They’re affordable, yummy, great on the grill, and hard to mess up – hot dogs are an essential summer food! Hot dogs, which are a peculiar form of sausage, got their start in Germany. There are 2 towns who claim to have created the first versions of the hot dog – Frankfurt claims ownership of the frankfurter … Continue reading Hopped Up Hot Dogs
Interested in taking your meals to the next-level of flavor, depth and “POW!”? Of course you are, and marinades are the way to do it! By definition, a marinade is: A sauce, typically made of oil, vinegar, spices and herbs, in which meat, fish or other food is soaked before cooking in order to flavor … Continue reading Must-Try Marinades
When the weather starts to warm up and the spring cleaning is all well and done, it’s time to get out and enjoy the outdoors! Perhaps no better activity gets us excited for summer like a backyard barbecue! But barbecues are not as simple as heating up a grill. There are techniques to cooking an … Continue reading Get Grilling! Tips, Tools, Info & Inspiration
The word “sauce” originates from the latin word “salsus” which means “salted”. In the early days of culinary creation, it was discovered that salting meats & foods helped delay spoilage. It also improved the flavor and mouthfeel of foods, and so further experimentation began. Of the oldest recorded sauces in the world, the Greeks used … Continue reading Kicked Up Condiments! Upgrade Your Sauces
Zucchini is a summer squash and part of the Cucurbitaceae plant family with melon, spaghetti squash and cucumbers. Even though zucchini is usually used in savory dishes with herbs and protein, it is actually a fruit! It is low in calories and low in natural sugars and starch, meaning it is low on the glycemic … Continue reading A to Z! Everything You Can Do With Zucchini!