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Category: Meats

Dry Rub Oven Baked Pork Ribs

Dry Rub Oven Baked Pork Ribs

I’ve been saving these bad boys in my freezer for the past couple months, waiting for the right moment to savor them. The time is now, since I’m needing to clear out my freezer for all my homemade freezer meals I’ll be concocting, for when […]

Homemade Turkey Sausage.

Homemade Turkey Sausage.

I wanted to prepare some sausage for another recipe I was making. I used a pound of ground turkey for this mixture; however you can blend half ground pork and half ground turkey if you wish. Don’t be overwhelmed by the amount of spices I […]

Chinese Pineapple Chicken

Chinese Pineapple Chicken

 I call this dish Pineapple chicken. It’s similar to lemon chicken, or sweet and sour chicken sans red food coloring. Once you make it you’ll be surprised how easy it is to mimic Chinese take-out food. Except I think it tastes fresher and a bit […]

Roast Chicken – The KISS method

Roast Chicken – The KISS method

  When something tastes really good, you wonder how much effort was put into the process of creating it. Ironically, some of the best tasting recipes are the simplest. Simple ingredients, simple preparation, simple cooking process. Roasting a chicken is easier than tying your shoes. […]

Roasted Brined Turkey.

Roasted Brined Turkey.

Roasted Brined Turkey (adapted from Better Homes and Gardens) printable recipe Makes 8 servings Prep: 45 min. / Roast: 2 3/4 Hours / Stand: 20 min. Marinate: 8 – 12 hours / Oven: 325 degrees Ingredients: 8-12 lb. fresh or frozen turkey, thawed Ingredients for […]

Thankgiving Feast Ideas.

Thankgiving Feast Ideas.

I’m writing down every recipe I’m attempting for my Thanksgiving feast ahead of time. So it’s easier for both of us. It’ll be the first time I’m attempting it, I mean, I’ve roasted turkeys before…but not for Thanksgiving. And not with all the fixings. Most […]

Juicy Turkey Burgers.

Juicy Turkey Burgers.

At around 11:30pm last night, there were some loud ‘SQUAAAWWWWKKKs’ followed by a few ‘BUGGGGOOOOQQQUUIIITTTTs’ outside our bedroom window. Chris turns to me, slowly, asking, “Was that just me, or did that sound like two TURKEYS fighting outside our window?!” I immediately ran outside in […]

Jack@$$ Sandwich.

Jack@$$ Sandwich.

As my husband and I work, we talk online throughout the day. We’re not texters. And I’m not a phone person. Phones should exist in order to call 911 or to tell your significant other to pick up milk at the store on the way […]