Backyard BBQ: 5 Tips for a Killer Cookout!

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With summer at its peak, now is the perfect time to gather friends and family for a barbecue! A backyard BBQ is a time-honored American tradition for soaking up the sun, playing games, and firing up the grill with crowd-pleasing binge-worthy favorites. Follow our backyard BBQ guide below, and you’ll be ready to host your own cookout in no time!

Gordon Ramsay’s Top 5 Steak Recipes

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Steak Recipes #1: Steak Diane with Sauté Potatoes and Peas For the (steak recipes) main course, remember, add olive oil to a hot pan, remove the fat from the steaks, roll out thin and season. Fry quickly on both sides, then set aside. Into the same pan, add chopped shallots and season. Add sliced mushrooms, a knob of butter, and … Read More

BBQ Menu: Sauce + Meat + Sides

BBQ Menu: Sauces, Meats & Sides Summer is full of sunshine; the perfect time for picnics and barbecues. Make sure your own cookout stands out this summer, with a great BBQ menu. Check out our tips below for preparing chicken, sauces, and sides to help you on your way to hosting the best barbecue ever. BBQ Chicken When cooked, sauced, … Read More

BBQ Ideas: What Do I Bring as a Guest?

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Barbecue season is here, so it’s time to scheme your signature cookout contribution, or switch up the same-olds for a new take on some tastier summer vittles. No matter what you decide to bring, having a few unique BBQ ideas in your apron pocket will enhance your event – and net invitations to future events! Where’s the beef? Burgers and … Read More

Two Healthy Crock Pot Meals for Lazy People

Healthy Crock Pot meals don’t have to be hard. We found this awesome YouTube video from Zoe Rodriguez that will give you some inspiration for Crock Pot recipes to help feed your family, the healthy AND simple way! (Derived from Zoe Rodriguez YouTube Video) [starting around 1:12] Crock Pot Cilantro Chicken For this first recipe, you’ll need 5 different ingredients. Chicken breasts, … Read More

Easy Chicken Recipes for Dinner Tonight

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Nearly every cuisine has one or two “flagship” chicken recipes: southern fried chicken, Indian and Pakistani chicken tandoori, and French coq au vin are just a few of the ways to prepare this tender meat. Chicken is a staple of our diets because it’s a flexible ingredient that can be as delicious as the most exotic restaurant dinner with a … Read More

Healthy Chinese Food Near Me – In the Kitchen

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Healthy Chinese Food Near Me – In the Kitchen When most of us think about Chinese food, we picture a white take-out carton filled with a mound of deep-fried chicken or pork swimming in a sweet, saucy sea. This image feeds the common – and false – perception that there is no such thing as healthy Chinese food. However, it’s … Read More

Low and Slow: Why You Should Pull Out Those Crock Pot Recipes

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Today, just about anyone can be a home chef. You can find a gadget or tool to make any food into the finest restaurant quality meal on the table. However, cooking trends come and go. Let’s be honest; when was the last time you pulled out that fondue pot or melon baller? But there’s one kitchen workhorse that never goes … Read More

Easy Dinner Recipes for Families on the Go

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When your day moves too fast, and your evening moves even faster, making nutritious homemade meals can seem like an impossible dream. But with some planning and a few easy dinner recipes, you can cook healthy food for your family, any night of the week. While it is easier to reach for processed food off the shelf, or call for … Read More

What Is Gelatin Made Of?

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What is gelatin made of? Soups on! For centuries, soups have made their way to the dinner table. A basic element of many old (and new) recipes is bone broth, which adds gelatin to the mixture. What is gelatin? And what about bone broth? Gelatin ingredients—where do they come from? If you are a fan of yogurt, marshmallows — and, of … Read More