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Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies

The ultimate chocolate peanut butter brownies use two types of peanut butter and three types of chocolate to give them a deep, rich chocolate flavor and chewy texture.

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Seasonal Favorites

A few of our favorite recipes, stories, and tips that celebrate the season.

Pan Seared Foie Gras Recipe

Seared Foie Gras With Caramelized Figs

This seared foie gras recipe highlights the rich flavors and sublime texture that show why foie gras is one of the most sought after ingredients in the culinary world.

French Press Coffee

How To Make French Press Coffee

If you’re after the perfect cup of coffee learn how to make French press coffee. It’s a simple brewing method that brings the flavors in coffee beans to life.

Coffee Being Made

A Few Easy Tips for Making Better Coffee at Home

At its heart, coffee is a simple thing, it’s water, beans, and time. To brew delicious coffee at home or the office all it takes is a little know-how, a few simple tools, and these six simple tips.

Sliced Lamb Closeup

Sous Vide Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

Sous vide leg of lamb is an easy and delicious way to cook lamb. The bright herb flavors in the rosemary and thyme, coupled with the sliced lemon and garlic give this recipe a warm Mediterranean vibe.

Turkey Giblet Gravy Recipe

Turkey Giblet Gravy

This turkey giblet gravy recipe is a simple way to use a turkey neck to make a delicious gravy when you’re grilling, smoking, or roasting a turkey.

Smoked Beef Roast

Smoked Beef Roast

Smoked beef roasts are the best way we’ve found to get the deep smokey flavor we love in roast beef. Smoking beef over low heat develops the beef’s natural flavors while creating a tender roast that melts in your mouth.

Pork Tenderloin Recipe

Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Herbs

Grilled pork tenderloin with fresh herbs is a simple, elegant dish. The fresh flavors from the rosemary and thyme are the perfect compliment to the pork that gets even better after the grill has added a little char.

Grilling Ribeye

Perfectly Grilled Ribeye Steak

What makes this grilled ribeye steak recipe so delicious is how the tender, well-marbled cut, absorbs the flavors from the rosemary and garlic along with the heat and smoke from the grill.

Chocolate Beet Cake

Making Friends or Enemies with Chocolate Beet Cake

I make chocolate beet cake for every “bring a dish to share event.” But I don’t bring it because it’s a crowd pleaser, I bring it because it’s not. This cake causes adult humans to lose all sense of public decency.

Smoking Food

A Complete Guide to Smoking Food 

Learn why smoking food is so delicious, take a deep dive into different types of smokers, cover a wide variety of smoking techniques, and, most importantly, learn how to season smoked food, so it tastes amazing.

Smoked Chicken Quarters

Smoked Chicken Quarters with Crispy Skin

Smoked chicken quarters have a rich smoky flavor and warm buttery texture that melts in your mouth. This recipe includes a versatile dry rub and everything you need to know to get the chicken tender and juicy on the inside with crispy golden brown crispy on the outside.

Smoked Duck Breast Recipe

Smoked Duck Breast

Gently smoked duck breasts have a rich smokey flavor that highlights the duck’s natural goodness, creating a perfect dish for nice dinners.