The third little piggy

This one I haven’t made yet. In fact I’ve never tasted it. But you can tell by reading and looking that this Carne Adovada is a knockout. It’s a New Mexican dish of pork loin marinated in a chilis, oregano and garlic paste. Bake long time at low temp. Shred. Feast.

So you throw a big party and you serve the Three Little Piggies as hot horse dovers [sic].

  • First one is a bit of this Asian-inspired ground pork served in an individual leaf of Belgian endive (or other lettuce cup).
  • Second one is this Cuban Sloppy Joe served on a toast point or (better) a piece of pressed bread.
  • Third one is the Carne Adovada served as suggested on a miniature warm tortilla with avodaco and melted cheddar.

Yes, it’s a lot of pork. That’s the point. We’re talking tiny portions and three VERY different flavors. Make a vegetable platter, a fruit plate, a cheese tray for balance if you must.

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8 thoughts on “The third little piggy

  1. nope. just me. none of you know me. i’m just a random blog lurker. i came here because i had no one to talk about top chef with.

    1. Your shots of the finished dessert are divine! It looks so denuicois…Thalk you for sharing on 'Weekly Top Shot.' I hope you'll come share again next week…

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