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Tacos Pastor by Paida 70

Tacos Al Pastor are one of Mexico City's (and Los Angeles') greatest taste treats. A Mexican-ized version of the classic Turkish/Lebanese shwarama, the melt-in-your-mouth pork flavors are complex and amazing. While it's possible to make tacos al pastor at home without a proper vertical rotisserie, it really isn't the same thing. Buying an industrial grade rotisserie isn't an option for most people, so it seems that al pastor is destined to be a restaurant or taco table/truck item only.


Enter Andrew Galarneau of Buffalo, NY, who clues us into the Sunbeam Carousel Rotisserie, which is no longer being sold but is available on Ebay and other sites, usually for around $40. It's a mini version of an al pastor spit, and Andrew used on to make his own homemade version of tacos al pastor. Check out the results on his site. If anyone out there in the TACO-sphere give this a try, please document it and send your story our way!

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