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Cooking Classics: Cheeseburgers

Cooking Classics  The Technique  Cheeseburgers  The basic anatomy of a cheeseburger depends so much upon the type of ground beef used, how the patties are formed, how the meat is seasoned, how it’s cooked & the traditional toppings that are layered over a homemade bun. Since the cheese may be changed each time they are crafted, […]

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Cooking Classics: Creole Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Creole Potato Salad  Creole Potato Salad is a classic combination of flavors that pairs well with traditional barbecue or a smoky bowl of Chicken & Sausage Gumbo. The later, an iconic Louisiana combination, is popular during the cooler months but may certainly be enjoyed anytime. Russet potatoes are boiled whole which offers a […]

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Cooking Classics: Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad Potato salad never goes out of style when it comes to southern-style entertaining. Bacon-Ranch Potato Salad is a wonderful addition to grilled steaks, chicken kabobs & tempting barbecue. Potatoes from a 5-pound bag provide a good size when boiling them whole. Expect to use about 4 to 5 when preparing the […]

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Cooking Classics: Potato Salad

Cooking Classics The Technique  Potato Salad Exceptional side dishes should never be overlooked when summer entertaining is in order. Knowing how to prepare a really good potato salad is easier than you may think & it pairs beautifully with smoked ribs, grilled chicken skewers, steak sandwiches & fried chicken. To complete the menu, consider other traditional […]

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Cooking Classics: Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw

Cooking Classics The Technique Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw Bacon-Blue Cheese Slaw is the perfect accompaniment to barbecue, sandwiches, hot dogs & hamburgers. Prepare the slaw well in advance of gatherings & sprinkle it with the bacon just before serving to keep it nice & crisp. Subtle ingredient substitutions can change the flavor instantly. Try sorghum or molasses in […]

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Cooking Classics: Alabama Cole Slaw

Cooking Classics The Technique Alabama Cole Slaw A classic Alabama-style white barbecue sauce serves as the base for this summer side dish must as it pairs beautifully with ribs, steak kabobs & smoked specialties. The vinegar gives it just the right amount of twang while the mayonnaise provides a creamy texture. White barbecue sauce originated […]

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Cooking Classics: Peppercorn-Blue Cheese Mayonnaise

Cooking Classics The Technique Peppercorn-Blue Cheese Mayonnaise Peppercorn-Blue Cheese Mayonnaise is simple to make & an indulgent way to enjoy summer classics including BLT’s & cheeseburgers. Once a small batch of Homemade Mayonnaise has been prepared, it’s just a matter of stirring in a few extras in order to give it a little added indulgence. […]

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Cooking Classics: Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette

Cooking Classics The Technique Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette Elevate a variety of ingredients with homemade salad dressing. Bourbon-Mustard Vinaigrette may be used to finish a beautiful array of mixed salad greens or make an irresistible side dish, Bourbon-Mustard Roasted Potato Salad, when Crispy Oven Roasted New Potatoes are tossed with the blend. Pork tenderloin, beef & chicken also benefit with the sweet […]

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