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PicOfTheWeek: Chili Recipe Testing

Jul 24, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Chili Recipe Testing

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I had a lot of chili for dinner on Wednesday. A lot of chili. I’d say I’m sacrificing myself for my readers…but I love chili. (Recipe for pressure cooker chili with canned beans coming this week.)

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Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Mexican Stew with Summer Vegetables

Jul 21, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pressure Cooker Mexican Stew with Summer Vegetables

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  Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. (Last week was Chicago, next week is Lake Erie.) To keep the blog posts coming, I’m bringing back popular recipes from my archives for Throwback Thursday. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback...

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos (Tinga de Pollo)

Jul 19, 16 Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos (Tinga de Pollo)

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Pressure Cooker Chicken Tacos (Tinga de Pollo) recipe. Quick weeknight shredded chicken tacos, ready in 30 minutes.

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PicOfTheWeek: Emergency cooking supplies

Jul 17, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Emergency cooking supplies

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Leaving for vacation (again) later this week, which is the perfect time to show off my emergency cooking stash. I’m ready, just in case I need to season, spice, or temp something. (OK, I’ll admit it – I have these because they are just too cute. But, even so, I’m poised and ready to salt something if you...

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Throwback Thursday: Grilled Cheeseburgers

Jul 14, 16 Throwback Thursday: Grilled Cheeseburgers

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Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m bringing back popular recipes from my archives for Throwback Thursday. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: Grilled Cheeseburgers (Grilling Basics) I do...

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Grilled Korean Chicken Wings

Jul 12, 16 Grilled Korean Chicken Wings

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Grilled Korean Chicken Wings recipe. Grilled chicken wings with a Korean gochujang barbecue sauce – a sweet and spicy treat.

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IP-DUO60 on sale for Amazon Prime Day

Jul 12, 16 IP-DUO60 on sale for Amazon Prime Day

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[Image via Amazon.com]   Heads up, everyone – if you want my favorite pressure cooker, the 6 quart Instant Pot IP-Duo60, there is a fantastic deal today only (7/12/2016) for Amazon Prime day – head over to Amazon and check it out. Instant Pot IP-DUO60 on Amazon.com. (If you are interested in the deal, don’t...

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PicOfTheWeek: Rinsing French Lentils Du Puy

Jul 10, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Rinsing French Lentils Du Puy

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Leftover pic from last week’s Pressure Cooker Lentil and Sausage Soup recipe.

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Throwback Thursday: Pulled Pork on a Kettle Grill

Jul 07, 16 Throwback Thursday: Pulled Pork on a Kettle Grill

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  Programming note: I’m on vacation for most of July, out of town with my family. To keep the blog posts coming, I’m doing Throwback Thursdays, bringing back popular recipes from the archives. (This also forces me to update older the formatting on older recipes. Win-win!) Throwback Recipe Link: BBQ Basics: Pulled Pork (on a...

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Pressure Cooker Lentil Sausage Soup

Jul 05, 16 Pressure Cooker Lentil Sausage Soup

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Pressure Cooker Lentil Sausage Soup recipe. Quick lentil soup, fancied up with French lentils and Hungarian sausage.

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PicOfTheWeek: Steak Flare-up

Jul 03, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Steak Flare-up

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What are you cooking this 4th of July? (I’ll actually be doing burgers…but this picture is too good to pass up for the grill-happy-holiday that is July 4th.)

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Sous Vide Grilled Duck Legs

Jun 30, 16 Sous Vide Grilled Duck Legs

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Sous Vide Grilled Duck Legs recipe – Tender, shreddable duck legs sous vide, crisped up on the grill.

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Gochujang Marinade

Jun 28, 16 Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Gochujang Marinade

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Gochujang Marinade recipe. Super-sized Korean barbecued pork.

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PicOfTheWeek: Plank Grilled New York Strip

Jun 26, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Plank Grilled New York Strip

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PicOfTheWeek from a recipe I am working on for Weber.com – Plank Grilled New York Strip Steaks. (If you want to try it yourself, the basic technique is the same as this recipe: Cedar Plank Grilled Ribeye with Peppers and...

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Grilled New York Pork Chops with West Indies Spice Rub

Jun 23, 16 Grilled New York Pork Chops with West Indies Spice Rub

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Grilled New York Pork Chops with West Indies Spice Rub recipe. Thick, boneless loin chops with a sweet rub inspired by the tastes of the Caribbean.

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Sponsor: The Grill and Grill For It – Pulled Pork Salad with Grilled Vegetables

Jun 21, 16 Sponsor: The Grill and Grill For It – Pulled Pork Salad with Grilled Vegetables

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My interview with The Grill, and his recipe for Pulled Pork Salad with Grilled Vegetables. Sponsored by the National Pork Board.

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PicOfTheWeek: Teriyaki Asparagus

Jun 19, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Teriyaki Asparagus

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PicOfTheWeek: Pouring teriyaki sauce on asparagus – I love the way this picture worked out for my Grilled Teriyaki Asparagus post.

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Grilled Teriyaki Asparagus

Jun 16, 16 Grilled Teriyaki Asparagus

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Grilled Teriyaki Asparagus recipe. My favorite vegetable to grill in the spring, asparagus, marinated in teriyaki sauce.

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Pressure Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup

Jun 14, 16 Pressure Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup

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Pressure Cooker Tuscan Bean Soup recipe. A hearty vegetarian soup from the heart of Italy, done in no time thanks to the pressure cooker.

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Giveaway Winner: Le Creuset Rectangular Dish with Platter Lid

Jun 13, 16 Giveaway Winner: Le Creuset Rectangular Dish with Platter Lid

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This giveaway was sponsored by Le Creuset and their Grilling with Le Creuset promotion. Check out the colorful Rectangular Dish with Platter Lid on LeCreuset.com. We have a winner… The winner of the Le Creuset Rectangular Dish with Platter Lid, picked by Random.Org, is comment #89 – congratulations, Jillian Too! Jillian, please get...

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PicOfTheWeek: Duck Legs on the Grill

Jun 12, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Duck Legs on the Grill

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A little duck from my friends at Maple Leaf Farms. 1 Sous vide duck legs, seared on the grill to crisp up the skin. (Recipe coming soon.) Rabbit Season! Duck...

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Grilled Chicken Kebabs With Italian Salsa Verde Marinade

Jun 09, 16 Grilled Chicken Kebabs With Italian Salsa Verde Marinade

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Grilled Chicken Kebabs with Italian Salsa Verde recipe – grilled chicken on a stick, with a tasty herb marinade – what could be better?

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