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Grilled Cocktails: A Smoky Greyhound (Vodka and Grilled Grapefruit with Ginger Honey)

I love grilled cocktails. I learned about the idea at Kingsford University a few years back and it has been a major game changer for me. By throwing your beverage ingredients onto the grill you can add serious flavor depth, not to mention it just looks cool when you have guests over. Much the same […]

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‘GrillGrrrl Take Two’ Recipes: Chicken Sausage with Sundried Tomatoes And Grits

These Chicken Sausage with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Cheesy Grits are the kind of meal you crave, the fact that they’re ready in about 30 minutes makes it that much more appealing. I was never a grits kinda gal (probably due to the fact that I grew up in Brooklyn and it’s not regularly served) – […]

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Mango Ginger Chutney Glaze

Pork Tenderloin may just be the most versatile meat I know how to cook. It’s a perfect vehicle for lots of different flavor combinations; it is also lean, and pairs well with a variety of side dishes. Leftover pork tenderloin also goes well with just about anything you put it on: salads, sandwiches, pizzas- the […]

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How to Make Preserved Meyer Lemons

Sometimes life gives you lemons, in my case- Meyer lemons. I’ve been SOOO smitten that the 2 meyer lemon trees I planted about a year ago have been producing a ton of fruit. When I can grown anything without killing it, I’m ecstatic- and even my neighbors, who used to own a nursery, were shocked […]

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Blue Cheese Crisps, plus, My Great Grandmother’s Cheese Crisp Recipe

Welcome to the newest contributor to my blog- my mom. She’s a great Southern cook and this recipe proves that. I associate Cheese crisps with Southern entertaining and throwing baby and wedding showers, but they’re also good for just anytime. What is different about this recipe is the blue cheese and the added rice krispies […]

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Grilled Pork Chops with Garlic and Ginger

This recipe is by contributing writer Jesse Black. Thanks for sharing your tasty recipes Jesse! There’s something about a perfectly cooked pork chop that’ll make you weak in the knees. Packed with flavor, receptive to a little char and complete with options (bone-in/boneless, thin cut/thick cut); there’s really no way you can go wrong with […]

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