Smoke In The Weather

IMG_8677Cook’s Country test cook Sarah Gabriel, trying to stay under her umbrella and out of the rain and sleet falling in the grilling area outside the test kitchen, checks on one of three recipes for grill-smoked pernil, a classic Puerto Rican preparation of spice-rubbed pork shoulder. Why test a tropical recipe in such inclement weather? Our publication schedule means we have to develop our recipes months in advance, which can create some contradictions between climate and cooking. See more behind-the-scenes photos at:

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  2. musinge said: Can’t wait to see how you went with the seasonings. Crispy skin is best (Cuero).
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