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Four Unique Tastes to Spice-Up Deviled Eggs

Four Unique Tastes to Spice-Up Deviled Eggs They’re a staple for work carry-in lunches, summer picnics, or dinner parties.  Deviled eggs seem to show up whenever people gather and are asked to bring a dish to share.  The basic deviled egg recipe is easy to whip up: Simple Deviled Egg Recipe ●     One dozen hard-boiled […]



Black & Blue Burger
Black and Bleu Hamburger Recipe

Spring has finally arrived here in the Midwest. Although we woke to showers this morning, the promise of 72° temperatures has made us very happy. We are already planning what we will be throwing on the grill tonight for dinner. Before we have even had breakfast. Or coffee. Which is dangerous. Don’t try this at […]



Deep Fried Turkey
How To Deep Fry A Turkey

Deep Fry a Turkey How to Deep Fry a Turkey First, be sure to always cook outside and keep pets and children away from your “cooking zone!” You will need to have 2 thermometer’s on hand, one to track the oil temperature and one to track the turkey temperature. You really don’t want to deep […]



What to Do with Green Tomatoes? Turn Them into Pickles!
What to Do with Green Tomatoes? Turn Them into Pickles!

Every year as I prepare my garden for winter, I wonder what to do with green tomatoes. There is a special place in my heart for the little guys that work hard till the end, only to be defeated when the first frost declares “times up!”. In my quest to restore dignity to my little […]



Microwave Sweet Potato
Breakfast Microwave Sweet Potato Recipe

Looking for a healthy, quick breakfast solution?  How about a breakfast that was all natural, filling and has different options for every day of the week?  Sometimes the weekly oatmeal, fresh fruit, breakfast bar and fast food options need changed up, personally we’ve been watching our Gluten intake so again this is a perfect remedy […]



Homemade Iced Tea
Making your own tea blends

After years of picking out different teas that I thought I would enjoy and reading the labels to see what types of ingredients were in each one, it dawned on me one day, that I have most of the ingredients with the exception of the tea leaves. So I bought some green and some black […]



Fresh honey with honeycomb, spices and fruits!
Honey

Honey – Nothing like it! Honey is a sweet, viscous food product that is produced by bees from the nectar, sap, and pollen of nearby plants, trees, and flowers. Weather, floral nectar, and geographical region are all factors that influence the flavor sweetness, and consistency of honey.  Commercially produced honey is typically found in the […]



5 Grilling Tips and Suggestions
5 Grilling Tips and Suggestions

BBQ and Grilling has been woven into the fabric of American culture since the 1950’s when George Stephen got an idea after inheriting a controlling interest in a metal spinning company called Weber Brothers. Since that day, firing up the grill has been a sacred ritual heralding the start of summer. In 2009 there were […]



Make Your Own Rub
Make Your Own Rub

Photo Credit: Christopher Aloi To make your own rub, or buy pre-blended? That is the question. Having your own signature rub can be a lot of fun. It makes a great gift for a friend and gives you something to brag about at your next cookout… but is it for you?  There are a few […]



How To Keep Your Spices Fresh
How To Keep Your Spices Fresh

Photo Credit: Sudhamshu Hebbar We take great pride in having the freshest spices you can buy online. We know how important it is to cook with fresh spices, the fresher the spices the better all of your recipes will taste. So, we wanted to pass along a few tips to help you extend the life […]