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Grill the Perfect Sausage

Every family and group of friends has its resident grillmaster. Do you claim that title among your circle, or does someone else wear the crown? If you’re looking to improve your grilling skills and claim this ultimate summer title, some practice is in order. After all, you can’t become a champion griller without putting in a little time and effort. Grilling might seem like an intimidating prospect, especially if it’s something you haven’t done much. It’s simple in theory — put the meat on the grill and turn it every so often — but it’s a bit more complicated in practice. Sometimes, it can even seem like there is an entire rulebook of do’s and don’ts every grillmaster knows that you somehow missed out on. If this is how you’re feeling, don’t worry. We want to help you become the ma... Read more
salad with sausage

Spicing Up Your Salad

During the summer months, more of us add salads into our diet so we can enjoy healthier outdoor lifestyles while keeping waistlines trim. However, after a week of healthy greens, you may find yourself quickly bored by the meal. Opt to venture outside of the typical mix of iceberg lettuce, few cherry tomatoes, cucumbers, slices of onions and drizzle of store-bought dressing. Jazz up your summer salads with fresh and surprising ingredients to bring a bit of sweet and savory texture to your salad.

Dazzle Your Taste Buds With These Healthy Salad Enhancers

The same basic salad configuration can leave your taste buds bored and tempted to sink their teeth into a juicy burger patty. To fight the urge of food temptation and maintain your healthy summer diet, see your bed of lettuce as... Read more

Pizza Party Ideas

Everyone loves a good old-fashioned pizza party. Whether you’re throwing a birthday bash for the kids or inviting your own friends over for a fun night in, pizza is a hit no matter what age your guests are. Pizza tastes delicious and is highly customizable. No matter what a person’s food preferences may be, there’s always a way to create a pizza for everyone. Is this your first time throwing a pizza party? If this is a new experience for you, there’s no need to panic. It’s one of the easiest types of gatherings to host and with just a few tips, you can put together a winning event in no time at all. Ready to get started? Here are our top pizza dinner party ideas.

How to Throw an Amazing Pizza Party

The fun of throwing any party is that you get to make i... Read more
chorizo

10 Unique Chorizo Recipes

One of the best parts of being a sausage lover is the diverse range of sausage varieties that exist in every corner of the world, each with a unique spin on the same concept. From andouille to bratwurst and breakfast sausage to spicy Italian, there’s a whole world of flavors and textures to try. Have you tasted chorizo sausage yet? If so, then you know just how delicious it can be — and if not, you’ve got a special treat ahead of you. Rather than a specific sausage type, the term "chorizo" encompasses a category of sausages that all share similar origins and characteristics, such as heavy seasoning. Paprika is the primary spice in many types of chorizo, although other varieties favor chilies. While pork typically is the chorizo meat of choice, you may also find mixed beef-and-pork... Read more
Sausage and cooked peppers

Cooking for Keto

The keto diet is the latest food and weight loss diet taking over dieting and pop culture. Essentially, the keto diet allows you to eat many of your favorite fatty and low-carb foods while losing weight and enjoying a healthier and more active lifestyle. Keto diets boost a wide array of health benefits, including significant weight loss and reduction of blood sugar and insulin levels. Diets can often seem intimidating, but by understanding the types of foods you can still eat and how you can create healthy, fun and fresh meals, mastering the keto diet is simple and fun.

What Can You Eat on the Keto Diet?

When on the keto diet, it may be tempting at first to believe you can eat any high-fat food you want. For the best results, those enjoying the keto diet need to monitor their... Read more

3 New Summer Food Trends to Try This Month

Nothing describes summer better than rolling out the gas or charcoal grill, laying out a few slabs of meat on the sizzling grate and watching the smoke rise across the sky. With summer in full swing, new food trends begin to emerge, shaping the way you can expect to grill and eat over the next few months — dazzling our taste buds and making food more exciting and savory than ever.

Summer 2019 Grilling Food Trends

It's not unusual for a new season to bring about new cravings and ways to transform favorite foods into something new and more exciting. Summer 2019 is no different. With grills heating up across the country, many already found new summer food trends you can't afford to miss:
  • Grilled Vegetables: Trade potato chips and pasta salad sides f... Read more