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Smoked and Mashed Red Potatoes

When you’re serious about mashed potatoes for a holiday meal—or anytime—Don’s smoked mashed potato recipe is the winner you’re looking for.

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Grilled Asparagus With Cranberries and Bacon

While turkey and stuffing are staples of American holiday meals—at our house, anyway—side dishes can elevate the dining experience considerably. And for adding that extra punch to the special occasion, nothing’s better than backyard barbecue. This grilled asparagus recipe with cranberries and bacon is part of my holiday meal series, which first appeared in issues 52 and 53 of StoryQue magazine.

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Homemade Bread Simplified: Simple Artisan Bread and Two Hour Bread Recipes

Do you think baking bread is hard work? Some bread recipes make a mess in your kitchen and are downright confusing. Try this simple artisan bread baked in a Dutch oven or the two hour “fast bread”, and discover how fun and easy bread can be! What’s especially cool is the fact that you can make this bread at a campfire or in your smoker.

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Shrimp Fajitas on a Charcoal Grill

Shrimp, Mexican food, and my Kettle grill—these are a few of my favorite things! To help my wife and I celebrate our ninth anniversary, I cooked some barbecue shrimp fajitas on my charcoal grill and they were amazing. If you are in love with shrimp, cast iron skillets, and cooking with charcoal, I think you’ll enjoy this recipe.

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Fill out the Feast: Blackberry Punch

Looking for a refreshing drink on a hot summer day? This punch made of fresh blackberries is sure to hit the spot!

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Smoked Cornish Hen With Jalapeno Butter Injection

Cornish hens, chickens, and turkeys equal boring meat to me. In fact, I totally dislike cooking poultry for either myself or my family. It is boring to cook and it either tastes bland or requires a load of spices to crank up the taste. Not anymore! For this recipe, I have created a poultry injection […]

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