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6 Must-Try Regional Barbecue Sauces! Plus, the BEST BBQ Sauce Recipes

Tell me the kind of barbecue sauce YOU like, and I'll make a pretty accurate guess where you live. There are almost as many unique regional barbecue sauces that are as distinctive accents, y'all. Every aspiring pit master should be familiar with them. Or at least know how spill them strategically …

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An Apple a Day ... Takes Your Barbecue to the Next Level! Plus, the Three Best BBQ Sauce Recipes to Try Now

It looked like a charcoal marble at first glance and it stopped me dead in my tracks. It was a carbonized crab apple on a Stone Age hearth in the southwest of France -- visceral proof of the common bond we moderns share with our prehistoric ancestors: our passion for -- make that obsession with -- …

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To Brine or Not to Brine? That is the Question

Brining is becoming more and more popular, particularly with poultry. There is little debate as to whether or not to brine a chicken or a turkey. …

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Grilled Desserts | Food & Wine

Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers and epicurean insiders at the culinary world's most spectacular weekend, the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, June 19-21.

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7 Things That Are Better Grilled Over Charcoal

While not all chefs prefer charcoal over gas (Tom Mylan makes a pretty convincing argument for gas grilling), the majority do. That’s because grilling over charcoal infuses the meat, fish or vegetable with a delicious smokiness that you just won’t get if you’re using a gas grill.

If you’re worried …

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Sambal Chicken Skewers Recipe - Bon Appétit

Prepare grill for medium-high heat. Whisk brown sugar, vinegar, chili paste, fish sauce, Sriracha, and ginger in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat. Thread 4 or 5 chicken pieces onto each skewer.

Transfer marinade to a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer until reduced by …

How to Make Fish Tacos: A Step-by-Step Guide - Bon Appétit

When the topic of fish tacos came up in a staff meeting, you would have thought we were talking about Obamacare, not a recipe. Opinions were strong, tempers flared. People argued about grilled versus fried, and what, exactly, belongs in the batter (is a bouillon cube the secret?).

We listened, we …

9 Grilled Steaks That Are Perfect for Tailgating

An ideal tailgating setup is portable and minimal: That means there’s probably no high-tech digital thermometer to tell you when your steak is a perfect medium-rare. But fear not. In this week’s video from Panna, chef Daniel Patterson reveals how to tell how done a steak is simply by comparing how …

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Grilled Game Hens with Four Herbs Recipe -Jonathan Benno | Food & Wine

Ingredients

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
• 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
• 1 tablespoon finely chopped flat-leaf parsley
• 1 teaspoon finely chopped thyme
• 1 teaspoon finely chopped marjoram
• 1 teaspoon finely chopped rosemary
• 4 Cornish game hens or poussins, backbones cut out
• Salt and freshly ground …

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An Outdoor Grill You Can Cook and Eat At - Design Milk

Imagine not being stuck outside manning the grill all by yourself at your next BBQ. The Grazing Grill lets you and your guests cook and dine together …

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If the Weather's Warm, Try These Fall Veggies On the Grill

Plenty of people store the grill away as soon as Labor Day wraps up. The 3-day weekend may mark the end of summer, but it needn't, in most places, …

Grilled Shrimp With New Orleans-Style Barbecue Sauce From 'The Big-Flavor Grill'

A spicy, vinegary, garlicky, buttery sauce tops these classic New Orleans-style grilled shrimp. [Photograph: Ed Anderson]

If you've never had New Orleans-style barbecued shrimp, you're forgiven for thinking you're about to see a recipe for shrimp swamped in smoky-sweet BBQ sauce. Instead, get ready …

Memphis-Style Barbecue Nachos, and Some Thoughts on Sauce

Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.

Today: Rethink your nachos with a tangy-sweet barbecue sauce straight out of Memphis.

Great barbecue is about the cut of meat, the …

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Two Ways to Use Your Leftover Game-Day Barbecue

Real, wood-smoked barbecue requires serious quantity in order to make any sense. When prescribed cooking times range from several hours to overnight, you aren’t going to play around with a few chops—no. The twelve or thirteen active hours required to tenderize a whole hog with hot smoke pay off …

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Wines for Every Burger, from Veggie to Lamb

We Americans, we do like our beef. The average citizen of the US of A eats somewhere around 70 pounds of beef per year. Evidently we, as a people, cannot resist the urge to slap round patties of ground cow flesh onto hot metal and then devour the results.

There are, however, some suspicious …

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Karen Weinberg's Lamb Burgers with Tzatziki and Arugula

All week long, the GrowNYC team will be sharing recipes from The Greenmarket Cookbook -- and giving away one copy each day. Now get to the market, and make the most of summer's brightest produce before the season is over.

Today: A Greek-style lamb burger that's beefier than, well, beef.

Where’s the …

Give Lamb a Chance

Top photo -- Recipe #1: Fennel-crusted grilled rack of lamb looks elegant, but is a breeze to make.

Lamb gives some people the shudders. I know--I used to be one of them; I remember shunning a reeking, rug-textured roast on the family table, back in the late 1970s.

But American lamb is a whole …

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DIY Fire Pit - 5 You Can Make

Even a do-it-yourself novice can complete a DIY fire pit for less than a hundred bucks—and within a single weekend!

After a summer spent out in the …

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Pulled Chicken Sliders with Apple-Jicama Relish

Here, jicama is mixed with apples and red onions to form a slaw that adds a nice crunch to moist pulled chicken. The recipe calls for poaching a whole chicken, which is a method of cooking tender, delicious meat without adding excess calories. Pulled Chicken Sliders with Apple-Jicama Relish 1 …

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The Ultimate Beginners Guide To Charcoal Grills

Trying to find the right grill for your backyard?

Charcoal grills are a favorite among outdoor BBQ enthusiasts because of the unique flavor and the …

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Brisket Is Worth the Wait

As smoke from the oak-burning barbecue pits swirled around his head, Nestor Laracuente lit a Marlboro Red, inhaled hard and puffed out his own cumulus cloud. A pitmaster at Hometown Bar-B-Que in Red Hook, Brooklyn, Mr. Laracuente says nicotine and heavy metal help him through the marathon graveyard …

The Science of the Smoke Ring

The smoke ring is the red badge of honor of great barbecue. Many of you smoke fiends have seen it up close—that prized layer of pink under the bark …

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Grilling Steaks. Too Hard? Let's Make it Easy!

Grilling the perfect steak is deceptively difficult. While every man on the earth will tell you that he has the instincts of the most culinary gifted …

11 Foods You Need for an Oktoberfest Feast

If you were in Bavaria, you wouldn’t be reading this right now. It’s Oktoberfest, so you would be out celebrating with lots and lots of beer and just as much food. While you can’t have the full Oktoberfest experience (unless you are, in fact, in Bavaria—in which case, stop reading this now), you …

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Any Given Saturday: This Is How You Tailgate in the American South - Bon Appétit

Tailgating in the American South isn’t an excuse to eat and drink—it’s religion. Brett Martin goes to church in Oxford, Mississippi, and discovers fried alligator nuggets, a smoker made from a keg, and a carnival scene where food matters as much as who wins

t’s quiet in the Grove. Too quiet. A …

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Grilled Mozzarella-Stuffed Italian Sausage Burgers With Vinegar Peppers

Pepper-crusted and stuffed with mozzarella, these homemade Italian sausage burgers are topped with ricotta, red sauce, and vinegar peppers. [Photograph: Jennifer Olvera]

Homemade Italian sausage is formed into patties and stuffed with nuggets of mozzarella cheese. Then, the burgers are heavily …

Grilled Clams with Herb Butter Recipe

Preparation

Mix first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl until well blended. Season herb butter to taste with salt and pepper.

Build a medium-hot fire in a …

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