Do’s and Don’ts on How to Roast a Turkey

After 25+ years of roasting turkeys for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year meals, I’ve tried pretty much everything.  I’ve bought turkeys that were fresh, frozen, pre-brined, self-basting, young, organic, big, small. You name it–I’ve tried it. I’ve brined, basted, not basted, cooked the whole bird in a bag, stuffed, unstuffed, dry […]

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Best Low Carb Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is such an iconic meal, but that does not mean you have to have the same old traditional recipes! With a few changes and substitutes here and there, we can make a delicious Thanksgiving spread that doesn’t include the traditionally high carb count! We all want to be able […]

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Homemade is better than Takeout

If you like me, I crave takeout at least once a week especially in the weekends. With apps that allow you to order with just a few taps, it can be extremely tempting to forgo cooking dinner. But there are often trade-offs for convenience. Restaurant meals can contain lots of […]

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Homemade Creole Blackened Rub

I made these ribs for 4th of July weekend and it was so good. It was so moist, full of flavor and the meat fell of the bones. Its a moment you can Emeril Lagasse say “BAM” when he sees them. You likely already have all the ingredients in your […]

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All about Charcuterie

Holidays and weekends is enjoying spending time with family and friends. No matter the occasion, charcuterie boards make the perfect party platters. Not only are they easy to create, they are a simple way to make a stunning party centerpiece. Best of all, these deli platters usually include something that […]

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