Bowie Steak Seasoning From Scratch

Steak seasoning from scratch

This steak seasoning is straight outta Bowie. Bowie, Maryland, that is. There’s none of that store bought Montreal Steak Seasoning in my kitchen. Well, yes, there is, but when I want something a little different I whisk up a batch of my Bowie Steak Seasoning from scratch, my personal blend of herbs and spices Hungry for more?

How to Make Strawberry Shortcakes

Make Strawberry Shortcakes

I’m in dream crusher mythbuster mode today, which means I’m about to drop truth about a thing you’ve probably thought was true but really isn’t. So, here goes. Those round, yellow, cakey cups in the produce section, you know, the ones stacked up next to the strawberries? Well contrary to what you might have Hungry for more?

Frogmore Stew | Low Country Shrimp Boil

Low Country Boil

I love a good party, especially the casual get togethers that don’t require a lot of fuss. As much as I ❤️ a fancy shindig, every now and again I want to throw a party that’s not really a party, just friends and family hanging out. Shoes off. Maximum chill on. But even the Hungry for more?

Veggie Spaghetti Salad

Veggie Spaghetti Salad

This Veggie Spaghetti Salad’s a no-brainer. Boil a little pasta. Chop a few veggies. Toss with an out of this world delicious Italian Dressing and your too-hot-to-turn-on-the-oven salad’s ready to serve. That’s it. Some version of this pasta is a potluck/picnic staple and its not hard to see why. It’s easy, inexpensive, you can Hungry for more?

Italian Dressing from Scratch

Italian Dressing from Scratch

Salad is a big deal in my kitchen. A BIG deal. I mean HUGE. It’s not unusual for dinner menus at Chez Turner to solely consist of some yummy salad like this, this or this. Not only are they quick and easy, but I can serve up the same mix of salad greens, veggies and Hungry for more?

Boozy Peach Cobbler with Almonds

Boozy Peach Cobbler with Almonds

I’m pushing it with these peaches. I know it but I can’t help myself. Peaches are in their prime from spring to late summer, usually making their debuts at farm markets in May and gracing us with their ripe, juicy presence until August or September. When September and back to school season roll around Hungry for more?

New Potatoes vs Potatoes | Chive & New Potato Salad

New potatoes vs potatoes

Potato, pot-aht-to, however you say it, spuds are spectacular! As great as they are it’s important to choose the right potato for the right recipe in order to get the right result. We’ve talked about the difference between waxy and mealy potatoes (You can check that out here.) and I’ve given you a primer Hungry for more?


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