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3 Kitchen Essentials for the Athlete Chef

I have two rules when I work out and when I cook:<p>Keep it clean.<br>• Keep it simple.<p>The more equipment involved, the more confusing it can get. When I …

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BBQ 101: Hacks and Tricks on the Grill

[%snippet Genernal%]<p>Listed below are a few hacks and tricks:<p>To grill a juicier chicken place it under a brick.<br>• Spiral cuts on a hot dogs will infuse …

Smoke Wood? What kind is Best? Well it depends

<i>Smoke Wood? What kind is Best? Well it depends…</i> The art and science of smoking meat on a grill centers around the smoke. In particular what to use to …

How to Grilling Crabs on The Barbecue

Boiling is probably the most common way to prepare this seafood delight, although most people don't know that it can also be grilled, thus infusing …

Better Than Sex Brisket Recipe - GrillGirl: healthy grilling recipes, big green egg recipes, pellet cooker recipes, paleo recipes, low carb recipes, tailgating recipes, cast iron recipes, BBQ recipes

I named this “Better Than Sex Brisket” because I’ve never seen my husband go back for “fourths” for anything, ever, until I made this brisket. A …

How to Reheat a Steak Without Ruining It

Yesterday, ChefSteps — the mad kitchen scientists formerly of the Modernist Cuisine lab — introduced a shiny new piece of hardware: Joule is an immersion circulator that the ChefSteps team touts as the best of its kind on the market. In a new episode of "The Meat Show" with Eater's Nick Solares, …

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Meat: 28 Tips and Tutorials

How do you cook and shred a pork shoulder? How do you carve a roast chicken? How do you check the temperature on a turkey? What's the secret to …

How to Cook Fish à la Nage: Poached in a Flavorful Broth

There are a lot of ways to prepare fish. You can broil it, fry it, grill it, sear it in a pan, or roast it. You can cure it for ceviche or gravlax, cold- or hot-smoke it, or even eat it completely raw. One of my favorites, though, is to take my fish for a swim.<p>"Take it for a swim? Even though it's …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Carne Asada

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>To say "I'm going to develop a recipe for carne asada" is akin to saying "Bartender, get me a beer, please." The immediate follow-up is likely to be "I'm afraid you're going to have to be a bit more specific than …

The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

GalleryThe Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey<p>Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday, but this year marks a new twist in the family fun: It's the first Thanksgiving that my wife, Adri, and I are hosting, and the first Thanksgiving that my family is celebrating away from the …

How to Grill a Thanksgiving Turkey

I spent much of my life wondering what the big deal with Thanksgiving turkey was. A day spent slow roasting a bird in the oven, only to sit down at dinner and be greeted with a meat that was so dry and flavorless, it made me wonder if this celebration of communal harvest was actually some sort of …

Smoked Maple Barbecue Chicken - Smoking Meat Newsletter

Many of you raved about the smoked maple barbecue bird from this past November.. now, to wow you again, we are using a similar process on a whole …

What's the Difference Between Flank Steak and Skirt Steak?

Flank steak and skirt steak are both long, odd-looking cuts of steak. Wonder if you've ever eaten either of them? If you've ever had fajitas, then …

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Greek-Style Grilled Chicken With Oregano, Garlic, Lemon, and Olive Oil Recipe

A whole chicken gets the Greek treatment with a simple marinade of olive oil and lemon along with plenty of garlic and oregano. The key to the juiciest meat and crispest skin? Butterflying the chicken and cooking it low and slow before finishing with a sear to crisp up the skin.<p>Serious …

Barbecue tip: Spiral-cut those hot dogs before you put them on the grill

Before you toss those hot dogs on the grill, may we suggest you do something just a little different this year? Spiral-cut those wieners before you cook them. It’s easy to do and it creates a slightly longer hot dog with more surface area for condiments.<p>Image source: YouTube<p>The process of …

Smoked Pork Belly! Bacon or NOT Bacon?

God, in his infinite wisdom, gave us the pig. Pigs are packed with a variety of amazing, tender, delicious bits, and their rotund little bellies are …

Sweet Honey Chicken Kabobs

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AHugeSale #CollectiveBias #Albertsons</i><p>We’ve …

Grilled Beef Flank Steak “Pastrami” – Backyard Deli

I’ll do a proper pastrami one of these days. Maybe right after I get a smoker. But in the meantime, this pastrami-spiced beef flank steak should do …

Smoked Bacon Onion Rings

Patti and I have set one night a week just for us. It’s our date night. We usually put something special on our Louisiana Wood Pellet Grill/Smoker …

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A Guide to the Best Baby Back Ribs and Spare Ribs

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you think there are a lot of opinions out there about what makes a great brisket, try having a conversation about the best way …

How To Buy BBQ Smokers

A BBQ smoker differs from a BBQ grill in two important respects. A smoker cooks with indirect heat at a much lower temperature than a conventional …

Rattlesnake Eggs

Rattlesnake Eggs, we love tailgating! It’s a fun way to get away from it all, enjoy nature and hang with the dogs. Of course, we have to take a grill …

Pig Shots

We served up over 90 of these "Pig Shots" at the Eggs By The Bay Eggfest last month and I didn't get a single one of them. So when a birthday potluck …

Smokey Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf

<b>Smoky Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf</b><p>How about a Smoky Bacon Cheeseburger Meatloaf when the days are drizzly and cold we need comfort food and nothing …

Buttermilk Twice Dipped Grilled Fried Chicken - The BBQ BRETHREN FORUMS.

I got this idea after reading off the internet a Buttermilk Twice Dipped Fried Chicken recipe from Bobby Flay. I’ve done my best here to adapt it to …

Crock Pot Ham for the Easiest Easter Ever!

Crock pot ham may be the easiest holiday meal ever. Utilize your slow cooker to do all the work during the holidays and slow cook a Maple Glazed Ham!<p>Growing up, I remember my mom baking a ham in the oven for hours. Our kitchen was stifling hot, all for the precious holiday ham. Gone are the days of …

Shrimp and Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing

Get more protein out of your salad with this tasty recipe<p><b>You'll need...</b><p><b>How to make it:</b><b><br>1/</b><p><b>2/</b><p><b>3/</b><p><i>Makes 4 servings<br>Per serving: 316 calories, 20 g fat, 12 g carbs, 572 mg sodium, 5 g fiber, 21 g protein</i><p><b>Still hungry?</b><br>WomensHealthMag.com/Recipes

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How to Make Smoked Bacon at Home - It Is So Much Better Than Store Bought

<i>Curing meats such as bacon, ham, or pastrami is fun and the results are often better than storebought. But curing is very different from any other</i> …