Traditionally, in Cuba, Ropa Vieja or old clothes is a simple stew of leftover scraps of meat and whatever vegetables happen to be in the house. In this recipe, pork butt, flank steak and all the classic flavors are combined in a slow cooker and simmered, hands free, until tender and richly flavored.
Mary Sue Milliken is an American chef, author, restaurateur, television personality and co-owner of Border Grill. She specializes in modern Mexican cuisine.
Susan Feniger is a chef, restaurateur, cookbook author, and TV star. She co-owns Border Grill and Street, both in Los Angeles, and is the co-author of five cookbooks, including Mesa Mexicana,Cooking with Too Hot Tamales, and Mexican Cooking for Dummies.