This was AWESOME! We buy organic, pastured pork from Big Bear Ranch in Horsefly, BC in bulk, so I'm always looking for interesting ways to cook legs of pork and this recipe takes the cake for sure! The first night we ate it in tacos, but it was so good my hubby was eating it by itself on rice for lunch the rest of the week. I gave it 4 instead of 5 stars for a few reasons. I knew from reading the recipe it would need a couple of tweaks: Most importantly because there was no way I was putting crumby commercial taco seasoning onto my beautiful organic pork! Yuck and totally not necessary (not to mention that is expensive). Instead I subbed in one heaping tablespoon each of cumin, paprika and dried oregano. I also used way more garlic and homegrown jalapeno peppers instead of canned. Wacked everything into a blender and smoothed it on. Instead of wrapping it in foil, I used a small dutch oven and poured a liter of homemade chicken stock in to make sure everything stayed moist. Cooked it for about 4 hours at 300. It could easily have cooked for another hour, but hubby came home hungry! The roast was juicy and crazy flavourful. We used the gravy in the bottom as a base for some killer chili afterwards. Yum yum!!
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This was AWESOME! We buy organic, pastured pork from Big Bear Ranch in Horsefly, BC in bulk,...