JFK’s New England Fish Chowder

JFK's New England Fish Chowder - Solid Gold Eats

You might be reading that title with a puzzled look on your face. What does our 35th president have to do with a cream soup? Interestingly enough, I stumbled upon Bon Appetit’s article about this very subject last week. It was published on November 22, 2013 and commemorated 50 years since the assasination of John… 

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Roasted Maple and Mustard Duck Legs with Vegetables - Solid Gold Eats

Roasted Maple and Mustard Duck Legs with Vegetables

Duck legs, have you ever eaten them? When cooked correctly,┬áduck legs offer tender, juicy meat underneath a layer of crisp skin. It’s an experience you must have, one that does not need to be had only on a special occasion. But since Thanksgiving is around the corner, and that is a special occasion, you have… 

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How I Stole 20 Library Cookbooks (Aka A Holiday Gift Guide) - Solid Gold Eats

How I Stole 20 Library Cookbooks (Aka A Holiday Gift List)

This post contains affiliate links. Clicking on one of these links will not affect the price of your purchase, but a portion will be donated to the Solid Gold Eats sustaining fund. Okay, maybe the title of this piece is misleading. I did not actually steal these books, but at the discounted price they were… 

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Turkey Stock: The Leftovers Edition - Solid Gold Eats

Turkey Stock: The Leftovers Edition

Turkey stock many not be on the shelves at your grocery store, but that doesn’t mean you get off the hook when Thanksgiving is over. Creating a stock from turkey bones is incredibly easy and can enhance any leftover dishes you create. I’ve finally gotten through all of the leftover meat from cooking a turkey… 

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A Visit to Tyner Pond Farm + Oven Baked Barbecue Ribs - Solid Gold Eats

A Visit to Tyner Pond Farm + Oven Baked Barbecue Ribs

On a country road in Greenfield, Indiana, away from city lights and signs and surrounded by open plains of corn and soybeans, is Tyner Pond Farm. The big red barns can be seen a few hundred feet away, beckoning you to drop by and say hi.┬áLast month on the first chilly, windy day of the… 

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11 Ways to Give Back in Indy This Thanksgiving - Solid Gold Eats

11 Ways to Give Back in Indy this Thanksgiving

UPDATED 11.14.14 Oh, Thanksgiving. A day in which we should be thankful for all of the things we have and people around us. Yet people often struggle to provide a meal for themselves or their families, making the holiday much less cheerful than it should be. While I’m not involved in holidays from a religious… 

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A Short History of The Green Bean Casserole - Solid Gold Eats

A Short History of The Green Bean Casserole

When Alton Brown comes out with his best-ever green bean casserole recipe, we all salute. But he’s missing one thing. Do you know what it is? Traditional green bean casserole has a creamy sauce, crunchy green beans and crispy fried onions. Maybe you open two cans of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup? Alton discusses in… 

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Nudo Olive Oil Review and Giveaway - Solid Gold Eats

Nudo Olive Oil Review and Giveaway

Do you know where your olive oil comes from? What if you could purchase a tree that produced oil just for you? It can be done with Nudo’s Adopt a Tree program! When Nudo reached out asking if I would consider a review of their olive oils, I visited their website because I had never… 

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Where to Purchase Fresh Turkeys for Thanksgiving in the Indianapolis Area - Solid Gold Eats

Where to Purchase a Fresh Turkey for Thanksgiving in the Indianapolis Area

With only 16 days remaining until Thanksgiving, there are few precious days left to plan your meal. Frozen turkeys are available in grocery stores usually up until the holiday, but if you are interested in a farm fresh whole turkey or turkey breast, you should consider placing your order sooner rather than later. In my… 

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Turkey in a Pot with Gravy - Solid Gold Eats

Turkey Breast in a Pot with Gravy

Two things happened this past week that led me to cook this for you. First, my coworker handed me an issue of Cook’s Country, and the first recipe inside the glossy pages was “Turkey in a Pot.” Second, I saw turkey breasts at Kroger for the first time this season. That’s all it took for… 

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Lentils with Sweet Potatoes, Mushrooms and Jalapenos - Solid Gold Eats

Lentils with Sweet Potatoes, Mushrooms and Bacon

It never fails when I research an ingredient, something will make me giggle. Today, it was the Lentil Festival. Yes, there is a festival in Pullman, Washington devoted to celebrating the almighty lentil. Established in 1989, this festival has a bike ride, 5K fun run, lentil marketplace, the world’s largest bowl of lentil chili, a… 

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