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Dry Brined and Smoked Whole Turkey Recipe

Dry Brined and Smoked Whole Turkey Recipe

Traditional oven roasted whole turkey is the fail safe for most American homes when it comes to Thanksgiving (or any celebratory event that warrants roasting an entire turkey to feed a lot of people). There’s a reason for that and it’s because for the most part, oven roasting a turkey is a safe as well as … Continue reading

Knockwurst Sausage Over Braised Cabbage Recipe

Knockwurst Sausage Over Braised Cabbage Recipe

While perusing the farmer’s market in Pawtucket, RI, I decided to stop at the PV Farmstand to see what Frank Martinelli, the self-proclaimed “King of Boar,” had to offer. I ended up purchasing some knockwurst sausage and immediately knew I wanted to try using them to make something other than a simple sausage sandwich. If you’re … Continue reading

Lightly Fried and Baked Scotch Eggs Recipe

Lightly Fried and Baked Scotch Eggs Recipe

If you’ve ever thought about making breakfast in a more compact, portable, and delicious way, then the Scotch egg is the miracle product for you. It basically takes eggs, sausage, and toast and turns them into a singular, egg-shaped food delivery system. The crispy outside contrasts with the sausage, which in turn contrasts with the softer … Continue reading

How to Make Spam Musubi with Bacon and Egg

How to Make Spam Musubi with Bacon and Egg

The Hawaiian love of Spam is legendary. So much so, that the first “Hawaiian” thing I ate when I visited Oahu was a Spam musubi from Musubi Cafe Iyasume in Waikiki. For those of you that are familiar with Spam, you know that this typically pink, highly processed, canned meat product sits on shelves in … Continue reading

White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe

White Bean Chicken Chili Recipe

Few foods are as comforting a really good bowl of chili and every region has their own special take on it. For example, in Texas, chili means just meat and spices, where in other parts of the country, chili can have beans or other ingredients in it. Some believe that chili should only be made with … Continue reading

Negra Modelo Beer and Food Pairing (Recipes Included!)

Negra Modelo Beer and Food Pairing (Recipes Included!)

A representative for Negra Modelo Beer contacted me and asked if I would like a free blogger kit that I could use to throw a party for my friends that featured Negra Modelo food pairings. These pairings would support Negra Modelo’s “Perfect Complement” campaign (#theperfectcomplement). As someone that already enjoys Negra Modelo, I agreed to … Continue reading

Kayem Artisan Sausages Review and Recipe Ideas

Kayem Artisan Sausages Review and Recipe Ideas

A little while ago, a representative for Kayem contacted me and asked if I would like to sample some of their new line of Artisan Sausages that I could review. I’m not one to pass up free things, so of course I agreed and shortly after I received an incredibly generous package from Kayem. I thought … Continue reading

Mushroom Stuffed Pork Chops Baked in Stuffing

Mushroom Stuffed Pork Chops Baked in Stuffing

This year some friends and I had an early Thanksgiving in Connecticut because my friends weren’t able to make it home this year. Our hostess called it, “Friendsgiving,” in an appropriate attempt at distinguishing the event from its usual late-month predecessor. While trying to come up with what dish to bring, my friend, Flex (of … Continue reading

Pulled Pork Shoulder in the Slow Cooker

Pulled Pork Shoulder in the Slow Cooker

I’ve smoked a pork butt twice (there’s really no un-awkward way to say that) and both times it was especially difficult to get it to that “fall-off-the-bone” state. Smoking takes hours and I don’t always have that kind of time on my hands, so I wanted to get all of that pork butt goodness, but … Continue reading

Boudin Sausage with Bourbon Gravy

Boudin Sausage with Bourbon Gravy

When I went to New Orleans for my friend’s wedding, he introduced me to a new food that I had never had before on the morning of his wedding. The groomsmen (and one groomswoman) gathered at my friend’s house and had breakfast together, which one of the groomsman prepared for us. That breakfast consisted of … Continue reading

Smoky Chicken Sliders Recipe

Smoky Chicken Sliders Recipe

When you live in an apartment, you often don’t have a grill. That is a pain I have suffered for many years. Grilling on a stove top isn’t the same and using an electric indoor grill is a nightmare if you don’t want your clothes smelling like meat for a week. Most people also can’t … Continue reading