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How To Smoke Sausage for Perfect Flavor & Texture

Millions of Americans enjoy sausage created in various forms. Typically, cooked sausages become perishable, lasting about seven to 14 days when refrigerated. Smoking sausage can help extend the shelf life of sausage while filling it with flavor and texture. Continue reading to learn more about how to smoke sausage: 

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How To Steam Tamales in 5 Simple Steps

When you think of traditional Mexican food dishes, tamales may come to mind. The question is how to steam tamales. After all, tamales aren’t one of the easiest Mexican recipes to make.  There are plenty of super easy Mexican foods (hello, tacos, fajitas and burritos!). On the other hand, Tamales require quite a few more …

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How To Smoke Bacon In an Electric Smoker Effectively

Are you ready to plunge into your smoking adventure? If you just purchased an electric smoker, you have the convenience of push-button starting and temperature controls. The electric heating element turns wood shavings into fragrant wood smoke for reliably smoking delicious, nitrate-free bacon every time. Here’s how to smoke bacon in an electric smoker effectively.

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5+ Best Ways To Cook Smoked Sausage (w/ Recipes)

Smoked sausage is a quick and easy meat product to make for a meal, offering many different variations for various sides and condiments. Several ways to cook smoked sausage, including baking, pan-frying, deep-frying, boiling, and grilling, create a juicy sausage perfect for entrees, sandwiches, or stir fry. 

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How To Cook an Eye Of Round Steak To Make It Tender

Steak is a very delicious and popular high-protein food, but certain cuts, like eye of round, have the tendency to be tough if they aren’t cooked in the right way. Here’s how to cook an eye of round steak to make it more tender, along with background information on prepping & different cooking methods.

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3+ Best Ways To Cook Wagyu Steak

Known as the most premium cut of beef in the world, Wagyu steak is a delicious, melt-in-your-mouth meal that doesn’t need much extra flavoring. Due to its beautiful marbling and high-fat content, cooking Wagyu results in a tender, juicy steak (or burger) that pairs well with light vegetables and salads. It’s best to eat Wagyu …

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How To Tell If Ground Turkey Is Cooked

Are you looking for an alternative to ground beef? An excellent alternative ground meat is ground turkey; however, it can be more challenging to determine if the meat is fully cooked. Since ground turkey meat is very lean, the last thing you want to do is overcook it; however, if it is undercooked, there is …

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How To Keep Fried Chicken Warm Without Oven

There is nothing like warm crispy fried chicken at dinner, at family gatherings outdoors, a potluck, or even in your lunch box. But cool soggy chicken does not come close. Technically they may be the same, but truly they are not comparable. Here are some solid tips if you are trying to figure out the …

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How To Cook Sizzler Steak Well

There is nothing more pleasing to the appetite, or taste buds, than a good well cooked sizzler steak.  You want to cook your own restaurant style sizzler steak at home instead of going to a fancy restaurant to get a piece of beef that has been seasoned and cooked just right.  You can cook steak in such a way that …

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How To Cook Banquet Salisbury Steak In Oven

Banquet Meals produces many budget-value easy-prep meals that work well for many different situations, including when eating alone or when preparing a quick dinner. Their Banquet Salisbury Steak with Gravy meal is a very popular option that provides you with large amounts of protein and a decent taste, but with some critical drawbacks (like any …

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How To Cook Neck Bones In Pressure Cooker

Pork or beef neck bones can be cooked in many different dishes, and they are often used to flavor large pots of beans, cabbage, greens, and stews. If you’ve never cooked neck bones before, then you’re probably nervous about ensuring that you cook them properly (same with other underused pork dishes like chitlins, fatback, rose meat, jowls, …

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How To Fix Dry Pulled Pork in 5 Simple Steps

Let’s talk about one of America’s favorite dishes of all time. People clamor for some pulled pork barbecue whenever they can get their hands on it. In fact, some cities are made famous by their ability to produce incredible barbecue that people from all walks of life greatly enjoy. Think about Kansas City and the …

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