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Mini Hot Dog Appetizers – New Spins and Classic Recipes

Mini hot dogs, also known as “little smokies” or “lil’ smokies,” have been an appetizer staple for as long as I can remember. You can’t help but eat several of them however they’re prepared and plated. There are some tried and true recipes for mini hot dogs. But, you can […]

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8 Tips for Making the Perfect Omelet

I spent a good part of my early culinary years as a breakfast cook at a very busy hotel in Las Vegas. Back then, I had no idea that the egg station is one of the most rigorous jobs in a professional kitchen, especially during brunch service. I developed my […]

How to Cook Steak Tips in the Oven – FAQs and Tips

Steak tips can be a quick, delicious dinner any night of the week, and one of our favorite methods involves a speedy roast in the oven. In this article, we’ve broken down how to cook steak tips in the oven, and answered some of your FAQs surrounding steak tips. If […]

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Childhood Food Favorites, All Grown Up

Nothing makes us nostalgic like the food we loved as kids. But now that we’re all grown up, we rarely go back to these childhood favorites, often because of our grown-up taste palettes and devotion to high-quality ingredients. It doesn’t have to be this way—all it takes is a little […]

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Everything You Need for the Best Thanksgiving Yet

The biggest cooking day of the year: It’s almost here. If you’re hosting Thanksgiving Day, you’re probably looking for ways to make it go smoothly so you don’t spend the run-up and the day feeling stressed and harried. We have your back! Before we dive into all things turkey and […]

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Shopping List for Thanksgiving 2023

When you’re hosting Thanksgiving, planning is the name of the game. Cooking a feast for a big group of people is never easy, but with enough up-front planning, strategic delegating, and scheduling of tasks, the whole thing can go down pretty smoothly. You just need to become friends with your […]

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A Plan and Timeline for Hosting Thanksgiving

Here’s the thing about hosting Thanksgiving dinner: It’s a marathon AND a sprint. And just like running either one of those races, preparation is critical. To keep yourself sane and make space to enjoy the process and the day itself, you need to start early, delegate often, and work off […]

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A Quick Guide to Cooking Oils

Fat is a hot topic these days. Over the past few years, the long-maligned macronutrient is getting its nutritional due. We’ve always loved fat because it helps enhance and carry flavor, but it’s also a critical component of a healthy diet. Fat is a source of slow-burning energy and helps […]

Hosting an Outdoor Movie Night: Tips and a Menu

An outdoor movie night at home can be a super low-fuss way to enjoy the company of family and friends. It’s also a great excuse to whip up some delicious movie snacks you can’t get at the movie theater. If you’ve never hosted an outdoor movie night, don’t fret. This […]

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7 Ways to Switch Out High-Carb Foods for Low-Carb Veggies

Whether you’re looking to lower your carbohydrate intake or fill your plate with more fresh veggies, there are tons of satisfying substitutions for high-carb foods available. While vegetables aren’t exactly the same as bread, rice, or pasta, they’re colorful and delicious when added to your favorite dishes. Use these plant-based, […]