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The Lechon Master of the Bronx – Street Food Icons

Angel “Piraña” Jimenez has been serving his legendary Puerto Rican lechón, or roasted suckling pig, to the South Bronx for 20 years. He uses a traditional machete to cut his adobo-seasoned pork, before serving it with a roasted banana, pigeon pea rice, and garlic mojito sauce. Angel also makes Puerto Rican classics like beef pastelitos and shrimp mofongo. La Piraña Lechonera is only open on the weekends, as Angel works a day job fixing air conditioning units. Originally from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Angel immigrated to the United States as a…

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Star of Salt Fat Acid Heat, Samin Nostrat, Makes Her Grilled Artichokes Recipe

Samin Nosrat—author of Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat and host of the new Netflix show of the same name—is in the MUNCHIES Test kitchen showing us how to properly clean and cook artichokes. Both her cookbook and the show are about not only great recipes but also solid cooking techniques and instruction on how to build flavor. This video will teach you how to get to the heart of the artichoke, some tips on how to cook such a fibrous vegetable, a simple recipe for a finishing vinaigrette, and some tricks…

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