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The Rodeo Burger

The Rodeo Burger

My first job involved cooking for large corporate picnics. Nothing fancy, just burgers, chicken, and grilled corn. It’s where I learned...

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Guinness-Battered Onion Rings

Guinness-Battered Onion Rings

We’ve all had bad onion rings. In fact, I’d wager that you’re more likely to get a basket of greasy, sub-par freezer bag jobs than the...

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Bacon Grilled Cheese

Bacon Grilled Cheese

There’s nothing better on a cold fall day than a couple of grilled cheese sandwiches. They’re easy to make, filling, and pair well with...

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Viva Cuba! Bistec Empanizado

Viva Cuba! Bistec Empanizado

I’ve frequently repeated the assertion that the simple, hearty food of Cuba is criminally underrated. But one benefit that I’d never...

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The Drunken Fall Hog

The Drunken Fall Hog

As the summer grilling season simmers down and the backyard barbecues come about less and less; I look forward to the next season of...

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Grilled Gyros with Tzatziki

Grilled Gyros with Tzatziki

The gyro, while not the recipient of the same PR as the hot dog, Italian beef, or Polish sausage, is nonetheless a Chicago institution....

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Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

Nutrition
Per serving (About 3.5oz/100g-wt.): 260 calories (70 from fat), 8g total fat, 3.5g saturated fat, 4g protein, 43g total...

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Maple Pork Chops

Maple Pork Chops

The bone-in pork chop is an underrated piece of meat. While steak and chicken get all the love, there are worlds of possibility with the...

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Italian Sausage Ragu

Italian Sausage Ragu

For years, I hated Italian food – especially pasta. It wasn’t until a few years ago that I realized the reason that I didn’t like pasta...

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Lemon Pasta with Shrimp

Lemon Pasta with Shrimp

By JB Mays

Not all pasta sauces need be giant chunky messes, slopped over innocent pasta with all the subtlety of an ice cream scoop....

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Greek Speak: Souvlaki

Greek Speak: Souvlaki

I’ve raved a few times about a certain pub here in Dayton that serves Greek food and how much I love their Souvlaki. But, I don’t always...

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Ancho Chicken with Polenta

Ancho Chicken with Polenta

By JB Mays

Occasionally, the mood may strike to eat healthy. Or perhaps you’re entertaining guests who do. Either way, it’s worth having...

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The Cuban Sandwich

The Cuban Sandwich

Apropos of nothing, I’d like to begin this article by saying that if you wear a Che Guevara shirt, you should be kicked in the spleen. I...

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Citrus Chicken Roll

Citrus Chicken Roll

Unless you’re at a Middle Ages themed restaurant with jousters, grilling is the only time where it’s okay to eat with your hands. Which...

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Bleu Cheese & Steak Pizza

Bleu Cheese & Steak Pizza

Everyone likes steak, and everyone likes pizza. Unless you’re a communist, then you probably only like food that’s of...

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BBQ Root Beer Pork

BBQ Root Beer Pork

“Crock Pot” …

That phrase doesn’t exactly conjure the image of men grilling out, smoking cigars, and drinking beer. But it happened, and...

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