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Thursday, April 12, 2007

Bobby Flay Roast Pork Throwdown

I received an e-mail yesterday from Roberto Guerra of La Caja China about an upcoming Food Network program featuring Bobby Flay "throwing down" against Roberto in a pork cooking contest. It sounds like fun. I'll be sure to tune in. As regulars of the bbq blog know, I'm kind of partial to the wooden-box style pig roasters!

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When Roberto moved to Miami from Cuba, he found a city passionate about all things Cuban, especially the food. He helped his father start a successful catering company and together they developed an ingenious roasting vessel called La Caja China. Roberto has invited Food Network to participate in a big outdoor Cuban BBQ, where he'll use La Caja China to cook his renowned Cuban Roast Pork. It's marinated in a tangy mojo, and cooked till crispy on the outside and succulent on the inside. But Roberto has no idea that an uninvited guest - Bobby Flay -- is rolling into town with his own Caja China and a challenge to a Roast Pork Throwdown! At this party, the warm flavors of Cuba are spiced with heated competition. Whose pork will pack the biggest punch?

Air Time; April 12, 2007 10:00 PM ET April 13, 2007 1:00 AM ET April 17, 2007 9:30 PM ET

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1 comment:

Rodeo said...

Hey, BBQ guy! Just what I was looking for! I am about to fire up the New Braunfels this morning. We took down a cherry tree last summer, the small stuff is just right for burning now! I got two huge pork butts and some small roasting chickens. Also some sweet potatoes! Stop by my blog later for the pics: http://domesticepisodes.blogspot.com