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Breaking NEWS Alert!

Breaking NEWS Alert!

What Democracy Means: Parody: ******************************************************************************************************************************************************************************* Self proclaimed Independent Joan Oppengoogle is WANTED for the murder of President Donald Trump! On February 7, 2020 Legendary Forms Printer Representative turned Insurance Agent assassinated the current President while he was on the bowl in the White House Lavoratory. She deviously worked with Government Intelligence (FBI and CIA) to […]

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Five Special Sauces for Barbecue Steak

Five Special Sauces for Barbecue Steak

Admittedly, if you Barbecue on your Grill a quality piece of meat, then it should be able to stand on its own and not get smothered in sauce. The Trend in Restaurants today is to serve sauces as a side dish to the steak. With the improved quality of meat available to the pit master, […]

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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 Cooking or BBQ craft, there are several Techniques you need to know to perfect your Cooking. Here are the 6 Culinary Basics– Flavorization Methods. Culinary Basics: Getting Started Brine A Brine is a common agent in food processing and cooking. Brining […]

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Ultimate Barbecue Guide 101: Glossary

Ultimate Barbecue Guide 101: Glossary

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 Barbecue Guide: 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 […]

Clean Eating and Barbecue

Clean Eating and Barbecue

As Pitmaster’s, BBQ and Grill lovers, you may think all we eat is Protein, Protein, Protein. We do speak alot about Paleo and Keto Diets, which focus on eating more Protein and Less Carbs. But we as Grillmaster’s are not eating Brisket, Steak and all Types of Red Meat Everyday. We DO Clean Eating. For […]

BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

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

How Do You Know if You’re Getting Enough?

How Do You Know if You’re Getting Enough?

You eat healthy, drink lots of water – yet you don’t feel Optimal. Maybe you run out of energy or get tired too fast. Maybe you are finding yourself with other health problems you cant seem to figure out? How do you know if you are getting enough vitamins, minerals and nutrients from your food? […]

Five Steps to Becoming a True Pitmaster

Five Steps to Becoming a True Pitmaster

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 your smoker […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Gain Control with Protein Power

Gain Control with Protein Power

It’s a common scenario: no time for breakfast, so you’re snacking on something sweet in the break room at 9 a.m. Two hours later you hit the vending machine for something salty. The good news is there is an easy, healthy alternative to taking control of your appetite: protein. In fact, a growing body of […]

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Cherry-Glazed Duck Breast Salad Recipe

Cherry-Glazed Duck Breast Salad Recipe

Add Sizzle to Summer Salads During the warm summer months, salad makes for a refreshing lunch or convenient dinner option that can be delicious and nutritious. With a variety of salad options available, they don’t have to be boring or monotonous. For example, greens can instantly transform into a unique meal when you add creative […]

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The Sweetness of Marinated Grilled Fruit

The Sweetness of Marinated Grilled Fruit

  Marinading dessert before grilling Marinades are truly special. They are a way of getting flavor into your dish long before tossing it on the grill. Not only do marinades flavor your meat, fish and vegetables, they tenderize them as well. Adding acid to your marinade, such as lemon juice or vinegar, breaks down some of […]

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Practical Meets Pretty: Fresh Herbs at your Fingertips, even in Autumn

Practical Meets Pretty: Fresh Herbs at your Fingertips, even in Autumn

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of your gardening enjoyment, even if you don’t have the time or climate for a full plot of food plants. Herbs are perfect fall crops; they are prolific growers, can satisfy your desire for fresh, garden-grown greens and are one of the easiest ways to […]

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Korean BBQ at Home

Korean BBQ at Home

Korean BBQ is a popular method of grilling meat at the table, on a small grill over charcoal, or a stone hotplate over a gas burner. Thin pieces of meat are quickly seared on both sides, then eaten in one bite, wrapped in a piece of lettuce, accompanied by an array of pickles, sauces and […]

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Picnic Perfect: Healthy Breakfast Push Pop Snack

Picnic Perfect: Healthy Breakfast Push Pop Snack

Getting creative with food is especially fun for little ones who like to help create and, of course, eat. Try these Watermelon Push Pops for something sweet and mouthwatering! With bright colors and a little bit of crunch, they can help satisfy your sweet tooth and fuel your body for the day. Push Pop Snack […]

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Cranberry Strata Recipe: Delicious Layered Dessert

Cranberry Strata Recipe: Delicious Layered Dessert

Did you know that strata is Italian for layers?  So you’ll be happy to know that this “strata” is packed with delicious layers, so be ready to sink your teeth into cream cheese, cranberries, cinnamon and french bread.Make this recipe the night before to allow it to chill over night and then pop it into […]

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Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. The root and berry of the ashwagandha plant are a traditional Ayurvedic medicine in India. Ashwagandha is used as a tonic (it is sometimes referred to as the “Indian ginseng”) to improve physical […]

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Brunch Bites

Brunch Bites

A perfect addition to your brunch table, these savory Mini Ham and Avocado Biscuit Sliders are quick and easy to make. For even more homemade flavor, make the biscuits from scratch using a buttermilk-sweet potato mixture. Find more brunch recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Mini Ham and […]

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An Elegant Holiday Meal

An Elegant Holiday Meal

Creating the perfect holiday meal for family and friends may be easier than you think. Start with an elegant Reverse-Seared Prime Rib Roast from Omaha Steaks and pair it with savory toppings, gourmet sides like Brussels sprouts and roasted garlic mashed potatoes and round out your festive feast with a seasonal dessert for a memorable […]

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Reach New Heights with a Reinvented Burger

Reach New Heights with a Reinvented Burger

(Family Features) Text your friends, dust off your apron and fire up the grill. It’s time to throw a barbecue party that won’t sink your summer budget. You can find everything you’ll need at a one-stop shop like ALDI. With savings up to 50 percent over traditional grocers, you can fill your cart with summer […]

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Stunning Centerpieces

Stunning Centerpieces

As family gathers around the table, a fragrant, beautifully plated main dish is the focal point of any holiday meal. A richly flavored pork or beef dish that looks as good as it tastes will have guests passing their plates for more. Whether your tastes lean toward a succulent pork crown roast seasoned to perfection, […]

Simplify and Savor Dinner with Bold Flavors

Simplify and Savor Dinner with Bold Flavors

Sponsored Content A busy day doesn’t have to come between you and your favorite people at mealtime. With a little creativity and a simple ingredient like olive oil, you can set the table with flavorful meals and surround yourself with the company of friends and family, enjoying the experience together. There’s no need to get […]

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Enjoy a Cape Malay Barbecue

Enjoy a Cape Malay Barbecue

This year has been quite challenging with Covid. We are traveling less and eating more. Why not take a tour with us and try some different Cuisines from around the World? Up first Cape Town, South Africa. Enjoy a Cape Malay BBQ – South Africa’s Unique Southeast Asian Food Culture. Cape Malays (Afrikaans: Kaapse Maleiers) […]

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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 […]

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Smoker Recipe: Chili Con Carne

There is a huge Debate in this Country over Chili. Chili Heads are divided over the ingredients put in their Chili. Some like Beans while others insist Beans don’t belong in their Chili. So, where did Chili come from and what is the right way to prepare it? Chili or Chili Con Carne is a […]

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Summer Wine Savvy Tips

Summer Wine Savvy Tips

Rosé slushies. Spiked seltzers. Boozy ice pops. Has young adults’ quest for the next party gimmick led to soulless substitutes for real, quality wines? It’s not hard to find wines with well-balanced natural flavors, according to Leslie Sbrocco, author of “The Simple and Savvy Wine Guide.” She recommends looking for wine from different international regions, […]

Benefits of Beef Dinners

Benefits of Beef Dinners

Hosting dinner for a special occasion can be stressful. Whether you’re gathering with family for the holidays or making something new for friends, you want to deliver an entertaining evening and impress your guests with a pristine meal that everyone enjoys. A delicious beef cut is the focal point of a dinner that will treat […]

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Brilliant Barbecue Breakfasts

Brilliant Barbecue Breakfasts

Most of us enjoy an Outdoor BBQ. Barbecue lunch and dinners are the norms. However, have you thought of using your grill to cook breakfast? There are so many delicious breakfast items perfect for Grilling. Consider a lazy Sunday Summer morning either at home in your backyard or camping in a peaceful nature retreat. There […]

Alternative Foods To Cook In Your Smoker

Alternative Foods To Cook In Your Smoker

They say you can smoke an old shoe and it would taste good. I’m not sure I entirely subscribe to that philosophy, but there’s something to be said for thinking outside the box when it comes to food we can cook low and slow on our smokers. On that point, I’d like to propose some […]

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Don’t forget Grill Maintenance

Don’t forget Grill Maintenance

Proper maintenance of your Grill will help ensure a long lasting, clean, healthy Grilling Season. Importance of a clean grill   It is crucial that you keep your grill clean. When you leave bits of food on the grates, they will char and burn the next time you use the grill. Apart from the fact […]

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Gas Barbeque Grills

Gas Barbeque Grills

The act of Barbequing or Grilling has been around as long as humans. Wikipedia states that “Smoked meats were a method of preparing red meat (and fish) which originates in prehistory. Its purpose is to preserve these protein-rich foods, which would otherwise spoil quickly, for long periods. There are two mechanisms for this preservation: dehydration […]

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Chicken Kofta Curry Recipe

Chicken Kofta Curry Recipe

Chicken kofta curry is a special Mughlai cuisine that is popular among the Indians during the festival of Eid. The chicken kofta resembles the meatballs we use in the Italian dish, spaghetti and meatballs. But the chicken kofta by itself has an abundance of flavor oozing out of it. The rich taste of this curry […]

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Savory Summer Entertaining

Savory Summer Entertaining

Sponsored Content Flavorful foods and cold drinks are the focal points of just about any summer gathering. Create a party atmosphere that can stand out by adding a bit of island infusion to both bites and beverages so your warm-weather soiree can soar to new heights. To help add that island spark, an ingredient like […]

Capturing Smoky Grill Flavor without Sacrificing Health

Capturing Smoky Grill Flavor without Sacrificing Health

By: Rebecca Hughes   Capturing Smoky Grill Flavor without Sacrificing Health? We’ve got you covered. Healthy Barbecue Ideas The aroma of smoking BBQ during a gathering of loved ones is incomparable. Unfortunately, smoking meat has an unhealthy reputation. Often generalized as fatty, high in sodium, and even increasing the risk of cancers due to carcinogens. […]

Elite Elote Salad

Elite Elote Salad

Elote salad has quickly become one of my go-to sides for anything coming off the grill or smoker. This crisp summer and fall salad is a great accompaniment to any main course when the weather is hot and the corn is plenty.  There are many different versions of this salad out there, in this one, […]

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5 Summer Outdoor Entertaining Tips

5 Summer Outdoor Entertaining Tips

Sponsored Content Summer brings plenty of opportunities to enjoy time outdoors entertaining family and friends. The key to a successful summer party is simplicity: keep things easy so you can enjoy the festivities right along with your guests. Make this season’s barbecues, picnics and family gatherings events to remember with these simple summer entertaining tips: […]

Are you a Pampered Chef?

Are you a Pampered Chef?

Do you enjoy Cooking and/or Socializing with Friends, Family and Neighbors? Then this Opportunity is for you! Doris Christopher founded Pampered Chef in 1980 with the belief that quick tips and powerful tools can fuel a faster, no-fuss cooking experience. But today, many of us don’t even have the time to sit down for an […]

Korean Vs. American Barbecue

Korean Vs. American Barbecue

The more one learns about Korean Barbecue, the more one realizes that it’s not terribly like the smoked and sauce slathered meats and fares we are accustomed to in the United States. However, as one who enjoys the many styles of cooking and flavors of the world, I feel both forms of “barbecue” are equally […]

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Simple Kid-Friendly Sliders

Simple Kid-Friendly Sliders

Simple Kid-Friendly Sliders For those busy nights plan, on this simple yet savory sliders recipe. Kids are almost certain to love the taste and you will enjoy how quick and easy they are to make. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Pepperoni Pizza Sliders 1          package slider rolls 1/2       cup pizza […]

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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 […]

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How to Make Coconut Cream Pie Milkshakes

How to Make Coconut Cream Pie Milkshakes

Celebrate Outdoor Entertaining and Living with this delicious coconut concoction everyone will love! A non-pina colada coconut recipe. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Coconut Cream Pie Milkshake 3          scoops vanilla ice cream 1/2       cup milk 1/3       cup cream of coconut 2          tablespoons sweetened flaked coconut 1          […]

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Summer Grilling – The Perfect Barbeque

Summer Grilling – The Perfect Barbeque

Summer time is the perfect time for barbequing. Not only is the temperature perfect for outdoor activities, but often the children are out of school and families are traveling for their summer vacations. Today in America, it is unheard of for a family to go a full summer without having or attending a barbeque cookout. […]

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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 […]

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Healthy Holiday Appetizers

Healthy Holiday Appetizers

Light Bites for Healthier Holidays For those who are always on the go leading up to the holidays, the season can feel more like madness than merrymaking. From planning get-togethers to building out a perfect menu for the events, there can be difficulties for hosts and guests alike to ensure proper nutrition is still top […]

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4 Things you Should Do to Boost your Fat IQ

4 Things you Should Do to Boost your Fat IQ

If you’ve struggled with your weight, you know that fat can be a bad three-letter word. You’ve warded against it, tried to reduce it and agonized over what fat can do to your self-esteem and your waist line. But how much do you really know about fat? And how much could you improve your life […]

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Must-Have Recipes for Your Summer Soirees

Must-Have Recipes for Your Summer Soirees

  Sponsored Content Summer is all about enjoying the warm weather with family and friends, but even with the longer summer days, the season can feel short for many. That’s why it’s important to make the most of summer by maximizing your fun in the sun with some of the best memories being made while […]

Quick Turkey-Potato Dinner Wrap Recipe

Quick Turkey-Potato Dinner Wrap Recipe

Put Taste on the Table When busy weeknights leave little opportunity for extravagant meals, bring the family together with a simpler recipe that provides just as much tasty flavor, such as these Turkey Potato Dinner Wraps. Requiring just 15 minutes of prep and 15 minutes of cook time, a half-hour is all you need to […]

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Tips for First Time Grill Owners

Tips for First Time Grill Owners

Grilling or Barbequing is a true American tradition. Many Americans are finding themselves with a grill for the first time. Good experiences with your grill will surely lead to using your grill more and more. Planning Ahead Barbequing has been around since early cavemen figured out that food tasted great after being cooked on an […]

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Fuel Your Morning with Protein-Packed Recipes

Fuel Your Morning with Protein-Packed Recipes

As you prepare to take on the day, one of the most beneficial ways to energize yourself each morning is by fueling your body with the proper nutrients, including protein. U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team High-Performance Dietitian Allen Tran works with top athletes and recognizes the key role protein plays in their diets. Developed by […]

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Expert Tips for the Perfect Holiday Roast

Expert Tips for the Perfect Holiday Roast

Wondering what to cook for an upcoming holiday gathering? A beautiful beef roast is a feast for the eyes and the stomach, sure to impress guests of all ages. With a few expert tips and tricks, you’ll be sure to serve a perfectly cooked roast packed full of flavor. Expert Tips for the Perfect Holiday […]

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Dragon Chicken Recipe

Dragon Chicken Recipe

Call it Dragon Chicken, Chili Chicken or Kung Pao Chicken, their recipes are so similar and mouth-watering that you can’t resist a plateful of them. Dragon Chicken is an Indo-Chinese delicacy and a favorite among kids. Serving it with bread or a bowl of rice would just enhance its taste. The consistency of this dish […]

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A Host’s Guide to Holiday Gatherings

A Host’s Guide to Holiday Gatherings

Gearing up for a big crowd at your holiday festivities can provide moments of excitement, stress, fun and plenty of other emotions as the big dinner draws near. This year, avoid any nagging feelings of doubt with this step-by-step guide to prepare for large gatherings. A Host’s Guide to Holiday Gatherings Plan in advance. Even […]

Crunchy Sweet Potato Casserole

Crunchy Sweet Potato Casserole

Jazz up your traditional sweet potato casserole with some nutmeg, cinnamon, brown sugar, walnuts and crunchy cornflakes. The holidays never tasted sweeter! Crunchy Sweet Potato Casserole • 5-6 sweet potatoes, mashed • 1/2 cup butter, melted • 1/4 cup sugar • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar • 2 eggs, lightly beaten • 1/2 cup milk […]

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Fishing and Grilling: How to Cook Fish on your Barbecue

Fishing and Grilling: How to Cook Fish on your Barbecue

Fishing is in humanity’s DNA. From the earliest settlers feeding their villages to our modern, technology-laden expeditions, fishing has firmly seated itself in our past-time hall of fame. The fishing trip as it’s known today can take on many forms. But when we catch a fish and decide we would like to eat it, we […]

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How I Make Chicken Tandoori in Pan

How I Make Chicken Tandoori in Pan

Chicken tandoori is a traditional dish of India and Pakistan which is made up of marinated chicken in yogurt and hot spices. Chicken tandoori is made in Tandoor (clay oven) that is why its named as chicken tandoori. But I tried making it in a non-stick pan and it turned out so yummy. You just […]

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How to Throw a Sizzling Outdoor Summer Party

Raise your glasses high — cocktail parties are the toast of this summer’s entertaining. Don’t know where to start? Think barware, which is nearly as hot as the rising temperatures. That’s why we turned to designer Julie Robbins from Replacements, Ltd., the world’s largest retailer of vintage and current dinnerware, for fabulously fun ideas sure […]

Grand Mother Style Grilled Fish

Grand Mother Style Grilled Fish

Its time to celebrate outdoor BBQ parties with this grand mother style grilled fish. Do you love to make marinated fish on the hot grill? I am sure you definitely love to. I always enjoy making fish on the grill rather than frying it in a pan containing lots of oil, because its a healthier […]

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9 Sustainable Eating Facts

9 Sustainable Eating Facts

Health and environmental concerns convince many people they should rethink their diets. However, it’s important to know you can make informed food choices based on facts. By working with farmers and ranchers who use science and research to advance animal agricultural practices, commodity groups like Colorado Corn help ensure the availability of sustainable, healthy and […]

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Flavorful, Fun Japanese-Inspired Lunches to Cook with Your Kids

Flavorful, Fun Japanese-Inspired Lunches to Cook with Your Kids

Learn to prepare authentic pantry-friendly meals and bento boxes Cooking with your kids is a fun way to bond while teaching basic culinary skills. It provides practical lessons like counting ingredients and dividing portions. Plus, meals cooked together offer kids something to look forward to during lunchtime. They can enjoy the food they helped prepare, […]

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Good Eats with Grapes

Good Eats with Grapes

Make a heart-healthy menu with flavorful fruit Sponsored Content Heart-healthy foods can play a role in healthy aging. Whether you enjoy them by the handful as a refreshing snack or use them to add color, crunch and a touch of sweetness to a meal, grapes are a heart-healthy option that make eating better easy. Grapes […]

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A St. Patty’s Day Sandwich: The Reuben Sandwich Recipe

A St. Patty’s Day Sandwich: The Reuben Sandwich Recipe

In honor of the day when everyone is Irish, welcome family and friends to a traditional St. Patrick’s Day lunch with this Reuben Sandwich recipe. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Reuben Sandwich Recipe Servings: 2 2          tablespoons butter, softened 4          slices rye and pumpernickel swirl bread 4          slices swiss cheese 6          […]

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NEW Batch BBQ Barbecue Rubs! Opening Season

NEW Batch BBQ Barbecue Rubs! Opening Season

It’s that Time of Year again. The time where our Friends and Family get to try the Old Rubs we have been working with AND our Time to OPEN Our New Season up with NEW Rubs! Every Year on March 1st, we open up our Next Batch of BBQ Rubs we Want to Try. We […]

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Forget ‘Wine Rules’: 4 Unconventional Wine Pairings for Guys

Forget ‘Wine Rules’: 4 Unconventional Wine Pairings for Guys

Have you ever looked at a wine list and wished it actually told you what the wine tastes like? Have you ever wanted wine connoisseurs to stop swirling and sniffing, and just take a big sip? Well, you’re not alone. And American craft wine, The Federalist, and Dan Dunn want to do something about it. […]

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5 Deliciously Different Avocado Toast Toppings

5 Deliciously Different Avocado Toast Toppings

Food bloggers are going above and beyond to innovate with the ever-popular avocado toast. From interesting recipes to stunning Instagram photos that will make anyone hungry, this craze isn’t going away anytime soon. It’s easy to get creative and make something delicious by simply combining a few ingredients. Whether you’re having a late-night snack or […]

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Cinco de Mayo Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Cinco de Mayo Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Recipe

Spicy Yet Savory Poppers Your guests won’t be able to have just one of these sweet and savory poppers. With a touch of heat from the cayenne pepper, and sweetness from brown sugar, you’re almost sure to watch them quickly disappear. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Prep […]

Pairing Seasonings with Food

Seasoning Tips to Help you Savor a Great Grilling Season Days are getting longer and temperatures are warmer — you can probably recognize all the signs that Grilling Season has arrived! But do you know how to Best Season all the Fresh Foods you’ll Grill this Summer? Sure, a dash of salt and pepper may […]

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Tips for Using Leftover Holiday Wine

Tips for Using Leftover Holiday Wine

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 leftover wine […]

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Beef Chuck Gets a Bad Rap

Beef Chuck Gets a Bad Rap

Chances are that you’ve come across Chuck in the meat Section of the Grocery aisle many times and have just walked past. Beef Chuck gets a Bad Rap. For one thing, it is one of the least expensive beef cuts out there. So many people think Chuck is a tough cut which is chewy, fatty […]

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Take Down a Tantalizing Tailgate: Recipes Included!

Take Down a Tantalizing Tailgate: Recipes Included!

Whether you prefer watching your favorite teams in-person or on TV, tailgate season means it’s time to break out your party’s favorite foods from appetizers and snacks to all-out meals. Go long for a touchdown-worthy tailgate or settle in for game day on the couch with these recipes for a bold burger, sweet-and-spicy wings and […]

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Peanut-Powered Protein Recipes

Peanut-Powered Protein Recipes

Nutritious ideas for flavor-filled family meals Sitting down for a homemade meal may feel harder to come by these days, but recipes that are both nutritious and flavorful can help bring your loved ones together at the family table. From morning to night, these breakfast, dinner, side and dessert recipes from the Georgia Peanut Commission […]

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How to Find Great Barbecue

How to Find Great Barbecue

Tips For Finding A Great Barbecue Joint  As an avid fan of Barbecue, I acknowledge that opinions vary greatly on what makes a great dish. Otherwise, why would there be different styles of Que? It seems everyone has a different idea of what it means to make great Barbecue.   I wholly embrace this fact, […]

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Charred Giardiniera Recipe

Charred Giardiniera Recipe

You know the drill. Atop our brats, kielbasas, hot dogs and sweet Italian sausages, we love our toppings.

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Coconut Custard Pie Recipe

Coconut Custard Pie Recipe

There’s no better way to top off a scrumptious dinner than with a big slice of this yummy coconut custard pie. With a mild taste of coconut and the sweet taste of custard, you’ll be wanting to go back for seconds. If desired, top with toasted coconut or better yet, some whipped cream.  Find more […]

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Power Packed Lunchbox Ideas

Power Packed Lunchbox Ideas

Packing and prepping wholesome lunches doesn’t have to be a chore. You can kick health into high gear this school year with new ideas to make creative, nutrient-rich meals. Fit to satisfy various dietary restrictions, the Power Your Lunchbox program offers kid-friendly options and allergy-sensitive selections. The program, which is dedicated to helping families make […]

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Game Day Eats and Treats Recipes

Game Day Eats and Treats Recipes

Score major points with delicious dishes If the crew is coming over to root for your favorite team, it may be time to spice up the menu. Whether you’re hosting the weekend get-together or watching the game after work, switch up your typical spread and serve something new to leave your guests cheering for more. […]

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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 […]

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Grilling Up a Homemade Gift

Grilling Up a Homemade Gift

Impress Dad with your DIY skills this Father’s Day. As a child, you knew Dad would be thrilled with whatever card or sculpture your creative mind could conjure. As an adult, you can still give him a homemade gift for Father’s Day, but with a grown-up twist he can appreciate just as much. You can […]

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Family Favorites with a Blended Twist

Family Favorites with a Blended Twist

If you are raising picky eaters, there’s a cooking technique that makes some of kids’ favorite foods – like burgers and nachos – more nutritious while still tasting delicious. Mushrooms, with their inherent umami flavor, are a perfect addition to blend into meals to increase both flavor and nutrition. Chefs kicked off the trend by […]

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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. Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT. What is a Chili Pepper   It is a fruit […]

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Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese

Ditch the box and delight your family and friends with this delicious and easy-to-make homemade mac and cheese dish. Go to culinary.net for the full recipe. Homemade Baked Mac and Cheese 5 tablespoons Organic Valley Cultured Unsalted Butter, divided 1/2 cup homemade bread crumbs 1/4 cup Organic Valley Shredded Parmesan Cheese 1 pound organic dry […]

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Secrets for a Well-Maintained Lawn

Secrets for a Well-Maintained Lawn

Sponsored Content Growing a healthy, appealing lawn isn’t about doing one thing right; it’s about doing a combination of things right. Different aspects of lawn maintenance, whether it’s watering, fertilizing or mowing, are interrelated. If you complete one task incorrectly – or skip it entirely – you may increase problems with insects, diseases and weeds. […]

Great Grilling Tips and Tricks of the Pros

Great Grilling Tips and Tricks of the Pros

Across the country as weather heats up, so do the grills. You don’t need to be a Pitmaster to enjoy the fresh flavors that only come from grilling. A few simple tips and creative tricks will help you perfectly grill foods so juicy and delicious, you’ll impress even the pickiest of palates. Great Grilling Tips […]

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BBQ Review: The Smokehouse of Laurel – Mississippi

BBQ Review: The Smokehouse of Laurel – Mississippi

Like any Pitmaster in competition, you have good days and bad days, good recipes and great recipes. To Find more Barbecue in your area, check out the BBQ Directory at Pitmasterandthecook.com/home

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Become a Customer and a Member

Become a Customer and a Member

The Human Body is made up of Energy. That Energy can now be harnessed and measured. Have you wondered what Frequency you Vibrate on towards your path of enlightenment, and optimal physical and mental health? Many of us who have “Awoke” do things like wear Magnetic Bracelets for Health. Magnetic Therapy has been used for […]

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BBQ Barbecue Festivals this Summer

BBQ Barbecue Festivals this Summer

So you’ve experimented in your backyard all year long. Now is the time to get your family out and about. But what to do? Barbecue of course! If you are looking for the Best BBQ in town, you don’t have to head over to Memphis in May or the American Royal. There’s great Barbecue right […]

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Bond with Kids by Cooking and Win $15,000+

Bond with Kids by Cooking and Win $15,000+

Laugh, learn and lunch: Tips for bonding with kids over cooking Cooking with your kids is just plain fun. Everyone likes good food, and being in the kitchen offers an excellent opportunity to work together toward one common (and hopefully delicious) goal. And the added benefit, of course, is that your kids can learn to […]

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Confident Grill Cooking

Confident Grill Cooking

I really realize every time we go somewhere, friends home or restaurant, how good I can cook after eating another cook’s food. Many people feel that they have this great talent for cooking but many really don’t. Food is often overcooked, lack of true flavor, or has so much sauce on it to make a […]

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A Holiday Roast to Remember

The Holiday Season is a perfect opportunity to gather with friends and family, and few things bring people together like an elegant, seasonal meal. Serving up a mouthwatering main dish worth celebrating can elicit rave reviews from your guests and keep them gathered around the table longer, creating lasting memories. Creating a crowd-pleasing holiday centerpiece […]

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5 Steps for Game Day and Party Success

5 Steps for Game Day and Party Success

  Whether you have been planning for months or you’re inviting guests the day of, hosting a huge crowd on game day requires a bit more than RSVPs and a welcoming setting. Whether a “huge crowd” to you means five guests or 50, starting out with a plan can help make the day more enjoyable […]

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Hey! Is this a Barbecue or a Cookout? The Votes are In:

Hey! Is this a Barbecue or a Cookout? The Votes are In:

This has been an ongoing debate amongst Pitmasters and Outdoor Grillers alike. We came across this article from Eater.com It asked: “If an outdoor event with a grill serves meat, but no smoked barbecue, is it still a barbecue? The answer to that might depend on where you live. In parts of America, the word […]

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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 […]

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Pumpkin Caramel Spice Cake

Pumpkin Caramel Spice Cake

This ultimate fall dessert is filled with caramel sauce, topped with a fluffy cream cheese frosting and drizzled with even more caramel sauce. Family and friends can enjoy every morsel of this moist, autumn-themed cake. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Pumpkin Caramel Spice Cake Nonstick cooking spray 1          box spice cake […]

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Add Life to Outdoor Spaces

Add Life to Outdoor Spaces

Once the structural elements and hardscape features of your outdoor living space are in place, it’s time to turn attention to the details that really bring the area to life. Vibrant textiles like cushions, pillows and rugs can all soften the look of a space while adding colorful charm, but another effective place where you […]

Basics of Brining

Basics of Brining

Cooking a whole BBQ chicken can be difficult to get right. If it’s undercooked, the pink flesh will not only scare away your guests, but it can make them sick. By the time the dark meat in the thighs and drumsticks are cooked through, the white meat in the breast can be overcooked and dry. […]

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6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

6 Simple, Festive Cocktails for the Holidays

Eggnog Martini and Maple Amaretto Sour are two holiday cocktails that could easily be found on a festive bar menu. However, you can make them yourself in the comfort of your own home. Dazzle guests with an easy, simple trick: extracts. A simple drop of an extract – peppermint, maple, rum or almond – can […]

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A Summer BBQ Picnic

A Summer BBQ Picnic

The oxford dictionary defines a picnic as “an occasion when a packed meal is eaten outdoors, especially during an outing to the countryside “Better still combine your picnic with an Outdoor Barbecue!” Summer allows so many opportunities to pack up and enjoy a Barbecue day with friends and family surrounded by nature. Whether you visit […]

BBQ Review – Hog Heaven

Mississippi is the patron state of gas station barbecue, and Hog Heaven finds itself among these humble origins.  

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Game Day Entertaining Tips

Game Day Entertaining Tips

Just like your favorite sports team, hosting a winning big-game party or tailgate takes planning, preparation and teamwork. To make your festivities fun-filled, remember these entertaining tips that are sure to score big with your fans. 5 Tips to Tackle a Tasty Game Day Menu Scatter the refreshments. Help direct movement and traffic flow by […]

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One Pot Meals on your BBQ Barbecue

One Pot Meals on your BBQ Barbecue

There are so many delicious dishes that you can prepare and cook on your grill. Have you considered using cast-iron pots and conjure up an “all in one pot” meal? Tantilize your guests with the delicious smell that surrounds your coal pit whilst the food is simmering in a pot . This is a very […]

Hot Ideas for Outdoor Living

Hot Ideas for Outdoor Living

Hot Ideas for Outdoor Living Create the backyard retreat of your dreams Livable space may be traditionally confined to a home’s interior, but the growing popularity of outdoor living design suggests that homeowners are broadening the definition to make the most of a home’s total footprint. An outdoor patio is a natural extension of the […]

YouTube BBQ Pitmaster’s – Connect and Learn

YouTube BBQ Pitmaster’s – Connect and Learn

Views of YouTube Barbecue Pitmaster’s videos have seen a huge increase in popularity. YouTube is now registering over 1.8 billion users every month. In May 2019 YouTube announced that watch time on their videos amounted to over 250 million hours a day, importantly this is an increase of 39% over the last year. There are […]

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Squash Recipes – Ideal for the Barbecue

Squash Recipes – Ideal for the Barbecue

Although varieties of squash are available throughout the year, Autumn lends itself to delicious squash recipes. Squash is a versatile dish, but the addition of smokiness from squash cooked over the grill raises the humble squash to a gastronomic experience. Have a look below at some Squash Recipes. After a bit of family and friends […]

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Mission for Nutrition: Healthy Family Eating

Mission for Nutrition: Healthy Family Eating

Eating healthy as a family starts with a plan involving nutritious ingredients, and one of the easiest ways to incorporate them is through meal prepping. By organizing recipes and the ingredients you’ll need to make them ahead of time, you’re saving time in the kitchen and helping ensure your family members won’t go off-course. Dishes […]

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Cooking and Eating Light

Cooking and Eating Light

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] With the humongous servings that restaurants serve these days, Americans have grown used to eating large amounts of food every day. This is good if the food that they eat is nutritious and lesser in calories. Unfortunately, this is not the case. That is why, it is important that when you do […]

Fast, Family-Friendly Recipes Make Dinner Doable

Fast, Family-Friendly Recipes Make Dinner Doable

Sponsored Content As the fall season begins, kids go back to school and schedules once again book up with activities. Between work, the carpool line and shuttling kids to extracurriculars, the increase in family commitments often leaves little time in the kitchen or at the dining table. Although the drive-thru is an easy solution, healthier […]

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Heart Felt Recipe Ideas

Heart Felt Recipe Ideas

If the way to your loved one’s heart is through the stomach, there’s no better way to start off any day than with a homemade breakfast prepared with love. Whether you’re whipping up a breakfast for a spouse with a sophisticated palate or trying to tempt the taste buds of your littlest loves, explore these […]

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7 Deadly Mistakes in Cooking

7 Deadly Mistakes in Cooking

Learning to Cook is a life long adventure. Even the most experienced Cooks make mistakes and here we are highlighting 7 Deadly Mistakes you can make while Cooking. The Pans Non Stick Pans – Cookware can pose hidden dangers. The fumes from overheated nonstick pots and pans can make people sick with a condition called […]

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Can’t Decide on a Vegetable? MIX IT UP! Veggie Foil Packs BBQ

Can’t Decide on a Vegetable? MIX IT UP! Veggie Foil Packs BBQ

Feeling indecisive about what vegetable to choose to go with that chicken breast you are about to throw on the grill? Perhaps this side can help. I’ve made this side primarily in a skillet on the stove, but after trying it on the grill, I enjoy the crisp crunch that a grill allows compared to […]

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Pumped Up Bloody Mary with Bacon and Pierogees!

Pumped Up Bloody Mary with Bacon and Pierogees!

Ditch the celery stick and compliment your spicy Bloody Mary with cheese filled pierogies and BACON! Turn Cooking and Food into FUN! ….Barbecue? Check! We got it! Comfort Food? Check! We got it. Game Day? Yup! Home Entertaining Ideas? Uh-Huh.. Visit Pitmaster and the Cook for Recipes. Don’t forget to SUBSCRIBE! Pumped Up Bloody Mary […]

BBQ Directory – Find Bar-B-Cue Near You!

BBQ Directory – Find Bar-B-Cue Near You!

Top US Barbecue Directory and Guide to Outdoor Cooking. Largest Directory Available in the US. Let’s face it. All of us that are Chasing BBQ want to know where the hard to find BBQ Joints, Comfort & Soul Food Places and Food Trucks are. We look to Yelp but find most of us don’t care […]

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Hot and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

Hot and Spicy Chicken Drumsticks

Here is a nice treat for all chicken lovers that will blow everyone’s mind. Do you need a quick change from your daily diet? Or you are looking for a unique, sizzling and tongue-tingling chicken recipe for your BBQ party? Then you found it here. It’s the time to enjoy BBQ party, and any get […]

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Cooking is an Art

Cooking is an Art

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] There’s more to cooking than putting food in a pot and then eating it. Cooking can be an art. For those who really love to cook – it becomes a real pastime for them. They are able to come up with new variations of old recipes and put their own special touches […]

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Holiday Ham Help

Holiday Ham Help

Sponsored Content If you want to prepare a ham centerpiece for the holidays but don’t know where to start, the National Pork Board has you covered. Find more holiday ham tips and recipes at porkbeinspired.com. SOURCE: National Pork Board Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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Apple Guacamole

Apple Guacamole

Break out of the ordinary by adding flavor to your favorite comfort foods. Your taste buds will be glad you did. For more great recipes, go to culinary.net Apple Guacamole 3 ripe avocados, halved and pitted ½ cup finely chopped Vidalia onion ½ cup snipped fresh cilantro Juice of 1 lime Bottled hot pepper sauce, […]

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Well Greased – Which Oil Should it Be? 

Well Greased – Which Oil Should it Be? 

Oil is not the same oil, especially not when grilling. Because not every oil is suitable for high temperatures. Those who resort to the wrong kind, risk that carcinogenic substances are released.  Oils with polyunsaturated fatty acids are very sensitive to heat and should not be used for Barbecue’s because they oxidize quickly and then […]

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BBQ Venison – Healthy and Flavorful!

BBQ Venison – Healthy and Flavorful!

Venison is one of the most underrated game meats and if you haven’t tried it before give yourself a treat. It is becoming increasingly popular as a healthy choice for red meat-eaters. The health benefits include the fact that Venison meat contains only one-sixth of saturated fat compared to Beef. It also contains more minerals […]

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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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Quick and Easy Weeknight Meal Recipes

Quick and Easy Weeknight Meal Recipes

Moms pride themselves on serving their families wholesome, homemade meals. But here’s the reality: 60 percent of moms think that coming up with dinner ideas is more difficult than getting their children to go to bed on time. Moreover, 61 percent of moms frequently order takeout or go out to eat because they don’t have […]

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Simple Ways to Enjoy Warm-Weather Dining

Simple Ways to Enjoy Warm-Weather Dining

The warmer months can bring a sense of new beginnings. While you’re taking in the sights and sounds of the seasons, it’s the perfect time to give your dining routine some fresh perspective. Get ready to enjoy the refreshing bounty of the season with these tips that can make it simple to enjoy outdoor dining: […]

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Back-to-School Readiness Tips and Tricks

Back-to-School Readiness Tips and Tricks

Back-to-school readiness contributes to your child’s academic success Approximately 55 million students in the U.S. are back in class. From dealing with first-day jitters to shopping for school supplies, it’s an exciting and chaotic time. Reports show a correlation, however, between the start of school and student performance — early positive school experience leads to […]

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Shop Our Store

Shop Our Store

It’s always Barbecue time somewhere with Pitmaster’s Finest Merchandise! Cookbooks, Gourmet Food, Rubs, Spices, Grills, Smokers, Tshirts, Aprons, Sauces , Marinades and much more! We have great gifts for the barbecue and beer geek in your life, or maybe a little something for yourself! Please visit our Shop page to find everything your looking for! […]

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Pistachio Cake Recipe

Pistachio Cake Recipe

This delicious Pistachio Cake will be a hit at your next get together.  Simple to make and your guests will devour it in minutes. Pistachio Cake Recipe 1 package white cake mix 1 package instant pistachio pudding mix 3 Large eggs 1 cup Club Soda 3/4 cup canola oil 1 cup chopped walnuts Frosting 1 package instant […]

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Top 2019 Outdoor Living Trends

Top 2019 Outdoor Living Trends

With busy schedules and on-the-go lifestyles, outdoor living spaces offer a chance to decompress, enjoy nature and connect with friends and family. Thanks to the impressive design and quality of today’s outdoor products, these spaces often rival the convenience, comfort and design of the indoors. As the heart of the home shifts outdoors, following are […]

Selecting Wines that Match Your Style

Selecting Wines that Match Your Style

Sponsored Content For a novice, simply distinguishing a wine preference – white or red, sweet or dry – may be the extent of his or her comfort level. However, a more experienced wine enthusiast knows there is an entire world to explore when it comes to discovering interesting wine styles. For example, winemakers in the […]

Celebrities Love to Barbecue Outdoors, sometimes in their Underwear!

Celebrities Love to Barbecue Outdoors, sometimes in their Underwear!

Ask any Foodie, seeing images of Food lusciously sitting on a plate, with the right lighting, the juices and sauces flowing just the right way…garnished just right – could actually “turn you on” in a weird sort of way. These lovers of Food coined the Term – “Food Pr0n“. To keep it clean. Food “porn” is […]

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Health, Well Being and Balance – All on your Wrist

Health, Well Being and Balance – All on your Wrist

The future is here. Thanks to advances in science and technology, combined with the occurring trends of transparency in health – you can now Take Charge of your Health and Monitor your progress right from your Home using your smartphone or iPad. Wearable technology has been the latest craze. But what do you do after […]

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Pineapple Pork Kebab Recipe

Pineapple Pork Kebab Recipe

Nothing brings people together like a barbecue, and these Pineapple Pork Kebabs can help make you the hero of your grill this summer. Using high-quality, versatile Smithfield Prime Boneless Fresh Pork Loin, sweet onion, red bell pepper and pineapple chunks, they’re perfect for nearly any gathering with family and friends. Find more summer grilling tips […]

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Best Barbecue Shows on TV

Best Barbecue Shows on TV

It all started in the 1950’s with the introduction of the Home Grill. We all started the same way. Learning to build a fire using charcoal, and grilling our meats fast, creating a gorgeous sear and tender juicy inside. The smell surrounding you as you cooked. These are the Traditions our parents and grandparents showed […]

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Summer Cocktail Recipes: Sweet Meets Spicy

Summer Cocktail Recipes: Sweet Meets Spicy

Fresh ideas for a fun fiesta menu! Sponsored Content There’s no better way to spice up a party than by using unexpected ingredients in fun, flavorful dishes and drinks. For your next fiesta, celebrate a star of the party with sweet and juicy watermelon. Not only does versatile watermelon lend a unique taste to your […]

Watermelon Soda Float

Watermelon Soda Float

Ahhhh….soda floats.  Remember being a kid and getting so excited for a root beer float or a coke float during the hot days of summer?  One scoop, then two scoops of vanilla ice cream plopping into the glass. Oh and the root beer, the delectable liquid sugar being poured over the scoops of vanilla ice […]

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Potato, Turkey and Veggie Casserole Recipe

Potato, Turkey and Veggie Casserole Recipe

  Potato, Turkey and Veggie Casserole Prep time: 15 minutes Cook time: 30 minutes Servings: 6 1          tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon, olive oil 3/4       pound extra-lean ground turkey breast 1/2       teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/2       teaspoon garlic powder 1/2       teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2       teaspoon salt (optional) 1          can (15 […]

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Top 2020 Food Trends

Top 2020 Food Trends

A new year always brings predictions about what trends will rise to popularity, and when it comes to food, there are plenty of trends already underway that will no doubt continue to surge over the next several months. The good news is both your taste buds and your health will likely benefit from the latest […]

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Easy Summer Coleslaw Salad Recipe

Easy Summer Coleslaw Salad Recipe

Punched Up Summer Side Ideas for Backyard Entertaining Backyard barbecues and family picnics are plentiful during the summer months, so chances are good you’ll host (or attend) at least one event this season. While you’ll likely feast on a bevy of hamburgers, hot dogs and summer salads, a menu filled with fresh, delicious sides makes […]

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Holiday Pairing Perfection

Holiday Pairing Perfection

The holidays are the perfect time to gather with friends and family to celebrate the season. Take the stress out of hosting by shopping at a store like ALDI for your holiday must-haves, including everything from food and wine to holiday decor and even gifts for nearly anyone on your list, helping you to save […]

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Smoked Shrimp Boil

Smoked Shrimp Boil

I know what you’re thinking. “Hold on. Smoke?…Boil? How exactly does that work out?” I’m glad you asked. We’re not actually going to be boiling the shrimp. We’re going to be smoking it. The change-up comes in the spices we will use. Follow along with me as we make a smoked treat that is as […]

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Add Mexican Flair to Game Day Favorites

Add Mexican Flair to Game Day Favorites

Football season, for many people, is just as much about the food as it is about the action. No matter who’s playing and whether you’re at a tailgate or living room watch party, one thing is for sure: football and flavor go hand-in-hand. When you’re huddling up to figure out how to score a touchdown […]

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Recipes Using Grapes

Recipes Using Grapes

By incorporating versatile ingredients into your holiday cooking, you can make a vast array of tasty seasonal goodies. For example, California grapes are abundant throughout all holiday seasons and add taste and visual appeal to dishes of all kinds, such as Seared Salmon with Spinach and Grapes, Grape Caprese Salad Hors d’ Oeuvres, Grapes in […]

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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 […]

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Campfire Recipes: Rotisserie Stuffed Sourkraut Chicken

Campfire Recipes: Rotisserie Stuffed Sourkraut Chicken

Sauerkraut-Stuffed Rotisserie Chicken  Recently, I spent a weekend camping in a beautiful State Park. The greatest part of the trip was not only being in nature, but also the food! My husband, father-in-law and his spouse all focused on cooking amazing food out in the wilderness. There is nothing like a hot meal cooked low […]

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Plan a Perfect BBQ Party

Barbeques are popular for events such as the 4th of July, birthday parties, receptions and going away parties. No matter why you have decided to plan a Barbeque party, the memories that will come from it are sure to stick with your guests for many years to come, provided that you plan ahead. Planning the […]

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 […]

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Wildly Delicious Wild Game Barbecue

Wildly Delicious Wild Game Barbecue

First, let’s define our scope here. This article will provide you with information, tips and ideas on how to produce delicious delicacies of the wild game variety. If your palate prefers undomesticated meat, I’m talking to you.   Wildly Delicious Wild Game Barbecue Smoking, Grilling and Barbecuing wild game doesn’t often play by the rules of […]

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The At Home Flavored Water Trend: Chlorophyll Zest Cooler Recipe

The At Home Flavored Water Trend: Chlorophyll Zest Cooler Recipe

The latest Trend sweeping Hollywood and all of America is Flavored Water At Home. Adding fruits or vegetables to your filtered water, along with any liquid vitamin supplements or protein powders and off you go! Quick, easy and healthy for your Summer Adventures! Here is one Recipe taking the Nation by Storm Chlorophyll Zest Cooler […]

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Focus on Nutrition: 5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle

Focus on Nutrition: 5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle

5 ways to add more nutrients to your lifestyle Sponsored Content A nutritious diet is crucial for overall health and well-being. While it’s OK to indulge from time to time, it’s important to make sure you’re providing your body with appropriate nourishment. There are many ways to help you add more of the essential nutrients […]

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Take Steps Toward a Healthier Lifestyle

There isn’t a better time than now to start getting fit with health information and products so easily accessible. Simply incorporate the basics into your daily routine – good nutrition, adequate exercise and a daily supplement – and start down the path toward better health. Plan a Nutritious Diet The Dietary Guidelines for Americans describes […]

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Barbecue Jokes and Humor

Barbecue Jokes and Humor

Because I love Barbecue, then it’s a sure thing that I love Barbecue jokes. It is common knowledge that laughter is the best medicine! Whether you are an experienced Pitmaster or just a part-time backyard Barbecuer, you will enjoy and appreciate this humor. It’s often all so relatable after all! Barbecue jokes:- A Pitmaster decides […]

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Try the Trendiest Flavors Tonight

Try the Trendiest Flavors Tonight

New seasonings make it easy Exotic flavors common in the Middle Eastern region of the world like harissa, za’atar and shawarma are having a moment, appearing on restaurant menus and in popular make-at-home recipes. Now is the perfect time to give these flavors a try. Thanks to new global seasonings from McCormick Gourmet, the spice […]

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BBQ Review: Dickey’s – Laurel, Mississippi

BBQ Review: Dickey’s – Laurel, Mississippi

For a chain restaurant, Dickey’s does a pretty good job of keeping it real. Real barbecue. Walking in, you’re greeted with the savory smells of smoke. There’s the first test passed. I felt the menu from which to order was in a slightly incoherent order, but that has nothing to do with the food. 

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8 Recipes to Take Summer Gatherings to the Next Level

8 Recipes to Take Summer Gatherings to the Next Level

The summer months offer seemingly endless opportunities to enjoy the warm weather with friends and family. Serving crowd-pleasing foods and drinks can go a long way toward a successful gathering, whether you’re hosting a brunch, relaxing by the pool or throwing a backyard bash. Grilled Avocados with Vegetable Relish – Boost a favorite summer flavor […]

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Coupon and Promo Codes 2019

Coupon and Promo Codes 2019

In marketing, a coupon is a ticket or document that can be redeemed for a financial discount or rebate when purchasing a product. Customarily, coupons are issued by manufacturers of consumer packaged goods or by retailers, to be used in retail stores as a part of sales promotions. They are often widely distributed through mail, […]

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Get Grilling Like a Pitmaster

Get Grilling Like a Pitmaster

Summertime meals are all about the Grill. This year, give your grill and your family a break from hamburgers and hot dogs, and heat things up with the flavor and versatility of fresh pork. From tender Sweet Sriracha Pork Skewers to Memphis-Style Dry Baby Back Ribs, the possibilities are endless. Make your cookout the best […]

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What you need to know about Grilling Fish

What you need to know about Grilling Fish

Instead of choosing a meat option when you next Barbecue why not consider fish? This is a healthy and delicious alternative to meat. Fish is high in protein and low in fat. It is full of omega-3 fatty acids which contribute towards a healthy heart. June the 18th is National Go Fish day ,so get […]

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How to Sound Knowledgable at a Barbecue

How to Sound Knowledgable at a Barbecue

Now that Barbecue Season is beginning, invitations from friends and family will flow to attend a few grilling sessions. You may even be a newbie starting out with your first grill. You want to appear knowledgeable and an old experienced hand, when assisting those friends or chatting to your own guests. Here is a list […]

Trendy Twists on Sushi: Beefshi Recipes

Trendy Twists on Sushi: Beefshi Recipes

An innovative sushi-style concept, “beefshi” features convenient beef products like pastrami, roast beef, summer sausage, hot dogs, corned beef or bologna prepared in rolls with rice and vegetables. Because recipes like Reuben Roll, Taco Maki, New York Deli Roll and Muffarolletta can be enjoyed individually as appetizers or grouped together for a full meal, these […]

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Top 10 Best Selling BBQ Grill Gadgets on Amazon – RIGHT NOW!

Top 10 Best Selling BBQ Grill Gadgets on Amazon – RIGHT NOW!

Summer is here and with this, there are opportunities to Barbecue for any reason! There are many Barbecue Gadgets you can invest in. The dictionary definition of a gadget is a small mechanical or electronic device or tool, especially an ingenious or novel one. However, not all of them are as useful as advertised. Many are […]

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Secret Pitmaster Pork Rib Recipe

Secret Pitmaster Pork Rib Recipe

Summer is upon us and that means one thing … Grilling. Gather your friends and family for a Barbecue with your favorite recipes, including fresh pork! Chef Ernest Servantes officially kicked-off Grilling Season in Miami doing what he does best: cooking up something special on the grill using Smithfield Fresh Pork. Chef Servantes has all […]

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Simple Sides for Holiday Entertaining

Simple Sides for Holiday Entertaining

Preparing side dishes can be time consuming. Save those precious minutes to enjoy the holidays by using refrigerated, never-frozen options like mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, baked apples and even macaroni and cheese that can be heated in the microwave and ready to serve in minutes. Like many hosts, you are likely searching for perfection […]

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Perfect Wine Pairings for BBQ

Perfect Wine Pairings for BBQ

With the Holidays quickly approaching, it is time to begin planning menus and shopping for groceries, which may leave you facing endless shelves of wine.  Choosing wines to pair with your holiday meal is an important part of the menu planning process. A smart rule is to select quality wines that pair with a variety […]

Dreary Day Comfort Food recipes

Dreary Day Comfort Food recipes

Hearty dishes for cold, dreary days On crisp winter days when the wind blows cold, warming up from the inside-out with hearty comfort foods can feel like a worthy solution. From chili to cornbread to dumplings, flavorful and filling foods prepared without an overload of ingredients certainly can provide a feel-good boost on chilly evenings. […]

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5 Fantastic Energy-Boosting Snack Recipes

5 Fantastic Energy-Boosting Snack Recipes

Whether its back to school or marathon season, many people are focused on nutrition and training. Building up endurance is key, but you can’t do that without the fuel your body needs. Wholesome energy-boosting snacks are essential for keeping up the pace, whether you’re focused on a walk, 5K or full marathon. There are a […]

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Cheese Burger Turnover – Easy Recipe for School Nights

Cheese Burger Turnover – Easy Recipe for School Nights

A Quick School Night Meal Dinner ideas for busy school nights can be such a chore. Don’t fret, this recipe for Cheeseburger Turnovers is easy enough the kids can help, too. Watch video to see how to make this recipe! Cheeseburger Turnover Recipe 1          pound ground beef 1/2       cup onion, chopped 2          tablespoons ketchup 1          […]

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Grilled Foil Packet Oven Meals (Hobo Bags)

Grilled Foil Packet Oven Meals (Hobo Bags)

Sponsored Content As the saying goes, big things come in small packages, and that may explain the burgeoning popularity of foil-packet recipes. Minimal preparation and cleanup are easy trade-offs for the immense flavors you can create in these tiny containers, whether you prepare them in the oven, on the grill or over an open flame. […]

Gifts for the Man Who Loves to Cook

Gifts for the Man Who Loves to Cook

While the typical Father gifts generally get the job done – think golf clubs, fishing tackle or grilling equipment – don’t forget about the dad who enjoys spending time making magic in the kitchen. Give him the tools he needs to succeed, whether baking for the big game, preparing a meal for the family, trying […]

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Pulled Pork Sliders with Tangy Red Slaw

Pulled Pork Sliders with Tangy Red Slaw

Master Family Meals with Ease Comforting family meals are a tradition in many homes with time spent around the table sharing stories and laughs while enjoying great food. These meals can include lavish or complicated recipes, but you can also enjoy dinner with loved ones by turning to easy-to-make dishes that still follow through with […]

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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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Grilled Banana Pound Cake Kabob Recipe

Grilled Banana Pound Cake Kabob Recipe

Dish Out a New Take on Dessert Summertime means plenty of grilling, giving you an opportunity to try this Grilled Banana Pound Cake Kabobs dessert recipe alongside your favorite entrees. Don’t let your imagination stop you. You can add mango, peaches, marshmallows, strawberries or any fruit that can be skewered. Here’s the Recipe: Find more […]

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Wading Through Various Grill Features

Wading Through Various Grill Features

When looking into different grills features you may be faced with what seems like a foreign language. How are you supposed to pick the grill that is best for you if you do not understand what you are reading? While the language used when describing grills will not get any easier to read, understanding what […]

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Halloween 2020 Covid Safe Party Ideas

Halloween 2020 Covid Safe Party Ideas

We’ve waited all year to get back Outside and get Social. There’s no doubt our kids are desperate for, and deserving of, some fun right now. They’re missing their friends, their sporting activities, and even school. So what’s the harm in letting them put on a costume, maybe even one with a mask, and allowing […]

Kid Friendly Snack: Mini Corn Dog Bites

Kid Friendly Snack: Mini Corn Dog Bites

Mini Morsels for a Kid-Friendly Snack Rally the family together to make and eat these bite-sized versions of corn dogs for an enjoyable, kid-friendly activity and snack.  Parents will enjoy them, too, because they’re easy to make, easy to eat and clean up is a snap. Watch video to see how to make this delicious […]

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Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Cheesecake Cupcakes

Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Cheesecake Cupcakes

Pumpkin is the flavor of the season when fall comes around, especially when used in heartwarming desserts and sweet treats the whole family can enjoy. This autumn, when your loved ones start searching the kitchen for sweets, you can turn to Spiced Pumpkin Carrot Cheesecake Cupcakes for a tasty handheld way to appease those festive […]

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Embracing Autumn with Fall Harvest Favorites: New Recipes!

Embracing Autumn with Fall Harvest Favorites: New Recipes!

While this autumn season will likely look different than years past, wholesome meals celebrating fall flavors provide something to look forward to. Eating foods like walnuts, colorful fruits and vegetables, and whole grains can be a solution for improving overall well-being in an enjoyable, delicious way. Along with fall favorites like root vegetables, Brussels sprouts, […]

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Safety Measures for a Covid Safe Halloween

Safety Measures for a Covid Safe Halloween

Traditional family activities like trick-or-treating create fun moments and memories, but the effects of COVID-19 on this Halloween will bring about change for the spooky excitement. You can still ensure a special night for your little ones and all the ghouls, goblins and ghosts in your neighborhood by following safety measures aimed at keeping everyone […]

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More You Tube BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

More You Tube BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

Ah, the ease of Learning Online. There are so many excellent You Tube Barbecue Pitmasters these days that will show you how to grill, which equipment to use and recipes to follow – all on line visually. Following on from the last piece from Pitmaster and the Cook, this article focuses on five further Barbecue […]

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Introducing You with the Taste of Indonesia: BBQ Nasi Goreng and Rendang

Introducing You with the Taste of Indonesia: BBQ Nasi Goreng and Rendang

International Barbecue: Indonesian Cuisine Indonesia is an archipelago of 17,000 islands and its a distinguished country due to its mouth-watering foods, crystal clear waters, and pristine beaches. Ranging from simple rice, noodles and soups to street foods this country is considered as home to delicious cuisines. Whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner time, you will […]

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Bringing the Indoors Out: 2020 Outdoor Living Trends

Bringing the Indoors Out: 2020 Outdoor Living Trends

2020 Outdoor Living Trends are all about enjoying your backyard alfresco — but with the comfort and ease you expect from your indoor spaces. Today’s outdoor spaces are transforming into an extension of the home. The current outdoor design also takes into account the look and feel of your entire home, including the interior and […]

Savory Summer Grilling

There’s not much that tastes better during the summer than a meal hot off the grill. If you’re in the mood for a delicious backyard dish, try adding versatility to your grilling game with a few simple tips. Try a new cooking method. If your usual preparation involves a basic flame, you may be surprised […]

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Fuss-Free Holiday Recipe Inspiration

Fuss-Free Holiday Recipe Inspiration

Hosting holiday dinners can be stressful, even for the most seasoned home cooks. Between gift giving, cookie baking, home decorating and more, there’s often little time left to think through a festive feast for a hungry crowd of family and friends. While the main entree and dessert are usually the first courses to be accounted […]

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Find Picnic Perfection with Nutritious Seafood

Find Picnic Perfection with Nutritious Seafood

Sponsored Content From the trees to the breeze, picnics are a fun way your family can soak up the sunshine while enjoying a delicious and nutritious meal together. “Picnics should be a prescription for health,” said registered dietitian nutritionist and TV host Annessa Chumbley. “They accomplish three amazing things needed for healthy living: nourishing the […]

Quick Family Meals Filled with Flavor

Quick Family Meals Filled with Flavor

When cooking for the family, don’t sacrifice flavor in order to create a quick meal. Mouthwatering recipes can be at your fingertips with simple, tasty twists on family favorites for the dinner table. Consider Chicken Soft Tacos with Pickled Beet Salsa featuring Aunt Nellie’s Baby Whole Pickled Beets or a READ 3 Bean and Steak […]

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Hottest Kitchen Trends from KBIS 2020

Hottest Kitchen Trends from KBIS 2020

Kitchen Trends Today’s home chefs want — and expect — more from their kitchens than ever before. To optimize their culinary and entertaining skills, they seek exciting new ways to push the boundaries of what they can do at home. These forward-thinking cooks also aim to prepare meals efficiently, using the best high-tech advances available. […]

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How to Make Spanakopita Puffs

How to Make Spanakopita Puffs

How to Make Spanakopita Puffs If you want to impress your guests, try serving this puff pastry recipe as an appetizer at your next gathering.This flaky pastry filled with a delicious combination of spinach, onions and feta cheese can keep them coming back for more. For more appetizer ideas, visit culinary.net. Watch video to see […]

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Outdoor Entertaining Tablescape Ideas

Outdoor Entertaining Tablescape Ideas

I don’t know about you, but the thought of preparation and planning for a BIG Party – throws me for a loop and sets my mind into information overload. When I first got engaged, some of the ladies I worked with (at the time) were gracious enough to buy me a Wedding Planning Book as […]

Simple Rustic Recipes with Chef Laura Vitale

Simple Rustic Recipes with Chef Laura Vitale

Bring Tuscany to the Table Take time to slow down and experience the pure delight of great-tasting food with family and friends. Savoring the moment is at the heart of Tuscan-inspired entertaining, where everyone has a seat at the table to enjoy simple and delicious dishes that boast authentic flavor and incorporate quality ingredients. Simple […]

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Destination BBQ- How to Pack and Cook Efficiently 

Destination BBQ- How to Pack and Cook Efficiently 

We’re all about the outdoor destination BBQ, especially when the sun comes out and you’re surrounded with loved ones. A destination BBQ can be efficient with the proper preparation, giving you more time to socialize. Delicious food brings people together- we’ll help you with the planning! BBQ Picnic Destination Tips and Tricks Ziplock’s. The best […]

Avocado Superfood – Recipes for Every Meal

Avocado Superfood – Recipes for Every Meal

There are very few people who don’t enjoy Avocado. This superfood is relished around the world and used in a wide range of recipes. The avocado was once limited to dips and salads but today it is being used in a wide variety of dishes from breakfasts through to evening puds. The largest consumers of […]

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Cooking for a Large Family

Cooking for a Large Family

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 onion. When I marinade shrimp […]

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Savory Dishes Featuring Pesto

Savory Dishes Featuring Pesto

One of the best times of each day is gathering with family members to enjoy home-cooked meals. Using fresh and versatile ingredients, adults can be at ease that everyone is eating right with a nutritious dinner and kids are eating something delicious and relaxing each evening. Pesto can be used as an ingredient in many […]

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Celebrities and Barbecue 

Celebrities and Barbecue 

In the BBQ circuit, many claim “Fame” when it comes to their ‘Que. Lots of Barbecue Brands seek endorsements from Celebrities. Or try to get recognized on TV or You Tube by critics or affectionado’s to gain popularity. Many compete to prove their worth and gain recognition. Everyone wants to become a Celebrity BBQ Chef. […]

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Cooking With Your Kids

Cooking With Your Kids

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] Kids love to help when it comes to cooking. Getting them involved early is a good way for them to learn responsibility and a skill they can use in life. Cooking with kids can also be a time of bonding for child and parent. Kids can help in various ways; age appropriate […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Saint Patrick’s Day is a very important day in the year for Irish people. On 17th March is a celebration of the Christian missionary and bishop in Ireland. Which is why there are many recipes that Irish people make for this day, but there are some that have been a tradition for centuries. Recipes for […]

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Sustainable Eating Made Easy

Sustainable Eating Made Easy

The needs of grocery shoppers are seemingly always evolving, and now more than ever, they want to know where and how their food is produced and what impact it has on the environment. This is commonly referred to as “sustainable eating,” and its popularity is growing among shoppers. Plant-based diets are a tenet of sustainable […]

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Busy Season Solutions

Busy Season Solutions

Quick and tasty meals and snacks For those who are always on the go, it can be difficult to find time to whip up meals and snacks that are both nutritious and tasty. However, with some simple changes – and timesaving recipes – you can create delicious dishes and meals that will keep you feeling […]

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Think you’re eating well? Take the Pledge & Help Someone in Need

Think you’re eating well? Take the Pledge & Help Someone in Need

Misconceptions lead to nutrient deficiencies for many. The good news? Americans think they are eating well; in fact, 60 percent say they eat a very healthy diet. The not-so-good news? Perception and reality may not be aligned. Only 6 percent of Americans report eating five or more servings of fruits and vegetables per day, reveals […]

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Wood Choices for BBQ: Preparing your Wood

Wood Choices for BBQ: Preparing your Wood

By: Michael Capecci   How to Prepare Your Wood for the Smoker  Next time you need to chop or prune a tree in your yard, do yourself a favor and burn the wood in your smoker. Using your own wood can give you a unique flavor that you won’t get from popular wood chip brands […]

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5 Tips for Staying on Track: Diet Wise

5 Tips for Staying on Track: Diet Wise

While many people often wish maintaining good health was as easy as following an equation, health doesn’t have a start or end date. Once the allure of the new year wears off, it can be easy to let those resolutions go by the wayside. When you focus on making small, positive changes, you can move […]

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Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Not only is this Parmesan Crusted Chicken dish delicious, it is super simple to make.  For more meal recipe ideas, go to culinary.net. Parmesan Crusted Chicken 1/2 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (about 1 1/4 pounds) 4 teaspoons Italian seasoned dry bread […]

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How to Identify Ripe Fruits

How to Identify Ripe Fruits

Keeping fresh fruit around the house provides a healthier alternative when your sweet tooth comes calling. Understanding how and when to buy at the peak of ripeness (or just before, in some cases) can help you avoid food waste while keeping your doctor happy. Consider these simple tips for recognizing ripe fruits: How to Identify […]

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A Friendsgiving Feast

A Friendsgiving Feast

Sides, drinks and leftovers perfect for sharing with friends Sponsored Content Friendsgiving is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your second family with festive, fun recipes that stray a bit away from traditional fare. “Friendsgiving is often held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving,” said Chef Kevan Vetter of the McCormick Kitchens. “It’s more of a potluck […]

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For Foodies by Foodies: Naturally Shamrock Shaped Foods Garnish

For Foodies by Foodies: Naturally Shamrock Shaped Foods Garnish

One of the best parts about our little Blogging Hobby is scouring Social Media for NEW Food Trends and Ideas. There are Writers, then there are creative Food Designers. Here are some Great Articles we found for the Upcoming Holiday of St. Paddy’s day. Naturally Shamrock Shaped Foods! Ditch the cookie cutter and green dies […]

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Transform an Outdoor Eyesore

Transform an Outdoor Eyesore

It happens, sometimes over time certain areas in your yard require your attention. This year, for us, it was our old above ground pool area. Last year, we took down the pool. It was very old and needed to go. This year, we found it home to old debri, weeds and remnants from the removal. […]

The Country’s Favorite Fair Foods, Region by Region

Perhaps the main reason most people go to the fair is for the food — delicious, over-the-top savory and sweet items you just can’t get anywhere else, whether on a stick or not. In fact, most people are willing to put up with the heat, crowds, expense, and even long lines just for a taste […]

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Recipes for Dining Al Fresco

Recipes for Dining Al Fresco

Some of life’s most cherished moments are shared with loved ones around the table. As temperatures climb, cheerful sunshine and sparkling blue skies are the perfect ingredients to make family time even more enjoyable with a meal served al fresco. One of the great joys of dining outdoors is the chance to appreciate the simplicity […]

Give a Fall Facelift to Outdoor Entertaining

Give a Fall Facelift to Outdoor Entertaining

Sponsored Content Whether it’s pumpkin spice everything, sweater weather or the anticipation of the holidays, there are many reasons to be excited about this time of year. Autumn is the perfect time to extend the warm-weather fun and celebrate with some fall-focused outdoor entertaining. Just as the weather is changing, so can your approach to […]

Travel Advice, Hydration and Health

Travel Advice, Hydration and Health

According to an AAA Travel survey, nearly 100 million Americans – 4 in 10 U.S. adults – are planning to take a family vacation in 2019, slightly more than last year, with road trips topping many vacationers’ plans. Before you depart from reality, take a moment to ensure you and your loved ones are fully […]

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3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in 2019

3 Popular Eating Plans You’ll See in 2019

If you’re thinking about revamping how you eat in the new year, you might want to think twice about the trendy dairy-free plans that crop up on your social media feed – as they could leave you missing out on nutrients you need. Three of the most popular and health-promoting eating plans of the moment […]

Get Back into the Swing of Dinnertime: Recipes

Get Back into the Swing of Dinnertime: Recipes

After juggling work, school, extracurricular activities, homework and preparing dinner, getting back into a weeknight routine may feel impossible. With Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork in your fridge, you can cut down on meal prep and add quality time back into your day. Perfectly seasoned with ingredients like Applewood Smoked Bacon and Steakhouse seasonings,  just saute […]

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Hosting Ideas and Recipes

Hosting Ideas and Recipes

If the very notion of hosting has you feeling a bit overwhelmed, get organized with these simple ideas that can help you serve up a successful celebration. Entertainment: Ensure guests enjoy a good time by offering entertainment that is suitable for their personality types. If your guests are more drawn to energetic activities, choose light-hearted, […]

Cooking For Beginners

Cooking For Beginners

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] We all have to start somewhere. Whether you are a young person at home with your parents who can teach you, or are a bachelor or bachelorette out on their own for the first time, the art of cooking is more than microwave dinners. First thing to know is you’re not going […]

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New Orleans Barbecue: Stews and ‘Que

New Orleans Barbecue: Stews and ‘Que

New Orleans is home to a vast array of food traditions, but it is best known for Creole cooking. At one time, it may have been possible to say that Creole cooking was the fancier cooking of New Orleans with more European influences and Cajun cooking the simpler food of the country folk, but this […]

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Barbecue History: North Carolina

Barbecue History: North Carolina

East Carolina Barbecue 101 If you want to talk about Barbecue, we have to talk about history and tradition. Anyone and everyone I know who chooses to make barbecue themselves has very definite ideas about the way it ought to be done. As a human who was raised on the North Carolina border, I’m no […]

Simple Holiday Hams

Simple Holiday Hams

Ideas for an easy Easter menu Whether you’re new to hosting or simply looking for ideas to make Easter entertaining easier than ever, there are plenty of ways to save time and stress in the kitchen. Go with what you know. Trying out new recipes is fun, but it can also add stress when they […]

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Perfectly Portable Watermelon Recipes

Perfectly Portable Watermelon Recipes

Eat Well On-the-Go Perfectly portable watermelon dishes Sponsored Content A packed schedule often leads to less meals around the table. Between balancing family, friends, work and activities, it can be easy to reach for a pre-packaged snack on-the-go that lacks important vitamins and nutrients. Instead, when looking for portable, grab-and- go foods, think about a […]

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Convert your Grill to Smoke Ribs!

Convert your Grill to Smoke Ribs!

On a normal barbecue, you would grill your ribs but smoking them imparts even more flavor. If you don’t have a smoker, then don’t despair it is possible to easily convert your grill to smoke ribs. Choose the right Ribs The best type of ribs to smoke on your Barbecue would be St Louis Style, […]

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Update Summer Food Classics with Asian-inspired flair

Update Summer Food Classics with Asian-inspired flair

Flavor Fusion Update summer food classics with an Asian-inspired flair. Taking our favorite classics and jushing them up a little. A distinctive and unexpected ingredient like rice vinegar is an easy way to bring faraway flavors to your favorite summer dishes. This pantry staple adds an Asian-inspired flavor to recipes of all kinds, from marinades […]

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Barbecue Fun for Kids

Now is the time to stock up on pantry items that the kids will love when you Barbecue. Kids enjoy the fun, family and friends aspect of a Barbecue. The more you involve them the better. This is a great way to encourage your kids to eat more vegetables. get them involved in the planning […]

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Go Beyond Pecan Pie this Holiday Season

Go Beyond Pecan Pie this Holiday Season

When deciding which dishes to serve this year at holiday gatherings, consider going beyond traditional recipes and use beloved seasonal ingredients in new ways. For example, while pecan pie is top of mind for many dessert-makers, it’s also a perfect time to make new pecan dishes , also known as The Original Supernut. Naturally sweet […]

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A Clean Burning Fire…Every Time!

A Clean Burning Fire…Every Time!

Ask 100 people how they start their fire and you’ll get 100 different answers. I’ve tried many, but this is the way I prefer to set my fire for cooks. I get a clean burning fire every time. First arrange your coals at the bottom of your Smoker. I strictly use Royal Oak charcoal. Then […]

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Essential Outdoor Cooking Tips

Essential Outdoor Cooking Tips

Outdoor cooking is becoming increasingly popular because it offers an escape from the daily grind. Although its Barbecue season, many people are not quite sure how to Barbecue. In the end, they often end up with cremated sausages or some of the worst steak in the neighborhood. Some make the mistake of choosing cooking methods […]

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Celebrities Barbecue too !

Celebrities Barbecue too !

Celebrities also enjoy the outdoor healthy way of Barbecue grilling, eating and socializing. They are just like us ordinary folks with our Backyard Barbecues. We all have our favorite celebrity. Whether, it is a famous actor, comedian, or reality star. In this digital age, it is becoming even easier to follow your favorite celebrity . […]

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Spruce Up Your Outdoor Spaces

Spruce Up Your Outdoor Spaces

Sponsored Content Over time, the appearance and function of any outdoor space can dull due to combinations of heat, precipitation and use. With some careful attention, you can quickly spruce up your outdoor living areas and get them back in great working order for patio season. Take Care of Textiles Outdoor textiles often take a […]

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Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Spiced Pumpkin Bars

Cold winter weather calls for comfort food like these delicious and moist pumpkin bars.  Start your favorite movie and warm up your chilly day with a cozy blanket, a mug of hot chocolate and a plate of some of these incredible Spiced Pumpkin Bars. Find more dessert recipes at Culinary.net. Spiced Pumpkin Bars 2  cups flour 2  tsp baking […]

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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 […]

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The Perfect Veggie for any Meat

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 two. In my […]

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Famous Pitmasters

Famous Pitmasters

From the earliest of days, man has Cooked over Fire. Visit any City in the US and the Locals will tell you who their Pitmaster’s and Grillmaster’s are. They’re easy to find, just follow the Billowing Smoke Signals. Outlined below, you will find some of the Worlds Best Pitmaster’s! If you Smoke It, they will […]

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Nutritious Meals for Busy School Nights

Nutritious Meals for Busy School Nights

Sponsored Content When school is back in session, the real test for parents is not in the classroom, but in the kitchen. Between breakfast, lunch and dinner – not to mention snacks – meal planning seems endless and daunting. With convenient options like canned ingredients on-hand, parents can have the makings of a wholesome homemade […]

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BudgetQue: 4 Money-Saving Barbecue Tips

BudgetQue: 4 Money-Saving Barbecue Tips

Barbecuing can be exciting and fun. But it can also be expensive. With that in mind, I’ve put together a short guide to helping you make delectable dishes at a great price. Let’s find out how!   1: Veggieque Not surprisingly, sticking to veggies can be very cost effective. When barbecuing, there are a plethora […]

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5 Ways to Curb Food Waste

5 Ways to Curb Food Waste

A little extra time in the kitchen before you put groceries away can save a ton of time over the course of a week, while also helping you do your part to protect the environment as Earth Day approaches. Research has shown that shoppers who meal plan and prep have lower grocery bills and make […]

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Easy Breakfast Casserole

Easy Breakfast Casserole

You’ve probably heard the saying, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” If the morning rush in your house means grabbing a toaster pastry or skipping breakfast entirely, it’s actually easier than you may think to refuel the body, energize the mind and spend some family time around the table. Find more breakfast […]

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Ideas for Getting Your Outdoor Space Ready for Entertaining

Ideas for Getting Your Outdoor Space Ready for Entertaining

As the Outdoor Entertaining Season begins, many homeowners dream about having a beautiful outdoor kitchen and patio area. No matter your budget, you can have the outdoor area designed for entertaining. Here are some ideas to help you get your outdoor grilling space ready for entertaining. Ideas for Getting Your Outdoor Space Ready for Entertaining […]

Kitchen Survival Recipe Guide

Kitchen Survival Recipe Guide

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] You open the cookbook and see a recipe title or a photo that tempts your tastebuds. Then you start to read the recipe, realizing the preparation is more difficult than you first thought, and put the book back on the shelf. Sound Familiar? Well here’s a simple guide to help get you […]

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Cool Summertime Recipes

Cool Summertime Recipes

Establishing a regular pattern of healthy snacks and meals made from fresh, whole foods is essential to promoting good health. Fresh grapes always make a great snack because they are tasty, healthy and portable. Yet grapes can also be used as an ingredient to make good-for-you dishes that are just as satisfying as they are […]

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Were the Poles onto Something?

Were the Poles onto Something?

Depression cooking took place long before the Great Depression. Families from the Old World learned to take a few ingredients they could scrounge up, grow, barter or trade, and make wonderfully tasty meals with a lot of effort, love and time. God Bless my Grandma for sharing some of her Secret recipes with me. (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 Republished by Blog […]

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Patriotic Themed Recipes

Patriotic Themed Recipes

There’s no time like a hot summer picnic to let your patriotic spirit show. These all-American snacks featuring a classic favorite fruit – watermelon – are the perfect solution for nearly any summertime celebration. Watermelon is a patriotic picnic staple for countless reasons, not the least of which is that it’s a beloved treat that […]

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Throw a Popcorn Themed Party

Throw a Popcorn Themed Party

Featured Content No matter what kind of events you have on your social calendar, you can pop up delicious treats that are sure to be a hit. Whether hosting a get-together for the guys and tuning into the game or having a night in with the girls, freshly popped popcorn, which is naturally low in […]

Ooey Gooey Caramel Cheesecake Recipe

Ooey Gooey Caramel Cheesecake Recipe

Perfect for the holidays!  This delicious cheesecake topped with creamy caramel, crunchy pecans and a wafer crust will be the rave of the party.  For more dessert recipes, go to culinary.net. Caramel Cheesecake CRUST: 46 crushed wafers 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup butter, melted 16-18 whole vanilla wafers for side of form FILLING: 3 8oz. […]

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Breakfast for Dessert

Breakfast for Dessert

While having breakfast for dinner is a popular concept, you can turn breakfast crepes into dessert with this recipe featuring creamy custard filling and decadent chocolate sauce. Find more dessert recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Boston Cream Pie Crepes Recipe adapted from Taste of Home and Girl […]

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$Earn for Reviewing Consumer Products

$Earn for Reviewing Consumer Products

One of the perks of being in a Social Media Club is the Exclusive Sharing of Opportunities. Jobs, Upcoming Sales, Coupons, Promo Codes, Promotions, Giveaways, What’s Trending, News & Information. Whether you’re just starting out on Social Media, are an experienced influencer, hobbiest or just connected to see friends photo’s on social media – you […]

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Content Writers and Guest Bloggers Wanted

Content Writers and Guest Bloggers Wanted

We are always looking for Content Writers and Guest Bloggers. We are looking for people who know how to smoke meat, barbecue and grill healthy. BBQ Brethen Forum members welcome! Entertaining outdoors and hosting BBQ parties (BBQ wives welcomed!) Articles should be 300-350 words to start. WordPress knowledge helpful. Raises and Bonuses on performance. Long […]

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Picnic-Perfect Plates for Outdoor Dining

Picnic-Perfect Plates for Outdoor Dining

Picnic-Perfect Plates for Outdoor Dining Picnics, patio dining and al fresco foods all come to mind when warmer weather allows families and friends to enjoy the flavors of homemade meals in the great outdoors. As you seek out recipes for outdoor entertaining and more, try keeping the options light and simple with dishes that can […]

Easy Pulled Pork Recipe

Easy Pulled Pork Recipe

I live in a cold, very cold climate and I use my grill all year round no matter what. Yes, even in the winter. It can be 20 degrees below zero and I will still go out on the grill and use it. I will smoke meat, sear, or just grill the meal for the […]

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Health Benefits of L-Theanine

Health Benefits of L-Theanine

L-Theanine is an amino acid found in tea. It is also found in some mushrooms. It is similar in structure to glutamic acid, another amino acid. The Health benits of L-Theanine include: Improves Cognitive Function and Mood Reduces Stress, Anxiety, and Schizophrenic Symptoms Supports The Heart Has Antioxidant Properties Has Antihistamine Properties Improves Immune Function […]

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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

When it comes to healthy eating, looking for nutrient-rich foods to include in your diet is one of the more important goals. However, when warmer weather is in full swing, it may be tricky to incorporate nourishing foods that are versatile enough for grilling season. For a keto- and paleo-friendly option ideal for grilling, consider […]

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Change Up Mealtime Favorites

Change Up Mealtime Favorites

While it can be easy to fall into a routine of cooking the same recipes week in and week out, getting creative with mealtime can be as easy as making simple swaps and trying new flavor combinations with fresh, high-quality ingredients. One of the easiest ways to shake things up in the kitchen any night […]

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Roosterkoek, Braaibroodjies & Braai Pie – A Selection of South African Barbecue Breads.

Roosterkoek, Braaibroodjies & Braai Pie – A Selection of South African Barbecue Breads.

In South Africa, a Barbecue is not complete without either simple Barbecue rolls or Barbecued sandwiches. South African’s know this as Roosterkoek (a direct translation from Afrikaans to English is Grill Cake). The South African word for Barbecue is Braai. The indigenous Khoi people from the Cape used to make this bread over open coals. […]

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Cool Nutritious Watermelon Collagen Creamsicle

Cool Nutritious Watermelon Collagen Creamsicle

Not only can watermelon be sliced and diced, but it can be made into a sweet, frozen treat like this Watermelon Collagen Creamsicle. Creamy and rich with minimal clean up, it’s quick to make and can leave your taste buds tingling. Take it to go in a portable cup or enjoy it fresh at home. […]

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Fancy Cookery as a Career?

Fancy Cookery as a Career?

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] Many of us have a Love of Making Great Food and Presenting Stunning Dishes to our Friends and Family. But what comes next? Can you make a Career out of your Cooking Skills? Why YES!, of course. The Food Industry (Including food service and food retailing) supplies about $1.46 trillion worth of food […]

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The Fire In Us: Why Do We Love To Barbecue?

I’ve pondered this question for some time. Those I’ve questioned simply thought I had a particular fondness to the flavor of the sauce or the meat I consumed. Others have pontificated on the cooking process (this plays a major roll). But something in the back of my head told me it went a little deeper […]

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Desserts off the BBQ

Desserts off the BBQ

The summer grilling season is in full swing. When you have friends and family around for a backyard barbecue, use your grill to finish the event with delicious sweet treats that can be prepared in advance and completed on your grill. There are so many options from a sweet chocolate gooey s’ more to healthy […]

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International Barbeque: Smokey Tandoori Chicken Recipe

International Barbeque: Smokey Tandoori Chicken Recipe

International Barbecue: BBQ Fusion They say there’s no place like home and for the most part, I agree. But I find it’s also exciting and enlightening to look outside of one’s home, neighborhood, city, and state to find something tasty and unique. Many countries don’t have what Americans would call “traditional” barbecue. But that doesn’t […]

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Holiday Recipes Worth Sharing

Holiday Recipes Worth Sharing

Savor Simplicity Holiday recipes worth sharing Most great holiday gatherings start with great food and end with quality time spent with loved ones. This holiday season, rely on simple recipes that let you spend less time in the kitchen and more time celebrating special moments with family and friends. As a holiday host, it may […]

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Sides for Holiday Entertaining

Sides for Holiday Entertaining

The holiday season means it’s time for gathering family and friends for food and celebration. To make the process easier, incorporate recipes that can feed a crowd without lots of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients or long, laborious prep and cook times. These recipes for Hearty Roasted Winter Vegetables featuring Aunt Nellie’s Whole Pickled Beets and Caprese […]

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Five Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes – Great for the Grill!

Five Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes – Great for the Grill!

Stuffed bell peppers are one of the most versatile dishes to BBQ. They can be served as a starter, main or side dish. Also, there is such a variety of stuffing’s that can be adapted to serve guests from meat-eaters to vegetarians. Bell peppers by their shape and size lend themselves to being stuffed and […]

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What do Italians know about Barbecue Anyway?

What do Italians know about Barbecue Anyway?

As with most Americans, we love to eat and taste dishes from all different regions. As a cook, you learn to reference basic recipes, test them then twist them to make it your own. Now, we’re not Italian. But we do know good flavors when we taste them. We ate this dining out one evening […]

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A Tasty Take on Trendy Toast

A Tasty Take on Trendy Toast

While many food trends come and go, some desired food traits seemingly never go out of style. For example, dishes that provide nutritional benefits will pretty much always be popular, along with types of foods that can be customized to match personalized preferences and tastes. Toast is a versatile option for nearly anyone seeking a […]

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Clever Kitchen Upgrades

Clever Kitchen Upgrades

Fresh colors and textures for a functional kitchen style For avid cooks, seasoned hosts and busy families, the kitchen is likely the center of daily life and a place where both form and function are of the utmost importance. This high-traffic space generally influences the design of the rest of the house, especially if the […]

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Elevate Your Summer Grilling

Elevate Your Summer Grilling

Sponsored Content Weekend barbecues, birthday celebrations and family reunions are in full swing, so up your grill game from basic to bold with a few ideas to leave your guests wanting more. Step outside your comfort zone and create some “wow-worthy” dishes with big flavors with these recipes from McCormick and chef Roger Mooking from […]

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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 […]

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat at a BBQ

The Best and Worst Foods to Eat at a BBQ

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 avoid and healthy to consume. […]

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Formula for Tasty BBQ Food

Formula for Tasty BBQ Food

If you have just settled into your new house which has a great Outdoor Barbecue or if you consider you are an experienced Pit Master, it is worthwhile to remember the formula for Tasty Barbecue Food is temperature control. Higher temperature may mean that your food cooks quicker on the outside but that will probably […]

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Tail Gating Tips

Tail Gating Tips

Hut 1, Hut 2…Hike! Football season is one of the most exciting times of the year – from tailgates in the parking lot to cheering on your team in the stands to watching at home with friends and family, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the game. However, a great game day experience can […]

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5 Clever Hacks to Simplify any Family’s Morning Routine

5 Clever Hacks to Simplify any Family’s Morning Routine

Getting the family out the door on time every morning is no small feat. Seemingly simple tasks like getting dressed, packing backpacks and making breakfast can quickly turn into chaos. Before you know it, you’re running late and the kids haven’t even eaten as you dash to the car. Stop dreading the stressful start to […]

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5 Ways to Make Family Meals more Enjoyable

5 Ways to Make Family Meals more Enjoyable

With our busy lifestyles today, finding time to shop for groceries, cook, then meet as a family to enjoy a meal together can be a major challenge. A Harris poll shows only 30 percent of American families share dinner each night. Yet the benefits of maintaining that family time are so substantial that it’s well […]

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Easiest Creamed Cocktails Ever!

Easiest Creamed Cocktails Ever!

We’ve all heard of and have tried Pina Colada’s or Mudslide’s. Around the Holidays, people tend to gravitate towards Kahlua, Rumchata, Irish Cream, Horchata, Almarula – all great Cocktails offering creamy indulgences with an alcohol perk. Here’s the Easiest Creamed Cocktail Recipe Ever: Take your favorite Coffee Mate or International Delight Coffee Creamer. Pour out […]

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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 […]

Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons

Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons

Sports Drinks – Pros and Cons   Sports drinks are flavoured beverages that contain carbohydrates (usually sugar) and minerals such as sodium and potassium. Those minerals are generally referred to as electrolytes. And sports drinks are designed to recharge the electrolytes that were lost while sweating. For professional athletes and people that exercise on a […]

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Outdoor Man Cave Tailgating Season is Here!

Outdoor Man Cave Tailgating Season is Here!

Sponsored Content It’s football time, and many Americans are making the annual pilgrimage to man caves forged in living rooms, basements or garages. There, fans hunker down for hours in the extreme comforts of recliners, snacks and drinks, and of course, mega-sized TV screens. Yet for others, the football experience is superior outside the stadium […]

It’s Tailgating Time!

It’s Tailgating Time!

It’s Tailgating Time! Tailgating Grill 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 tailgate approved […]

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Turkish Chicken Kebab Recipe

Turkish Chicken Kebab Recipe

Did you know that Turkish cuisine is known not only for introducing the world to shish kebab but for all of its delicious grilled meats and kebabs? Some of the world’s best and spiciest kebabs come from Turkey’s southeastern provinces. In Turkish cuisine, ‘şiş’ (SHEESH’) refers to the metal skewer the meat is laced on. […]

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Jalapeño Popper Cups Recipe

Jalapeño Popper Cups Recipe

Savor each bite of light and flaky crust filled with a creamy mixture of jalapeños and bacon in these Jalapeño Popper Cups. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Jalapeño Popper Cups 8              strips bacon, chopped 4              medium jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced 2              teaspoons minced garlic 2              packages (8 ounces each) […]

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Sensational Salads

Sensational Salads

Add fruits, veggies to meals for plant-forward nutrition Adding more fruits and vegetables is one of the simplest ways to make at-home meals healthier for your family. Focusing your plate on more of the good stuff – vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts, plant-based proteins, lean animal proteins and fish – can help you cut […]

Cooking Gourmet Style

Cooking Gourmet Style

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] Going from standard cooking to gourmet may require some culinary training. You need some amount of talent and skill to enter this world of gourmet dining. Those who eat from gourmet restaurants are intensely picky and precise on what they like. They are willing to pay the big bucks for their gourmet […]

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Enjoy Souvlaki on your Barbecue

Tired of the usual hamburgers on the Barbecue? Why not entertain your family and friends by Barbecuing the Greek or Cypriot way with a Souvlaki or Souvla Barbecue. Whilst Souvlaki and Souvla are similar there are differences : Souvlaki The origin of this is in Greece. It is small pieces of meat or vegetables grilled […]

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Lemon Raspberry Pie

Lemon Raspberry Pie

When cool and creamy meets tangy and fruity, what do you get? Sweet endings to a porch supper, a backyard barbecue or a meal under the stars. Dessert Recipes Try a new twist on an old favorite — Lemon Raspberry Ribbon Pie. Lemon Raspberry Ribbon Pie Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes […]

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Add Mushrooms to Your Snacking Menu

Add Mushrooms to Your Snacking Menu

Mix up your snacking habits with a more nutritious option to serve ahead of a meal or on its own. These Roasted Portobello Mushrooms with Beets and Goat Cheese are ready in just half an hour with only eight ingredients, allowing you to dish up a flavorful bite without going overboard in the kitchen. Watch […]

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A Quick Guide To Barbecue Safety

A Quick Guide To Barbecue Safety

By: Joshua Rooks Grilling can be the highlight of your day. It can be the event you look forward to throughout the week. Barbecuing can become the vehicle through which you make great memories. Or…it could be the exact opposite.     Unfortunately, reality has dictated that grilling and smoking can be dangerous. From bacteria in […]

An Unspoken History of Hush Puppies

An Unspoken History of Hush Puppies

Ok y’all, it’s time to talk hushpuppies. If you’ve never had hush puppies, get to a fish fry pronto! I love hush puppies at all hours of the day. It’s essentially fried corn bread and what’s not to love about that? I try to be mindful of the fried food we eat here at home […]

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Cooking as an Exact Science

Cooking as an Exact Science

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] 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 […]

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Easy Cola Ham Recipe

Easy Cola Ham Recipe

One holiday I found a recipe for cooking ham. I altered it a little bit of course. It does include a bottle of cola, Yes in fact coca-cola . I cooked the ham as directed, time per pound, but I used the cola instead of water or broth. I usually get a 18-25 pound ham […]

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Ancient Outdoor Cooking Techniques: From Primal Caveman to Modern Backyard Griller

Ancient Outdoor Cooking Techniques: From Primal Caveman to Modern Backyard Griller

In Prehistoric times, Man discovered Fire. Whether from Nature (active volcano’s or natural storms) or, as believed by many Cultures, a gift from the Gods. Just as Man discovered the Wheel, when he discovered Fire, he learned how to Cook Outdoors. According to AncientCraft there were (3) Stone Aged Peoples: Their Ingredients & Diet include: […]

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Host a St. Patrick’s Day Party with Style

Host a St. Patrick’s Day Party with Style

It may be a celebration in honor of a patron saint of Ireland, but you don’t have to be Irish to join the revelry that marks each St. Patrick’s Day. This year, gather some friends for a party that brings a bit of luck o’ the Irish to all. Host a St. Patrick’s Day Party […]

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A Quick, Nutritious Dinner Solution

A Quick, Nutritious Dinner Solution

Balancing a busy lifestyle with healthy food choices can be a tall task. By focusing on recipes that incorporate easy-to-use, versatile ingredients like Filippo Berio vinegars, you can attain a light, filling dinner in less time. For example, this Honey-Balsamic Glazed Salmon involves just a handful of ingredients and seasonings, leading to just 5 minutes […]

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Diversify Your Dinner Menu: Quick Meal Ideas

Diversify Your Dinner Menu: Quick Meal Ideas

Crafting quick, easy, nutritious meals is one of the most common goals for home chefs, yet it may sometimes be difficult to keep the menu feeling fresh and new. By introducing a variety of ingredients, you can broaden the horizons of your family’s dinner options. For creative, simple, tasty family meals, consider these globally inspired […]

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Farmer’s Casserole Recipe

Farmer’s Casserole Recipe

Plan ahead for your weekend brunch with this delicious Farmer’s Casserole recipe.  You’ll enjoy this hearty combination of meat, cheese, eggs and a little bit of spice with some jalapenos.  You can also prepare this recipe the night before and let it chill till you are ready to pop it in the oven. Farmer’s Casserole […]

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10 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success from Women, for Women

10 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success from Women, for Women

More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make strides in business ownership, the path to success is still significantly more difficult for women than men. A recent study reports that female entrepreneurs receive only about 2 percent of all funding, despite owning 38 percent of the businesses in the country (Harvard […]

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4 Secret Barbecue Sauce Ingredients

4 Secret Barbecue Sauce Ingredients

Hello everyone! People are always asking one question to myself and other Pitmasters: What’s your secret ingredient? Well, sometimes it’s not an ingredient but actually a cooking method. Other times, it is indeed an extra-special something.   To the latter point, I have simple answers. Sometimes I can tell you without a doubt what makes a […]

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Outdoor Cooking: Barbecue – An American Tradition with Roots in Slavery

Outdoor Cooking: Barbecue – An American Tradition with Roots in Slavery

If you Barbecue, you are actually Celebrating Black History. In Celebration of Black History, we bring to you An American Tradition…. Barbecue. Outdoor Cooking is a U.S. tradition that has its origins in the culinary habits of African slaves who arrived in the so-called new world in the 1600’s. Enslaved Africans made Barbecue dishes with […]

8 Better-for-You Recipes

8 Better-for-You Recipes

A commitment to eating better-for-you foods and living a healthier lifestyle in the new year doesn’t need to break the bank. To help achieve a more nutritious routine without blowing your budget, consider a one-stop shop like ALDI for high-quality, affordable ingredients to incorporate into better-for-you recipes. Plus, it carries the foods and ingredients to […]

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Easy Pizza on the Grill

Easy Pizza on the Grill

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 day, I decided to use the grill, […]

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BBQ Review: Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn

BBQ Review: Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn

Prepare to have your jaw drop to the floor. There are so many times I was blown away at this restaurant that I stopped counting. First, I’ve got to comment on the building. You’re going to drive up and say, “wait…is this really the place?” I can’t tell you how many times that has led me to a stellar dining experience and Leatha’s was no exception.  

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The Best Pizza’s are Grilled on the BBQ !

The Best Pizza’s are Grilled on the BBQ !

Pizza is one of the most widely eaten foods in the western world. Latest surveys show that in the States alone there is approx. 3 billion sold annually! It is the 5th most common source of calories for all Americans. However, one of the best pizzas is those made on the charcoal barbecue grill. There […]

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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 […]

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Prepare la decoración festiva

Prepare la decoración festiva

Deliciosa comida, vino refinado, amigos y familiares. Estos son algunos de los ingredientes preferidos de la temporada festiva. Afortunadamente, es posible organizar una celebración innovadora con familiares y amigos sin gastar una fortuna. En ALDI, puede ahorrar hasta un 50% en vinos, y productos para cocinar y hornear.* Un menú con aperitivos encantadoramente presentados y […]

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An Ethnic Entree for Intermittent Fasting

An Ethnic Entree for Intermittent Fasting

With so many eating plans and diets to choose from when looking to lose weight, it can be challenging to make the decision that’ll end in the best results. If your goal is to shed extra pounds, consider an option that still allows you to eat meals you enjoy. Written by Joel Marion, CISSN, NSCA-CPT, […]

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So you wanna be a better Cook?

So you wanna be a better Cook?

So you want to be a better Cook, become a Barbecue Grillmaster? Perhaps you already mastered the Grill? Now you want to become a BBQ Pitmaster? To become a Pitmaster with high regard, it takes lots of experimenting and a commitment. A BBQ Pitmaster is someone who has not only mastered the art of creating […]

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How to use Wood Planks to Infuse Flavor on the Grill

How to use Wood Planks to Infuse Flavor on the Grill

Now that the Barbecue Season is in full swing why not try out some different cooking techniques on your grill?  Grilling planks and cedar wraps are widely available and have become a Barbecuers favorite method for added wood and smoke flavor. Check out your local specialist BBQ shop or our Amazon Store for a broad […]

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Classic Holiday Courses

Classic Holiday Courses

Satisfy your guests with timeless favorites When the holidays come around and you’re looking for a menu to please your guests, stick to time-honored classics to ensure everyone goes home happy. For a spread that’s sure to shine, start with a Baked Honey Ham complemented by simple White Wine Glazed Carrots for the main course. […]

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Cook Like a Top Chef this Holiday Season

Cook Like a Top Chef this Holiday Season

Sponsored Content This holiday season, you can impress your guests with these tips and recipes from award-winning chefs Seamus Mullen and John Tesar: Start with fresh, high-quality ingredients that are versatile and easy to cook, like fresh pork. Look for meats with marbling, which translates to flavor and tenderness. Let your meat rest before cutting […]

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BBQ Rub Review: Whistle Stop Grill It

BBQ Rub Review: Whistle Stop Grill It

Those who Grill know that flavor of a good Charcoal sear. Some may be turned off thinking about using Charcoal as a Seasoning on their Que. Charcoal seasoning was invented in 1935 by a Greek immigrant named Rubin Hanan and his wife Julia. The two began selling steaks liberally seasoned with their charcoal spice blend called Black Magic.  This […]

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New Zealand Grass-Fed Lamb Steaks with Yogurt and Cilantro Marinade Recipe

New Zealand Grass-Fed Lamb Steaks with Yogurt and Cilantro Marinade Recipe

An easy, healthy family meal Whether you live on your own or are a busy parent, cooking at home can help ensure you’re eating fresh, wholesome meals. Regardless of your abilities in the kitchen, creating simple dishes featuring fresh produce and good-for-you sources of protein can not only benefit your health, but also increase the […]

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Five International Barbecue Dishes to try out at Home

Five International Barbecue Dishes to try out at Home

Barbecuing is a tradition in the United States. It draws friends and families together celebrating special events or just enjoying a family meal. Internationally, people of all nations have their version of a Barbecue – all resulting in delicious healthy food occasions. Vary your Barbecue experience by trying out one of the Worldwide Barbecue interpretations […]

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Asian Inspired Summer Entertaining Ideas

Asian Inspired Summer Entertaining Ideas

Flavorful, On-Trend Asian-Inspired Summer Entertaining Summer is the perfect time to bring out the grill and enjoy creating a flavorful meal when entertaining your family and friends. While some choose to whip up classic recipes, you can heat things up by taking advantage of all the seasonal ingredients and popular culinary trends, such as opting […]

Thai Barbecue Duck Kebab Recipe

Thai Barbecue Duck Kebab Recipe

Fire up your summer cookouts with crowd-pleasing kebabs, which are easy to prepare and fun to experiment with because you can use nearly any combination of meats and veggies. Skip the typical steak and try an option like Maple Leaf Farms duck breast instead. Because it’s a red meat, duck has a texture similar to […]

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Pros and Cons of the Four Most Popular Types of Smokers

Pros and Cons of the Four Most Popular Types of Smokers

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 many types of […]

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3 Summer Smoothies for Cooling Up your Mood

3 Summer Smoothies for Cooling Up your Mood

  Smoothie is a drink which has a thicker consistency as compared to any other beverages. It is a great blend of seasonal fruits, dairy products, nuts, or vegetables. You can make healthier smoothies at home just by grabbing fruit of your choice, any dairy product or nuts, etc. For making smoothies you must have […]

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Blueberry-Pecan Scones

Blueberry-Pecan Scones

Wake up the family with the delicious smell of blueberry-pecan scones baking in the oven. Blueberry-Pecan Scones 1/2 cup 2% reduced-fat milk 1/4 cup sugar 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 large egg 2 cups all-purpose flour (about 9 ounces) 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 tablespoons chilled butter, […]

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Unplug with an Outdoor-Oriented Vacation

Unplug with an Outdoor-Oriented Vacation

Sponsored Content A family vacation is the perfect time to unwind, but it can be even more relaxing with time spent outdoors enjoying nature in all its beauty. Whether you plan your entire trip around a specific activity or just build in a day or two along the way, you can create some unforgettable memories. […]

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Enter – the Brussel Sprout.

Enter – the Brussel Sprout.

Barbequing is a delicate art form. Slow cooked ribs made of meat that falls from the bone and steak crusted – tough on the exterior and tender internally. Meat that makes you believe that you can be more like Mr. Dos Equis, the most interesting man in the world. Good meat is something to revel […]

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Smoked Beef Hatch Green Chili Stew

Smoked Beef Hatch Green Chili Stew

Hatch Chile’s are one of the most revered Chile’s in the world. Each year Millions flock to the State of New Mexico or hit up their favorite online stores to get their hands on these wonderfully fruity, somewhat spicy Hot Peppers. The Scoville varies from Mild to Spicy and the Flavor changes between the Green […]

Guide to Pitmaster’s Secrets

Guide to Pitmaster’s Secrets

Short On Time? Try a brine! Let’s talk schedules. If yours looks anything like mine, probably you’ve got a million and one things going on. And this is the problem with which I’d like to help. You see, most of us don’t have the time to smoke meat, no matter how delicious it might be, […]

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What is a Pitmaster?

What is a Pitmaster?

Search online for the definition of “Pitmaster” and all the dictionary’s will tell you the definition is: Noun  pitmaster (plural pitmasters) One who operates a barbecue pit. For most of us, we think of Pitmasters as ones who operate a Business (BBQ Joint) or are in Competition. But what about those that are backyard guru’s? […]

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Calling all Foodies: 4 Trends Shaping Home Cooking

Calling all Foodies: 4 Trends Shaping Home Cooking

Today’s chefs and home cooks alike are seeking more meaningful food experiences, with smart, intuitive technology that’s high-performing and saves time. This year, leading brands are changing the way culinary enthusiasts source and prepare their food, emphasizing a heightened level of respect for all ingredients throughout the process. The result? Delicious food and healthier lifestyles. […]

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Pack a Healthier Lunchbox this School Year

Pack a Healthier Lunchbox this School Year

When school is in session, it’s the perfect time to renew your family’s healthy eating habits by getting in a groove of lunchbox packing. While packing a healthy school lunch day after day can seem daunting, it doesn’t have to be. By taking the free Power Your Lunchbox Promise, you can gain access to customizable, […]

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ValenQue: Date Night For The Smoking Chef – Smoked Elvis Bacon Banana Split

ValenQue: Date Night For The Smoking Chef – Smoked Elvis Bacon Banana Split

You’ve got the Grill down. You’ve mastered the Smoker. Now you are looking for Recipes that can Impress that special someone. Every Date Night should be a ValenQue. Ready for this masterpiece? The Elvis Bacon Banana Split Recipe What You will Need: 2 whole Banana’s 1 container of your favorite Ice Cream (we used Vanilla […]

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Caprese Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze

Caprese Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze

Provide a tasty snack to tide appetites with this Caprese Avocado Toast. Featuring Filippo Berio Classic Balsamic Glaze as one of the key ingredients, this aesthetically appealing appetizer brings tanginess and artistic flair for a flavorful bite. Simple preparation precedes only five minutes of time in the oven, meaning you can put this tasty snack […]

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Celebrities Love to Barbecue too !

Celebrities Love to Barbecue too !

Barbecue. It’s a verb. It’s a noun. It’s an adjective. It’s messy. It’s a Lifestyle for many. But it’s not only for us everyday common joe’s. The hoity-toity like it too! There really aren’t many people that don’t enjoy a good Barbecue. Whether you are an A-list Celebrity or simply a lover of Cooking Outdoors, […]

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Pitmaster and the Cook

Pitmaster and the Cook

What happens when two people share their love for health, nutrition and food? With a combined effort, you get healthy, well balanced and delicious meals. Pitmaster and the Cook.com Sure, we cook outdoors all year round. No, we are not in a climate that stays warm all seasons. We are from New York. But we […]

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Heart Healthy: Greek Cucumber Walnut Bites Recipe

Heart Healthy: Greek Cucumber Walnut Bites Recipe

While heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, many of the risk factors associated with the condition can be controlled with dietary and lifestyle changes. By centering your meals around better-for-you ingredients and recipes, you can show your heart some extra love. Consider walnuts, which […]

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Easy Flavorful Pork Brine Recipe

Easy Flavorful Pork Brine Recipe

Some of the hardest things to get right are the simplest of Recipes. Listed below, you will find my go to Recipe for Brining Pork. It’s a great base to build on. You can add many other seasoning ingredients to this and it works great to tenderize and add flavor to all your pork dishes. […]

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How to Make the Perfect White Rice Every Time

How to Make the Perfect White Rice Every Time

I am not sure exactly why White Rice is so tricky to cook. Either it is hard and uncooked or starchy and mushy. There is a fine line of a few minutes *if not watched, that can ruin your Rice in an instant. If you like your White Rice fluffy and a little sticky, here […]

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Panzanella Salad with Grapes and Radicchio

Healthy Grilling is just a stones throw away. Head out to your Deck, Fire up the Grill and make this Healthy Dinner Choice.  Panzanella Salad with Grapes and Radicchio Prep Time: 10 minutes. Cook time: 10 minutes Yield: Makes 6 servings Ingredients Dressing 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon orange […]

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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 […]

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Appealing Holiday Appetizers

Appealing Holiday Appetizers

Sponsored Content While the main course is in the oven and guests mingle in anticipation this holiday season, tide them over with simple appetizers the whole crowd will enjoy. That sometimes tall task may be easier said than done depending on the size of your get-together, but you can make it less daunting with quick […]

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Hot Or Not: Cold Smoking vs. Hot Smoking

Hot Or Not: Cold Smoking vs. Hot Smoking

Smoked foods aren’t always cooked foods. Contrary to preconceived notions, sometimes, it’s just about imparting that wonderful smoke flavor into the food of choice. In this article, we’ll be talking about when to use which smoking method, as well as some rules to follow once you’ve decided to cold smoke your meats. Cold Smoking What’s […]

Winter Doldrums: 4 Steps to get you though the Winter

Do you have the Winter Doldrums? Each year millions of Americans get them. A period of stagnation or slump; a period of depression or unhappy listlessness. As the days are gray and dreary, they get shorter and colder. We are spending more time indoors and are exposed to less natural sunlight. This can lead to […]

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Learn to Be a Grillmaster

Learn to Be a Grillmaster

Ten years ago, picking a grill was simple. There were only a few brands that were carried by every major home improvement retailer. As soon as online retail became the trillion-dollar industry that it is today, the market for barbecue grills increased ten-fold.   5 Best Barbecue Grill Brands  Most brands produce a variety of grills […]

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Prepare your Yard for Spring

Prepare your Yard for Spring

If you love spending time in your yard, the end of summer can mark a period of sadness thinking about the colder temperatures and shorter days you must endure before getting back outside. One sure cure for the blues is looking forward to something fun. Get a head start on spring and use the time […]

Blended and Blending Meals

Think this Blender craze is a trendy new concept? Gourmet Chefs have been blending nutritious ingredients into your Restaurant Fare for decades. Blended soups and stews, smoothies, toppers, sauces, you name it! Not only is this a great way to get your kids to eat mushrooms, onions or garlic, but it’s also a perfect way […]

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Sweet Summer Dessert Recipes: Fresh Pear Dumplings with Raspberry Sauce

Sweet Summer Dessert Recipes: Fresh Pear Dumplings with Raspberry Sauce

A Sweet Summer Dessert Fresh fruits are one of the highlights of summer. Try this tasty Fresh Pear Dumplings with Raspberry Sauce recipe, bringing pears and raspberries together for a delicious seasonal dessert. Here at Pitmaster and the Cook, we not only bring you Great Grilled and Smoked recipes, but desserts too! Recipes for him. […]

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On-Trend Kitchen and Bath Upgrades

On-Trend Kitchen and Bath Upgrades

Kitchens and bathrooms remain among the top picks for homeowners looking to upgrade because their functional contributions to the household can’t be overstated and they typically provide high return on investment. If you’re considering a renovation project for either in-demand space, consider some of these on-trend ideas from Doug King, CR, MBA, owner of King […]

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Make Summer Sweeter with Fresh Barbecue Cherries

Make Summer Sweeter with Fresh Barbecue Cherries

Sponsored Content Summer and cherries seem to go hand-in-hand, and using fresh fruits can help boost seasonal food and drink recipes. Whether you use them as a snack, as a special ingredient in recipes or to inspire new dishes, Northwest-grown sweet cherries are one delightful way to celebrate the summer season. Many grocery store shelves […]

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It’s all about The Rub: BBQ Rub Review

It’s all about The Rub: BBQ Rub Review

Slow cooking is an honored tradition of food preparation. There’s something in the process. Heating your cooking surfaces to the perfect temperature, preparing your ingredients, coating your choice meat with a rub that’s just waiting to crust… oh so deliciously, and then basting again and again while the hours whiddle away. Slow cooking allows a […]

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How to Make Caramel Apple Wraps

How to Make Caramel Apple Wraps

Snack time just got a bit sweeter.  These wraps are simple enough to make that even kids can enjoy putting them together. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Caramel Apple Wraps 3              large apples, any kind 1              tablespoon granulated sugar 1/4          teaspoon ground cinnamon 1              cup fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt […]

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Sunny Summer Burger with Fries Recipe

Sunny Summer Burger with Fries Recipe

During the summer we always have loads to do, and it seems like never enough time. We want a meal that’s filling and can hold us over for more than a few hours. Enter, the sunny summer burger with fries.  First, I preheat the oven to 425, I know most see oven and think whoa, […]

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A Sweet and Tangy Summer Classic

A Sweet and Tangy Summer Classic

While lemon is a traditional summer flavor, you can add a little extra to your gatherings – from picnics and brunches – with this classic dessert. Quick and easy to make, these Lemon Bars feature a soft crust and a tangy, sweet filling topped with powdered sugar. Watch video to see how to make this […]

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Rocky Road Cookie Dessert Pizza

Rocky Road Cookie Dessert Pizza

A Decadent Dessert Pizza Pizza and dessert are two things nearly any crowd can agree on. Combining classic rocky road ingredients – chocolate, marshmallows and peanuts – on a giant cookie crust makes for a sweet treat that’s perfect for a crowd and can be sliced and eaten with your hands. You can also adapt […]

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How to BBQ Healthy

How to BBQ Healthy

If you’re looking for a healthy way to cook your food consider grilling. Research has shown that grilling your meat results in less fat content and reduced risk for some diseases. 

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How to make Herb Biscuits

How to make Herb Biscuits

Do you know what the secret ingredient for these biscuits are?  Cottage cheese!  These biscuits are crispy-on-the-outside and moist and tender on the inside.  Slap on some butter and these warm and tasty biscuits will melt in your mouth. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! What you’ll need: Flour Baking Powder […]

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Smoked Hasselback Pineapple with Spiced Turkey Chorizo and Onion

Smoked Hasselback Pineapple with Spiced Turkey Chorizo and Onion

Fire Up the Grill for Smoked Fruit Reverse Meatloaf. Want more unique smoked recipes ideas like Smoked Hasselback Pineapple with Spiced Turkey Chorizo and Onion Recipe? Subscribe! As summer grilling season sets in, Americans grab their tongs to take advantage of backyard barbecue opportunities. In addition to classic cookout fare like ribs, steak, chicken, burgers […]

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Safe Grilling Tips for a Sizzling Summer

Safe Grilling Tips for a Sizzling Summer

When temperatures soar this summer, many American families may be seeking a break from the monotony of their everyday routines. To make the most of the extra time at home, firing up the grill can be a simple solution for relatively quick food preparation that also allows for spending time with loved ones in the […]

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Entertain in Style

Entertain in Style

It’s never too early to plan ahead, especially when you are expecting guests in your home. Your family and friends know and might love your style, but it can be important to spice things up now and again to impress your visitors. Factors such as lights, music and food can affect your guests experience in […]

A Flavorful Fall Meal for the Entire Family

A Flavorful Fall Meal for the Entire Family

When fall comes around, it brings many iconic flavors, festive traditions and family meals, along with cravings for warm, hearty dishes. For your next gathering of loved ones, whether it’s a special occasion, sporting event or simply spending quality time together, serve a classic comfort food perfect for a small crowd. While a roast leg […]

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Double Chocolate Breakfast Bread Pudding

Double Chocolate Breakfast Bread Pudding

Anything is possible when you have the energy to take on the day. Protein shakes have grown in popularity because they’re a convenient and healthy way to curb hunger and give your body sustained energy. Plus, they can give your favorite recipes a protein boost.  For more recipes, go to culinary.net. Double Chocolate Breakfast Bread […]

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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, […]

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A Quick Worknight Meal: South West BBQ Turkey Breasts

A Quick Worknight Meal: South West BBQ Turkey Breasts

Why grill dogs and burgers on the gaser cause you’re tired after work? Why not have a quick BBQ Turkey Breast smoked over Mesquite wood? Many of us grew up with that home cooked taste of a Shake and Bake Pork Chop. Well, they came out with a BBQ Glazed One and it got me […]

Healthy Snack Recipes

Healthy Snack Recipes

Encourage Healthy Eating Habits Of the many challenges parents face daily, encouraging healthy eating habits for their children can be one of the most vexing. While the consumption of nutritious foods like vegetables is good for kids while they’re young, it can also serve an important role in encouraging lifelong healthy habits. One strategy for […]

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Tips for Setting the Perfect Holiday Table

Tips for Setting the Perfect Holiday Table

Every holiday season, you invest hours planning and preparing the perfect menu for each celebration you host. While easy and fun may be the name of the game for buffet-style events, when it’s a sit-down soiree, the delightful cuisine you produce deserves a presentation worthy of your efforts. A beautifully set table can elevate your […]

Brisket a Barbecue Classic

Brisket a Barbecue Classic

Brisket is a comparatively inexpensive cut of meat. It is usually slow cooked over low temperatures. The result is a tender wonderfully flavored meat….a Barbecue Classic! History shows that the brisket has long been part of Jewish cuisine served braised for special holiday fare. Smoked brisket was introduced into Barbecue Restaurants during the 1950’s. However […]

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Health Benefits of Magnesium

Health Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is an important mineral, playing a role in over 300 enzyme reactions in the human body. Its many functions include helping with muscle and nerve function, regulating blood pressure, and supporting the immune system. An adult body contains around 25 gram (g) of magnesium, 50–60% of which the skeletal system stores. The rest is […]

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Give Your Kitchen a Facelift

Give Your Kitchen a Facelift

Whether completely remodeling your kitchen or just looking for a few simple upgrades to make your cooking space shine, it can be difficult to know where to begin. A well-designed kitchen can incorporate both style and luxury, but it’s also important to upgrade in ways that make everyday tasks easier and your space more efficient. […]

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Warm Weather Farm to Table Foods

Warm Weather Farm to Table Foods

Get out of the kitchen and in your yard. Farm to Table ideas to get your Summer Going! Sponsored Content More daylight in the evening, birds chirping in the morning and plants sprouting up from the ground all signs of warm weather. With the return of outdoor activities and sunshine, it’s the perfect time to […]

Mini Marbled Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Mini Marbled Cherry Cheesecake Cupcakes

Individually portioned desserts are ideal for entertaining, and these smooth, creamy Mini Marbled Cherry Cheesecakes with vivid holiday color are a perfect single serving that is sure to brighten any dessert table. Find more recipes at culinary.net. Mini Marbled Cherry Cheesecakes 18        chocolate cookies with white filling 2          packages (8 ounces each) cream […]

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Think Outside the Oven this Holiday Season

Think Outside the Oven this Holiday Season

When most families think of Holiday Cooking, they typically picture baked goods and time spent in the kitchen near the oven. This year, you can take your Seasonal meal prep outdoors with cooking methods often overlooked during the Winter: Grilling and Smoking. As one of the most popular dishes during the holidays, turkey is an […]

Spruce Up for Summer

Spruce Up for Summer

Make your backyard the perfect outdoor space. To make the transition to summer season effortless, there may be some backyard upgrades and prep to be done to ensure your outdoor space is in tip-top shape. From your pool and patio to the grill, these tips can help get your backyard summer-ready. Overhaul the Patio Patios […]

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Healthy Barbecue Tips

Healthy Barbecue Tips

Is it still a healthy option to Barbecue? Every time we open the web and look for articles regarding Food choices, it bombards us with different theories about the healthiest way to cook,  and which foods are good or bad for you. There is also the worrisome fact that advice can change almost daily! Take […]

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5 Tips for a Tasty Tailgate

5 Tips for a Tasty Tailgate

Casual and diehard sports fans alike can all agree one of the best parts of game day is the tailgate. Whether you’re heading to the game to take part in the action or tuning in on the big screen, you can light up the scoreboard this season with these tips for a fun, easy and […]

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Punch It Up this Holiday Season

Punch It Up this Holiday Season

If you are looking to host an unforgettable holiday cocktail party, punch can make a memorable impression on your guests and bring your get-together to the next level. Punch reached the height of its popularity during the Victorian Age. Originally made with alcohol, it ultimately became a non-alcoholic drink largely due to the preference of […]

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Smoke Roast your Turkey

Smoke Roast your Turkey

Turkey Season is almost upon us. Why not Barbecue your Turkey this year! Research shows that most Americans will serve Turkey as their meat of choice at Thanksgiving. Christmas is also an important event for Turkey with it being a very popular choice around the world. There are a few reasons Barbecuing Turkey makes sense. […]

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Homemade Bread from your Food Processor

Homemade Bread from your Food Processor

Making bread at home in your Food Processor is as easy as 1,2,3 using this Quick Recipe. Homemade Bread from your Food Processor. What you will need: 3-3 1/2 cups Flour 2 tsp. Sugar 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 pkg. Fast Rising Yeast 1 cup Warm Water 2 tbs. Oil Method Combine all the dry ingredients. […]

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Cooking with Hot! Rocks on your BBQ Grill

Cooking with Hot! Rocks on your BBQ Grill

Primitive man found many ways to Cook their Foods. First, the discovery of Fire. Then, the discovery of Heat. Here, we want to share with you, Two Ways you Can Impress Your Guests Cooking with Hot Rocks! Stone Soup Stone Soup is a European folk story in which hungry strangers convince the people of a […]

In Our Time of Knead

In Our Time of Knead

There’s one thing we can say for sure…with this latest health scare (Coronavirus Covid-19)and being self quarantined- many of us have instinctionally reverted back to days of ole. Days from our grandparents time. A time when we squirrel away supplies, make things stretch, work with what we have. I guess you can say we reverted […]

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Watch what you Heat: 5 Kitchen Safety Tips

Watch what you Heat: 5 Kitchen Safety Tips

Cooking equipment is the top cause of home fires, and the second leading cause of home fire deaths, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). “Considered to be one of the more preventable types of fires, kitchen fires can be avoided by following a few common-sense guidelines,” says Tarsila Wey, director of marketing at […]

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Asian-inspired small plates for the entire family

Asian-inspired small plates for the entire family

Sponsored Content The season of warm summer nights and bright sunny days calls for equally vibrant meals. As the season of entertaining continues, many at-home chefs are searching for exciting and flavorful meals to feed their family and friends. According to Mintel’s 2018 US Flavor Trends Report, consumers continually seek to be more adventurous with […]

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Top 5 Best Selling BBQ Grill Addons on Amazon

Top 5 Best Selling BBQ Grill Addons on Amazon

Each year you’ll find Hot New Items to Add to your Outdoor Grill! This Years Top BBQ Barbecue Add On Contenders used by Pitmaster’s and Grill master’s are:   Grillaholics Stuffed Burger THE PROFESSIONAL DIFFERENCE – The name says it all: Grillaholics. We’re addicted to this stuff! Being the master grillers that we are, we […]

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3 Reasons Why Fall Is The Perfect Barbecue Season

3 Reasons Why Fall Is The Perfect Barbecue Season

The words Summer and Barbecue have long seemed like the perfect match. Grilling some burgers and hot dogs on a warm summer night is a hallmark of Barbecue. Though summer receives most of the limelight, fall is the unsung hero of the grilling world. When taken advantage of, Mother Nature’s third Season can provide some […]

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Ricotta Puff Pastries with Strawberry Compote

Ricotta Puff Pastries with Strawberry Compote

How to Make Ricotta Puff Pastries with Strawberry Compote Perfect for a party or simply indulging yourself, these addictive pastry puffs make it hard to stop at one. Easy to assemble with these step-by-step instructions, the ricotta mixture and fresh strawberry compote are dynamic together, and provide a generous touch of sweetness. For the full […]

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Nutritious Barbecue Food

Nutritious Barbecue Food

Summer is the perfect season to enjoy the great outdoors, and to use your grill to cook delicious food. One popular grilling myth is that you can only grill unhealthy foods like red meat. However, there are ways to rev up your grill while still maintaining a diet, and assuring that you eat healthy and […]

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A Festive Meal to Remember

A Festive Meal to Remember

Sponsored Content Make your perfect holiday story complete by serving one of the best holiday dinners you’ve ever enjoyed. A prime rib roast paired with savory toppings is guaranteed to earn rave reviews from the whole family. Add easy gourmet sides and a holiday dessert to create a memorable meal that may well become a […]

Hearty Southwestern Smoked Stuffed Pepper with Pulled Beef

Hearty Southwestern Smoked Stuffed Pepper with Pulled Beef

There are times when I kick back with a few Beers and my Favorite Cult Movie when, out of nowhere, a Recipe inspiration pops into my mind. This is one of those times. What if I make a Southwestern stuffed pepper using only meat, no rice? Hmm. Every year I stock up on New Rubs, […]

Who Brings Salad to a BBQ? Grilled Chicken Recipe

Who Brings Salad to a BBQ? Grilled Chicken Recipe

When you think of BBQ food, what comes to mind are typically heavy dishes meant to be filling. Meats, baked beans, and macaroni & cheese are the first that we think of. Even the salads are usually mayo-heavy, stopping any change for a dieter to have a BBQ dinner option.  Grilled Chicken Recipe With the […]

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Natural Sleep Solutions to Dream About

Natural Sleep Solutions to Dream About

It’s no secret: Americans are desperate for sleep. In fact, the U.S. sleep aid market is expected to grow to $44 billion by 2020, according to data from Persistence Market Research. However, achieving better sleep may be as easy as changing what you eat. A survey commissioned by the Cherry Marketing Institute and conducted online […]

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Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter Recipe

Smoky Bacon, Chive and Shallot Butter Recipe

Grilling Up a Homemade Meal Impress guests with your DIY skills this summer Bringing over family and friends for a backyard barbecue is a classic way to show appreciation to loved ones. Celebrate the summer by grilling steak, one of the most popular meals for a cookout. Watch video to see how to make this […]

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Fuss-Free Dinner Inspiration

Fuss-Free Dinner Inspiration

Casseroles are both hearty and economical choices when trying to feed a crowd (or a large family). Plus, when crunched for time, they’re quick to throw together and slide in the oven and can even be made ahead to put a filling, low-stress meal on the table following a busy day. This twist on a […]

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Be the Hero of Your Grill This Summer

Be the Hero of Your Grill This Summer

Nothing brings people together like a barbecue. There seems to be something about being outdoors and the sizzle of fresh food on the grill that makes you want to gather with family and friends. This summer, you can be the hero of your grill with a few simple tips and tricks: Be the Hero of […]

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Italian-Inspired Recipes

Italian-Inspired Recipes

Delightful dining that honors heritage Italy is one of the world’s great food nations, and many dishes have Italian roots. In honor of Italian heritage, light up the dinner table and impress your friends and family with sophisticated, traditional Italian recipes. Creating a true taste of Italy means including an abundance of smooth, high-quality extra-virgin […]

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Are you Good Enough for a Cooking Contest?

Are you Good Enough for a Cooking Contest?

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] Are you the type that likes to cook and loves a good competition; then a cooking contest might be something you’d like to consider doing? There are literally hundreds of cooking contests done annually. Competition types depend on the area they are taking place in a lot of the time. Some competitions […]

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Festive Fiesta Flavors

Festive Fiesta Flavors

Serve up some spice with fun party dishes Sponsored Content Make your next fiesta one to remember with colorful decor, festive touches and, perhaps most importantly, unique and mouthwatering recipes that bring guests back for seconds. To achieve the ideal flavors of a fiesta done right, try bringing something new to the table with recipes […]

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Celebrate the Flavors of Fall

Celebrate the Flavors of Fall

Use a pantry staple to spice up comfort food classics As chilly weather sets in and days get shorter, comfort food favorites once again fill menus. While traditional flavor combinations typically hold a special place in many families’ hearts and on their plates, there is almost always room to add new and exciting flavors to […]

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A Time-Saving Taco Dinner

A Time-Saving Taco Dinner

Make dinner a cinch with these Slow Cooker Tacos. Seasoned with chili powder and ground cumin then slow-cooked for four hours with picante sauce, the meat can be shredded and served alongside your family’s favorite toppings for a stress-free meal. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Pace Slow Cooked Shredded Chicken […]

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Holiday Wine Pairings 101

Holiday Wine Pairings 101

Sponsored Content Whether you’re hosting a holiday fete or on tap to bring the wine to Christmas dinner, nailing the perfect pairing doesn’t have to be stressful. When shopping for wine, consider the different flavors that will be served. From starters, like antipasti plates and warm appetizers, to main dishes including ham, beef or poultry […]

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Winter Steaks on Grill

Winter Steaks on Grill

Put some sizzle into your Grilling Just ask any dad, he’s sure to agree: a perfectly seasoned steak flame-kissed to perfection is one of the great pleasures of summer grilling. This Season, you may be able to teach dad a few tricks of your own. Start by selecting a premium-quality steak like those from Omaha […]

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5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Spices

5 Tips to Spring Clean Your Spices

Sponsored Content One area of the kitchen that is often overlooked when it comes to spring cleaning is the area home chefs keep their spices, whether it’s a cabinet, rack or drawer. Keeping your spices fresh and organized is a smart way to create faster, more flavorful meals. Try these tips from Toni Hammersley, author […]

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Great grilling! 4 Ways to Impress at your next Barbecue

Great grilling! 4 Ways to Impress at your next Barbecue

Sponsored Content National Grilling Month is here, making it the perfect time to enjoy outdoor barbecues with friends and family and trying out brand new recipes with savory pork favorites. Pork, the classic crowd pleaser, is the move for any barbecue menu given not only the juicy, savory possibilities of a pork-centered meal, but also […]

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How You Can Help Find a Solution to COVID-19

How You Can Help Find a Solution to COVID-19

The human immune system holds important clues about how people naturally detect and defend against disease. For COVID-19, many people have been able to defeat the virus because of their natural defense systems. Now researchers are working to learn from these survivors’ immune systems to inform the development of new tests. How You Can Help […]

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Free BBQ Barbecue Magazine Subscription

Free BBQ Barbecue Magazine Subscription

Claim your Free Online BBQ Barbecue Magazine Subscription. No Purchase Necessary, ever… We will Show you: Easy Recipes step-by-step with mouth-watering images – Perfect for any Novice or Expert BBQ Griller or Smoker-er. You’ll get: Traditional and New, Creative Ideas that will keep your Barbecuing interesting and adventurous. We’ll give you:  Tips, Hacks, Tricks, Information […]

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6 Sizzling Barbecue Swaps: Lamb Recipes

6 Sizzling Barbecue Swaps: Lamb Recipes

Barbecue, grilling, cookout – no matter what you call it, cooking food over an open flame is practically an American pastime. Few other cuisines have such distinctive regional twists and terminology as this fiery favorite. Memphis loves its ribs, North Carolinians their pulled meats and Texas, Alabama and St. Louis, to name a few, have […]

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High-protein options: Tips for choosing the Best Beef

You know protein is essential to a balanced diet and maintaining energy and many products are now boasting protein content, but do you know what foods are healthful high sources of protein? And do you know how much protein you really need? How much protein do you need? With 18 grams of protein per serving, […]

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5 Tips to Meal Prep Like a Pro

5 Tips to Meal Prep Like a Pro

Sponsored Content Dinner can be a daunting task for any family with multiple mouths to feed. Factor in complex schedules and individual tastes, and a family meal can become a stressful thought for home cooks. However, with proper meal planning and preparation, those stressful evenings can become a thing of the past. Consider these steps […]

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Cranberry-Beet Bundt Cake with Orange-Walnut Glaze

Cranberry-Beet Bundt Cake with Orange-Walnut Glaze

Cranberry-Beet Bundt Cake with Orange-Walnut Glaze Prep time: 50 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Servings: 16 1          jar (16 ounces) Aunt Nellie’s Sliced Pickled Beets, drained 2 1/4    cups granulated sugar, divided 1 1/4    cups dried sweetened cranberries 2 1/2    cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2    teaspoons baking powder 1          […]

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Barbecue Gourmet Products – Unusual Items that make a Perfect Gift !

Bring out the Barbecue Gourmet Snob in you! Whether you consider yourself an experienced Pitmaster or if you are just looking for a perfect gift for a Barbecue expert, then have a look at the products below. If you want to impress then it’s always worth it to have a few unusual items round the […]

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Thank you for Subscribing to our BBQ Blog. Many of you already have a Basic Knowledge of this Cooking Method, whilst many others are still Learning. Some of you Subscribed to get onto Our BBQ Directory (which, after a long while is finally ready for more Submissions). While others are eager to get onto our […]

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Soft Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

Soft Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites

Spend more time with family in the morning and less time making breakfast with these easy-to-make Soft Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites made with Pillsbury® Refrigerated Breadsticks. They are fun for the kids to make too!  For more recipes go to www.culinary.net. Soft Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites 1 (11oz.) can Pillsbury Refrigerated Breadsticks 3 TBS cinnamon 2 TBS […]

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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 […]

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The Social Aspect of Barbecue

The Social Aspect of Barbecue

For many of us, the obsession of Barbecue begins at an early age. Usually it starts from a Family or Friends BBQ Party. That first tast of the grizzle on a steak, the sear on that burger or the grill marks on that dog.   The Social Aspect of Barbecue If we are lucky enough, […]

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How To Use A Charcoal Grill

How To Use A Charcoal Grill

So you have decided that you want to start Barbequing. What more, you have done your research and decided that a charcoal grill is the right type of grill for you. So now you have to pick out the charcoal grill that suits you best. One of the first things to consider when purchasing your […]

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Different Types of Barbecue Grills

Different Types of Barbecue Grills

Summer is here, which means that it is time to begin grilling and preparing awesome Barbecue parties. The only problem is you have not bought your BBQ Grill yet. When purchasing your first Grill you will find that you have a large array of options available to you. It may seem overwhelming at first due […]

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Get your Fall / Autumn Swing on with these Simple, Easy 30 minute Meal Ideas. 

Get your Fall / Autumn Swing on with these Simple, Easy 30 minute Meal Ideas. 

Back-to-school season means busy schedules filled with extracurricular activities, homework and carpools. It can be challenging to find quality time to spend with loved ones, let alone get a wholesome, homemade meal on the table. A simple way to create more moments with your family and still serve up nutritious and delicious dinners is to […]

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Recipes to make this School Year

Recipes to make this School Year

The school year is underway once again and for you the race is on. If you’ve been down this road before, then you know these nine months feel like a full-blown sprint where you are constantly running from one obligation to the next. And that doesn’t leave a lot of room to prepare meals and […]

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Health Benefits of Elderberry

Health Benefits of Elderberry

Sambucus nigra is a species complex of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae native to most of Europe and North America. Common names include elder, elderberry, black elder, European elder, European elderberry, and European black elderberry. It grows in a variety of conditions including both wet and dry fertile soils, primarily in sunny locations. Elder […]

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5 Steps to the Perfect Veggie Kebob

5 Steps to the Perfect Veggie Kebob

Burgers, brats, steak, chicken, pork chops and all the flavors of fresh meat get all the love on the grill, but a well-rounded meal calls for sides and veggies. Before you plan your next backyard barbecue, incorporate tasty vegetables – peppers, asparagus, onions, tomatoes, zucchini and more – for an all-out blitz of fresh-grilled flavor. […]

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Authentic Old Fashioned German Potato Salad

Authentic Old Fashioned German Potato Salad

Potato salad is believed to have originated in Germany, spreading widely throughout Europe and later to European colonies. American potato salad most likely originated from recipes brought to the U.S. by way of immigrants during the nineteenth century. American-style potato salad is served cold and often includes  mayonnaise, herbs and vegetables which is actually a simplified form […]

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Autumn Vegetarian Delights

Autumn Vegetarian Delights

One of the best-kept chef secrets to hosting the most memorable at-home parties is keeping the food simple and adding small details to make it special. After all, a host who isn’t hard at work in the kitchen is a host who can spend more time with guests. One way to make every minute in […]

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A Creamy Complement for Summer Steaks

A Creamy Complement for Summer Steaks

When it’s time to fire up the grill this summer for an all-American classic, you can take steak to the next level by pairing it with a creamy sauce that delivers a kick. This Horseradish and Chive Sauce is the ideal complement for juicy steak; try making a day in advance to allow the flavors […]

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A BBQ Menu made for Summer Indulgence

A BBQ Menu made for Summer Indulgence

Taste of Summer A summer weekend isn’t complete until you fire up the grill, but flame-kissed steaks are just the start to an unforgettable meal that celebrates all the best of the season. To create the perfect main dish, start with high-quality protein. If you’re opting for burgers, elevate your menu with flavorful accompaniments like […]

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Flavorful Foods for Outdoor Family Fun

Flavorful Foods for Outdoor Family Fun

  Sponsored Content Summer can be jam-packed with camps, family reunions and more, and people can sometimes miss opportunities to enjoy time together. This summer, savor and celebrate those simple yet memorable backyard moments with friends and family that make the season unforgettable. Soak in the warm weather and try fresh and flavorful recipes al […]

5 Tips for Stress-Free Outdoor Entertaining

5 Tips for Stress-Free Outdoor Entertaining

Good food, great company and the beauty of the outdoors: Dining al fresco with family or friends is the perfect way to enjoy beautiful weather. For many people, though, the job of outdoor entertaining can feel somewhat intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. With these simple tips, you’ll end up hosting a memorable, stress-free […]

Are You Getting Enough Protein in Your Diet?

Are You Getting Enough Protein in Your Diet?

Fewer calories, more protein is a winning combo for weight loss and healthy aging. Do you pay attention to how much protein you eat at each meal? A new study suggests that when it comes to weight loss and healthy aging, getting enough protein at mealtimes is important. Duke University researchers found obese women who […]

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Big Side Dish Ideas for Big Family BBQ Gatherings

Big Side Dish Ideas for Big Family BBQ Gatherings

  Sponsored Content Family gatherings like reunions, picnics and potlucks can bring fun, the chance to reunite with family and, of course, food and celebration. While catching up with family is most important for many, food typically comes in a close second. Tried-and-true favorites are welcome, but so are new additions. This starter duo of […]

Blend Your Way to a Nutritious Meal

Blend Your Way to a Nutritious Meal

Creating a nutritious family dinner doesn’t have to mean sacrificing favorite dishes. For a healthier take on a traditional ethnic meal, these Blended Tacos involve blending ground beef with mushrooms before adding your desired toppings. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Blended Tacos Recipe courtesy of the Mushroom Council Yield: 12 […]

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Pitmaster and the Cook Would LOVE Your Feedback!

Pitmaster and the Cook Would LOVE Your Feedback!

Can you take a minute to help out a struggling writer?   Did you visit our Site? If it needs improvement message us at pitmasterandthecook at yahoo.net   If you LOVE it, can you give us a Great Review? GO TO: g.page/PitmasterCooking/review Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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A Lemony Summer Treat

A Lemony Summer Treat

Lemon is one of many popular tastes of summer.  Enjoy a citrus burst with every bite of these Glazed Lemon Cookies. Find more recipes at Culinary.net. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Glazed Lemon Cookies Recipe courtesy of Milk Means More 1/2       cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 3/4       cup granulated […]

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Four Simple Ways to Tune up your Nutrition and Live Healthier Longer

Four Simple Ways to Tune up your Nutrition and Live Healthier Longer

Just about everyone feels like they could use a little extra pep in their day, that surge of energy to get things done and enjoy their favorite activities. This is especially true as we age. However, very few people actually feel as if they have the energy they need. The stress of modern life, poor […]

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Add Some Spice to your Life and BBQ

Add Some Spice to your Life and BBQ

Warmer weather may mean finding ways to cool off, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring bold flavors to the gathering you’re hosting with family and friends. Whether it’s a barbecue bash or a casual pool party, there is a flavorful blend perfect for nearly every occasion. When the sun is shining, it’s time to […]

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Make the Grade with Back-to-School Lunches

Make the Grade with Back-to-School Lunches

Sponsored Content Back-to-school time means it’s back to being busy before, during and after school, so it’s time for parents and kids to create new routines. From early wakeup calls to shuttling kids to school and activities, ease the morning mayhem by incorporating a simple meal-planning strategy. As a parent, look for fresh, make-ahead options […]

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Living Lavishly Outdoors with Latest Trends

As many families prepare to ramp up their time spent outside, it can be helpful to keep the latest trends in mind while planning for outdoor living spaces. According to research from the International Casual Furnishings Association, many people use outdoor rooms for things they can do indoors – from using cellphones for calls and […]

Spoon Up Tradition

Spoon Up Tradition

Sponsored Content When cooler temperatures call for something to warm you up, good, old-fashioned soups and stews may be just what you need. You can create delicious, steaming pots that taste like they’re straight out of mom’s kitchen with flavorful, convenient ingredients such as Aunt Nellie’s Pickled Beets and READ Salads to help streamline preparation. […]

Thai Barbecue Recipes

Thai Barbecue Recipes

Are you bored of the ever repeating steaks or chicken drumsticks on your grill? Why not try something new with an Asian twist. In particular the Thai cuisine is famous for its grilled dishes. We will show you two Thai Barbecue Recipes that you can easily do at home with great results.  The first one […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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Crowd-Pleasing Easter Brunch

Crowd-Pleasing Easter Brunch

Easter is a time to celebrate with friends and family. You can create a crowd-pleasing brunch with affordable, high-quality ingredients, wine and tablescape decor. Elevate your holiday brunch beyond an egg casserole with a Spiral Ham with Red Wine and Citrus Glaze as the centerpiece for your table. Finish the meal with a Mini Blueberry […]

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Top 4 Nutrition Food Trends

Top 4 Nutrition Food Trends

Several food and nutrition trends were in the spotlight this year, including the continued rise of plant-based diets, non-dairy ice creams and superfoods that are blasts from the past — legumes, apples and cabbage. It can be easy to experience nutrition whiplash in the New Year, but don’t be a victim. Get a jump-start on […]

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A Classic Staple for Family Meals: Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

A Classic Staple for Family Meals: Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

Every day seems to bring a new food trend, and while it can be tempting to go all-in on the latest craze to hit the shelves, there are lots of tried-and-true foods that still deserve a place at the table. One of those is real, wholesome dairy milk. If you’re thinking about passing over real […]

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How to Look for a Good Cooking School

How to Look for a Good Cooking School

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] Cooking may seem hard to do and it actually is, to the novice. But once you learn the various techniques, you will find out that cooking is actually a breeze. There are processes and techniques that will help you prepare a mean dish for your family and you can learn all this […]

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Researching Options on Popular Stainless Steel Gas Grills

Researching Options on Popular Stainless Steel Gas Grills

Once you decide that you are more than just your average griller, you may want to consider investing in a gas grill. Gas grills give an array of features and options that other types of grills simply do not have. If you are looking for a grill that will be beautiful, reliable and will last […]

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Barbecue and The Keto Diet

Barbecue and The Keto Diet

The keto diet (also known as ketogenic diet, low carb diet and LCHF diet) is a low carbohydrate, high fat diet. Maintaining this diet is a great tool for weight loss. More importantly though, according to an increasing number of studies, it helps reduce risk factors for diabetes, heart diseases, stroke, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, and more1-6. […]

Marinating and Cooking with Marmalade

Marinating and Cooking with Marmalade

Marmalade is a versatile preserve that can be used for marinating and cooking. It is made from citrus fruit, especially bitter oranges.  Over the last years, a renewed interest in this ingredient has developed. Today there are many types of marmalade’s made from a vast number of ingredients. i.e. Strawberry & Grapefruit, Balsamic Onion, Lemon […]

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A Very Versatile Holiday

A Very Versatile Holiday

Sponsored Content When planning this year’s holiday menu, consider building meals around a versatile main course that you can dress up or down and then integrate into easy leftover dishes. A ham is a perfect solution because it works equally well as the centerpiece of an elegant meal or as savory sliders to serve with […]

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Vegetarian Barbecue – Where Fruits & Vegetables Play the Lead Role

Vegetarian Barbecue – Where Fruits & Vegetables Play the Lead Role

Only side dishes to eat at the Barbecue? Vegetarians often have no other choice. There are many ways to grill vegetables, as a skewer with cheese or tofu for example. And sweets can be barbecued as well. What to put on and how to prepare Eggplants, zucchini, peppers or fennel, mushrooms, tomatoes: Vegetable grilled food […]

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Smoked Pumpkin Delight Recipe

Smoked Pumpkin Delight Recipe

Hi everyone! Welcome back. I’m excited to share with you a delicious smoked dessert I’ve labeled “Smoked Pumpkin Delight”. Due to the smoking process, it’s not a quick-and-easy design like our recent apple pie dessert, but I assure you, this is worth the wait. Disclaimer: All temperatures will be in Fahrenheit. The prep Concerning pumpkins, […]

Easy Mango Salsa

Easy Mango Salsa

The warmer temperatures call for a menu that’s light and healthy, but with a uniquely tropical flavor. For an easy, casual entrée with a beachy feel, this easy recipe for Mango Salsa is sure to please. Mango Salsa 2 large ripe mangos, peeled, pitted and chopped 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper 1 tablespoon lime […]

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How to Make Snowball Cookies

How to Make Snowball Cookies

When it’s cold outside and snow blankets the ground, try heating up the oven and whipping up a batch of Snowball Cookies.  These cookies are crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, and with a hint of coconut added to the frosting, your senses might think you’ve been transported to a tropical beach. […]

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Keto Barbecue Celebration

Keto Barbecue Celebration

So, you have started with a Keto diet. Your healthy eating based on the low carb, high- fat diet is going well. You are feeling so much healthier and starting to even lose some of those extra pounds from the Christmas indulgence. You suddenly realize that it’s your husband’s birthday celebration next weekend, and you […]

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Next Level Holiday Hosting

Next Level Holiday Hosting

Take Holiday Hosting to the Next Level It can be easy to impress your holiday guests without overdoing it in the kitchen by putting to use recipes that require little time to prep. After all, those precious moments with loved ones are meant for reflection and conversation, but that doesn’t mean you have to settle […]

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The Benefits of Barbeque Gas Grills

The Benefits of Barbeque Gas Grills

Gas grills work by a spark igniting the gas within the grill. Gas grills typically have a knob or button in which you push, which in turn activates a small hammer. The hammer hit’s the top of an ignition crystal. Then the burner mixes the gas with oxygen and spreads it all over the cooking […]

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BBQ Review: Front Porch BBQ & Seafood

BBQ Review: Front Porch BBQ & Seafood

Front Porch Barbecue and Seafood is nestled in a development just off of highway 59 in Hattiesburg, MS. It’s easily seen when driving on the highway. The establishment is clean and well designed. It’s a buffet style so you will have access to more of whatever tickles your fancy.  

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Are You Smoking your Household Cleaners? Well, Yeah…

Are You Smoking your Household Cleaners? Well, Yeah…

Think about it. When you Clean, you inhale the fumes of that Cleaner. We’ve all been there with Oven Cleaner, but it’s the same with Chlorox, Bleach, Ammonia and everything you are using to kill Corona Virus / Covid 19 and every other Virus or Bacteria 🦠 in your Home. Dangers of Household Cleaners Recently, […]

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BBQ Made Simple: Seasoning

BBQ Made Simple: Seasoning

One of the most important aspects of a BBQ is the preparation process. Preparing, marinating and seasoning your food is the hardest part of grilling food. The rest of the grilling process is simply flipping the food over and fully cooking the food. While the preparation process is important, it is also a lot easier […]

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4th July Celebrations Sale

4th July Celebrations Sale

If you are into and Living the Barbecue Lifestyle…. Shopping for Food, Spending Time with Family, Cooking and Hanging Out Outdoors in the Warm Summer Months?   Then you know one of the Best Times to Shop for a Smoker or Grill is the 4th of July Weekend. This Sale Day is BETTER than Black […]

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Grilled Pork Kebabs with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

Grilled Pork Kebabs with Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

Get Grilling with Fresh Ingredients Grilling season provides ample opportunities to put flavorful fare on the table, but it doesn’t have to be a lengthy cooking process. By planning ahead, having the right equipment on-hand and using ready-to-go ingredients, home cooks can quickly put family meals together. With an option like Smithfield Marinated Fresh Pork, […]

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Grill Maintenance and Cleaning Tips

Grill Maintenance and Cleaning Tips

How to Clean Your Gas Grill Hi everyone! In this article we are going to examine an often-overlooked necessity in barbecuing: grill maintenance. It’s important to keep your grill clean and there are a number or reasons for this. First, each meal is different and you may not want to enjoy the flavors of your […]

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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 […]

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Men Can Cook

Men Can Cook

Big-game watch parties call for big-game snacks, but that doesn’t have to mean complicated recipes or hours spent in the kitchen. Small bites and hearty dips made with real ingredients can be easy to prepare, and make an impressive spread that guests can enjoy from opening kickoff to the final whistle. To prepare for fellow […]

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Traditional Green Bean Casserole

Traditional Green Bean Casserole

Gather the Family with a Traditional Dish As you prepare your menu for upcoming family gatherings, don’t forget to add this classic favorite to the table. Watch video to see how to make this delicious recipe! Green Bean Casserole 2              cans (10 3/4 ounces each) Campbell’s Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup (Regular, 98% Fat Free […]

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Experimenting with Umami: Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce Recipe (s)

Being an At Home Cook sometimes makes me feel like a mad scientist. There are so many times I find myself in store or browsing online and I spot a product I think may work for something I have in mind. I tend to lean towards Flavors with Umami. Sweet and Savory, Tart and Salty, […]

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Grill like a Boss with BIG BBQ Flavor and BOLD Wines

Grill like a Boss with BIG BBQ Flavor and BOLD Wines

Grilling is one of America’s greatest pastimes, and if you love grilled meat, chances are you also like hosting cookouts to show off your pit master prowess. Once you’ve mastered the art of the char, why not take it a step further? Serve wine that blows the lid off the meal, in the best possible […]

A Chef’s Advice for Stress-Free Holiday Cooking

A Chef’s Advice for Stress-Free Holiday Cooking

How many times have you heard someone say they’ve slaved away in the kitchen all day? Stress in the kitchen can easily arise for a variety of reasons, especially when you’re strapped for time and have a never-ending to-do list. As a survivor of Gordon Ramsay’s MasterChef competition, Caitlin Meade – a Top 4 Finalist […]

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Pitmaster’s Perfect BBQ Backyards

Pitmaster’s Perfect BBQ Backyards

As the weather starts to shift and the crisp air settles in, your first inclination might be to head indoors, cozy up with a blanket and save that deck and patio project you’ve been researching for next year. Not so fast. While home improvement stores sell spring and summer as the seasons for all things […]

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Fresh, Fast, Flavorful Meals for Back-to-School Season

Fresh, Fast, Flavorful Meals for Back-to-School Season

Sponsored Content The start of each school year brings new routines for families to adjust to, which can leave little to no time to think about dinner. With the right ingredients, however, it’s still possible to create a healthy, home-cooked meal in a matter of minutes, allowing you to spend less time in the kitchen […]

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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

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Mexican Cheese is Hot Right Now: A Queso Primer

Mexican Cheese is Hot Right Now: A Queso Primer

Queso, anyone? With tortillas outselling hamburger and hot dog buns while salsa dethrones ketchup, Mexican food is more popular than ever in the United States – and cheeses are a key component of America’s favorite Mexican dishes. But are all cheeses created equally? Queso is not just that ubiquitous, neon cheese sauce you might sometimes […]

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A Keto-Friendly Approach to Weight Loss

A Keto-Friendly Approach to Weight Loss

A growing number of health-conscious consumers are pursuing a keto lifestyle and products in their pursuit of health benefits, weight loss and improved performance. If you’re considering a keto diet but not sure where to begin, these tips can help get you on the right track: Understand what the keto approach entails. Essentially, the keto […]

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5 Hacks for Holiday Hosting

5 Hacks for Holiday Hosting

It may feel impossible to fit even more into already jam-packed days, but when the holidays roll around, entertaining and celebrating always find a way. Fortunately, you can find some shortcuts when hosting that offer plenty of festive style while also helping you avoid stressing over every detail. This year, rely on some time-saving hacks […]

Break Away from Traditional Barbecue Fare

Break Away from Traditional Barbecue Fare

Burgers and brats have earned a spot in the backyard barbecue hall of fame, no doubt, but if you’re looking for a different type of barbecue, add some finesse to your menu with flatbreads. Barbecue Tips Set up a DIY bar. Let guests flex their creative culinary muscles and curb their cravings with a selection […]

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Pan-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Vegetables and Apples

Pan-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Roasted Vegetables and Apples

Food that tastes as good as it looks is one of the many  traditions observed by many hosts. By combining the savory taste of pork with sweet apples for classic complementary flavors, you can serve up a classic main course with a bit of a spin. Find more holiday recipes at anolon.com. Watch video to […]

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Blazin’ Barbecue: Ways To Spice Up Your Meal

Barbecue is the convergence of many great and wonderful flavors. Yet, there are many different takes on taste. Hot and Spicy Barbecue is no different. From South Carolina to Korean style Barbecue, Pitmaster’s seem to find the most interesting ways to light your taste buds on fire. If you’re wondering how to make your hot […]

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A Creative Twist on Halloween Traditions

A Creative Twist on Halloween Traditions

When it comes to Halloween, carving the same pumpkin designs each year can become routine. This year, save a pumpkin and carve your spooky masterpiece into a watermelon instead. Nutrient-rich watermelon can be a healthy alternative to other sweet treats full of added sugar during Halloween festivities as it’s a source of vitamins A and […]

Cooking Preparation is Key

Cooking Preparation is Key

[sb name=”Adsense 3250″] Cooking is something many enjoy doing, although some find it a task. Being organized in the kitchen can help greatly in the preparation involved in cooking. Whether you have a huge gourmet kitchen or a kitchenette, knowing how to keep it organized is a good place to start. Here are some tips: […]

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3 Tips to Make Your Next Outdoor BBQ Flawless 

3 Tips to Make Your Next Outdoor BBQ Flawless 

  By: Bethany Cohen  Planning an outdoor gathering can actually be a lot more stressful that planning one indoors. Outdoor entertainment actually brings a lot more challenges and things that you will have to anticipate for accordingly. But, to make things easier for you and more enjoyable for your guests, check out the list below […]

Carolina / Cuban Lechon Asado: BBQ Fusion Recipe  

Carolina / Cuban Lechon Asado: BBQ Fusion Recipe  

International Barbecue: Cuban Que If there’s one place where human beings can come together, it’s food. That doesn’t just apply to our physical gatherings, it can also apply to our cooking practices. One such place this happens is Miami, FL where a multitude of cultures come together to produce one of the finest examples of […]

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Freshen Up Holiday Entertaining

Freshen Up Holiday Entertaining

Add tasty, crunchy grapes to seasonal dishes The holiday season is typically marked by gatherings of friends and family. Whether you’re hosting overnight guests, drop-in visitors or an important seasonal meal, taking a fresh approach to the menu can make the get-together more special. As you prepare for the festivities, consider recipes that feature healthy […]

KFC Cole Slaw – At Home Recipe

KFC Cole Slaw – At Home Recipe

If you eat out a lot, you are sure to find favorites that you just have to figure out and – make at home yourself! This Recipe is sure to please! Portioned for a small Family. (Just Double for a Crowd).   PREP TIME: 30 minutes SERVINGS: 4 small portions or 2 plentyful Pitmaster portions […]

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Natural Gas Barbecue Grills

Natural Gas Barbecue Grills

Barbecuing has been around as long as the caveman have. The first people in the world quickly realized that food tasted better after being cooked on an open fire. In recent history, Barbecuing has become a family tradition. While the majority of families in the United States own a grill, only a few view Grill […]

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BBQ Review: Stonewall Barbecue – Oakgrove, MS

BBQ Review: Stonewall Barbecue – Oakgrove, MS

The star of the plate was the smoked chicken. Wow, it was a perfectly smoked bird. The chicken was tender, moist, and delicious. I was a little saddened when I had exhausted all that was in my meal, and again, it was a full leg quarter. The rub added a good crisp to the meat’s juicy, succulent texture.  

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Pitmaster Myron Mixon and the DJ Jazzy Jeff Secret Recipe: Triple Mustard Bacon Cheeseburger

Pitmaster Myron Mixon and the DJ Jazzy Jeff Secret Recipe: Triple Mustard Bacon Cheeseburger

Triple Mustard Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe You can smell it in the air: BBQ season is in full swing. To impress your friends and family, you’re going to need to offer up some serious eats because, let’s face it, the food is the true star of any BBQ. But, this season, don’t overlook one of the […]

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Lemon Cream Puff Recipe

Lemon Cream Puff Recipe

You don’t have to be a pastry chef to make these delicious little beauties.  With a hint of lemon, these light and fluffy puffs will be a hit at your next gathering. Lemon Cream Puffs 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup butter, cubed 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2   Eggs LEMON FILLING: 1 egg, beaten 1/3 […]

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Barbeque Cleaning Secrets!

Barbeque Cleaning Secrets!

When purchasing your barbeque grill, think of it as an investment rather then just another item for your outdoor entertainment. You should expect this item to become a large part of your outdoor activities for many years to come. But like any other investment, proper maintenance and care is needed to ensure that your barbeque […]

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Perfect Apple Pie

Perfect Apple Pie

From family dinners to spur-of-the-moment picnics, pies are easy to make and easy for family and friends to appreciate. To save time in the kitchen, start with Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts for a flaky, tender base. Just unroll it into your favorite pie plate or tart pan, spoon in a delicious fruit filling, bake and […]

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BBQ Tangy Chicken Tikka Masala

International Barbecue: Indian Cuisine Tangy Chicken Tikka is basically chicken thighs/breasts marinated in tangy and spicy mixture of yogurt with unique spices, grilled until succulent and juicy. With only a teaspoon of oil, this recipe serves you a healthy and delicious snack. Enjoy it with your favorite chutney.   INGREDIENTS:  Chicken breast/thighs                              –           850gm […]

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The American Royal Weekend, Kansas City, MO

The American Royal Weekend, Kansas City, MO

Barbecue Sentiments from Kansas City Writer As we march closer to the dark, dreary days of Winter, we are beginning to see the last vestiges of warmer times. The crispness in the air is growing more and more abundant, the pumpkin flavor begins tightening its annual grip on the Food Industry and the Backyard Cookout […]

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Grandma Has Secrets

Grandma Has Secrets

I have officially passed on 2 family recipes and it feels really good. I hear about this tradition all the time with chefs on television and older individuals I encounter. I have always wished that one of my grandmothers would have passed down a family recipe or recipe book to me or my mom, and […]

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Low and Slow Ribs with Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

Low and Slow Ribs with Homemade BBQ Sauce Recipe

There was a recent expose from Dr. Oz regarding Healthy BBQ. Dr. Oz revealed that Barbecuing low-and-slow is much Healthier than we all thought. It softens the collagen in meat and actually melts away the unhealthy fats creating a succulent, juicy piece of meat. But why ruin it with store bought BBQ Sauce? He revealed […]

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Cool Summertime Kitchen Hacks

Cool Summertime Kitchen Hacks

Sponsored Content Summer is a time for relaxing, enjoying the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. Yet for some, the warmer months can be hectic and busy, and often go by too quickly. When the little ones have soccer practice and the adults need some alone time by the pool, there isn’t always […]

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5 Ingredients for a Fantastic Fall Cookout

5 Ingredients for a Fantastic Fall Cookout

It’s time to invite friends over for a backyard BBQ or to tailgate before the big game. Make sure your cookout stands out by offering everything your guests will need for a seriously amazing time. Here are some sure-fire ingredients for an awesome cookout. Fantastic Fall Cookout 1) Beer While simply providing beer for your […]

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata

Cinnamon-Apple Crostata Pie Pastry (we used Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crusts) Filling 1/2 cup sugar 4 tsp. cornstarch 2 tsp. cinnamon 4 cups peeled and thinly sliced apples (4-5 medium sized) 1 tsp. sugar (for sprinkling) 2 tbs. chopped pecans Heat oven to 450°. In medium bowl mix together 1/2 cup sugar, cornstarch and cinnamon.  Stir […]

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Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine

Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine

Fall is the perfect time to welcome warm, robust flavors to your kitchen as well as your wine glass. With its bold, spicy, dark fruit flavors, cabernet sauvignon is a perfect wine for crisp fall weather. Warm Up Fall Meals with Wine Cabernet sauvignon is more versatile for pairing than some believe. It pairs well […]

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Throw a Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party

Throw a Shamrockin’ St. Patrick’s Day Party

With Irish Classics and Green-Tinted Treats. Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day (St. Paddy’s / St. Patty’s) It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. These tips and recipes will help you throw a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests — including make-ahead corned beef […]

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Your First Charcoal Grill

Your First Charcoal Grill

Perhaps you have just moved into your first place or you decided that you wanted to broaden your horizons and try new things. Maybe you went to a Fourth of July Barbecue party and tasted the beautiful smoked flavor and decided you wanted to try to replicate it. After doing your research, you decided that […]

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Appetizers to Grill on your Barbecue