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Culinary Basics: Getting Started

Culinary Basics: Getting Started

If you’re just starting out or just now starting to hone in on your BBQ craft, there are several Techniques you need to know to perfect your Cooking. Here are the 6 Culinary Basic Flavorization Methods. Brine A Brine is a common agent in food processing and cooking. Brining is used to preserve or season […]

5 Ways to Take your Summer Grilling to a Whole New Level

5 Ways to Take your Summer Grilling to a Whole New Level

The bright, sunny days of summer are your favorite time of year and when the season arrives, you spend much of your time outdoors. Your yard becomes your living room and you move your cooking to the grill. Summer is grilling season and there is nowhere you’d rather be than standing in front of your […]

Stir Crazy? Tips to help Guys maintain their Sanity

Stir Crazy? Tips to help Guys maintain their Sanity

The winter months are known as a leading cause of indoor stir-craziness. Colder temperatures, rain, sleet, snow and shortened daylight hours all mean we spend more time inside than we would like. This poses a challenge for guys, who after months of hibernation are surely climbing the walls. Here are some outside-the-box ideas to support […]

5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hydration

5 Tips for Healthy Summer Hydration

Sponsored Content Summer provides countless opportunities to get outside for hiking, biking and running around with friends and family. However, having fun in the sun also requires proper hydration. While staying hydrated may seem easy, healthy hydration is not always a given. For example, the water coming out of your faucet can travel through miles […]

Proper Smoking Without a Proper Smoker

Proper Smoking Without a Proper Smoker

Nothing is quite as mouthwatering as the smell of a meal on the smoker. The extra time spent smoking versus grilling is well worth while. You may be asking, what if I do not have a proper smoker? No problem. A smoky meal is obtainable from a gas or charcoal grill as well. You may […]

Healthy Food Trends – Food as Medicine

Healthy Food Trends – Food as Medicine

As Food Bloggers, we ponder all day thinking about Food, Cooking and What Our Readers might want or need. As we began researching Food Trends and what the Food Trends for 2020 might be. .. It dawned on us as we scoured around….. The #1 Food Trend for 2020 is Healthy Eating. With America’s Healthcare […]

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Barbequing: An American Tradition

Barbequing: An American Tradition

No matter if it is the 4th of July or just another day in the summer, chances are someone in your area is barbequing. Barbequing has become a standard American tradition for families, all the way through winter. The reasons are as clear as to why, not only does the food that comes from barbequing […]

Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT.

Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT.

Love it or hate it you simply cannot ignore the chili pepper! It is not an addictive ingredient, but it gives the body an endomorphic boost which if you can stand the heat leaves you with a feeling of euphoria. What is a Chili Pepper   It is a fruit from the Capsicum plants. Yes, that’s right […]

Ultimate Barbecue Glossary Guide

Ultimate Barbecue Glossary Guide

Here’s a handy little Barbecue Guide which will help you whether you’re cooking BBQ, eating Bar-B-Que or shopping around for Barbecue. BBQ Glossary All – Slang for Oil. 3-2-1 ribs – A method for cooking spare ribs with (3) three hours in smoke, (2) two hours wrapped in foil, and (1)  one hour back in […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Gas Grilling

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Gas Grilling

Like any other type of cooking, outdoor grilling is an art. You learn the basics, and after that, your skills and creativity are what make you stand out. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your gas grilling. Keep Your Grill Clean Keeping your grill clean minimizes chances of constant […]

Sweet, Simple After-School Snacking

Sweet, Simple After-School Snacking

Sponsored Content With school back in full swing, the days will be full, packed with classes, homework and after-school sports, music and other extracurricular activities. To make the most of all these endeavors, it’s important to eat well to sustain the critical energy and focus required throughout the day. Smart fueling includes keeping nourishing snacks […]

Why is Barbequing So Popular?

Barbequing is an American tradition. Each year statistics show that at least 90% of families attend at least one barbeque party or celebration. About 40% of families delight in throwing parties that center around the idea of barbequing. With statistics like that one must wonder why barbequing is such a popular event and tradition. First, […]

Tips

How to Make Your Own BBQ Barbecue Rub

How to Make Your Own BBQ Barbecue Rub

Nearly everyone you talk to during grilling season has “secrets” to their success. For some it’s the marinade, for another it’s sauce yet another will say it’s the barbecue rub (or a combination of any or all of these three!). If you have been pondering making your own, home made barbecue rub – there’s great […]

Entertaining with Ease

Entertaining with Ease

Hosting a crowd can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also come with plenty of challenges. One of the simplest ways to make mealtime stress-free when entertaining is to focus on ingredients that can be incorporated into a variety of different dishes. Quiche Cups in Muffin Tins 5 eggs 1 cup skim milk 1 […]

Tips in Buying Cooking Materials

Tips in Buying Cooking Materials

Cooking is already hard as it is without having to deal with defective cooking materials and equipment. Besides, not only will you slow down the cooking process when you buy substandard materials, you will also put your family and your house at risk of fire and other injuries that defective appliances and cooking materials may […]

Healthy Recipe Tips and Advice

Healthy Recipe Tips and Advice

For many people, making healthy recipes seems too difficult and time consuming, but with some advance planning and some basic knowledge of nutrition, it is easy to create a week’s worth of healthy meals that you and your family will love. The key to creating delicious and healthy meals for the family is planning …and […]

Cooking as an Exact Science

Cooking as an Exact Science

Cooking may seem easy. After all, your mom does it all the time, several times in a day. But try stirring the sauce in the pan and frying the meat and you will soon find out that there is more to cooking than meets the eye. Cooking is actually quite hard not because it is […]

Tips in Cooking Italian Recipes

Tips in Cooking Italian Recipes

  If cooking burgers and barbecues is your thing, or sunny-side ups and omelets seem difficult.. Try cooking Italian food and you will find a fast portal to cooking with stress. Cooking Italian food is hard even with a recipe to guide you on your way. Recipes of Italian food may contain a lot of […]

Featured Articles

BBQ Pitmasters

You’ve seen a million Cooking Shows but none like this. BBQ Pitmaster’s is a Television Program that brings you into the Barbecue Competition World. America’s Top BBQ Teams in Competition. In this Show, Teams from all over the U.S. compete to become the Kingsford BBQ Pitmaster’s Grand Champion. Professional Judges like BBQ champion Myron Mixon, […]

Ultimate Barbecue Glossary Guide

Ultimate Barbecue Glossary Guide

Here’s a handy little Barbecue Guide which will help you whether you’re cooking BBQ, eating Bar-B-Que or shopping around for Barbecue. BBQ Glossary All – Slang for Oil. 3-2-1 ribs – A method for cooking spare ribs with (3) three hours in smoke, (2) two hours wrapped in foil, and (1)  one hour back in […]

Natural Ingredient Fire Color Changer

Natural Ingredient Fire Color Changer

So you’ve got your Fire pit all set up. You’ve been gathering friends around for S’mores parties, camp horror stories and now you’re wondering what fun thing you can do at your next gathering? Naturally Change the Colors of Your Campfire To understand how to change the color of your campfire, we’ve got to understand why fire […]

A Holiday Ham Worth Celebrating

A Holiday Ham Worth Celebrating

Sponsored Content Cooks today crave new food inspiration, creative recipes and flavorful dishes, and they want it all at a great price. Whether you’re trying one of the year’s hottest cooking trends or serving up a spread for a holiday celebration, pork offers an affordable variety of cuts and flavor profiles to help inspire every […]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Gas Grilling

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Gas Grilling

Like any other type of cooking, outdoor grilling is an art. You learn the basics, and after that, your skills and creativity are what make you stand out. Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your gas grilling. Keep Your Grill Clean Keeping your grill clean minimizes chances of constant […]

Bacon, Baked Brie and Cranberry Party Melt Recipe

Bacon, Baked Brie and Cranberry Party Melt Recipe

A Fitting Snack for Party Festivities The to-do list for holiday hosts seems to be a never-ending one, starting with planning, guest lists and preparation then ending with goodbyes and cleanup. The hours of work that go into a festive get-together are almost always worth it in the end, and family members surely appreciate the […]

Recipes

Soul Warming Comfort Food Recipes

Soul Warming Comfort Food Recipes

Recipes and Tips Rooted in Goodness When cold weather hits, it’s natural to seek comfort in a variety of forms: warm blankets, layers of sweaters and delicious, hearty meals. Winter is the perfect season for spending time indoors honing cooking skills to take your culinary creations to the next level. Opt for Seasonal Produce While […]

Easy Basic Spaghetti and Pizza Sauce Recipe

Easy Basic Spaghetti and Pizza Sauce Recipe

Speak with any Italian American, and they will tell you that their Nonna (Grandmother) has the BEST Italian Red Sauce (Gravy) for Sunday Dinner. They will also tell you that Red Gravy that is used for pasta is actually different than the Red Sauce used for Pizza (Marinara). For those of us who weren’t born […]

Red Pepper Cranberry Sauce

Red Pepper Cranberry Sauce

The Perfect Sauce to Pair with a Roast Creating a crowd-pleasing holiday centerpiece starts with choosing a flavorful, tender cut of meat. Shop your Butcher’s Isle for Holiday Sales, or if you are interested in trying a gourmet meat Selection, order an Omaha Steak Collection. Omaha steaks have been around for over a 100 years […]

6 Deviled Eggs Recipes Perfect for Easter and Beyond

6 Deviled Eggs Recipes Perfect for Easter and Beyond

6 Deviled Eggs Recipes Perfect for Easter and Beyond Deviled eggs, also known as stuffed eggs, first appeared in American cookbooks in the mid-19th century, but the origin can be traced back to ancient Rome where eggs were boiled and seasoned with spicy sauces, according to the History Channel. Today, deviled eggs are a staple […]

Healthy Mealtime Inspiration from your Pantry

Healthy Mealtime Inspiration from your Pantry

One of the secrets to ordering less takeout and serving more nutritious homemade meals may be as simple as keeping a well-stocked pantry of canned foods. By cooking with canned foods, you can cut down prep time, meaning less time in the kitchen and more time with family. Canned fruits, vegetables, proteins and soups can […]

A Fast, Filling Breakfast

A Fast, Filling Breakfast

A filling yet nutritious breakfast is a productive way to start any day, especially one loaded with flavor. Spanish Potato and Onion Omelets are simple to make and pack plenty of protein with diced ham and eggs paired with the complementary tastes of onion and potatoes. A Fast Filling Breakfast Watch video to see how […]

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Emerging Job Trends in Food and Cooking

Emerging Job Trends in Food and Cooking

Not all of us are cut out to spend all day, on our feet, in a hot kitchen. Some of us love Food and Cooking, but have found others means to make a living in this Vast Industry. If you have the drive and talent, you can turn any ole’ lemonade stand into a thriving […]

10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

10 Tips to Make Outdoor Parties Unforgettable

(Family Features) Entertaining is one thing, but dazzling your guests with an outdoor party sensation is another. Summer can be the best time of year for outdoor parties. From twinkling lights to patterned tablecloths, every detail counts when it comes to impressing family and friends. It may feel like a lot of pressure to live […]

Barbecue Review: The Shed – Ocean Springs, MS

Barbecue Review: The Shed – Ocean Springs, MS

Hello friends! On a recent trip, I had the pleasure of going to one of my favorite barbecue haunts: The Shed in Ocean Springs, MS. This is the tale of the tasty treats that I experienced. My Barbecue Review. The main course I opted for two of their entrees. First, I chose their “Wangs”. The […]

Franklin’s BBQ Espresso Sauce – Copycat Recipe

Franklin’s BBQ Espresso Sauce – Copycat Recipe

Aaron Franklin is a Texas Pitmaster known for his Succulent Barbecue Smoked Brisket. He is a James Beard Award-winning owner of Franklin Barbecue. A Famous BBQ Joint in Central Texas. But it wasn’t always this way. You don’t become a Famous Pitmaster overnight! Aaron did grow up with BBQ Sauce in his blood.  He is, […]