on our mother site, the Fiery Foods & Barbecue Super Site. Drawing inspiration from that idea, me and mine cooked up our own take on that awesome theme. Here’s the first part of that big adventure: Dr. BBQ’s pulled pork stuffing and a pulled pork gravy.