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Better Than Takeout

Better Than Takeout

Asian dishes at home Sponsored Content On busy weeknights, it can be easy to opt for Asian staples like beef and broccoli. Instead, try making your own cuisine at home with quick-cook noodles, from udon to lo mein. “Popular takeout dishes and noodle bowls can be high in salt and unhealthy fats, but when you […]

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Passing the Torch for Holiday Hosting

Passing the Torch for Holiday Hosting

Sponsored Content For most families, the holidays are filled with time-honored traditions, many that have been passed down from one generation to the next. However, when the time comes for the next generation to begin carrying the torch for those treasured traditions, the transition can be a bit bumpy. For some, spending the holidays as […]

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FEED YOUR FITNESS with Seafood

FEED YOUR FITNESS with Seafood

Sponsored Content Whether you’re a competitive sprinter chasing a new record or an everyday gym hound looking to get the most from your workout, seafood is among the best foods to support an athletic lifestyle. It not only delivers great-tasting nutrition, but also provides one-of-a-kind health benefits. SOURCE: Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute Related posts: Pitmaster […]

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Tips for Using Leftover Holiday Wine

Tips for Using Leftover Holiday Wine

Sponsored Content Whether it’s a semi-full bottle of crisp white or a half-empty bottle of leftover red, there are creative ways to make the most of unused wine after all the holiday parties come to an end. The World Wine Guys and Deutsch Family Wine & Spirits offer these ideas to help you put your […]

Spice Up the Season

Spice Up the Season

Flavorful holiday dishes for every course Sponsored Content Whether this holiday marks your culinary debut or you’re a seasoned chef looking for a fresh take on seasonal favorites, you can take some notes from the pros. Every good chef has an arsenal of tricks and techniques to create amazing dishes every time, and the perfect […]

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Five Steps to Becoming a True Pitmaster

Five Steps to Becoming a True Pitmaster

Sponsored Content When the skies are blue and the sun is hot, some people hit the pool, drive to the nearest beach, kick back with a book on their deck, or fire up the grill. If you’re one of those people who sees every summer day as an opportunity for grilling, or if you have […]

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Making Sense of Nutrition Labels

Making Sense of Nutrition Labels

Sponsored Content You can find them on the side of most every product at your local grocery store. They are plain and kind of boring but nutrition labels were designed to contain vitally important information for good health and wise food choices. These labels tell you the number of servings in a container, how many […]

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Easy Pizza on the Grill

Easy Pizza on the Grill

      By: Michelle K.   I try to make different meals for my family everyday, regardless of the weather, temperature, or season. In the Summer, it gets pretty hot in the house when the oven gets turned on, I learned this when I lived in Mississippi a long time ago. One 100 degree […]

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Getting Creative in the Kitchen

Getting Creative in the Kitchen

    By: Michelle K. I wanted shrimp this weekend. I brought the 16/20 size, which is a pretty large size shrimp. I thawed them and cleaned them. Many don’t realize that larger shrimp need to be deveined on the underside also. Now it was time to marinate them. I always use soy, garlic, and […]

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The Perfect Veggie for any Meat

The Perfect Veggie for any Meat

By: Christopher Riviers Who loves a good bbq, everyone! There’s nothing like a nice cut of meat, seasoned properly and flamed kissed. But there’s always the conflicting decision of what veggies should you have with it? Some say it depends on the meat, others say it depends on the side or the combination of the […]

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The Four Types Of BBQ Smokers 

The Four Types Of BBQ Smokers 

By: Michael Capecci Over the past few years, the market for grills has gained traction at an incredible pace. These days you’ll need more than a new Weber Spirit to impress your friends.  If you want to stand out among the growing crowd of barbecue enthusiasts, you’ll need to pickup a smoker. But with so […]

It’s the Wood that Makes it Good

It’s the Wood that Makes it Good

As any seasoned smoking aficionado will tell you, not all woods are created equal. Sure, they all burn. Sure, they all add flavor. But they don’t all burn at the same rate and they don’t all add the same flavor. There’s even additional factors like cu

It’s Tailgating Time!

It’s Tailgating Time!

By: Sarah D.       Your grill sees a lot of action during the summer, but it’s not time to put it away yet! As every football fan knows, tailgating season is really where the grill shines! Skip the sugar heavy sauces and nitrate filled hot dogs for clean AND flavorful food with these […]

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The Best and Worst Foods to Eat at a BBQ

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat at a BBQ

By Nicole Dossantos     Eating healthy at a summer barbeque may seem like an impossible task, but the truth is that you can still eat delicious foods and maintain your overall health and wellbeing. It’s important to educate yourself on the best and worst foods; this way, you know what foods are best to […]

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The Asian Market Sparkles

The Asian Market Sparkles

By Michelle K.       The Asian Market sparkles at me when I walk by. And my stomach grumbles. What to make? I make a really good Asian soup called Phoa. It is thinly sliced pork or/and beef, noodles, a little veggies and broth. My husband gets it all the time when we go out […]

Healthy Food Trends 2018 – Food as Medicine

Healthy Food Trends 2018 – 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 for 2017 and what the Food Trends for 2018 might be. .. It dawned on us as we scoured around….. The #1 Food Trend for 2018 is Healthy Eating. With […]