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DIGEST: Hello, Taco / The Anatomy of a Taco

DIGEST: Hello, Taco / The Anatomy of a Taco

Tacos are AMAZING.

First, learn how and where to find the best tortillas in your city. (We’ll cover that later for the New Yorkers and New Orleans-ers.) Second, think to yourself, “Gee, I want a delicious meal rolled up in those fresh and tasty tortillas that I just procured.” And then BOOM! the real fun part: come up with any of a million possible combinations to satisfy you and your special eating buddies.

I recently read in Bon Appetit, a quote by David Chang: “I don’t care about authenticity. It’s one of my biggest pet peeves....

DIGEST: Al Pastor

DIGEST: Al Pastor

Tacos Al Pastor are absolutely the most delicious taco, in my humble opinion, but ONLY if they are done correctly. They combine grilled pineapple and chili-spiced pork shavings to create an incredible balance of flavors and heat. When it comes to making the perfect Al Pastor at home, however, the problem is this: spit. A...

DIGEST: Roux

DIGEST: Roux

Making a gumbo starts with a roux. That’s where Cajun cooks first begin to learn about making a roux for the most part, but more on that in a bit. As one’s culinary adventures expand, however, the roux becomes a base for many more dishes, spanning several countries. The fat portion of the roux can...

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