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Smoked chicken legs are one of the simplest ways to make tasty, smokey chicken for a crowd. What makes smoking drumsticks such a great choice is how they absorb the flavors from the smoke and homemade dry rub while staying…
With a buttery shortbread crust and tart filling, these rhubarb bars are the ones to make for people who love rhubarb. This rhubarb recipe uses a little honey and lemon zest to highlight rhubarb’s tart, delicious flavor.
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Smoked pork ribs are the pinnacle of great barbecue. The best ribs are tender and juicy with a nice crisp bark on the outside, have a deep smoke flavor that compliments a flavorful dry rub and uses a little barbecue…
These tasty smoked chicken wings use Tabasco and a homemade spice rub with deep smoky flavors and some heat to create bold, flavorful smoked wings that are nice and crispy on the outside and tender and juicy on the inside.
Whether you are just learning how to smoke a turkey or have made a dozen, this smoked turkey recipe has all of the tips and techniques to elevate your next bird into a plump, juicy, show-stopping culinary delight.
The Bees Knees is a traditional summer cocktail recipe made with gin, lemon juice, and a honey simple syrup that lives up to its name with warm honey flavors and beautiful golden color.
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.
What makes these grilled sweet potatoes so delicious is how this recipe uses two simple techniques to create sweet potatoes that are crispy on the outside and soft and fluffy on the inside.
Whether you like your wings baked, fried, grilled, smoked, or cooked in a slow cooker we’ve gathered some amazing chicken wing recipes from across the internet.
Once you see how easy this homemade lemonade recipe is to make you’ll never buy the powdered mix again. See why fresh squeezed lemonade is one of the best things about summer.
This BBQ Burger recipe is easy to make. The burgers grill up with great color and have a tangy BBQ flavor you can taste in every bite. The secret is to use a good BBQ sauce as the main flavoring…