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Carne Mechada - Venezuelan Shredded Beef


Shredded beef is a key dish in Latin American cooking, from Cuba’s rather unappetizingly named but utterly delicious “ropa vieja” (“old clothes”) to Venezuela’s national dish Pabellon Criollo, where the beef is typically accompanied by white rice, black beans and slices of fried plantain. 424 more words


Crockpot Ropa Vieja

As part of my Whole30 I decided I needed to spread my culinary wings a bit. Recipes, even those that met the criteria, were to be put on the back burner till the end forcing me to try new dishes. 308 more words


PDX Eats: Cuban Happy Hour

Hilary: A couple of weeks ago, Ashley and I went on a sibling trip to Portland, OR, along with one of our brothers and his wife. 1,320 more words

The Savory Sisters

cooking burnout (and ropa vieja)

I don’t want to cook. Really now, the Eat24 app has been my BFF for the last few weeks. Between Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and the long list of Holiday parties and events, I’ve been clocking some serious kitchen time. 411 more words

Gluten Free

Ropa Vieja

Here’s another one of our favorite Latin dishes…Ropa Vieja…a Cuban dish meaning ‘old clothes’ that takes a flank steak and braises it in a rich tomato broth with vegetables until the flank steak is so tender that you can pull it apart with a fork. 341 more words

Food Blog

Sunday Cuban Lunch in Atlanta @ Havana South

I’ll begin my second review and 3rd experience with Sunday’s choice for a Miami-Cuban lunch. After many years of having a casual Sunday brunch at La Carreta in Miami, this Sunday called for tradition. 777 more words

Cuban Food

Weekly Winner:  "Old Clothes" never tasted so good.

Yep, that’s what we ate this weekend.  Old Clothes.  It was better than you might expect.  Actually, it was Ropa Vieja the Cuban stewed beef recipe which means “Old Clothes”.   362 more words