Cook's Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins

Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins Shortcut Method

At our house, we’ve been wild crazy about these Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins for as long as I can remember. So much so, that even though I have a few other muffin recipes on my site, I rarely venture beyond making these Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins Shortcut Method or their sister recipe, which uses the more complicated traditional method for making Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins.

Cook's Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins

Cook’s Illustrated Big Beautiful Muffins – this is the larger version with a toffee topping! I love love love these!

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Poor Man's Burnt Ends

Poor Man’s Burnt Ends

If you’ve ever had burnt ends at a bbq joint (or at home if you can invest the hours and hours), real smoked burnt ends made from brisket, you gotta know there’s not much better! Probably the only thing better would be having more of them and having them more often! That’s where this cheaper knock-off, Poor Man’s Burnt Ends comes in.

Poor Man's Burnt Ends

Poor Man’s Burnt Ends

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Kansas City Beef Rub

Kansas City Beef Rub

Too often when we think of Kansas City, it’s all about the ribs but those in the City know not to stop there. You’ll find KC barbecue using a wide variety of meats and here’s a little rub that will still be great with ribs (or pork shoulder) but I think really shines with beef. I’m calling it Kansas City Beef Rub, but stay tuned – my next recipe is going to use it.

Poor Man's Burnt Ends

Poor Man’s Burnt Ends with Sweet Potato & Corn

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Birria de Res & Birria Tacos

Birria de Res & Birria Tacos

Birria de Res & Birria Tacos have been trending all over the place in the last couple of years and for good reason. If they’re not on your radar yet, Birria de Res is a classic, a Mexican “stew” of beef, slowly cooked, earthy, rich, fragrant, and just a little spicy. And the tacos made from it? Out of this world crazy delish.

Birria de Res & Birria Tacos

Birria de Res & Birria Tacos

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