Submitted by Eddie's on May 20, 2015 - 15:22
Grilling can be an easy and fun way to cook food, but that doesn't mean your approach has to be simple. With just a little extra effort, you can add great flavor to everything you grill. Here are some delicious ways to maximize flavor as you grill.
RUBS: Spice blends that are applied directly on the surface of meats, fish and poultry. Be careful to check the salt content of the rub, so you can estimate how much to apply. The more you add, the more flavor goes on your product. Try local favorites Rick’s Ragin’ Island Jerk Rub or Todd’s Bayou Dirt.
Submitted by Eddie's on April 16, 2015 - 10:24
When you see the floral baskets and bags of charcoal in the front of the store, you know that warmer weather is on the horizon. You can almost capture the fragrant aroma of spring in the air.
Submitted by Eddie's on March 3, 2015 - 12:43
Just as we see a glimmer of sunshine on the horizon, we're hit with another wintry mix. When will this mess end? Haven't we done enough scraping, shoveling and salting? Can we break out the grill yet?
Submitted by Eddie's on February 5, 2015 - 16:52
Roses, chocolates, lobster, wine ... a little bit of Barry White playing in the background, and there you have the makings of a romantic evening. If Valentine's Day's over-the-top expectations turn you off, and if the thought of waiting in a crowded restaurant for an overpriced meal from a special, abbreviated Valentine's menu leaves you cold, then we have just the solution: Eddie's Valentine's Dinner for Two.
Submitted by Eddie's on January 28, 2015 - 11:50
We're gearing up for the biggest football game of the season and the second-biggest eating day next to Thanksgiving. The Big Game stirs up lots of excitement and lots of anticipation. Whether the big winner is the Seahawks or the Patriots, one thing is for certain: there won't be any "deflated" appetites among game watchers!
Submitted by Eddie's on January 2, 2015 - 11:09
2015 is off to a healthy start. We all want to begin the new year with a fresh outlook, a clean slate. But when did "cleansing" become something besides using Dove and Dial? And how did kale turn into the most overused four-letter word? How much energy do we really need to start the day, beyond a good cup of coffee? How about all of the diet trends ... Paleo, South Beach, low-carb and raw? We've all seen the diet fads come and go, along with our fluctuating waistlines.
Submitted by Eddie's on December 22, 2014 - 11:06
We always need ideas for gifts we can pull together quickly, whether it's a little something for the babysitter or hairdresser, that second cousin you don't know very well, or a hostess gift to take to a holiday party. Here are some items on our shelves that go together well -- just package them in a pretty gift bag with some tissue paper, or ask one of our associates in the gift department to put together a basket for you.
Submitted by Eddie's on December 5, 2014 - 13:04
Just when we thought it was over … When we finally ate the last of the leftover turkey and scrubbed the final drop of Pinot Noir out of the carpet, it’s time to plan our holiday parties.
From the first of December through New Year's Day, holiday sparkle is in the air, with family get-togethers, corporate events and small dinner parties.
Submitted by Eddie's on November 19, 2014 - 13:31
We are at that time of the year, between being awash in pumpkin, pumpkin, pumpkin and dreading the thought of cooking a turkey. Yes, Thanksgiving is upon us.
If you're not accustomed to cooking for the biggest eating day of the year, don't stress. Here are a few tips to help you out. As a guide for organizing your dinner, you can refer to our blog post from November 2013.
Submitted by Eddie's on November 11, 2014 - 15:26
Thanksgiving is one of those holidays where tradition takes front and center. Roast turkey, herbed stuffing, sweet potato casserole and mashed potatoes seem to be the standard menu for this holiday. If you find yourself becoming complacent, bored or uninspired with the whole Thanksgiving meal, then it's time to recharge and reclaim your creative juices by adding a little twist to tradition.