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A Handy Guide to Steaks and the Different Ways Beef is Cut Around the World

BBQ producer Weber has a terrific introduction to the various kinds of steak cuts common in North America. Equally fascinating is the different ways …

Diablo Bacon Bombs

Diablo Bacon Bombs are a twist on our Chipotle Bacon Bombs. These are a “Fiery” meaty snack hot off the grill. How about Diablo Bacon Bombs on a …

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Learn How To Build A Smokehouse With This Awesome DIY Project!

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>I absolutely love cooking on …

How to Care For a Cast Iron Skillet

Proper care for cast iron is a must. Learn how to clean and season your skillet here in under 30 seconds.<p><i>Every man should be able to hold his own in the kitchen. And you shouldn't need to attend culinary school to know the basics. Whether you're looking to make healthier meals or simply spruce up</i> …

Cast Iron Skillet

How to Turn Your Kettle Grill into a Smoker - Chowhound

1. Gather your equipment: You will need a kettle grill, a chimney starter, about eight quarts of lump charcoal, about four cups of pure wood chips, …

BBQ Secrets From the Best Pitmasters in the Country

Also: their thoughts on where the tradition is headed.<p>The country's best pitmasters don't care about seasoning. They don't care if you use mesquite wood. They just want to know you understand the techniques and deeply respect the tradition.<p>"People are becoming more open-minded and barbecue lines …

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Gallery: The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Fajitas

Has ‘Authenticity’ Trumped Holiness?

In recent years, evangelical Christianity has made its imperfection a point of emphasis. Books were published with titles like <i>Messy Spirituality:</i> …

Evangelical Christianity

Is the Church Dying?

Very often, I get emails from strangers who have read one of the many things I've written over the years for the Huffington Post on the fate of the Church in America.<p>I got another email again yesterday. This time, the inquirer, himself a writer himself for a major religious publication, wanted to …

The New Glock 30S .45Guns Magazine.com | Guns Magazine.com

This Glock combines the G30’s 11 rounds<br>of .45 ACP firepower with the slim, more<br>concealable slide of the G36.<p>The Glock 30 came out in the latter …

How to restore old cast iron pans

Next to knives, cooks tend to be most obsessed with their pots and pans. But with all the prestige brands out there, many of us overlook an underappreciated, far less expensive choice staring right at us — the humble, old-school, cast iron pan.<p>Your grandmother swore by her cast iron skillet for a …

Pulled Pork and Cornbread Make This Slow-Cooker Chili a New Favorite

Things can get heated when you're debating pizza styles or barbecue cities, but the ultimate chili? That's walking into a war zone.<p>For the sake of my safety, I'm not going to claim to have perfected the traditional dish. After all, there are almost as many recipes out there as there are people who …

Slow-Cooker Classics

There are days when you want to lose yourself in the kitchen, enjoying the hours spent standing over the stove. And then there are all of the other days of the year. When your calendar is packed -- or when you simply want a satisfying supper -- let your slow cooker handle dinner duties. These easy …

How to Pack Serious Flavor into Your Noodles

It takes a LOT of strength to pass up a food truck. You know why. First and foremost, the smell — so delicious it almost knocks you out. Second, it’s made by total pros — people who live, breathe and sleep their style of fare. And finally, that order in-order up convenience (okay, maybe <i>after</i> an …

Recipes

At $65, The Misen Chef's Knife is the Holy Grail of Knives

I'm not supposed to be writing this week. I have much too much to think about with my book just released and a tour coming up, but I was so excited about this that I couldn't *not* write about it.<p>A few days ago, I got a knife in the mail. This, in itself, is nothing unusual. People send me new …

How to Make Homemade Sausage

<i>Please welcome guest author Hank Shaw of Hunter Angler Gardener Cook as he walks us through the steps of homemade sausage-making. (more photos) ~Elise</i><p>…

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How to Use a Speed Square

In this tutorial, we’re going to take a quick look at the speed square, a tool that you may already have, but may not fully understand. While made for framing carpentry, a speed square can be indispensable in a lot of measuring and marking situations. Let’s have a look.<p>What is a Speed Square?<p>A …

Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …