About Russ Crandall

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.