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Barbecue Sauces of the U.S.

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Barbecue sauce is a uniquely American sauce that differs depending on the region that you are in. The majority of them are Tomato and Vinegar based, but depending on the history of the area and the culture of the people living there, they all offer something different.  From deep brown thick sauce, to a white […]

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Cheap Cedar Planks for Grilling

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If you use Cedar Planks alot when grilling fish, you can save a good amount of cash by purchasing your wood planks at home depot or any other hardware store.  The kitchen planks at the store can go for $5 a piece, which is way overpriced for what you’re really getting….. a plank of cedar […]

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Charcoal Starter 101

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This is how to use your Charcoal Starter 1. First things First, Find a open concrete or other non flammable area to rest the starter on before and after it’s used. 2. Load the top portion up with Hard Lump Charcoal or other Natural Wood Charcoal, instant light isn’t needed here. 3. Now fill the […]

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Grilled Corn in the Husk

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Nothing goes better with a hot grilled steak like some corn on the cob. Here’s how to do it quickly and easily at the same time while you’re working on cooking up everything else. Step 1. 

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Creole Blue Cheese Wing Dip

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This is a great dip for the next time you make wings.  It has a little bit of a kick and a smooth creaminess from the Blue Cheese dressing, but it goes well with any flavor of wings. Ingredients:

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Hoppin’ John Casserole

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Hoppin’ John is a southern style jumbalaya. You can add any type of meat and veggies you like, then let it all simmer and cook with some Cajun Rice and you got yourself a stick to your ribs meal that really fills you up and explodes with flavor. Ingredients:

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Adobo Chicken

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Adobo is the name of a popular dish and cooking process in Philippine cuisine that involves meat or seafood marinated in a sauce of vinegar and garlic, browned in oil, and simmered in the marinade. You can replace the chicken with any type of meat or protein if you want to switch it up, but Chicken is the most frequent one […]

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Sushi Rice Recipe

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This recipe is for the most basic element of sushi, the rice.  Once you create this, you can add whatever filling you want to make any type of sushi. It will stay good for about 2-3 days in the fridge and doesn’t take much time to make beforehand. Ingredients:

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Crab Stuffed Wonton Rangoons

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This is a pretty standard recipe for Cream Cheese based Crab Rangoonss, just like you get at almost every chinese restaurant.  You can use just Cream Cheese and Salt/Pepper if you want somethign plan or add in whatever you like with the Cream Cheese to make your own flavor.  You can also substitute out the […]

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Beef Wellington

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If you ‘ve seen any cooking shows with Gordn Ramsey, they always seem to offer a Beef Wellington as one of the dishes. After seeing it done so many times,  I decided to give it a try. It’s a pretty easy recipe that really does make a great presentation on the dish, and the ingredients […]