May is National Grilling Month: We Wanna See You Out There!

May 03, 2016

Wayward Gourmet | Steak Your Claim

Although we never put our grills away over the winter, we see nothing wrong with a month to honor one of our favorite outdoor activities! So all through the month of May we've put our fanny-kicking steak rub Steak Your Claim on sale! It's peppery, savory and did we mention our special ingredient: butter powder!?  Needless to say, it's a steak's best friend!

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Grilled Tangy Ginger Chicken Wings

Grilled Tangy Ginger Chicken Wings

April 27, 2016

Grilled Tangy Ginger Chicken WingsRecipe | Wayward Gourmet

The grill has become the cornerstone of our cooking life. This recipe for Chinese chicken wings is a bit citrusy, tangy and sweet. Needless to say, finger lickin’ good!

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Mexican Street Corn Salad: Exploding With Southwestern Flavor

Mexican Street Corn Salad: Exploding With Southwestern Flavor

April 12, 2016 30 Comments

Mexican Street Corn | Wayward Gourmet

Our answer is always "yes and more." We've packed a smorgasbord of Mexican, Texan and Spanish seasonings in this blend which really makes it almost undefinable. It's equal parts spicy, tangy and savory. This recipe is fantastic on tacos, as a side at a cookout, or simply in a big bowl all by itself!

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Three Recipes to Jumpstart Your Outdoor Feasting Season

Three Recipes to Jumpstart Your Outdoor Feasting Season

April 01, 2016 28 Comments

The Ultimate Cookout | Wayward GourmetIf you’ve got a $20 spot in your pocket, a grill in your back yard, and a jar of
Steak Your Claim, you can throw together an amazing meal for two that will knock the socks off you and your guests.

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Buttery Maple Chipotle Pretzel Bites: Quit Drooling and Make These!

Buttery Maple Chipotle Pretzel Bites: Quit Drooling and Make These!

March 14, 2016 28 Comments

Buttery Maple Chipotle Pretzel Bites from Wayward Gourmet

The soft, sweet, savory, and spicy (we love alliteration) interpretation of the classic stadium favorite will thrill your taste buds and impress your guests. Serve these hot and fresh out of the oven and get ready for the delightfully confused (yet genuinely thrilled) looks from your guests.

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How to Season Your Food:An (Almost) Foolproof Step-By-Step Guide

How to Season Your Food:An (Almost) Foolproof Step-By-Step Guide

March 10, 2016

Wayward Gourmet | How to season your food

There’s a fine line between something that is seasoned just right, and something you wouldn't feed your dog!  So how does one go from the seasoning illiterate, to a spice boss? Follow these simple steps to seasoning your food to find out.

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Grown-Up Mac & Cheese (Save the Blue Box for the Kids)

Grown-Up Mac & Cheese (Save the Blue Box for the Kids)

February 29, 2016 32 Comments

Grown Up Mac and Cheese from Wayward Gourmet

Liz and I have been playing around with a few different mac and cheese recipes over the past few months.  We’ve been drawing what we liked best from each recipe and folding it into our own unique one.  It took a while and we undoubtedly gained a few pounds in the meantime, but it was absolutely worth it!

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Maple Chipotle Caramel Corn: Sweet and Spicy Deliciousness!

Maple Chipotle Caramel Corn: Sweet and Spicy Deliciousness!

February 26, 2016

Maple Chipotle Caramel Corn from Wayward GourmetAfter many trials and errors we finally figured out the right ratios for this recipe. It may be blasphemous to say but ours came out even better than the stuff you get at carnivals! The light maple flavor comes through just enough and the heat from the chipotle chilies is incredible.

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High Octane Coffee Rubbed Rib Roast: Wake Up and Smell the Beef!

February 25, 2016 26 Comments

High Octane Coffee Rubbed Rib Rub

Think of a coffee rub not as opening a can of Folgers and rubbing it on a roast. Yeah, that would be weird. Instead, the ground coffee in conjunction with brown sugar, herbs, and spices creates this incredible, earthy, sweet and savory crust for the meat. If that sounds delicious, you’re right!

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Slow Cooker Buttery Indian Chicken Stew

Slow Cooker Buttery Indian Chicken Stew

February 22, 2016

Slow Cooker Buttery Indian Chicken Stew

Cooking a meal in a slow cooking crock-pot is extremely easy and will not only provide you with a delicious meal, but with a few leftovers to make lunch the next day pretty sweet as well. We reverse engineered this recipe from our favorite Indian food place and created our “What’s the Curry?” Spice Blend specifically to take advantage of the multitude of spices this dish calls for.

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Grown-Up Tater Tots! (Styrofoam Tray Not Included)

Grown-Up Tater Tots! (Styrofoam Tray Not Included)

February 18, 2016 341 Comments

Grown-Up tater Tots from Wayward Gourmet

We set out to recreate the tater tot that you remember, with a grown-up twist that’s perfectly seasoned, crunchy with a fluffy center and plain fun to eat. Leave the glorified french fry from your childhood for the school lunch and try our fanny-kicking recipe. Being an adult does have its perks!

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Yes We Mexi-Can Marinated Steak Fajitas

Yes We Mexi-Can Marinated Steak Fajitas

February 16, 2016 26 Comments

Marinated Steak FajitasThere’s something cool about eating with your hands.  Maybe it hearkens back to your days as a kid when a fork and knife were foreign to you and your fingers were your best utensils.  We at Wayward Gourmet see nothing wrong with getting your hands dirty to enjoy a delicious meal, in fact, we encourage it!

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