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Bourbon Maple Chicken

Recipe ideas can come from anywhere and everywhere.  Many of my recipes come from recipes that I grew up eating or from meals that I have had while dining out.  This bourbon maple chicken recipe actually came from an episode of Iron Chef America.  I love watching cooking shows and getting ideas for things to whip up in the kitchen.  The episode of Iron Chef America that I was watching just so happened to feature one of my favorite things in the world… Bourbon.

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Roasted Yard Bird

Roasting a yard bird, better known as a chicken, is something that most anyone can do.  I first came up with this recipe a year or so ago and lots of through trial and error I’ve gotten to what you see today.  The error being stuck with a chicken that really doens’t taste good at all, but making myself eat it because I don’t want it to go to waste.  I hope that I have taken the error away from your kitchen with what you have before you now, and I hope that you are able to try this recipe and that you enjoy it as much as I do.

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The Simply Perfect Steak

Who doesn’t love a good juicy steak?

I’m sure there are those who don’t so this post isn’t for them.  This is for the people who love a thick slab of beef cooked to perfection that runs with juices when you slice into it.

Anyone can go to a fancy steak house and order a beautifully cooked NY strip for $30-$100 depending on the establishment and at times I do enjoy going out and doing just that.  Here’s the thing though!  For some reason it just tastes a bit better when you’ve gone to the grocery store/butcher/meat market and hand picked your steak and then made it your own in your kitchen.  Knowing that what you’re biting into something that was done by your own hands in your kitchen just does something to you.  Or maybe that’s just me.

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