12 Tips To Have An Amazing Barbecue

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Serious grillers are always looking for ways to take it to the next level. Here are 12 tips to help make an average barbecue amazing. Learn more grilling tips and join the Grillerhood. 1. Choose your cut of meat wisely There’s a big difference in the quality of cuts of meat. The meat industry gives […]

Simple & Savory Ideas for Holiday Turkey Leftovers

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Should you find yourself with leftover turkey this holiday season, rejoice! There’s no end to what you can do with leftover turkey. (Or chicken, for that matter. In fact, just about any leftover meat can be put to a myriad of culinary uses.) This easy-to-make soup includes a host of holiday ingredients: carrots, green onions, […]

Your Choice: Boat, Wrap, or Salad

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Everyone always says that the only two things we can absolutely rely on are death and taxes. I think there’s a third sure bet, though, and one that’s a lot less depressing: Mexican food. Everybody loves Mexican food. Authentic Mexican food is all about freshness and flavor and whatever level of spiciness you enjoy. Most […]

Fat In Foods: 7 Eats With More Fat Than A Stick Of Butter

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“Take care of your body. It’s the only place you have to live.” — Jim Rohn You wouldn’t sit down to dinner at your favorite restaurant and order a stick of butter a la carte. You’re too smart for that — you know there’d be lots of calories and little nutrients and, most of all, lots […]

What To Do With Green Tomatoes

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Got some green tomatoes still clinging to the vine? Or maybe you’re like me and you’ve got a bag of them sitting in your kitchen. Now that we’re firmly in fall, we can only pluck the last of what’s in our gardens and hope that whatever still needs to ripen ripens indoors. In my case, […]

Chicken Soup for the Traditional Chinese Medicine Soul!

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An important herb in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is astragalus root, called Huang Qi in China. It’s used to strengthen the body’s immune system, known as wei qi in TCM. Astragalus root can be found dried in Chinese herbal shops or some natural health food stores. If you don’t have access to astragalus, you can […]

Celebrating Salsa!

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I’m a big believer in making your own sauces, dressings, and condiments – they’re usually easy to make, and it’s a lot quicker and cheaper to craft your own blend with ingredients you already have on hand than it is to go out and buy a big bottle/jar of something that’ll take you forever to […]

Delicious! Chicken Breasts Stuffed With Apples, Almonds And Brie!

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Here is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe for the holidays or just a weeknight dinner. Enjoy! Ingredients: Serves: 4 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2 tablespoons butter 1 apple, peeled and diced 4 slices brie, chilled salt and freshly ground pepper to taste 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon […]