Posts Tagged 'BBQ'

Foodie Friday: Neighborhood Nibbles–Part One

 

Recently, three good friends of mine (who also happen to be chefs) visited me in Nashville. They came into town for some NFL football, delicious food, and Southern hospitality. They were very clear about what they wanted “food-wise”: They wanted to eat some simple, flavorful Southern-style foods.  And, of course, they also wanted to try any Nashville-specific specialties. (more…)

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Foodie Friday: BBQ Nation–3 Regional Styles of Meat Worth Squealing About

Soooie! It’s summertime, and that means it’s prime time for pit masters, chefs, and backyard picnickers alike to slow-cook some pork, ribs, beef, and other mouth-watering proteins to a perfect falling-apart texture and toss on some flavorful sauce. Today, we’re looking at 3 classic regional-specialty preparations of BBQ from across America.

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Foodie Friday: The Snout-to-Tail Delights of National Pork Month

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Of all the protein-rich foods that many of us enjoy, nothing strikes quite the chord of culinary enthusiasm than the savory, succulent, other-white-meat favorite: Pork. Today, we’ll take a look at some little-known facts about this porcine powerhouse of restaurant and home kitchens the world over, and share some tasty recipes from the US and across the globe.

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Foodie Friday: 6 Imaginative Lunch Ideas for Foodie Kids

Elementary School Pupils With Healthy And Unhealthy Lunch Boxes

 

It’s back-to-school time, and that means it’s also time to get creative with school lunches—whether carried in a fancy lunch box, thermos, or a humble brown paper bag. Today, we’ll discover 6 fun and delicious lunch ideas for kids to start the school year right with a lunchbox full of foodie happiness.

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Foodie Friday: Go Team! March Madness Game-Day Snacks

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This weekend is one of the most exciting events of the year: the Sweet 16 games of March Madness! As a youngster growing up in Indiana, I would imagine making the game-winning shot to win a hard-fought victory over an arch-rival team. Sometimes it would take me 2 or 3 attempts (thank goodness for “re-dos”). Nowadays, my participation in the exciting moments of big games is confined to screaming at the TV screen or cheering from the stands.  One thing I do still enjoy, however, is the food that goes along with major sporting events of this type.  Today, we’ll look at some game-day favorites to whip up—the perfect shareable snacks to keep you energized as you cheer on your team.

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