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Smoked Beef Brisket Made Easy by FamilySpice.com

Smoked Beef Brisket Made Easy

Tender Smoked Beef Brisket cooked low and slow is a lot easier to prepare than you think. It’s all about indirect heat, the proper setup, time and lots of patience! I never considered myself to be a very patient person. My husband is DEFINITELY not a patient person. Nothing like having kids to not only […]

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Classic Beer Battered Fish and Chips by FamilySpice.com

Classic Beer Battered Fish and Chips

I won’t lie. I like fried food. It’s one of those secret indulgences I have that’s, well, not a big secret. Overall, I really strive to eat healthy. I enjoy my daily dose of fruit and veggies. I don’t typically eat processed foods. I limit my bread and pasta intake. Yes, I have some food vices, but […]

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The California Chicken Shawarma with avocados and @HVRanch Garlic Dressing - by FamilySpice.com

The California Grilled Chicken Shawarma

Comfort food has different meanings depending on what part of the world you grew up in. These comfort dishes tend to evoke memories from your childhood and always bring a smile to your face, even on a rainy day. I grew up in Texas, with a Persian mom and an American dad. Comfort food for […]

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Smoked Pulled Pork with Honey Whiskey Barbecue Sauce by FamilySpice.com

Smoked Pulled Pork with Honey Whiskey Barbecue Sauce

When my husband and I married 16-some-odd years ago, a good friend of ours bought us our first propane barbecue grill. We were newlyweds in our new home and loved having family and friends over for some good grilled eats. That grill was lovingly used all year long, since it’s always barbecue season here in Southern California. Needless […]

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Persian Chicken Kabob (Kabob-eh Morgh) by FamilySpice.com

Persian Chicken Kabob (Kabob-eh Morgh)

There used to be a time when no one in the U.S. heard of “kabobs.” When I grew up in Houston, for example, the nearest Persian restaurant was an hour away. No bamboo skewers were to be found at the grocery store. Making kabob at home was a lot of work. Especially without skewers! But […]

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Pork Sausage Fried Brown Rice by FamilySpice.com

Pork Sausage Fried Brown Rice

The final days of school are here. Middle Child is graduating from elementary school this week. That means I will have two middle schoolers this fall. My heart is breaking. Where did the time go? It wasn’t that long ago I was drowning in diapers, bouncy balls and hot wheels. And lack of sleep. Wait, […]

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