Author: cyandvai

Chicken Tortilla Soup

INGREDIENTS  2 tablespoons olive oil  1 cup sweet Vidalia or yellow onion, peeled and diced small  1 large jalapeno pepper, diced very small (included or discard seeds based on preference)  4 garlic cloves, peeled and finely minced  4 cups chicken broth  two 14.5-ounce cans diced tomatoes and juice  one 15-ounce can black beans, drained and […]

Camp Fire Carnitas

Ingredients 1 bone-in pork shoulder, about 2 kilos (4 1/3 pounds) 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground chili pepper 2 teaspoons fine sea salt 200 grams (7 ounces) sliced bacon 4 cloves garlic, halved 2 bay leaves 1 organic orange (optional) For serving: Corn tortillas and/or lettuce leaves Fresh cilantro […]

Buttermilk Buisuits

2 cups flour 4 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons shortening 1 cup buttermilk, chilled Preheat oven to 450 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Using your fingertips, rub butter and shortening into dry ingredients until mixture looks […]