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These meals take 30 minutes or less to prepare and get on the table.

bacon jalapeno deviled eggs

Bacon Jalapeno Deviled Eggs

I really love deviled eggs. I’ve been on a hiatus of making them though for the past 5 years or so because my husband is so weird about eggs. However, we had a party over Christmas and I knew these would be a hit. I got the idea from a friend who brought these to […]

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Orange Oregano Maple Smoked Chicken Thighs

When thinking of cooking over planks, many people think of “Cedar planked Salmon”, and that is a great way to cook fish. But let’s not limit ourselves only to fish- as everything tastes better kissed with the smoke from wood grill planks! Plus, it makes for an awesome presentation at the table! Chicken thighs are […]

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Italian Sausage Pretzel Dogs

Pretzel bread is all the rage these days- so much so I was able to find pretzel buns at my local Publix bakery! Beer and Pretzels are a match made in heaven (I learned this first hand as a German exchange student oh so many moons ago) so I thought, what would be better for […]

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Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

School has officially started which for me means a sea of homework and projects to assist with which also translates into less time to prepare dinner. These shrimp and pineapple skewers are the perfect midweek meal. They’re extremely fast and easy to make and the sweet and savory flavors are a winning combination. Serves 4 […]

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Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple Skewers

School has officially started which for me means a sea of homework and projects to assist with which also translates into less time to prepare dinner. These shrimp and pineapple skewers are the perfect midweek meal. They’re extremely fast and easy to make and the sweet and savory flavors are a winning combination. Serves 4 […]

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how to make cedar planked salmon on the big green egg

Cedar Planked Salmon on the Big Green Egg

There’s nothing as good as wild sockeye salmon cooked on cedar or alder planks over lump charcoal. The salmon gets slowly smoked on the wood, while also absorbing the smoke of your charcoal. If I died and went to heaven, I imagine it would smell like this. You get such great flavor from cooking them […]

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