If you’re like me, you have heard lots of great things about barbeque smokers, but wasn’t sure if you wanted to invest in one. 

 I have always loved the taste of hickory and mesquite, but just wasn’t sure I wanted to invest money into another outdoor grill, more so because of the limited space on my deck. 

We own both a charcoal and gas grill at our house, and find ourselves using the gas grill  more often, out of convenience and less mess than charcoal often is, so when I came across a YouTube video on a DIY smoker, that was small, easy clean up and portable with not a lot of investment in materials, I decided to give it a shot. 

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My sister-in-law was given this recipe 2 decades ago from a lady at her fellowship bible study, and it has since become THE family salad at my husband’s family holiday get together’s.  The ingredients are simple, and the dressing is quite unusual, which I refer to it when sharing it as the “Mystery Salad.”   I Read More

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Chicken pot pie is one of those comfort foods that once in your head, you can’t stop dreaming of until it hits your taste buds!!  I’m not sure if it’s the rich gravy, flaky pie crust, or the wholesome filling array of vegetables, chicken and potatoes that leave you with the feeling of complete satisfaction!  What I do know is that once you’ve mastered this amazing comfort food, it quickly becomes a family favorite!

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Is there anything more delicious than a Philly Cheese Steak when you’re in the mood for a good hearty sub?? I remember attempting these for several years, and it just wasn’t as good as the restaurants.  And though I tried different variations of meat cuts and sub rolls, I just couldn’t seem to master the Read More

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Polish Kapusta and Ruskie Pierogi. (Sauerkraut/cheese) Growing up with a mother that was 100% Polish,  traditional Polish meals were once a week supper for our family.  Pierogi and stuffed cabbage were just two of the many dishes made often in my home.   My mother was fortunate enough to have her maternal grandparents live in her Read More

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