About Russ Crandall

Russ Crandall is the creator of the popular food blog, The Domestic Man and the author of The Ancestral Table. During the day he serves as a Russian translator in the U.S. Navy, and in the evening he can be found tinkering in the kitchen. He lives with his wife and son in Baltimore, MD. @thedomesticman

Four smoked turkey legs on a wire rack on a wooden surface.

Smoked Turkey Legs

Even better than the ones at the Renaissance fair that you walk around gnawing off the bone. All it takes is a simple brine and a little patience.

A food processor bowl with riced cauliflower.

Cauliflower Rice

Yes, we know the difference between cauliflower and rice. But we still like this subtle, sneaky, eat-your-veggies trick.