Pork Rub

This is delicious with roasted veggies and cold applesauce. Mom adds a little more pepper than this recipe says.

1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon allspice
2 pounds pork tenderloin
olive oil

Mix spices and sugar.  Rinse roasts.  Pat dry.  Spray or oil roasts and rub seasoning mixture into it.  Roast as


Chalupa (Grandma from Hawaii)

We usually triple this recipe and freeze the leftovers to make minute meals later. It is by far one of our favorite family meals.


2 cups pinto beans, dry
3 pounds pork roast
7 cups water
1/2 cup onions, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon salt
2 tablespoons chili powder
2 tablespoons cumin
1 teaspoon oregano
1 4 oz can green chilis

Combine ingredients in pot, crockpot of counter roaster.
Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat.  Simmer, covered for 5 hours or until roast falls apart.
Uncover and cook 1/2 hour more to thicken.
Serve with tortillas, rice, tacos, tortilla chips, shredded lettuce, avocados, onions, grated cheese, sour cream, hot sauce, salsa or any other Mexican condiment.

Notes: Freezes well.