Instant Pot vs Slow Cooker

Instant pot with measured rice and a slowcooker in use

Instant Pot vs. Slow Cooker: The Winner Is… Today we’ll look at using an Instant Pot vs.Slow Cooker. Over the last several years, Instant Pots have made their way into kitchens around the nation. Many traditionalist slow cooking fans are still aghast with the new-fangled technology. Curiosity got the best of us, and we decided […]

5 Steps to Take Before You Fire your Grill

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Using a Grill For The First Time? Take These 5 Steps Before You Fire It Up Ah, the smells and tastes of summertime barbecue. You know that time of year is fast approaching, and we can’t help but get excited because heading outdoors and firing up the grill brings us pure joy. That level of […]

Top Ten Valentine’s Gifts for BBQ Lovers

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Top Ten Valentine’s Day Gifts for the BBQ Lover in Your Life If you didn’t get the BBQ lover in your life everything they wanted for Christmas, now’s your chance to shower them with Valentine’s Day gifts, aka love and grillin’ goodies. The best part is it’s a win-win; they get the tools for cooking […]

5 Reasons for Comfort Food Cravings

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5 Reasons Behind Our Comfort Food Cravings During Winter As the days shorten and temps start dropping, we settle in for the winter holidays and lots of foods we wouldn’t otherwise eat. Even after cramming our faces with ham, turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pies galore, we continue to eat comfort foods until the seasons […]

Happy New Year: May 2022 Bring You Joy, Prosperity, and Plenty of BBQ

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Happy New Year: May 2022 Bring You Joy, Prosperity, and Plenty of BBQ Bye, bye 2021! As we close the chapter on this year, we look forward to a fresh start in 2022. The pandemic has presented many issues (bottle shortages) and taught us many lessons, both professional and personal, over this last year. One […]

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cranberries

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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Cranberries Oh, the curious cranberry. This tiny flavorful powerhouse can make you pucker and smile at the same time, thanks to its tartness and hint of sweetness. Whether it be cranberry sauce, relish, or bread, come Thanksgiving, cranberries take their place at the table, along with a turkey […]

Tex-Mex Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe

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A Tasty Tex-Mex Jalapeno Cornbread Recipe The debate over where cornbread originated is still going strong. Do a quick internet search and you will find there is no real pinpoint in time where cornbread originated. Was it 7,000 years ago in Mexico? Or was it created by British colonists? We will probably never know for […]

Ready For National Cooking Day? Here’s A Few Recipes To Get You Started

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Ready For National Cooking Day? Here’s A Few Recipes To Get You Started  Dust off your apron and mark your calendar because it’s time to celebrate National Cooking Day on September 25, 2021. Many Americans have become quite skilled at ordering takeout and preparing processed foods; however, there’s no reason these habits should become your […]

Insider’s Guide for Bird Bath and BBQ

Bottle of Texas Pepper Jelly Bird Bath Insiders guide for bird bath and BBQ

Insider’s Guide For Bird Bath and BBQ Looking for ways to use Bird Bath™? This is our insider’s guide on how you can incorporate our Bird Bath into your backyard BBQ and at-home cooking. We should know what we are talking about when it comes to our products, so here goes. The first thing you […]