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skin and seeds of the papaya, cut into small chunks. In a medium bowl, fill
with water and add the baking powder. Place the papaya in the water, cover with
plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
the water from the papaya and fill with new water, until water becomes clear,
three or four times. Place a medium pot on medium-low heat. Add the papaya and
sugar, allow to cook for forty minutes to an hour, cooking down, add water if
needed. Add the cinnamon stick and allow to cook for an additional hour,
stirring when needed and adding water to create a syrup and keep papaya from
sticking to the pan.
soften the cream cheese. Smear the cheese across the serving plate, add the
papaya pieces and syrup as desired. Enjoy! Go Dolphins!
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
1 lb pork shoulder
1 T cumin
1 T oregano
½ T red pepper flakes
2 T minced garlic
1 c orange juice
1 c chicken broth
½ t bay leaf
½ white onion
½ lb honey ham
4 slices swiss cheese
4 baby pickles (bread and butter or dill)
2-3 crusty rolls
Salt and pepper
by preparing the pork the day before. Place pork on cutting board, covering
both sides of the pork add the oregano, cumin, salt and pepper. Preheat oven to
300 F. Heat a medium pot with a hefty drizzle of olive oil on medium heat. Add
the garlic and red pepper flakes to the heated oil, allowing the oil to infuse,
about two to three minutes. Slice the
onions, add the onions and pork to the oil, allowing the meat to brown on all
meat and onions begin to brown, add the juice of the lime, orange juice, bay
leaves and chicken broth. Cover with lid and place into oven, allow to slowly
cook for one hour. Remove pork from heat and allow to cool overnight.
next day, remove pork from juices onto a cutting board. Slice the meat into ¼ inch
slices. Meanwhile, heat a frying pan
with a drizzling of olive oil. Place the pork in heated oil, allowing the
bottom to brown. Flip the pork, then add a slice of cheese, pickles, ham and
additional slice of cheese. Add two tablespoons of pork liquid to pan. Cover
with lid, allowing the cheese to melt.
slice and toast the rolls. Spread one side of rolls with dijon mustard. Add the heated pork and cheese
combination to the roll and enjoy! Go Bucaneers!