Meyer Lemon Carnitas

Don’t you love when a dish that you’ve heard breathless praise about lives up to its expectation? Having fallen head over heels for pulled pork, the call of carnitas had to be addressed.  Carnitas are a Mexican pork dish, where the meat is first braised, then sautéed for a wonderful flavor and texture.  As with any recipe I offer having to do with regional cooking, classic dishes, or pork, I relinquish any claims to authenticity. The key to carnitas is a fatty piece of pork, since first the meat is simmered in liquid, releasing the fat, and then after the …

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