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Grilled Ham with Gochujang Glaze

Apr 28, 16 Grilled Ham with Gochujang Glaze

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Grilled Ham with Gochujang Glaze recipe – looking for a ham with a difference? Try this spicy Korean glaze on a grilled ham.

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Fagor LUX 8 Quart vs Instant Pot IP-DUO80

Apr 26, 16 Fagor LUX 8 Quart vs Instant Pot IP-DUO80

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Fagor LUX 8 Quart vs Instant Pot IP-DUO80

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PicOfTheWeek: Grill Smoked Chicken Thighs

Apr 24, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Grill Smoked Chicken Thighs

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Working on dinner…and a recipe for grill smoked chicken tacos.

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Pressure Cooker Beef Carbonnade

Apr 21, 16 Pressure Cooker Beef Carbonnade

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Pressure Cooker Beef Carbonnade recipe – use the pressure cooker to caramelize the onions, and take most of the work out of this classic Belgian beef stew.

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Pressure Cooker Browned Chicken Broth

Apr 19, 16 Pressure Cooker Browned Chicken Broth

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Pressure Cooker Browned Chicken Broth recipe – rich browned chicken broth from the pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek: Sorting Beans for Ham and Bean Soup

Apr 17, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Sorting Beans for Ham and Bean Soup

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Sorting through bean mix for a ham and bean soup. (Basically, drop a hambone in the pot with this recipe: Pressure Cooker Bean Mix Soup)

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Pressure Cooker Thai Red Beef Curry

Apr 14, 16 Pressure Cooker Thai Red Beef Curry

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Pressure Cooker Thai Red Beef Curry recipe – spicy Thai beef in a thick curry sauce, in a hurry thanks to the pressure cooker.

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First Look at the 8-Quart Instant Pot IP-DUO80

Apr 12, 16 First Look at the 8-Quart Instant Pot IP-DUO80

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First Look at the 8-Quart Instant Pot IP-DUO80 pressure cooker. I have a new day-to-day pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek: Browning Beef for Beef Broth

Apr 10, 16 PicOfTheWeek: Browning Beef for Beef Broth

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Making a batch of Browned Beef Broth to counter the last gasp of winter. (This is the last gasp of winter, right? I mean, it has to be…) I tossed everything in the oven for an hour at 400°F to brown, flipping it halfway. Next stop, all the meat and those delicious juices go into the pressure...

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Weber Summit Charcoal – Thoughts on #GrillOfALifetime

Apr 07, 16 Weber Summit Charcoal – Thoughts on #GrillOfALifetime

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Weber just announced their new Weber Summit Charcoal grill, and I want one. No, I need one!

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Pressure Cooker Brown Jasmine Rice

Apr 05, 16 Pressure Cooker Brown Jasmine Rice

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Pressure Cooker Brown Jasmine Rice recipe – Nutritious brown rice, ready in a little over a half an hour in the pressure cooker.

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PicOfTheWeek: What is going on with the weather?

Apr 03, 16 PicOfTheWeek: What is going on with the weather?

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Yesterday’s weather couldn’t make up its mind. Sunny one minute, snowing the next, repeat all afternoon. And it wasn’t just me; a couple of Friends of The Blog were seeing the same thing: I fire the grill up in this crazy wind under a sunny sky. I walk back out and it's snowing. #ohio https://t.co/tXao5wvLtj...

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Pressure Cooker Collard Greens with Bacon

Mar 31, 16 Pressure Cooker Collard Greens with Bacon

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Pressure Cooker Collard Greens with Bacon recipe. Tender greens and smoky bacon, cooked in 30 minutes in the pressure cooker.

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Grilled Teriyaki Ribeye Steaks, Reverse Seared

Mar 29, 16 Grilled Teriyaki Ribeye Steaks, Reverse Seared

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Grilled Teriyaki Ribeye Steaks, Reverse Seared recipe. Thick ribeye steaks with sweet-salty Teriyaki sauce, reverse seared for perfect pink throughout.

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Picoftheweek: Ham on the Grill

Mar 27, 16 Picoftheweek: Ham on the Grill

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Happy Easter, Everyone! This is what I would make if I was cooking today – instead I’m doing the Lap of Northeast Ohio and visiting family.  What are you grilling? (For a recipe, check out Grilled Ham with Honey Bourbon...

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Pressure Cooker 7 Hour Leg of Lamb (in 90 minutes)

Mar 24, 16 Pressure Cooker 7 Hour Leg of Lamb (in 90 minutes)

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Pressure Cooker 7 Hour Leg of Lamb (in 90 minutes) – the classic French recipe, sped up with the help of a pressure cooker.

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Ham or Lamb? Dad Cooks Easter Dinner 2016

Mar 22, 16 Ham or Lamb? Dad Cooks Easter Dinner 2016

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Ham or Lamb? What do you cook on Easter? Spring lamb is the answer for most families. My wife’s family loves ham – they don’t think it’s a holiday unless there’s a ham on the table. My family’s tradition is a little different – steaks grilled late at night, after the Easter vigil mass....

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PicOfTheWeek-Searing Beef

Mar 20, 16 PicOfTheWeek-Searing Beef

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Seared and sliced Flat Iron Steak from my friends at Certified Angus Beef. Prepping the main ingredient for a pressure cooker beef stew. (Recipe coming soon – as soon as I work out a few bugs. I kept hitting the overheat warning…)

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Cast Iron Duck Breast Tacos with Chipotle Salsa

Mar 17, 16 Cast Iron Duck Breast Tacos with Chipotle Salsa

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Cast Iron Duck Breast Tacos with Chipotle Salsa recipe. Duck makes it elegant, chipotle salsa makes it hot, and it comes together in minutes.

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Grilled Gochujang Shrimp Skewers

Mar 15, 16 Grilled Gochujang Shrimp Skewers

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Grilled Gochujang Shrimp Skewers recipe – shrimp on the grill, spiced up with Korean gochujang red pepper paste.

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PicOfTheWeek – Shrimp Skewer

Mar 13, 16 PicOfTheWeek – Shrimp Skewer

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Taking advantage of this ridiculously warm weather to grill up some shrimp. (Recipe coming soon.)

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8 Quart Instant Pot – Pre-order for March 30

Mar 09, 16 8 Quart Instant Pot – Pre-order for March 30

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Amazon is taking pre-orders for the 8 quart Instant Pot  again – and it is updated with a March 30th shipping date!1 Need a big electric pressure cooker? Pre-order one through this link, and help support DadCooksDinner at the same time: Instant Pot IP-DUO80 7-in-1 Programmable Pressure Cooker, 8Qt/1200W <br /> This...

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