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    Labor Day: Cookout and Picnic Recipes

    This post contains affiliate links, which I earn a small commission from each sale. Labor Day typically marks the end of the summer hiatus for families across the United States.  Some schedule family cookouts or picnics as a celebratory send off to summer. Ribs, kebabs, barbecue chicken, baked beans and ice cream are just a few culinary concoctions prepared over the long weekend.  In this post, I include some of my favorite recipes and tips for cooking outdoors. Picnic Foods These simple grilled steak kebabs are easy and can be prep ahead of times, transported to a park and cooked on a grill. Simple Grilled Steak Kebabs  Everyone has their…

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    Acclimate for a Good Steak

    Steaks: Grain vs. Grass Fed You need to acclimate your meat for a good steak. Because steak is one of the items I will pay a little extra, for good quality, I take particular steps to ensure I am getting the best flavor, juiciness and tenderness for my money. I will spend more for grain fed meat, when I can find it. Grain-fed Beef Pasture-raised, grazes on grass Later, fed hearty, rich-in-nutrients grain The most flavorful and highest quality beef available, with superior marbling and texture Top chefs agree, grain-fed beef tastes better and is the preferred choice of steak-lovers everywhere Chart courtesy of Omaha Steaks Grass-fed Beef Pasture-raised, grazes…

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    Stoney River Legendary Steaks – Review

    Pleasurable dining experience at Stoney River of Atlanta Always looking for a good steak, this cuisine critique takes us to an exclusive, upscale steak house, Stoney River Legendary Steaks. Although, they have locations in six cities throughout the country, their motto is “a collection, not a chain.”  From the moment you enter the restaurant, patrons realize, this is not just an evening out for dinner, it is an elegant sanctuary. Their menu can vary from city to city; however all locations offer pasta, fish, soups, salads and of course, signature steaks.  The appetizer list is very diverse with something for everyone.  Delicate desserts paired with a great espresso are the…