Around here we like to think that Turkey is a protein we can enjoy all year long. And when you simplify the whole process by cooking just a turkey breast, it takes all the pain and effort away from a whole turkey, and you’ll end up with a perfectly moist, tender, delicious piece of meat.
Okay, confession, we definitely took the easy way out here and smoked a purchased pie. There are a million things to do for Thanksgiving, and making our pies is usually a tradition we love and look forward to every year. But sometimes ease and convenience wins over traditions.
We don’t take our gravy lightly. It might was well come from fresh meat drippings, or not exist at all. Until now, we just didn’t think it was possible to create that kind of flavor without having cooked a roast or whole turkey, but with the right flavorings and herbs, you can get pretty darn close.
Give us a minute to convert you to the goodness that is Smoked Broccoli. I’ve always been the kind of eater who enjoys a plate full of vegetables. And that love for vegetables only deepens when the weather turns cool, and I roast every vegetable I can think of in the oven. Cauliflower, check. Carrots, check. Sugar snap peas, check check (try them!). And broccoli, I’ve always loved roasted broccoli. Then we smoked it. I’m forever changed.
Mmmmmm….mashed potatoes. They just scream comfort food. They pair well with so many comfortable foods. But they usually are the vehicle for delicious, savory gravy. Not these babies. These smoked potatoes stand on their own, but when covered with a creamy gravy become the star of the plate.
This Mummy Pepper Popper recipe is a delicious twist on a classic appetizer. We’ve traded out some of the traditional jalapenos for kid-friendly mini bell peppers and mummified them with crescent roll dough. Complete with edible eyeballs, this finger-food is just begging to be at your next Halloween party.
Peter’s Caramel has changed our sweet-making lives. Consider it one of confections greatest “life hacks.” Easy to store, melt, drizzle, dip, cut, flavor and even dye.
We’ve shared with you some of our more basic tips on using caramel, so today we wanted to give you a look at some of our more unusual uses. If you bought a loaf, or twenty, here are some things you can do with any caramel you may have left over from your caramel apples or pretzel rods.
These cutie little snakes need to be at your next Halloween party. Bread dough is wrapped around chopsticks to create these swirly little guys. [Read more…]
Fall is a fantastic time to entertain. The busy hustle of summer has ended, but the pressures of the holidays are not yet upon us. It’s the perfect time to bring your favorite people together for a enjoyable and intimate evening. Drawing inspiration from the season of bounty, your menu can include delicious flavors with beautiful colors. [Read more…]
Whenever the leaves start changing, and the air turns crisp and cold, it seems as though the food world immediately turns to all things pumpkin. Cookies, bread, pie, pancakes, cereal, and even soup.
We dare say, however, that Pumpkin Chocolate Tart may not be the first thought you have when pumpkin is on the brain. The cause for that is certainly only because you have never tried THIS Pumpkin Chocolate Tart.