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Kent Whitaker

Kent Whitaker

Kent Whitaker, also known as "The Deck Chef," is a culinary writer and cookbook author. He's also penned Young Reader and History titles. The former winner of the Emeril Live Food Network Barbecue Contest also covers football, motorsports, and bass fishing. Kent currently lives in East Tennessee with his wife, son, and a couple of dogs that love when he fires up the smoker or grill.

Hat's off to the United States Government for their flavor meter! Savory Brown Rice is not only easy to make and packed with flavor but it's also Healthy!

The Chorizo is one of those sausages that get's kicked to the back of the line. I think this flavor packed sausage needs to right up front!

We really liked this Baked Salmon Dijon recipe from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) that we had to include it in the healthy recipe section.

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute put their spin on a classic lasagna recipe with their Zucchini Lasagna!

Oven-Baked Pancakes? Yep - Cut the oil or butter used for frying for a healthier version of a traditional pancake!

Yes! You can make mustard at home! How freaking awesome is that?

Who said ketchup had to be plain? It's time to add some bonus flavor with these three ketchup hacks!

Orange juice is not just for breakfast! Why not add the flavor of citrus to your collection of easy TDC Grilling Hacks!

This Grilling Hack is perfect for the next time you toss some shrimp on the grill!

Summer is here and that means the grills are getting fired up! Here's the TDC Top Five "other" Sausages for Summer Grilling!