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Old 01-08-2010, 10:37 PM   #1
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ISO Authentic carnita recipe.

I love pork in any way shape or form.I have attempted to make carnitas several times useing differant methods and recipes and have yet to be satisfied with the results.Is a copper pot really needed to make it authentic?I would also like to learn how to render fresh pork lard, as the junk you buy in the store is flavorless.I know it's a very unhealthy dish but it's so good.

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Old 01-08-2010, 11:10 PM   #2
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carnitas is my order of choice in mexican restaurants. had not heard the copper pot information, don't know why that would be true. if you find out please post it.
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Old 01-13-2010, 03:12 AM   #3
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Here is a little help on How to Render Lard ... and check out her take on Carnitas, Houston Style - probably not what you want but interesting and might be worth a try.
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:18 PM   #4
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Michael, you have again inspired me, and gi ven me a new technique to try. I lvoe this place. Carnita's, here I come, at least in the near future.

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