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Fish sauce is one of those things that sounds like it will be horrible. I put off adding it to anything, fearing I’d turn things I love to eat into a sardine. [...]

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If you have kids like I do, you are tired all the time. I really compounded the issue and waited until my mid 30s to have kids as well. Not only do they run rings around my wife and I, but any… [...]

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But until those days come, it is tomato bonanza season — along with a small bush of basil. [...]

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Skip the Rotel, your taste buds will thank you. Combining green enchilada sauce with diced tomatoes kicks this dip into high gear. The extra moisture results in a creamier, far superior dip to… [...]

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Hands down my favorite way to cook corn on the cob is by grilling it. The only problem is the mess it makes when you are done cooking. The charred husks got everything in a 10-mile radius cove… [...]

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I got an email the other day about a stove LG is pushing. Other than being way outside my price range, it had an interesting feature I had never heard about before; air sous vide. [...]

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The first vegetable to pop up in our little raised garden was a zucchini the other day. It was amazing how fast it grew and how big it got, considering not a single other zucchini was even clo… [...]

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If you like a nice sweet zing to your burgers or salads, give this pickled onion and radishes recipe a try. [...]

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I have come to the realization that I don't write about deserts nearly enough. I think it stems from my problem of having sweets in the house. I can resist candy all day long – a bag of jelly … [...]

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While homemade ice cream can never compare to what they are slinging down there in Kendrick Park, this recipe does a good job trying. With the temperature reaching an insane 107 degrees Fahren… [...]

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If you ever find yourself in Kentucky, do yourself a favor and visit a bourbon distillery. You don’t even have to be a bourbon fan to get enjoyment from the tour. It is incredibly fascinating … [...]

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I got a little wild and crazy last week and decided to use poblano peppers with my brats instead of good old green peppers. [...]

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Do you ever resist something just to resist it? [...]

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Flashback to a few weeks ago. It was Derby Day and I was on the hunt for mint for my mint juleps. Like some kind of amateur fool, I waited until the last minute to find mint, and I was having … [...]

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Ginger is usually one of those flavors you like or don't like. It's like black licorice, you like it or you don't. I have never met anyone that told me it was ok. I think its horrible and don'… [...]

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I think most people grow up remembering at least one thing their grandparents fed them when they were kids. My great grandparents were famously old-school and kept it original all the way down… [...]

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Every week I find myself straining not to write about smoking. It is by far my favorite cooking activity and I seek out new ways and new things to smoke. If I have convinced even one person to… [...]

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Sitting around the house watching the snow fall and trying to stay warm is hot toddy season. Something about that steaming cup of citrus and bourbon brings a smile to my face — plus it makes m… [...]