Nudo Olive Oil Review and Giveaway

Nudo Olive Oil Review and Giveaway - Solid Gold Eats

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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Sous Vide Scallops with Chimichurri Sauce using the PolyScience Professional Creative Series

Sous Vide Scallops with Chimichurri Sauce using the PolyScience Professional Creative Series - Solid Gold Eats

Thanks to shows like Hell’s Kitchen, the general public is scared to death of cooking scallops. Either drastically raw and undercooked or overcooked into rubbery balls, I am always surprised at how these “chefs” cannot seem to cook a simple scallop. If they had a sous vide machine, their lives would be so much easier…. 

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Slow Roasted Mediterranean Boneless Leg of Lamb

Slow Roasted Mediterranean Boneless Leg of Lamb - Solid Gold Eats

Sundays are about cooking. Well, you could say that about most days in my house because I love to cook, but especially Sundays. It is my way of not doing house chores. Who can expect me to sweep the floors when I am tending to Sunday supper? That is, unless I’m cooking a boneless leg… 

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The County Road Leads to Shrimp: Exploring the Wenning Family Shrimp Harvest 2014

Shrimp Harvest Kid

How many times have you been to a shrimp harvest? Wait, let me ask this another way. For those of you who live in Indiana, how many times have you been to a shrimp harvest in Indiana? If your answer was zero, I’ll bet you also didn’t know there are 10 shrimp farms in Indiana! Yes,… 

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Grinding Meat for Steak Burgers with the Cuisinart “Prep 9″ 9-Cup Food Processor (Sponsored)

Grinding Meat for Steak Burgers with the Cuisinart “Prep 9″ 9-Cup Food Processor (Sponsored)

There are burgers, and then there are steak burgers. If you have had a true steak burger, you know the difference. Steak burgers have a richer, meatier flavor, and the texture is usually a little looser than other beef burgers. What sets them even further apart is when you take steaks and turn them into… 

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Fighting Hunger with Indiana Pork + Giveaway (Sponsored)

Fighting Hunger with Indiana Pork + Giveaway (Sponsored)

Those who know me well know how excited I am for the Indiana State Fair, which runs August 1 – 17 just a few miles away from my home. The fair train runs through the parking lot at my work, giving me a reminder multiple times a day of why I enjoy August so much…. 

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Second Annual Indy Burger Battle for Building Tomorrow

Second Annual Indy Burger Battle Benefitting Building Tomorrow - Solid Gold Eats

Burgers are John’s favorite food. Really, after all of the things I have cooked for him, the man could survive on eating a burger a day and be 100% satisfied with his life. I don’t know what it is about the way beef comes together in a patty that makes him swoon, but I know… 

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Polish Roses Bison Burgers with Farmer’s Garden by Vlasic + Giveaway #FarmToJar (Sponsored)

Polish Roses Bison Burger with Farmer's Garden by Vlasic (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Farmer’s Garden is a new variety of pickled treats from Vlasic that I have incorporated into a burger recipe you know you want to bite into. Pickles deserve more than the just the side of the plate! Since I know the title of this recipe may be confusing to some, let me start there. You’ve… 

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Weeknight Brazilian Feijoada with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored)

Weeknight Brazilian Feijoadas with McCormick + Giveaway (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Brazilian Feijoada, say what? Those two words didn’t mean much to me until I was researching Brazilian recipes for McCormick, who is sponsoring this recipe and providing a giveaway to one of YOU! You may remember my Grilled Indian Spiced Chicken Skewers recipe, which highlighted the Flavor Forecast of Indian curry powder, another great spice… 

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Garlic, White Wine and Lemon Mussels with Pasta + Indiana Uplands Wine Trail Preview (Sponsored)

Garlic, White Wine and Lemon Mussels with Pasta + Indiana Uplands Wine Trail Preview (Sponsored) - Solid Gold Eats

Woah, hold up here. I know what you are thinking. Wine recipes? On Solid Gold Eats? Yes, it is true, I have traveled from hops to grapes to present a recipe that might have you reaching for a bubbly glass. Recently I was approached by Owen Valley Winery about featuring the Indiana Uplands Wine Trail,… 

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15th Annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival Preview (Sponsored)

15th Annual Vintage Indiana Food & Wine Festival - Solid Gold Eats

As Indiana grows in the craft beer scene, wine is subtly making waves with new techniques, flavors and partnerships. The 15th Annual Vintage Indiana Wine & Food Festival is coming up on Saturday, June 7 and you do not want to miss what’s happening at the event this year! Last year I attended for the… 

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