Sous Vide Salmon with Miso Marinade

Sous Vide Salmon with Miso Marinade - Solid Gold Eats

There are so many hidden messages in this post. Eat more salmon, it’s good for you. Vacuum sealing food is cool. You should invest in a sous vide machine, it’s more than just the hip new thing.  John ate this and he is quite the picky salmon eater so that’s a really good sign. Do… 

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Dry Brining, Bourbon and Leftovers: A Turkey Story

Dry Brining, Bourbon and Leftovers: A Turkey Story - Solid Gold Eats

Walking through the grocery store during the week of Thanksgiving is quite interesting. With paper notes or tablets in hand, people are looking down as they walk in circles trying to find what they want in a store they likely do not visit often. What is it about Thanksgiving that brings people away from the… 

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12 Hour Green Beans and Ham

12 Hour Green Beans and Ham - Solid Gold Eats

This Thanksgiving was the first time I cooked the holiday dinner in my own kitchen. Our menu for two went something like this: turkey, gravy, stuffing, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, buttered corn, rolls, cranberries, and green beans and ham. For two. Planning for this feast meant a few hours of identifying appropriate ingredients, shopping… 

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Adventures in Comfort Food Cookbook Giveaway

Adventures in Comfort Food Book Cookbook Giveaway - Solid Gold Eats

When you think of comfort food, what comes to mind first? Images of macaroni and cheese, meatloaf and mashed potatoes appear in my head (though not all on the same plate at the same time). When it comes to regions for comfort food, the midwest and southern parts of the US are the first two… 

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Holiday Gift Guide: I Love Indy 2014

Holiday Gift Guide: I Love Indy 2014 - Solid Gold Eats

When I type out the words “holiday gift guide,” visions of Oprah’s Favorite Things come to mind, like how people seem to have a mental breakdown on the show each time she gives away something. So maybe my gift guide won’t make you scream like this, but I do have something to giveaway that you… 

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Slow Cooker Vietnamese Pho

Slow Cooker Vietnamese Pho - Solid Gold Eats

Have you ever warmed your face over a steamy bowl of Vietnamese pho?  Sure, the word itself does not roll off the American tongue easily, but once you take your first slurp, you will continue to crave it like your grandma’s chicken noodle soup. Pho (pronounced “fuh”) is a Vietnamese soup with rice noodles, thinly… 

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Why I Prefer Stove Top Stuffing at Thanksgiving

Why I Prefer Stove Top Stuffing at Thanksgiving - Solid Gold Eats

When I was growing up, stuffing was synonymous with one brand. There really was no other kind of stuffing known to me. It was (and in some ways, still is) my favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal. That brand is Stovetop. Patented in 1975 by General Foods with inventor Ruth Siems, it is likely that many of… 

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How to Spatchcock a Whole Duck

How to Spatchcock a Whole Duck - Solid Gold Eats

Have you heard of spatchcocking? With Thanksgiving coming up, the phrase is making the rounds on the Internet, showing off a way to cook a turkey in less time and create a more even cooking process. It can be done with a turkey, chicken or duck, so I decided to make the attempt and give… 

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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

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

Duck legs, have you ever eaten them? When cooked correctly, duck 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 List)

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

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

Turkey Stock: The Leftovers Edition - Solid Gold Eats

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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