cooking an octopus

I try to be a humble cook. I don't take compliments well. I don't like to brag. But when it comes to octopus, I have to. This might be the best octopus dish I've ever eaten. The tentacles are cooked in a salty vegetable or chicken stock for an hour until they're soft. We roll …

chipotle-cinnamon braised pork shoulder

I've been working on this recipe for a while now and it gets more delicious every time. The result is fork-tender shredded pork that is great in soups (see posole), excellent in tacos, empanadillas, whatever you want. The less I talk about it, the better. Here's the version I made tonight at Mark's house. The …