Monthly Archives: May 2012

Smoked Sweet Corn

The smoker isn’t just for meats.  When you smoke sweet corn not only does it come out perfectly cooked but it also evolves the taste something fantastic. Easy prep work, a perfect side dish that will bring you back for … Continue reading

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Kofta

Kafta, or kofta is one of my favorite ground beef based meals.  Loads of flavor with only a little bit of prep work.  I made everything in my food processor. Recipe and end result after the jump.

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Epic Leftover Lunch: Cuban Pork Sandwich

After making the pre-marinated apple bourbon pork loins the other night, I had some of it left over. One of my weaknesses is a good Cuban sandwich. There’s just something about the crunch of the bread mixing with the tang … Continue reading

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Apple Bourbon Pork Loin

Apple Bourbon marinated pork tenderloin. It sounds pretty fancy. Sounds like something you’ll put some serious time into. That really wasn’t the case. I did very little in the way of preparation for this meal other than warm the grill up … Continue reading

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Hummus

I love hummus. It’s such a versatile thing. It can be a meal, a side, a condiment, an appetizer, anything really. When Nate and I got together to make Kofta one night, I decided to make a batch of hummus … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey

Well, it took less time than anticipated to unleash a smoked meal post here at Cook Until Epic. I had my parents over a few weeks back for a dinner I prepared on the smoker.  Mom enjoyed it enough that … Continue reading

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Kitchen Hardware: Smoker Edition

It’s time to pay tribute to one of the greatest contributors to epic meals. The transformation that occurs when food is smoked cannot be matched by any other cooking method. Allow us to give you a tour of our “magic … Continue reading

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Movie Theater Popcorn: The Secret to Making it at Home

It’s difficult to deny that movie theater popcorn is the best.  When I figured out that it could be recreated at home for a fraction of the cost at the concession stand, I knew I would never microwave another bag … Continue reading

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Kitchen Hardware: Skewer Edition

The image above is of five different skewers, and they are obviously all different. There are pros and cons to each of them, but which one is the best? I tested each of them and while some of the results … Continue reading

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Grilled Steamed Corn

Corn on the cob may be one of the most well-defined summertime side dishes ever. I’ve had it cooked almost every way imaginable. I’ve boiled it, steamed it, roasted it, and grilled it. But for dinner the other night, I … Continue reading

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