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Gift Ideas

Our friends and family should be the easiest to buy for, right? Except they’re not. They’re the closest in our lives and yet sometimes the hardest to buy for. We struggle sometimes too but don’t worry, we here at Outdoor Rooms by Design have you covered! We have multiple gift ideas in every price range […]

Smoked Ham Recipe

Ingredients:6 pound “ready-to-eat” ham1 cup pineapple juice3/4 cup chicken stock1/2 cup honey1 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil1 tablespoon black pepper1 tablespoon paprika1 tablespoon sugar1/2 tablespoon salt2 teaspoon dry mustard1/2 teaspoon cayenne1/2 teaspoon ground cloves Preparation:The night before you smoke, mix the pepper, paprika, sugar, salt, 1 teaspoon of dry mustard, and cayenne. Rub over the surface […]

Christmas Shopping Spree!

Congratulations to Paul & Connie Nolan, the winners of our $300 shopping spree! Happy shopping!

Turkey Brine 101

Brining Turkey adds moisture, making it the best choice for lean proteins. Salt in the brine not only seasonings the meat but also promotes a change in its protein structure, reducing its overall toughness and creating gaps that fill up with water and keep the meat juicy and flavorful. Why brine turkey? Of course, there […]

The Perfect Smoked Turkey

Have you ever cooked a perfect turkey? Were the breasts moist and tender and the legs completely cooked? Chances are, not always. Why is it so hard to get the dark meat cooked perfectly without overcooking the white meat? The reason is that a turkey is two distinctly different kinds of meat. The breast meat […]