Dry Brine Turkey

I have used a classic liquid brine for years, plunging the old bird in a bucket of salty ice water over night.  The turkey was always moist and enjoyed by all.  When my daughter suggested a dry brine I was a bit stumped.  I have to admit, leaving a bird uncovered in the fridge out […]

Grill Mats, Grilled Chicken Legs

My wife was looking on 13deals.com one day and came across these grill mats. They were on sale for like $3 and we thought, why not. When they arrived, we were surprised to see that they were basically paper thin, woven cloth mats that had been treated with some type of non-stick coating. To test them out, […]

Indian Chicken with Yellow Rice

Last winter my wife and I had the chance to visit New York City for a few days. One thing I really like about New York is all the great food you can purchase from the street vendors. One that I really enjoy is from the Halal trucks with delicious chicken and flavorful rice. This […]

Grilled Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai

Last year I got the urge to eat a little more healthy and jumped on the Whole 30 bandwagon. After 30 days, I’d lost 20lbs and felt great. During that month, I needed to find ways to modify every day meals to fit the diet restrictions. Pinterest saved me. That’s where I found this great recipe […]

Rotisserie Turkey

My neighbor Gary is really good when it comes to grilling and smoking things.  I have tasted his chicken, ribs and things and have never been disappointed. Well, recently he did a rotisserie turkey on his pellet grill and it was fantastic! This bird was juicy and flavorful like no other. Outdoor cooking has never […]

Indian Butter Chicken

Sometimes you get in the mood for dinner with a little international flair. When I get in that mood I love a little Indian food. The spices and depth of flavors are fantastic. My daughter Katie made this the other night and brought me some for lunch. This is so good, you are going to […]

Grilled Cornish Game Hens

  Without question, one of the greatest things we can do for our mothers, wives and other women in our lives, is to cook for them!  What could be more fun than grilling an absolutely delicious delicacy of Cornish Game Hens and serving them with Mom’s favorite: Shrimp!  Start with four Cornish Game Hens. Mine […]

Ranch Turkey Burgers

It’s Mother’s Day and mom wants something flavorful but light on her stomach. Enter Ranch Turkey Burgers! This simple recipe will make even the most die-hard hamburger fan give turkey burgers a second look. We made these for a neighborhood barbecue and they were a hit!   1lb ground turkey 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/2 tsp. salt […]

Penne Rustica

If you want to create something that will amaze your family and endear them to you forever, you have to give this a try. The pasta with chicken and shrimp, along with a creamy sauce that is packed full of flavor is a winning combination! The layers of flavor are so deep that it is […]

Smoked Roast Chicken

Roast chicken is versatile as well as a classic comfort food. Whether you’re sitting down to a family meal or making chicken noodle soup, roast chicken makes you feel like you’re home. This recipe isn’t anything fancy, but your family or guests will rave about it. 1 whole chicken 3-4 medium carrots 1/2 yellow onion […]

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