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Your Favorite Recipes Are Now easy to Make

Cooking doesn't have to be complicated. Learn how to make flavorful meals that are effortless and irresistible. Let's take the mystery out of cooking.

Christmas
Season is Here

Make it a breeze with these festive recipes!

Elevate your Christmas feast with my easy and delicious cornbread—simple to make, bursting with flavor. Add a touch of joy to your celebration!

Breads

The Ultimate Cornbread Recipe For Your Next Cornbread Dressing!

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to elevate your Thanksgiving feast than with the perfect cornbread for your dressing? This easy-to-follow recipe promises crispy edges, moist perfection, and a dish that will leave your guests begging for more. Let’s embark on a culinary journey to create

Summer's here! Cool off with one of my favorite drinks!

Refresh yourself with Strawberry Lemonade, where sweet strawberries meet zesty lemon in every sip. Perfect for sunny days, this classic drink brings vibrant flavor to your gatherings, making it an essential addition to any summer spread!

Impress your guests effortlessly with my simple, refreshing Strawberry Lemonade recipe!

Drinks

Refreshing Homemade Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

There’s nothing quite like a cold, refreshing glass of strawberry lemonade on a hot summer day. This recipe combines the tangy zest of lemons with the sweet, juicy flavor of strawberries, creating the perfect balance that will leave you craving more. Whether you’re hosting a family barbecue, a picnic, or

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Discover delicious and wallet-friendly recipes in my budget-friendly meals playlist, featuring affordable ingredients and simple steps for hearty dinners and quick, easy lunches.

Check out my budget-friendly One Pot Chicken and Yellow Rice video for an easy, delicious meal that combines tender chicken and flavorful rice all in one pan, perfect for any night of the week!

Watch my budget-friendly Air Fry Pork Chops video to learn how I create juicy, crispy pork chops in the air fryer with minimal ingredients and effort!

Check out my budget-friendly Jambalaya video to see how I whip up this flavorful, hearty dish with simple ingredients and easy steps!

Introducing "Burgers and Dogs Across America," a new YouTube series where I recreate unique burgers and hot dogs from each state. Savor the flavors coast to coast!

In Episode 3 of "Burgers and Dogs Across America," we dive into the iconic Chicago Dog. Watch as I recreate this Windy City classic, highlighting its distinctive ingredients and vibrant flavors. Join me for a tasty adventure through Chicago's rich culinary tradition!

In Episode 2 of “Burgers and Dogs Across America,” we dive into the hearty Oklahoma Burger. Watch as I recreate this regional favorite, showcasing its unique preparation and mouthwatering flavors. Join me for a delicious journey through Oklahoma’s culinary tradition!

In Episode 1 of “Burgers and Dogs Across America,” we kick off with the iconic Dodger Dog. Learn how to grill this ballpark classic to perfection, complete with all-beef hot dogs, steamed buns, yellow mustard, and sweet relish. Taste the tradition!

Chicken

5 Ingredient Crockpot Chicken Recipe

Welcome back to Smokin’ and Grillin’ wit AB. Today, I’ve got a recipe that will rock your taste buds and simplify your cooking routine: 5 Ingredient Crockpot Chicken. This dish is a lifesaver for busy days when you want a hearty meal without all the fuss. With just a handful

Searching for an easy crockpot dinner? These are my go-to favorites!

Indulge in the hearty flavors of Crockpot Red Beans and Rice, each bite bursting with savory goodness. Enjoy the comforting warmth of Crockpot Beef Ramen, perfect for any day. Dive into the tender and flavorful Crockpot BBQ Pulled Chicken, slow-cooked to perfection. And don’t miss out on the classic Crockpot Jambalaya, a spicy and delicious addition to your meal spread.

Impress your guests effortlessly with my easy-to-make crockpot meals!

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AB's Top 10
Soul food recipes

Hey y’all, AB here, ready to take you on a flavor-filled journey through some of the most soul-satisfying dishes you’ll ever taste. Soul food isn’t just about what’s on the plate; it’s about the memories, the traditions, and the love that goes into every single bite. So grab your apron and let’s dive into my top 10 soulful recipes that’ll have you coming back for seconds and thirds!

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Let's Get on the Grill

The weather couldn't be better for some outdoor grilling. Let's take advantage of the sunshine and breeze by firing up the grill.

The Best Mexican Chicken: Prepare yourself for a burst of flavor with our Best Mexican Chicken – succulent chicken breasts marinated in zesty spices, grilled to perfection, and topped with a vibrant salsa fresca and creamy avocado slices. It’s a mouthwatering dish that will keep you coming back for seconds!

Perfect Juicy Beef Ribs: Let me introduce you to our Perfect Juicy Beef Ribs – each rib is marinated, slow-cooked, and glazed to perfection for an unforgettable taste experience.

Grilled Carne Asada: Treat yourself to the mouthwatering goodness of our Grilled Carne Asada – tender, flavorful steak marinated in a special blend of spices, grilled to perfection, and served with warm tortillas and your choice of savory toppings for a delicious and satisfying meal.

BBQ Baked Beans: Delight in the quintessential taste of Southern tradition with our BBQ Baked Beans – every spoonful bursting with the savory essence of slow-cooked barbecue sauce.

Bacon Mac and Cheese: Indulge in the ultimate comfort food experience with our Bacon Mac and Cheese – every forkful offers a creamy blend of cheesy goodness infused with the irresistible smokiness of crispy bacon, guaranteed to satisfy your cravings and transport you to flavor heaven.

Creamed Corn: Get ready for a flavor adventure as you dive into our Cream Corn – each spoonful bursting with the rich, creamy goodness of corn kernels simmered in a luscious blend of butter and cream, creating a dish that’s sure to delight your taste buds and leave you craving more.

Cooking Tips & Techniques

Quick Tips Section: Elevate Your Culinary Skills

Welcome to the "Quick Tips" section of our recipe blog! Here, we're all about helping you level up your cooking game with practical, easy-to-implement advice. Whether you're a seasoned chef or just starting out, our collection of tips and techniques will make your time in the kitchen more enjoyable and efficient.

Master Your Knife Skills

  • Hold Your Knife Properly: Grip the handle with three fingers, placing your thumb and index finger on the blade for better control and precision.
  • Use a Sharp Knife: A sharp knife is safer and more efficient. Regularly hone your knife with a honing steel and get it professionally sharpened when needed.
  • Learn Basic Cuts: Master fundamental cuts like dicing, slicing, and julienning to improve your prep speed and presentation.

Cooking Meat to Perfection

  • Let Meat Rest: Allow meat to rest at room temperature before cooking to ensure even cooking throughout.
  • Use a Meat Thermometer: Achieve the perfect doneness by using a meat thermometer. Aim for 145°F for medium-rare steaks, 165°F for poultry, and 145°F for pork.
  • Rest After Cooking: Let your meat rest after cooking to allow the juices to redistribute, resulting in juicier and more flavorful meat.

Enhance Your Baking

  • Measure Accurately: Use a kitchen scale for precise measurements, especially with flour, to ensure consistent baking results.
  • Room Temperature Ingredients: Bring ingredients like butter, eggs, and milk to room temperature for better mixing and a smoother batter.
  • Don’t Overmix: Overmixing can lead to dense baked goods. Mix just until ingredients are combined for the best texture.

Flavor Boosters

  • Use Fresh Herbs: Fresh herbs like basil, cilantro, and parsley can add a burst of flavor to any dish. Add them towards the end of cooking to maintain their vibrant taste.
  • Layer Your Seasoning: Season your food at different stages of cooking. Start with a base layer, taste, and adjust as you go for a well-balanced flavor profile.
  • Deglaze for Depth: After sautéing, use wine, broth, or vinegar to deglaze the pan. This technique lifts flavorful bits stuck to the pan, adding depth to your sauces and gravies.

Efficiency Hacks

  • Mise en Place: Organize all your ingredients and tools before you start cooking. This French technique ensures a smoother cooking process and helps you avoid missing any steps.
  • Multi-task Smartly: While waiting for water to boil or meat to rest, use the time to chop vegetables, clean up, or prepare other ingredients.
  • Use Time-Saving Gadgets: Invest in tools like food processors, immersion blenders, and slow cookers to speed up prep time and simplify complex recipes.

Stay tuned for more tips and techniques that will transform your cooking experience and help you create delicious, restaurant-quality dishes right in your own kitchen. Happy cooking!

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AB'S FAVORITE KITCHEN TOOL!
Never over/undercook your food again with SnG Food Thermometer! This handy tool accurately measures food temperatures and eliminates the guesswork. Get your food cooked to perfection every time! Available in colors black and red.