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    Best Foods to Cook on a Grill

    So, you have a grill but you’re not sure what to cook on it? The possibilities, of course, are endless, but there are a few foods that really benefit from grill cooking as opposed to pan frying or other methods of cooking.  Here are a few of the best foods to cook on a grill […] More

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    Best Steamer Basket for Instant Pot

    There are some great accessories you can buy for the Instant Pot, like steamer baskets and other inserts that add functionality and help you to cook food just the way you want it. I’ve taken a look at the best steamer basket for Instant Pot and provided the list here for you on the top […] More

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    Best Portable Charcoal Grill for Travel & Home

    Fine charcoal grilling with the smoky taste and charred texture meat is not something you have to have inexpensive stationary grill for. You can get the same experience with a portable charcoal grill, and I want to share with you my list of options for the best portable charcoal grill available. Weber Smoky Joe Silver […] More

  • Ribeye Steak
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    Best Way to Cook Ribeye

    The rib eye steak can be a few different cuts of meat. It always comes from the ribs of the cow, but it can be pulled from the sixth rib all the way to the twelfth rib. Any one of these could be a ribeye cut of meat. What you find most commonly is a […] More

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    How Long to Cook Brisket in Oven

    How would you like to make a brisket taste like authentic smoked brisket while using your oven? You can get that savoury, crispy flavour and texture with just oven cooking the brisket, but you have to know how long to cook a brisket in the oven. The length of time you cook your brisket really […] More

  • Crispy Tofu
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    How to Make Crispy Tofu

    Tofu is one of those foods that most people either love or hate. I think the reason some people dislike tofu is not because of the food itself but because they just haven’t had it cooked properly. The spongy, chewy tofu that most people are used to is not my preferred way to have it. […] More

  • Instant Pot Loaded Potato Soup

    Instant Pot Loaded Potato Soup

    What’s great about loaded potato soup is that you can add all those leftovers in the fridge to it just to fill it out. So, when I’m making loaded potato soup, I’ll look through my fridge to see what little bits I have left from previous meals that can be added to it. That gives […] More

  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
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    Best Chicken and Sausage Gumbo Recipe

    Sausage gumbo is integral part of Louisiana Cajun cuisine. It’s one of those foods that people immediately think of when you talk about Cajun dishes. Gumbo can be served on its own as a soup or with rice mixed in or on the side. Most gumbo is made using a very strongly flavored stock, like […] More

  • Sustainable Seafood
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    Sustainable Seafood Guide: 5 Items to Add to Your Shopping Cart

    Not all seafood is sustainable and available in a seemingly unlimited supply. Some fish are harpooned rather than netted and some are fished to the brink of extinction. How do you know which ones are which? How to tell which fish are sustainable and which ones you should be avoiding?  There’s usually very limited information […] More

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    How To Make Strawberry Margaritas

    This is a very refreshing drink for hot summer days, and it’s not that difficult to make. I’m going to show you how to make strawberry margaritas with mix or from scratch and give you my favourite method for making sure it turns out great each and every time. The key for how to make […] More

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    How Long Do You Steam Tamales?

    Tamales are probably not as difficult to make as you might think. I know when I first tried them, I was surprised how easy they were to make, and of course I was so glad to have made them myself because they are so delicious. If you’ve never made tamales before, you may find them […] More

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    Honey Mustard Salad Dressing Recipe

    Any kind of dressing or sauce is something you can make at home, and you can make it taste better than the store bought version, as long as you know the right ingredients and method. I’m going to show you a honey mustard salad dressing recipe you can make on your own and that tastes […] More

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    Easy Steak Marinade without Soy Sauce

    Most steak marinade sauces include soy sauce, but you can make steak marinade without soy sauce. I’m going to share with you a few different recipes you can use for marinating your steak, to make it succulent and flavourful, none of which include soy sauce. These kind of recipes can be helpful when you just […] More

  • Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe
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    Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Recipe

    Chicken and sausage jambalaya is one of those quintessential Cajun foods. it’s a dish that offers you a lot of versatility and options, as you can add in so many different foods to it. The variety it offers means you can change up the recipe in a lot of different ways to suit your tastes. […] More

  • Shredded Chicken Tacos

    Instant Pot Shredded Chicken Tacos Recipe

    The advantage to making chicken tacos in the instant pot is that you can take whole chicken breasts and turn them into shredded chicken bits that are perfect for tacos in a matter of minutes. It’s a much healthier way than cooking them up in a pan with some oil, and it’s a lot faster […] More

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    How To Make Szechuan Sauce

    This is a spicy sauce you can make at home in just about 5 minutes. Instead of looking everywhere for Szechuan sauce not being happy with the kind of sauce you find in the store, you can learn how to make Szechuan sauce on your own. Be warned, however, that this is a seriously spicy […] More

  • Birria Tacos and Consommé
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    How to Make Birria Tacos

    Birria is a Mexican stew made using either lamb or beef and with a number of spices. It is usually served with onion and cilantro in a consommé broth. How can a stew be a taco? I am going to show you how to make birria tacos in a traditional way so that you can […] More

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    How to Cut a Bell Pepper – 3 Ways and Tips

    Because there are lots of ways to use bell peppers, I’m going to show you a few different methods for how to cut a bell pepper. You will need to know different techniques depending on how you’re going to use your bell peppers in cooking.  How to Properly Cut a Bell Pepper There are few […] More

  • Chicken Drumstick

    How Long to Bake Chicken Drumsticks at 400?

    I definitely prefer baking chicken to frying it because of how much healthier it is and the fact that it doesn’t make for greasy chicken. I’ve learned that baking the chicken at different temperatures can give you differently textured chicken. So, if you cook chicken at 350 degrees, that’s going to give you a different […] More

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    How Long to Grill Chicken Kabobs

    Before you start preparing your chicken kabobs for the grill, you might want to know how long it will take to cook them. I would put an estimated cooking time at somewhere between 10 and 15 minutes, but keep in mind that how long it takes to cook will depend on the meat you are […] More

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    Crock Pot Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe

    What goes best with a large helping of corn chips? I think the answer to that is spinach artichoke dip. It’s especially good if you make it yourself, modifying the recipe to fit your own taste. Another benefit is the sense of accomplishment and pride you get from making a homemade dip. I make this […] More

  • Canned Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup
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    Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup

    There’s two words I would use to describe corn beef and cabbage soup- comforting and simple. This is a fairly light meal that is pretty quick to throw together and is often served with crackers. Dinner rolls and Italian bread work really well with this dish, and you can fill out the soup with enough […] More

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    How to Use Silicone Baking Mat

    Silicone mats are usually placed between baking sheets or whatever you’re cooking. They can be used as a substitute for greasing a pan or baking sheet. If you’re baking something that is messy or sticky, knowing how to use baking silicone mat can really help. The mat can prevent your baking sheet from getting very […] More

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    How to Make Tomato Juice with a Juicer

    Tomatoes might not be the first food you think of when you want to make homemade juice, but the are some benefits to making tomato for yourself. Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants and have a high acidity level that is really good for staving off infections. Tomatoes are packed with all sorts of nutrients, so […] More

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    What Does a Salad Spinner Do?

    Most people see salad spinners one of two ways. Either they think it’s an essential tool to have in the kitchen or they wonder why anyone would bother to have one. If you’re in the group of people who would be wondering what does a salad spinner do, then I want to share with you […] More

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    What Is the Best Air Fryer for Home Cooking 2021?

    The air fryer is the healthy alternative to deep frying, using only a small amount of oil to crisp and cook food. Air fryers give food that same great fried texture as regular frying, but they also cook similarly to a convection oven, giving you the best of both worlds. If you love your fried […] More

  • Blenders for Protein Shakes

    Best Blenders for Protein Shakes

    Not all blenders are created equal. If you only use your blender occasionally for a smoothie or something, then you don’t have to be too particular about the kind of blender that you use. Just about anything will do. But what about if you plan to make protein shakes, smoothies, or some other beverage almost […] More

  • Turkey Breast in Air Fryer
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    Cooking Turkey Breast in Air Fryer

    Would you like to be able to cook your turkey breast quickly and easily in the air fryer and be sure that it comes out tasty and perfectly cooked every time? Cooking turkey breast in air fryer means cooking it in far less time than it takes to cook in the oven. You do not […] More

  • Live Lobster

    How to Cook a Live Lobster at Home

    While perfectly cooked lobster may seem like something you can only order at fine dining restaurants, I want to show you how to cook a live lobster at home. Most kind lobsters are fairly easy to cook, and once you know how long to boil them and how to prep them for cooking, you shouldn’t […] More

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    How to Cook Sugar Snap Peas in Microwave

    Did you know that you could cook just about any vegetable in the microwave and have it come out tasting just as fresh and crunchy as if you steamed it? Microwaving your vegetables is a simple way to cook them simply, and you don’t have to sacrifice any texture or taste when you cook them […] More

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    How to Cook Turkey Bacon in the Oven

    I never considered cooking any kind of bacon in the oven until I read about someone else doing it online. After trying it out, I’ve become a convert, and I want to share with you how to cook turkey bacon in the oven perfectly. There are definitely some advantages to cooking turkey with this method. […] More

  • Deer Jerky

    How to Make Deer Jerky at Home

    A lot of times if you end up with deer meat, you can have way more than you are able to use quickly. Like most meats, your meat won’t last more than a few days in your fridge. Of course, you can freeze it, but there are other ways to use it without it going […] More

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    How to Make Raspberry Jam

    How to Make Raspberry Jam    Raspberry jam is a good one to start with if you haven’t made type of jam before. That’s because it is so quick and easy to put together.   There’s a little bit of prep work that goes into making raspberry jam. It is best if you wash the raspberries […] More

  • Instant Pot chicken with broccoli
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    Instant Pot Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

    Here is a quick and easy recipe to make with your Instant Pot, creating a meal very simply. Now, I love my Instant Pot and how it makes mealtime so much simpler, taking a lot of effort and time out of creating family size dinners. I’m going to show you how to make Instant Pot […] More

  • Best Knife for Carving a Turkey

    What Is the Best Knife for Carving a Turkey?

    You need to use the right kind of knife for cutting each type of meat. There is a specific kind of knife that works best for each meat type. With the right knife for steak cutting you’ll slice through the meat much faster and get a cleaner cut. It’s true of turkey as well and […] More

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