This combo sounds like a perfect fit for dinner followed by an evening by the fireplace as the weather starts to cool in late October.
Carnitas means “little meats.” Simple in technique yet complex in flavor, this is a recipe even a beginner can try with confidence. It uses the pork shoulder, which after slow cooking pulls into a thousand succulent little shreds. Delicious!
This cider-spiked, velvety mash shouldn’t be reserved for the holidays although you should save or store some of these tasty tubers for the occasion.
Long and slow cooking, this earthy and aromatic bean recipe starts with dried beans (the best choices are pea, navy or white beans, or a mixture of all three) and gets big boosts of flavor from smoked bacon, sweet cider, molasses and spicy dried mustard.