Overhead shot of smoked turkey on a platter.

Smoked Turkey

This recipe shows you how to make smoked turkey using a charcoal smoker–in this case, a Weber Smokey Mountain–from start to finish. And if you want to smoke a brined turkey, there’s a perfect...

Tri-tip is a quality cut of meat with the big, bold, juicy flavor of grilled steaks--what better way to enjoy it this summer than making a Smoked Tri-Tip in the backyard? Fire up that smoker--you know you want to. 

Smoked Tri-Tip Recipe

Tri-tip is a quality cut of meat with the big, bold, juicy flavor of grilled steaks–what better way to enjoy it this summer than making a Smoked Tri-Tip in the backyard? Fire up that smoker–you know...

A summer barbecue recipe for Smoked Chicken Wings will take your wing game to new, spectacular heights. Fire up that charcoal smoker; here's everything you need to know to make the best chicken wings ever!

Smoked Chicken Wings

A summer barbecue recipe for Smoked Chicken Wings will take your wing game to new, spectacular heights. Fire up that charcoal smoker; here’s everything you need to know to make the best chicken wings ever!...

Ready to take your summer grilling game to the next level? Learning how to use a charcoal smoker is an adventurous next step, and happens to be the key to amazing ribs, succulent brisket, and smoky slow-roasted turkey and chicken. If you’ve got a charcoal smoker in the garage, dust it off and let’s get smoking!

How to Use a Charcoal Smoker

Ready to take your summer grilling game to the next level? Learning how to use a charcoal smoker is an adventurous next step, and happens to be the key to amazing ribs, succulent brisket,...

An easy recipe for Grilled Chicken Skewers topped with a delicious Olive Pesto. Fire up your grill on those hot summer nights or any time you want a fresh, healthy meal option. Great for backyard barbecues, too!

Chicken Skewers with Olive Pesto

I teamed up with California Ripe Olives to bring you these Chicken Skewers with Olive Pesto. I’ve been compensated for my time. All opinions are mine alone. An easy recipe for Grilled Chicken Skewers...

Even though you can buy it, the best quality, most economical cauliflower rice is the kind you make yourself. I'll show you 2 easy methods for how to make cauliflower rice, with a grater and with a food processor.

How To Make Cauliflower Rice

Even though you can buy it, the best quality, most economical cauliflower rice is the kind you make yourself. I’ll show you two easy methods for how to make cauliflower rice, with a grater...

An overhead shot of cauliflower tabbouleh in beige bowls.

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

If you make one thing this summer, make this Cauliflower Tabbouleh! It’s light, flavorful, refreshing, and full of healthy, vibrant veggies and fresh herbs. Unlike classic Mediterranean tabbouleh which is made with bulgur wheat,...

An overhead picture of a bowl with pickled shallots.

How to Pickle Shallots

Learn how to pickle shallots, a quick and easy way to add bright flavor and fresh crunch to so many recipes. Just 3 ingredients! I make a big jar to keep in the fridge...

Unlike the granular couscous that you soak in boiling water and fluff with a fork, Israeli couscous gets toasted a bit in the pan with butter or olive oil first, then simmered in water until cooked. That initial toast gives the couscous a nutty, deeper flavor.

Israeli Couscous Salad

I teamed up with the California Walnuts to bring you this Israeli Couscous Salad. I’ve been compensated for my time. All opinions are mine alone. This recipe for Israeli Couscous Salad welcomes any changes you...

5 breaded chicken cutlets on a white plate with piccata sauce next to them in a bowl.

How to Bread Chicken

If you’ve always wanted to learn how to bread chicken, now’s your chance; this simple technique is the key to making pure, delicious breaded chicken magic that wows everyone in the house and keeps...

An overhead shot of chicken piccata on a white plate

Chicken Piccata

Need a winner of a chicken dinner tonight? This simple, beautiful recipe for breaded Chicken Piccata is just what to make; it’s Italian American comfort food at its finest. Any night of the week,...

This recipe for Lemon Rice Pilaf should definitely be in your culinary bag of tricks; it’s ridiculously simple and good enough to eat straight out of the pot with a spoon. Make extra--you'll love having it around the next day. 

Lemon Rice Pilaf

Anyone who has ever been to a Greek festival has tasted this simple lemon rice recipe; fragrant white rice that’s cooked in a rich broth with onions and lots of fresh lemon. It’s a...

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