Couscous Featured

Couscous with Roasted Red Peppers and Feta Cheese

Learn how to cook and season couscous with this simple recipe. With bright Mediterranean flavors its ideal for pairing with grilled or roasted dishes.

Roasted Sweet Corn

Three Recipes: The Best Way to Roast Corn on the Cob

To figure out the best way to roast sweet corn, we got a bunch of corn and spent an afternoon roasting it on the grill. What we were looking for was a side-by-side comparison of the most popular corn roasting…

Cooking for You and Me

Cooking for You and Me

Cooking for You and Me is a series of recipes that can be made within 45 minutes of stepping into the kitchen and are designed to help people get into the routine of making dinner at home.

The white bread test is a great way to see how your grill really works

How to Use the White Bread Grill Test to Grill Better Food

Using the white bread grill test is an easy way to see how your grill really works and is a great way to learn how to grill better food.

Tender shrimp cocktail

For Great Shrimp Cocktail Try Poaching

Making shrimp cocktail at home is a lot easier and more affordable than you think. All it takes to make a tender and delicious shrimp cocktail that is full of bright flavors that highlight the shrimp is learning how to…

Raspberry jam all done

How I Learned to Can and Lived to Tell About It

Canning can be scary, but once I got over my irrational fear of poisoning my future self I was able to finally learn how to can.

Great Summer Gazpacho

What I Love About Gazpacho

A challenge for me can be making sure I’m eating enough healthy vegetables, which is why I love keeping a batch of fresh gazpacho on hand.

Spit Roasted Leg of Lamb

Why You Should Spit Roast Your Next Leg of Lamb

For one of the world’s great culinary treats spit roast your next leg of lamb. Spit roasted leg of lamb is tender and delicious and oh so fun to watch as it spins slowly over the grill.

Timing is everything

Learning Life Lessons from Making Jambalaya

When you’re learning to cook certain dishes are important because they teach you something fundamental. It might be a new technique, a unique ingredient, or something as simple timing.

Cookies With Milk

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies as Good as They Sound

There are days when nothing in the world sounds better than warm peanut butter chocolate chunk cookies and a cold glass of milk.

Smokehouse Chili

Making Smokehouse Chili

It’s hard for me to think of anything better than a warm bowl of chili on a cold winter day. Especially if it’s a hearty, smoky chili with rich, deep flavors.

Tender Slow Cooked Pork Tacos

An Easy Way to Make Great Slow Cooked Pork Tacos

Learn how to use your crock-pot to make great slow-cooked pork tacos with a sweet, spicy, citrus flavor that are so tender the pork just falls apart.

Tomato soup and grilled cheese

Why You Should Try Not Your School Lunch Tomato Soup

Growing up tomato soup was my least favorite school lunch item. It tasted like the lunch ladies just watered down a big pot of water with a small can of V8 and a dash of red food coloring. It took…

Close up of grilled chicken

Fall in Love with Grilled Barbecue Chicken

For BBQ chicken you can fall in love with that is crispy on the outside & succulent and juicy on the inside try using indirect heat and your grill.

Roasted bison hanger steak with savory bread pudding

Thinking About Buffalo as an Ingredient

Over the last twenty-five years there has been a lot more interest in bison or buffalo meat, unfortunately for most people, their experience doesn’t go much beyond buffalo burgers. Come along with us as we try out a variety of…