I used to work in bar and we had this one Cuban cook. On Saturday and Sunday we would do something called family meal where the cook that was working would make a big meal to feed all the employees. He would make this dish called Ropa Vieja -- it's Spanish, don't translate it, doesn't sound appealing in English. Anyway it quickly became a favorite dish of mine. Pretty much just protein, a little bit of veggies, tomato sauce/paste, and seasoning. Here is the recipe I follow: Code: https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/79301/cuban-ropa-vieja/ I swap out the white vinegar for apple cider, I use 5 cloves of garlic instead of 4, and I prefer red bell peppers rather than green as they are sweeter.