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Savory Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Savory Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Super easy, better than canned

Posted on November 20, 2015
You can't have roasted turkey without Savory Homemade Cranberry Sauce. But don't just pop open a can and let that gelatinous stuff ooze out! Seriously, a bag of fresh cranberries is far less expensive, and with less than seven ingredients you will have a little something that your guests will swoon over. Best part? It's gluten free too! 
Posted in: Veggie & Fruit
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Squashed & Crispy Roasted Potatoes

Squashed & Crispy Roasted Potatoes

With Herbs & Bacon Butter

Posted on November 03, 2015

We love potatoes in the Sizzle household. I mean you can boil ‘em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew, but when you really want a treat, I mean REALLY REALLY, these Squashed & Crispy Roasted Potatoes are AH-may-Zing! They're flavorful, fluffy AND crispy too! You can have these awesome potatoes too! Just follow along with the recipe below and you will have something super delicious in no time. Basically you should start them before you start anything else, throw them on the grill and when the timer goes ding, or the thermometer goes beep, you will have some pretty dang good potatoes!

Posted in: Veggie & Fruit
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Rustic Slow Roast Beef

Rustic Slow Roast Beef

Succulent and savory

Posted on October 27, 2015
To be honest, I wasn't entirely sure what to expect from this recipe. It was a mystery cut of beef that was wrapped and had been lurking in the freezer for a while. When it was finished I wouldn't have been surprised to find either a succulent roast, or some sort of pulled beef-ness. We ended up with an amazing Rustic Slow Roast Beef dinner, cooked to a perfect medium rare. I have chills just thinking about when I sliced this mystery meat. In the end this cut was nearly as tender as a tenderloin, but not quite. Due to the low and slow nature of the recipe, I recommend using charcoal. 
Posted in: Beef
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Spicy Roasted Sweet Squash

Spicy Roasted Sweet Squash

Spicy Roasted Sweet Squash

Posted on October 06, 2015
Spicy Roasted Sweet Squash is a fun and easy way to get your veggies in. The perfect autumn side dish that goes great with turkey or beef, or... well it goes with everything. This is my first time eating the Kabocha or Sweet Mama Squash. It's texture is like a potato slightly waxy, soft, and after getting kissed by smoke and roasting on the barbecue, it's sooooo sweet. Not like sugar sweet, but a lightly flavored sweet. 

 

If you're inexperienced with hard veggies, this one is HARD. Physically. You will need a good meat cleaver kind of knife, something that will get through a turnip or pumpkin. Thank goodness my husband was helping. He actually had a blast breaking through the gourd. And he used my avocado tool to scoop out the innards in a single swipe! Once sliced it's an easy season, and bake. 

Posted in: Veggie & Fruit
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Simple Roasted Heirloom Carrots

Simple Roasted Heirloom Carrots

Bright, easy, and delicious

Posted on October 06, 2015
Simple Roasted Heirloom Carrots are just that. Super simple. I needed a side dish to go with our Thanksgiving meal, something fast, simple, set and forget while I worked on the important main course. These carrots look like a showstopper, but you don't have to tell them how easy it was to make. They're buttery, and flavorful, and the bright colors of the purple and yellow carrots stand out in the field of regular orange ones so that people take note of the dish. You will run out. They're that good. 
Posted in: Veggie & Fruit
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Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Chicken

With Honey Basil Carrots

Posted on April 07, 2015
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I made Easter Dinner last week so that you were good and prepared. But it also happened to be Passover on April the 3rd of 2015. As a food blogger, I feel that it's my duty to make food that represents all people and cultures, and pay respect to the food they eat and why it's eaten. I made this Lemon Rosemary Chicken With Honey Basil Roast Carrots for Passover, and hopefully I did this right. 

 

Now I was supposed to make a roasted chicken for this meal, however when I opened the packaging, I discovered that my beautiful, properly prepared, kosher, organic, chicken had gone rancid! Such as the case, we had to improvise. Lucky for us, there were some chicken breasts in the freezer. I can't guarantee that they were prepared in the proper fashion, but we made do with what we had. The rest of the meal I was careful. I did not mix dairy with meat at all, nor did I incorporate flour or leavening agents into the meal. So all in all, aside from the chicken and my camera battery dying, I believe this was a success.

Posted in: Poultry
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