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- Mark Twain
Month: February 2020

Wood Pellet Smokers

Wood Pellet Smokers are very easy to use and they also maintain the desired cooking temperature automatically for hours. The food cooked on them is flavored by the type of wood pellet (maple, mesquite, pecan, cherry, etc) and indirect cooking. Wood Pellet Smokers look like offset barrel smoker with a side mounted hopper. The side-mounted […]

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Grilled Lamb Chops with Shaved Zucchini Salad Recipe

Grilled Lamb Chops with Shaved Zucchini Salad Recipe Here’s how to quick cook lamb chops. To keep lamb chops moist, grill them for just a few minutes. A simple zucchini salad, seasoned with lemon juice and mint, pairs nicely with the rich meat. Slicing the zucchini into ribbons provides tender pieces that don’t require any cooking. […]

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Grill Smoked Salmon with Creamy Cucumber-Dill Salad

Grill Smoked Salmon with Creamy Cucumber-Dill Salad Quick-cure Salmon with a mixture of salt and sugar draws moisture from the flesh and helps firm it up. It also ensures that the pieces of salmon are well seasoned inside and out. Cooking the fish indirectly over a gentle fire with an ample amount of smoke produces […]

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Rotini with Brussels Sprouts, Blue Cheese, and Bacon Recipe

Rotini with Brussels Sprouts, Blue Cheese, and Bacon Recipe For a streamlined pasta recipe featuring tangy, piquant blue cheese, we decided to add nutty, slightly bitter Brussels sprouts and rich-tasting pine nuts to the mix. Rather than halve our Brussels sprouts, we opted to thinly slice them; this way, they were evenly distributed through­out the […]

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Herbed Ricotta Crostini Recipe

Herbed Ricotta Crostini Recipe Ricotta cheese doesn’t have to be reserved for pasta dishes and casseroles. In this simple starter, it takes center stage as a creamy spread for crostini. Whole-milk ricotta delivered the clean, milky, rich flavor we were after, but the texture was a bit too watery. To remove some of the excess […]

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Caprese Skewer Recipe

Caprese Skewer Recipe Caprese salad is a great appetizer if you use toothpicks to stand bite-size portions upright on a halved grape tomato base. Make a garlic-infused oil, (mincie garlic into a paste and stirring it into fruity extra-virgin olive oil,) boosts the flavors of the baby mozzarella balls and tomatoes, as did a bit […]

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