Injectable Marinade or How to Fry a Turkey
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Close Up of Turkey Being Carved

This is the post I alluded to in the write-up for my Raspberry Lemonade recipe. If you’ve never had fried turkey before, prepare to be wowed. You can cook an entire turkey in under an hour. The skin is amazingly cripsy and flavorful, and the meat is wonderfully juicy. I like to throw cut up potatoes into the hot oil when the turkey is done. The seasoning from the turkey flavors the oil, and you get the most amazing french fries! Frying a turkey requires a few specialty items. I recommend purchasing a turkey fryer set, so you know everything will work … Continue Reading →

Lemon Basil Marinade
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Lemon Basil Marinade

I’m slacking again with updating this site. I was hoping to get at least one more recipe in before my recent trip to Walt Disney World, but time got away from me.  I’d like to say it won’t happen again, but it probably will.  I’ve been thinking up some new ideas for this site, though.  I might start including some non-recipe (but still food related) posts.  They’d focus on techniques I use in the kitchen, some of my most used gadgets, and things of that nature.  I’d also like to start featuring some “guest” recipes, but more on that later. … Continue Reading →

Dawn’s Three-Pepper Steak Dust
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Dawn's Three-Pepper Steak Dust

I love to put some seasoning on my steak before throwing on the grill, but many store-bought “steak seasonings” contain far too much salt. This recipe will make a seasoning that enhances the natural flavors in the meat, rather than covering them up. You can make as much or as little as you want and store it in a jar in your spice rack. Print Dawn’s Three-Pepper Steak Dust Prep Time: 3 minutesTotal Time: 3 minutes Yield: 8 parts Ingredients1 part table salt 1 part ground black pepper 2 parts garlic powder 2 parts cayenne pepper 2 parts smoked paprikaInstructionsSeason … Continue Reading →