Caesar Salad

1 head romaine lettuce, chopped1 bag (5-ounce) croutons1 cup shredded Parmesan cheeseDressing1 cup mayonnaise1 tablespoon lemon juice1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce1 clove garlic, minced1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon black pepper1/2 cup Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons milkIn serving bowl, toss together the lettuce, croutons, and cheese. Set them aside. In a small bowl, whisk together all the dressing ingredients. […]

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Candied Cashews

1 cup sugar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon cinnamon2 egg whites1 tablespoon vanilla1 pound cashewsPreheat your oven to 250 degrees F. In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the sugar, cinnamon, and salt. Set them aside. In a mixer, beat together the egg whites and vanilla until they are frothy. Stir in the cashews and mix until the […]

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Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Crust1-1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs1/3 cup butter, meltedPecan Pie Filling1/2 cup sugar2/3 cup light corn syrup1/3 cup butter, melted2 large eggs, lightly beaten1 cup chopped pecans1 teaspoon vanillaCheesecake Filling3 blocks (8-ounce) cream cheese, softened1 cup brown sugar3 large eggs3/4 cup sour cream1 teaspoon vanillaTopping3-1/2 tablespoons butter1/2 cup brown sugar1 teaspoon cinnamon1/4 cup heavy cream or […]

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How to Smoke a Turkey

Here is my collection of smoked turkey recipes, mostly from authors I know personally. I hope they help make your Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday meal amazing. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to send us an email or leave a comment, and we’ll be glad to help.

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Wood-Fired Sweet and Salty Party Mix

We have a tradition of making party mix around the holidays, and baking it over wood and charcoal really kicks the flavor up a few notches! Instead of our usual recipe with cheese puffs and pretzels, I thought it would be fun to experiment with a sweeter profile, so I added some M&M’s. It certainly is a hit at our house.

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Grilled Wellington

There is nothing more Christmassy than a beef wellington. Unlike a traditional wellington cooked on the stove-top and then in the oven, this one is going to be grilled! Ingredients 2-pound cut of Chateaubriand Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 6 ounces Portobello mushrooms 6 ounces shiitake mushrooms 6 oyster […]

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