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4 Ways to Make Your BBQ a Memorable Family Event

Ever since the first whole hog got trussed up over a fire, barbecue and grilling have been a staple of North American living.For many of us, grilling is a routine mealtime activity, while for the most devoted grillers, summer is ruled by massive barbecue parties. But you don’t have to choose between boring repetition and crazy get-togethers: every barbecue can [...]

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Cuts of Pork (and what to do with them...) Part II

Last time, we talked about a few of the popular cuts of pork for the grill and bbq. Here are a few more…Pork Belly PorchettaBellyHugely popular in the culinary world right now, pork belly, starts out from the underside or the belly of the pig. Belly doesn’t mean “stomach”, but the layer of meat and fat on the underside of [...]

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Cuts of Pork (and what to do with them...) Part I

Pork (meat from a domestic pig) is the most eaten animal protein in the world. Humans have been raising pigs for food since 5000 BC, eating it both fresh and preserved in various ways, most often by curing. Pork is especially prized in Asian cooking for its fattiness and luxurious texture. Over the last half-century, pigs have been [...]

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Planning your Whole Pig Roast

Planning your pig roast includes determining hog size, knowing your guest count, where to buy a pig, cooking options, times, and the gear you’ll need. Including, of course, your Caja China roasting box.After roasting many, many pigs, here’s the information and list I use every time I roast.Where Do I Find Whole Roasting Pigs?The two easiest places I’ve found in [...]

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Smoking With Your A-Maze-N Pellet Smoker

From novices to BBQ experts, you may have heard at one point or another someone mention a little bit about smoking meats and other foods. What some of them don’t tell is that there are 2 types of smoking. Cold Smoking is the process of adding wood smoke flavor to food without exposing it to heat, while maintaining temperatures below 100º F. [...]

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Holiday Turkey Roast ala La Caja China

Whether your family is small or large, getting together for Thanksgiving always leaves us with great memories and a sense of fulfillment…in hunger! The tradition has always been a frozen turkey with marinade and stuffing, then placing it inside your kitchen oven for an extreme amount of hours and watching some football while you wait for your dinner. As [...]

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How about a game of Dominoes?

From the streets of Spanish Harlem, down to the Caribbean and all across the globe, the game of dominoes has been considered to be one of the most popular games in the world. There are tournaments held annually in many countries and local clubs in those areas. You can even find personalized domino sets and tables that represent either your nationality or favorite [...]

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Pig Roasting Historically & Across Cultures

With the Holidays right around the corner, one of the most common questions on everyone’s mind is what’s for dinner? Here is a suggestion…pork! Roasting a pig has been and continues to be one of the best ways to get the family together.Roasting pork has been a tradition in many cultures for thousands of years. Even 17th century writer [...]

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How to Marinate a Whole Pig

One of the wondrous events in the world is a whole pig roast. But if you know how to marinate and cook a whole pig then you know that there is a lot that goes into it. A whole hog can be quite large and therefore it also requires special equipments and skills to pull [...]

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Spiced Tenderloin

Ingredients:6 kg. pork loin.1 ½ lt. of water.1 tablespoon allspice.2 bay leaves.4 cucharads dried parsley.4 tablespoons oregano.4 tablespoons garlic powder.4 tablespoons of salt.420 gr. paprika.20 gr. ground black pepper.250 ml. olive oil.Preparation:Prepare an infusion with water, allspice, bay leaves, dried parsley, oregano, garlic powder and salt. Place and set aside. Wash and thoroughly clean the [...]

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