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Greased tenderloin yields tasty carnitas

A craving for carnitas — a flavorful braised pork dish that makes a delicious taco filling — led me to create this recipe. The dish, which translates as “little meats,” is usually made with an inexpensive, fatty cut like pork butt and involves a combination of braising and frying the meat. This version uses lean pork tenderloin (because that’s what I had on hand), but thanks to some bacon drippings ...

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  • Headline: Greased tenderloin yields tasty carnitas
  • Publication: Food, Pages 34 on 02/27/2013
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