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Mac N Cheese coming out of Lynx Napoli Oven

Mac ‘N’ Cheese Recipe

Mac 'n' Cheese was a staple for me, and certainly every kid I knew growing up in the mid-west. Generally—OK, always—this was the stuff from...
Grilled mexican street corn recipe

Grilled Mexican Street Corn

Summer is almost here and that means fresh corn season is just around the corner. As a side dish for everything from steak to...

Apple, Radish, and Jalapeño Slaw

It’s just about summertime, and for me that means cookouts and summer block parties. If you’re like me, you never want to show up...
cheddar jalapeño cornbread sliced in cast iron pan

Cheddar and Jalapeno Cornbread

Growing up, cornbread was a staple around my grandmother’s table. Along with navy beans and ham, collard greens, apple fritters, etc. You know, your...
spicy sweet corn polenta in cast iron pan

Spicy Sweet Corn Polenta

As much as I love meat, I recognize that man can’t live on meat alone. (OK, I probably could, but not everyone prefers a...

Cheesy Creamed Spinach

I always tell my daughter she needs something green on her plate. If you have kids, you know that’s not always an easy sell...

Head Country Baked Beans

If you’re like me, beans are a staple for any BBQ meal you plan. They make the perfect side for ribs, pulled pork, brisket, you name it; if it’s coming off the pit, beans are a nice accompaniment.


Matt Eads is a former US Marine, self-taught grillmaster, and cookbook author. Building on a lifelong passion for cooking and the memories of his dad’s less-than-stellar BBQ, Matt has learned the ways of the grill through reading, practical application, and a lot of trial and error.
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