Atlanta Beef Brisket

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It’s confession time here in the Child Family house.  I love beef brisket!  You too? There is something about it that is so satisfying, and meaty – it is probably one of the best cuts off the cow.  I could eat brisket for every meal and not get tired of it. I am serious.  Beef… 

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Summer Pasta Puttanesca

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I am a meat eater at heart.  I know, shocking that I write, edit, recipe develop meat based recipes in my spare time.  However, I wanted to share a recipe that I have had a few times that really satisfies me.  I saw this recipe on the America’s Test Kitchen series on PBS – and… 

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Slow Cooker Korean Beef Taco’s with Cucumber Slaw

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Looking for a quick, low-maintenance dinner?  If your like me, you have two full time jobs – a parent and then the one that makes you money.  You know, the up and tumble riggers of life that pull you from the house for 10-14 hours a day? Here is a weeknight dinner idea that will… 

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Smoked Fish Brine Recipe

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I love smoked fish.  I didn’t think I would ever say that when I was a child.  When I went on Boy Scout trips, we would get our fishing license and we would pull countless rainbow trouts out what ever stream or tributary we fished at – and I would lament the part where we… 

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Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese and Herbs

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For those of us who garden, grow vegetables from our land – there is nothing better than the beet. Well, in my opinion – if you cook it correctly – these root vegetables can yeild some tasty alternatives to meat. I know, crazy talk right? Your on a meat based website that is telling you… 

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Braised Chicken Taco’s Recipe

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I find as the seasons change, my tastes change and so does my cuisine choices.  As the weather warms, I like simple proteins that are robust with vegetables and fruit.  When the weather is cool – I adore rich, stewed proteins with  a deep and robust flavor. What I adore about this recipe is, its… 

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The Perfect Sweet Tea

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Sweet Tea.  If you live in the Southern United States, this drink is more popular and sought after as water.  It is a staple.  The oldest recipe for dates back to a cookbook called Housekeeping in Old Virginia in 1879.  Sweet tea is typically brewed with a lower carb and calorie content that most fruit… 

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