You Might Own a Caja China, if...
~Chef Perry Perkins~
Go ahead and add yours...you know you want to!
As a third-generation chef, Perry P. Perkins focuses his love of cooking on barbeque, traditional southern fare, and fresh Northwest cuisine.
Perry runs the non-profit organization, MY KITCHEN Outreach Program, which teaches nutrition, shopping, and hands on cooking classes for at risk youth.
His cookbooks include La Caja China Cooking, La Caja China World, La Caja China Party, and the NEW “La Caja China Grill.”
You can follow the rest of Chef Perry’s cooking adventures at ChefPerryPerkins.com
Did you Get a Caja for Christmas? ~Chef Perry Perkins~ Let’s face it...if Santa brought you a La Caja China (aka, a Cajun Microwave) for Christmas this year, you must have been pretty high on his “Nice” list...or, at least, you paid off the right elf! Now that you’re the proud owner of a magic box, let’s take [...]
5 Tips for Temperature Control ~Chef Perry Perkins~ One of the first questions many Caja China users ask, is about roasting in different types of weather, and how it effects cooking time. Obviously, things are going to cook different on a hot day, than they will when it’s snowing. I’ve roasted and grilled in all types of weather, [...]
Latin Touch Beef Rib Worksheet ~Chef Perry Perkins~ Beef Ribs may not be the pit-master’s sweetheart that pork ribs are, but these "dinosaur bones" of beefy goodness make for awesome barbecue, and they're often a great deal at the grocery store, as well. Like pork ribs, if done wrong they can be tough and stringy, but when done [...]
3-2-1 Ribs in La Caja China (Part 1) ~Chef Perry Perkins~ Now don't get me wrong...I love my brisket and pulled pork, but a perfectly cooked slab of pork ribs, tender and juicy on the inside, with a sticky, crusty glaze, or a sweet dry rub...well, if God made anything better than that, He kept it for Himself. I've [...]
With over a thousand 5-Star reviews on Amazon, it's not hard to understand why the smokers from A-Maze-N Products have become the go-to item for creating and adding great smoky flavor for home pit-masters everywhere. Light weight, durable and portable, they produce great quality smoke for cold and hot smoking.These little pellet burners will produce 4-5 hours of smoke at temps [...]
Insulated Barbecue GlovesSteven Raichlen, host of the popular cooking series Barbecue University and author of the best-selling Barbecue Bible cookbook series, partnered with The Companion Group to create a fabulous line of innovative, versatile barbecue products. Use the Best of Barbecue Insulated Rubber Gloves for "pulling" (shredding) piping hot pork shoulders and other foods hot off the grill or out of [...]
~Chef Perry Perkins~Recipe from ~ La Caja China World: Roasting Box Recipes WorldwideI know, I know…everyone snickers when I talk about recipes for “leftover” roast pork…but sometimes it does happen (especially if you bag up a pound or two of the good parts before serving!)On our recent trip to Oahu, we visited Poke Stop on our food crawl. One of the [...]
Cook chicken, turkey, game hen, sausage, and many other meats while roasting inside your roasting box at the same time! This portable rotisserie system is designed to fit over any Caja China or Caja Asadora pig roaster model, as well as over open fire or on the ground. It runs on two D size batteries, and can be used [...]
La Caja China Stainless Steel Top Grills for Models #1 & #2 fits perfectly across the charcoal tray to provide a large grilling area for appetizers and more. Also can be used to heat side dishes, soups, and many other items.Personally, as someone who cooks in (and on) his La Caja China several dozen times a year, I would say [...]