Cooking for the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation Mud Run!

May 25, 2015

Had a wonderful time cooking for the Amy Roloff Charity Foundation Mud Run! Lot’s of laughs and support-building for all of the amazing charity groups that Amy’s Foundation supports! The whole thing was filmed for an upcoming episode of “Little… Read More...

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Banana-Orange Cheesecakes with Granola Crust for Two

May 25, 2015

On a recent trip to a Christmas Tree Shop, I picked up a few four-inch Springform pans, so I naturally had to make cheesecake. I also recently received some samples of Golden Girl Granola to try and review, so I… Read More...

14 Slender Summer Barbecue Side Dish and Salad Recipes

May 25, 2015

When I’m planning a summer barbecue menu, side dishes are often an afterthought. I’ll go through my recipe box looking for burger, chicken, seafood or steak recipes, but I’ll often forget the side dish, then whip together a quick salad to… Read More...

The 2015 Kingsford Invitational Photo Album

May 25, 2015

The following is a photo album at the 2015 Kingsford Invitational in New York City. Also of Interest: Grilling with Rich’s Experiences at the First Ever Kingsford Invitational in 2012 One Bite Challenge Grilling Recipes and How To’s Don’t forget… Read More...

Bringing back "Backyard BBQ"

May 25, 2015

It’s been a really long time since I posted any pictures for our “Backyard BBQ” feature. Today is Memorial Day, and, weather permitting, many of you will be in your backyard smoking brisket, pork ribs, chicken, and other proteins. (Burgers… Read More...

Buckwheat Pancakes with Chocolate Cream Sauce

May 25, 2015

These buckwheat pancakes are bursting with great flavor from coconut water. Top with an awesome coconut cream-chocolate sauce for a brunch that’s also fit for a lavish dessert. By Arie Elle You can never have too many pancake recipes, right?… Read More...

How to Make Perfect Italian Meringue Buttercream: Step-by-Step

May 25, 2015

Here are all the tips you need to make smooth, creamy Italian Meringue Buttercream, perfect for flawless cake frosting. By Lindsey Farr In culinary school we made 5 different types of buttercream, but Italian Meringue Buttercream is my favorite! It… Read More...

Spring Cupcakes with Strawberry Swiss Meringue Buttercream

May 25, 2015

Fluffy vanilla cupcakes are frosted with silky smooth strawberry swiss meringue buttercream for a delightful spring treat. By ChiChi Dodoo Today I am sharing with you my favourite cupcake and buttercream recipe. Nothing beats a light fluffy vanilla cupcake. I… Read More...

Grill Like an Italian with Colavita: A Menu of Antipasto Kebabs, Pizza, and Olive Oil Cake

May 25, 2015

PARTNER POST — Grilling season is here and it is time to explore Italian grilling with authentic ingredients from Colavita. A vegan Italian menu made on the grill is possible. Seitan and vegetable kebabs, grilled pizza, salad, and an olive… Read More...

Pork Belly Tacos with Chili Roasted Pineapple

May 25, 2015

A perfect, melt-in-your-mouth pork belly taco is something to crave and topped with smokey, spicy ancho chili pineapple, pickled onions, and avocado, there is nothing better. By Chris Cockren There are few things in life more satisfying than a perfect… Read More...

Authentic Carnival Funnel Cake

May 25, 2015

Funnel cakes can be found at fairs, carnivals and theme parks all summer long. Sure to bring on fun memories, make your own fried dough topped with a dusting of sugar. By Gina Kleinworth What’s your favorite thing to eat… Read More...

Hawaiian Triscuit Snacks

May 25, 2015

Easy snack with only 4 ingredients, perfect for movie night yet elegant enough for a dinner party. These Hawaiian Triscuit Snacks will inspire you to dream of the islands.  We are a snack loving family, you name it – we… Read More...

What Chef Eats: Gianluca Visciglia (The Foodie Magazine, Apr 2015)

May 24, 2015

Some Italian chefs that I know usually have something in common aside from their unparalleled cooking skill. They’re all bubbly, friendly, but also sentimental at the same time. Let us see how our chef of this issue shares the whimsicality… Read More...

Homemade Buns

May 24, 2015

Okay–so I was in a bind the other day. I desperately needed a nice looking bun. Stop with the snickers. I needed a hamburger bun.  At any rate, I did what any normal person does and I stopped at the grocery store.… Read More...

Crock Pot Meat Sauce Recipe

May 24, 2015

In the heat of summer, standing over a sauce pot and heating my kitchen up is not my idea of a good time.  Homemade meat sauce is so much tastier than jarred though, and giving the sauce time for the… Read More...

Pork & fries at Full Moon

May 24, 2015

Lunch a few days at Full Moon Bar-B-Que (Jasper, AL): outside-chopped pork sandwich with fries.… Read More...

Sirloin Steak Gourmet Sandwich

May 24, 2015

I love a good sirloin sandwich, they are very quick and easy to make but that doesn’t mean you can’t dress up your sandwich if you have the time to do. I don’t always have the time to make what… Read More...

Baked Ziti

May 24, 2015

When I was growing up, we cooked and ate what I compassionately call Italian peasant food. What is that you say? It means that we use whatever ingredients we have on hand when we cook. My recipe for baked ziti… Read More...

Gluten-Free Cornbread Pancakes with Strawberry Jam

May 24, 2015

Homemade strawberry jam and maple syrup sit atop fluffy cornbread pancakes for an awesome spring brunch. Try them for dessert, too with a scoop of ice cream. By Amanda Marie These days, on weekend mornings, my favorite thing in the… Read More...

Perfectly Creamy Black Sesame Ice Cream

May 24, 2015

A cool, decadent, dairy-filled dessert that will wow eaters with its amazing taste and unique flavor. By Julia Gartland I’ve always found myself feeling a little like an outsider when it comes to defining my own “food philosophy.” I seem… Read More...

Sunday Morning Comics May 24, 2015

May 24, 2015

Sunday Morning Comics May 24, 2015 “I am having so much fun grilling, I didn’t even notice it raining” I case you missed it: 6 Favorite Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day Weekend The post Sunday Morning Comics May 24, 2015… Read More...

Strawberry Meringue Tartlets #SundaySupper

May 24, 2015

One of my favourite things about teaching cooking to a gang of (relatively) young children is that they are enthralled by the aspect of “danger” in a dish, even if nothing truly ominous is present. All it takes is for… Read More...

Foodie Quotes #35

May 23, 2015

“Vegetarians are cool. All I eat are vegetarians – except for the occasional mountain lion steak.” – Ted Nugent… Read More...

Patanegra, St. Petersburg, FL

May 23, 2015

If Barcelona laid an egg in downtown St. Pete, the hatchling would be Patanegra.  Sleek and urban-chic, if I squinted a little I could’ve almost imagined that I was stepping off of La Rambla and into one of the ubiquitous… Read More...

Spinach and Mushroom Frittata

May 23, 2015

Summertime means easy access to fresh produce and this year we have our own kitchen garden with lots of veggies to use in our cooking. We have spinach and kale which are pretty easy to grow, as well as onions… Read More...

Peach Bread Pudding with Coffee Glaze

May 23, 2015

Peach Bread Pudding with Coffee Glaze With all the delightfully spicy foods we are having for Memorial Day, Patti wanted a light and sweet dessert to finish off our dinner. We had some beautiful frozen peaches leftover from our last… Read More...

Healthy Recipe Roundup for Memorial Day Weekend

May 23, 2015

How is your Memorial Day barbecue recipe planning going? If you’re short on creative dishes, and want something new to wow the crowd, why not add these healthy recipes to your holiday menu. This week is a roundup of  Memorial Day recipe roundups (say that 10x… Read More...

Yesterday’s lunch at Green Top

May 23, 2015

Yesterday’s lunch at Green Top Bar-B-Q (Dora, AL), the BBQ joint I grew up on: outside-chopped pork sandwich, house-cut fries, and homemade potato chips.… Read More...

The Pour House in Sacramento, CA

May 23, 2015

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Cookie Butter Brownies

May 23, 2015

Take devilishly rich chocolate brownies and top with a swirled chocolate and cookie butter frosting for an outrageously delicious dessert. By Amanda Koh I’ve never really thought to eat biscoff with anything other than white bread. Because seriously, does cookie… Read More...

Delights of Dijon — Lemon and Mustard Tuna Burger

May 23, 2015

PARTNER POST — Discover the unique flavors of the Dijon region with Maille and enter to win a trip to France Zesty tuna burgers with Dijon mustard are easy to create for a holiday crowd or on a busy weeknight.… Read More...

Mini Lemon and Almond Coconut Cakes

May 22, 2015

I’m off on a crazy exciting foodie road trip around Wales throughout May, and a few of my favourite bloggy friends have stepped in to fill the void in my absence. Today’s tasty guest post for these sweet Mini Lemon and Almond… Read More...

Bloomin’ Onion Dutch Oven Bread

May 22, 2015

Once in awhile you come across a recipe that is so darn delicious that it becomes a family favorite, one that everyone loves.  The Bloomin’ Onion Bread from The Girl Who Ate Everything is one of those recipes.  I decided… Read More...

Spicy Blueberry Ginger Chutney

May 22, 2015

I would have to wait until college to taste my first Indian chutney, a sweet-tart-spicy-hot-chunky-fruity, completely addictive condiment. After that first mind altering bite, there was no turning back. Today, our frig always contains at least one homemade and several… Read More...

How Does AncestryDNA Testing Work?

May 22, 2015

{Disclosure:  I received two AncestryDNA tests to sample, but have purchased additional kits.  My opinions are 100% my own.} How Does AncestryDNA Testing Work? A few weeks ago, I mentioned that my… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit… Read More...

Fun Food Facts #18

May 22, 2015

Fun Food Facts #16: BRIEF FACTS ABOUT AVOCADO… Read More...

Brilliant Bean Dip #RecipeRedux

May 22, 2015

Working on reports late at night means I fall victim to the midnight snack attacks – that lone cup of lukewarm coffee just isn’t cutting it anymore and there isn’t enough hunger for anything substantial, just snack-worthy. When feelings like… Read More...

South of the Border Fatty

May 22, 2015

South of the Border Fatty We had 4 couples and a few stray friends from our Church over for dinner. I had it all planned out. We would do 8 styles of ribs, plated real nice with a little card… Read More...

“Guest Chef” CHEF G’s MELISSA’S DE-LITE

May 22, 2015

CHEF G’s MELISSA’S DE-LITE! This is a very special dish inspired by my good friend Chef Melissa in Beverly Hills.  When I first saw a photo of this salad I was instantly intrigued. And I can say without hesitation that… Read More...

Friday Fourplay: Animated Superhero Pancakes, Ant-Flavored Gin, Lobster-Stuffed Doughnuts, and Gender-Detecting Beer Ads

May 22, 2015

The 4 most interesting food/drink-related things we saw this week. Continue reading →… Read More...

BBQ with Franklin Video: Smokin’ Sausage

May 22, 2015

Making homemade sausages can be really fun and also really time consuming and sausages are a staple in Central Texas barbecue. James Beard Award Winner and Pitmaster of the “best barbecue in the country,” Aaron Franklin shares his method of making… Read More...

Raspberry Garlic Marinated Chicken Legs Video

May 22, 2015

Raspberry Garlic Marinated Chicken Legs We’re having a few Veteran friends over to celebrate Memorial Day. They wanted something “kid friendly” for the kids, of all ages, we know love our barbecued chicken grilled on our Char-Griller Akorn Kamado. The… Read More...

Smoking Times and Temperature by MybestSmoker

May 22, 2015

Smoking Times and Temperature by MybestSmoker The post Smoking Times and Temperature by MybestSmoker appeared first on Welcome To The Cookout. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]… Read More...

Bacon Candy Video

May 22, 2015

Bacon Candy Bacon Candy! This stuff is CRAZY GOOD and will be ILLEGAL when the food police hear about it! For a special treat think about this. Bacon Candy is so simple to make, only 3 ingredients. Sweet, smoky and… Read More...

Kill Weeds Naturally

May 22, 2015

Being able to control weeds that are growing in your garden or lawn naturally is one of the biggest struggles for any home gardener. The minute you stop killing weeds, they take that opportunity to grow back with a vengeance.… Read More...

Learn Local Food Truck Laws Before Opening

May 22, 2015

Opening a food truck requires a lot of work and preparation. As a part of the preparation, you must become familiar with and adhere to the local food truck laws that govern the mobile food industry. Failure to do so… Read More...

Wednesday’s lunch from Danny’s Downtown Barbecue (Jasper, AL)

May 22, 2015

Wednesday, I picked up lunch from Danny’s Downtown Barbecue (Jasper, AL). I ordered a hamburger, smoked-chicken sandwich, & a large pulled-pork sandwich. It’s Alabama, so, of course, I got some white BBQ sauce.… Read More...

New Uber-Adorable Japanese Cafe: Itadakimasu!

May 22, 2015

Foodies in Jakarta are currently taken by storm with the arrival of this uber cute Japanese Cafe in North Jakarta, all thanks to their iconic cute edible ‘pandas’, which are either blanketed under an omelette blanket or taking a dip… Read More...

Orange Ginger Grilled Chicken

May 22, 2015

Ya’ll, I’ve been asked what’s the best grilled chicken ever. But that is so subjective. Some people love traditional BBQ sauce on grilled chicken. Some people love an oil- and lemon-based glaze. And I love a simple sweet/salty/spicy glaze on… Read More...

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