5 Labor Day Foods that Never Fail

August 20, 2014

5 Labor Day Foods that Never Fail

Labor Day is the last big foodie bash if the summer and is to be respected and revered as such. Your BBQ selection may very well be the last great memory of the summer so stick with these 5 Labor Day Foods That Never Fail. Baby Back Ribs Fall off the bone, finger lickin’ good ribs are a staple of summer. It is acceptable for kids and adults alike to eat with their hands and smear sauce all over their faces. Choose simple fully cooked ribs in sauce or go all out with your own signature rub or sauce. Be sure to find a balance between tangy and sweet for ribs that everyone will love. Filet Mignon Whether you prefer prime filets for a few friends or choose to feed the whole crowd with a more economical tenderloin cut, these tender steaks are the perfect way to say goodbye to summer. Great on the grill and nearly impossible to dry out, Filet Mignon is a high end BBQ crowd pleaser. Short Rib Burgers Burgers are burgers right? Wrong!

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Maximize your last Few Cookouts

August 13, 2014

Maximize your last Few Cookouts

We may not want to admit it, but summer vacation is slowly coming to a close. With Labor Day looming on the horizon, it’s time to maximize your last few cookouts with a nod to the staple foods that you look forward to all year round. Pay homage, but don’t press snooze. You can still spice up your BBQs with seasonal and festive ingredients that will make your cookout a stand out! Zucchini Fries 2 large Zucchini, peeled 3 Eggs 1/4 cup Milk 1/2 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 1/2 cups Flour Salt Pepper Preheat oven to 400.

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3 Best Ways to Top Hot Dogs

August 7, 2014

3 Best Ways to Top Hot Dogs

Perhaps the most under-rated and under-appreciated food in the BBQ family is the Hot Dog. While you rarely attend a cookout without these simple and economic treats, they just don’t seem to get the attention that Burgers and Steaks always attract. This year, it’s time to celebrate the Hot Dog. Dress ‘em up pretty and send them out to be devoured and enjoyed. One way to draw the attention they deserve is to add flavor enhancing toppings that elevate the Black Angus Beef Hot Dog to its rightful status.

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Top 3 Ways to Cook Pork Ribs to Perfection

August 6, 2014

Top 3 Ways to Cook Pork Ribs to Perfection

From tangy, to mild or spicy, pork ribs can be complimented with a variety of barbeque sauces that enhance their natural sweet flavor. Whether you’re barbequing with friends or looking to mix up a typical family dinner, ribs can be cooked in a variety of ways. Choose from the oven, grill, or slow cooker to make your favorite fall-off-the-bone ribs. 1. Oven Preparing ribs in the oven provides you with the convenience of cooking in the comfort of your home. This method can produce delicious ribs with restaurant-like quality without the price tag. You can even buy pork ribs online and have them shipped right to your door!

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3 Quick and Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes for Parents-on-the-go

August 5, 2014

3 Quick and Easy Gourmet Dinner Recipes for Parents-on-the-go

When you’re a parent, oftentimes the last thing you want to think about at the end of a long day is cooking dinner. With the ability to buy gourmet food online, dinner doesn’t have to be fast food anymore. Below are four quick and easy dinner recipes for days where you’re on-the-go! Italian Style Chicken Cordon Bleu This gourmet meal takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, making it ideal after a long day of work, school, and activities. You’ll need: Skinless, boneless chicken breast halves Thin slices of prosciutto Shredded mozzarella cheese Italian seasoned bread crumbs Chicken broth Set your oven temperature to 350 degrees and while it preheats, place chicken breasts between two sheets of heavy-duty plastic wrap.

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