This recipe always reminds me of my college roommate Ben and the four years we spent together at UC Davis. Not sure how this happened, but during our first year of college, we were luckily placed at the Primero Grove apartments for our dorm assignments. We felt extremely blessed and spoiled and all our friends … Continue reading No Limit Spaghetti
Tacos Al Pastor is one of my FAVORITE tacos in the whole world to eat. I determine the greatness of a taqueria based on the taste of the Al Pastor alone. If the Al Pastor at a taqueria is no bueno, I probably would not come back, even if the other protein options are delicious. #AlPastorSnob … Continue reading Tacos Al Pastor
Over the past few years, these aromatic and delicious BBQ pork skewers have been a smashing hit at all family birthday parties and holiday events. It is the perfect protein option for fresh vermicelli bowls, banh mi sandwiches, or eaten straight off the skewer. It is also, in my opinion, best topped with roasted crushed … Continue reading Grilled Lemongrass Pork Skewers
I'm a traditionalist when it comes to cooking food. I enjoy taking my time and following precise techniques and steps to properly cook food to 1) allow the flavors to mingle and develop, no matter how long it takes, from start to finish and 2) achieve consistent outcome each time. However, my two young girls … Continue reading Instant Pot Beef Pho
For some time, I did not know the difference between a rib roast and a prime rib roast. After doing some research, Prime Rib Roast and Rib Roast come from the same cut of beef...the Ribeye. The main difference is the meat grade and price point. Prime rib roast is pricier than regular rib roast … Continue reading Smoked Rib Roast
When I smoked ribs for the first time, I used a Weber Kettle accessory called the Smokenator to convert my Weber Kettle into a smoker to smoke my Baby Back Ribs. For the past few years, I've been happily using Selena, my Weber Smokey Mountain, to smoke my ribs and meats. I still believe it's … Continue reading No Limit Baby Back Ribs
Ingredients:1/2 cup brown sugar1/4 cup smoked paprika1/4 cup coarse black pepper2 tablespoons granulated garlic1 tablespoon granulated onion1 tablespoon chili powder1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon ground mustard1/4 teaspoon cinnamonSteps:Prepare No Limit Rub - Preferably in a shaker, combine all the ingredients and shake until combined.