Beer Cooler Sous Vide Grilled Rack of Lamb

Apr 28, 11 Beer Cooler Sous Vide Grilled Rack of Lamb

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I am obsessed with Kenji Alt’s Beer Cooler Sous Vide Hack, using a cooler full of hot water to cook meat to a perfect medium-rare. In the last two months I’ve used it on strip loin steaks, tri-tip, thick-cut pork chops and top sirloin roasts. *The only disappointing result has been pork chops. They were good, but they...

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All-Clad Factory Sale: Summer 2011

Apr 26, 11 All-Clad Factory Sale: Summer 2011

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All-Clad Factory Sale: Summer 2011The dates for this summer’s All-Clad factory sale have been announced, so I’m posting my usual heads-up to my readers… All-Clad’s factory is located in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania. Twice a year, on the first weekend in June and December, All-Clad holds a factory seconds sale at...

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Rotisserie Baby Back Ribs, Cuban Style

Apr 21, 11 Rotisserie Baby Back Ribs, Cuban Style

Posted by in Rotisserie, Sunday dinner

After our endless winter, we finally had a warm snap this weekend. The temperature went from the forties on Friday to a high of 78*F on Sunday. I had to grill. My local grocery store had extra-meaty slabs of baby back ribs on sale. I’m not used to this – when I started grilling, you had to double check the packages, to...

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Weeknight Tomato Sauce

Apr 19, 11 Weeknight Tomato Sauce

Posted by in Weeknight dinner

When my grand scheme for dinner falls apart, spaghetti with tomato sauce is my backup plan. I always have a few onions, some garlic, and canned tomatoes at hand.*One of the keys to making dinner every night is having a backup plan. After a long day at work, the temptress of pizza delivery is whispering sweet nothings in my...

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Pressure Cooker Short Ribs with Mexican Flavors

Apr 14, 11 Pressure Cooker Short Ribs with Mexican Flavors

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My Pressure Cooker Short Ribs recipe took over the top spot on my Google stats a month ago, as my most popular post for the last month. I love that recipe, and I’m happy to see it bringing in new readers. Then I realized that I have short ribs in my freezer that need to be cooked. Obviously, this is a sign that I should...

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What Do I Do With: The Electric Pressure Cooker Question

Apr 12, 11 What Do I Do With: The Electric Pressure Cooker Question

Posted by in Pressure cooker, Ramblings

[Update 2015-02-08]: Things change. Nowadays, my favorite pressure cooker is an electric PC. See my post: What Pressure Cooker Should I Buy? This post is a little different from my usual “what do I do with” questions. Instead of an ingredient, I’m asking you, my loyal readers, about a kitchen appliance. I...

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Rotisserie Chicken with Teriyaki Sauce

Apr 07, 11 Rotisserie Chicken with Teriyaki Sauce

Posted by in Rotisserie, Sunday dinner

I cook a lot of chicken on my rotisserie. Usually, I keep it simple. I dry brine the chicken, add a little fresh ground black pepper, and I’m done. Occasionally, when I’m feeling fancy, I stuff herbs under the skin. This time around, though, I wanted something more. I was looking for something different than my usual...

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Slow Cooker Pot Roast, Italian Style

Apr 05, 11 Slow Cooker Pot Roast, Italian Style

Posted by in Slow cooker, Weeknight dinner

My recipe for slow cooker Italian pot roast evolved from a recipe in Cook’s Country magazine. Cook’s Country is part of the America’s Test Kitchen empire, and the younger sibling of Cook’s Illustrated magazine. I look forward to new issues of Cook’s Country in large part because of their Slow Cooker...

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