Puerto Rican Pernil Recipe

Pernil Pernil, a traditional Puerto Rican dish, is a succulent and flavorful roast pork shoulder, marinated and slow-roasted to perfection. Bursting with Caribbean spices and aromatics, it’s a dish that graces the tables during festive occasions, family gatherings, and holidays. This recipe aims to capture the essence of Puerto Rican cuisine, blending influences from Spanish, African, and indigenous Taíno cultures into a tantalizing culinary experience. Ingredients: For the Marinade: 6 to 8 pounds pork shoulder (bone-in for best flavor) 10 cloves garlic, peeled 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 tablespoon ground…

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Back to the Twilight Zone: A Puerto Rican Colony in Buffalo, NY

A Must-Read Book with a Politically Poetic Voice: “Back to the Twilight Zone: A Puerto Rican Colony in Buffalo, NY” authored by poet, community activist, and journalist Alberto Cappas, is accessible in Kindle and paperback editions. The narrative examines the struggles of a community grappling with absent leadership and a deficit in collective familial empathy, which paves the way for exploitation and gentrification. It probes into the cultural dilution and the repercussions of political and economic dynamics on the Puerto Rican populace in Buffalo, NY. For those engrossed in societal…

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Puerto Rican Parade of Chicago

About Our Fest Fiestas Patronales Puertorriqueñas will traditionally be held in the beautiful grounds of Humboldt Park located in “Puerto Rico Town” on Division Street where the Annual Puerto Rican Day People’s Parade will take place. After the parade you will flow right into the Festival & Carnival and continue the festivities! PUERTO RICAN FEST June 6 & 7 2024 4 PM – 10 PM​ June 8 & 9 2024 12 PM – 10 PM VENUE | HUMBOLDT PARK 2800 W. Division Street Chicago, IL 60622 Parade Day 46th Annual…

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