Tony Holton

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Memorial Day is around the corner and this is the “official” kick off of grilling season (Though we know it is always grilling season if you love to …

Burgers

Porter Beer Brined Pork Shoulder | Chef's Table

Smoked Pork Directions:<p>If you have a wood fire smoker, start with 2 pounds of charcoal in the coal box. In separate medium-size bowls, add 3/4 pound …

Pork

How to barbecue at home: Neil Rankin's essential BBQ tips

BBQ

5 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking over an Open Fire

There's such a thrill and joy in cooking over a campfire, beach bonfire, or even your backyard fire bowl. Foods roast and blister, developing a rich, …

BBQ

21 Things to Cook in a Cast Iron Skillet on the Grill (or Over the Fire)

No kitchen is complete without a cast iron pan, and that's especially true if you also own a grill. You can adapt just about any stovetop cast iron …

Everything You Need to Know About Open-Fire Grilling

Because staring at a temperature gauge isn’t fun.<p>Memorial Day heralds the start of barbecue season—a time when an easy marinade, a flavorful cut of …

BBQ

The Eight Best Woods for Cooking Over a Flame

Cooking meat over fire is about as old school as it gets. It’s also deeply satisfying and a great way to add rich new flavors to wild game and fish. …

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

<i>Feasting is our column dedicated to cooking, grilling, eating and discovering what’s on the menu across America and the world.</i><p>Grilling season is here …

Steak

Beer-Brined Beer-Can Chicken

Make the brine: Combine the beer, brown sugar, salt, orange zest, orange juice and cardamom pods in a bowl; stir until the sugar and salt …

Chicken Recipes

Think small: Quick grilling for Memorial Day with thinner cuts

Empty-nesting opens new doors. I've come to appreciate a mostly empty fridge — no pressure to cook. Grocery shopping takes less time, especially with an expanded budget. The menu contains new additions — all quick-cooking and much of it indulgent. What has not changed is the preferred cooking …

BBQ

Marinated Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Sauce

Place the steak pieces between 2 pieces of plastic wrap or parchment and pound to 1/4- inch thickness. Cut into 4 equal pieces, diagonally, against …

Easy Grilled Pork Chops

Begin by making the marinade. In a small bowl, whisk together the honey, oil, vinegar, cumin and red pepper flakes. Easy, right?<p>Sprinkle both sides …

Pork

Paella on the Grill

Light several chimney starters filled with charcoal and let burn until the briquettes are covered with gray ash. Put the charcoal in the center of …

How to Breathe New Life Into Your Grill

Sitting out in the sun, weathering the winters and the wear and tear of use, causes the finish on any grill or smoker to deteriorate. If your grill …

BBQ

5 Tips to Rotisserie Cooking On Your Grill

Rotisserie cooking doesn't any respect. Most grill manufacturers will tell you that you don't really need to use a rotisserie because a grill with a …

BBQ

DIY Blacksmithing Anvil

Blacksmithing is a useful trade on a homestead and can be a very stress-relieving hobby. Buying blacksmithing equipment, however, is expensive and …

DIY

Metallurgy of bladesmithing

I have assembled this page as an introduction to some of the basic metallurgy involved in bladesmithing. The starting point of any blade is steel, an …

BUFFALO SHROOMS

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 grilled chicken breast<br>• 2 dozen baby Portobello mushrooms<br>• 1/2 C blue cheese crumbles<br>• 1/4 cup buffalo sauce<br>• salt<br>• pepper<p><b>BIG GREEN EGG SETUP</b><p>Set …

Recipes

PAELLA

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 ripe tomatoes diced<br>• 1 lb large shrimp, peeled & deveined<br>• 1 tsp paprika <br>• black pepper<br>• 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch …

Recipes

REVERSE SEAR RIBEYE

BBQFOOD4U shows my technique here:<p>The thought behind the reverse sear is pretty simple. When you exercise without warming your muscles, your muscles …

Smoking

BACON!!! (HOME CURED)

HOME CURED BACON!!!<p>Everyone loves bacon. Here is a simple and easy method to do it at home with great results!!<p>This recipe is influenced by <i>Michael</i> …

Pork

Is the Big Green Egg Grill Worth It?

We aren’t here to judge the cultural phenomenon that has formed around the Big Green Egg since its 1970s debut. Let’s just say that this ceramic …

BBQ

How To Make Bacon From Pork Belly

Is there anything better than bacon? I don’t think so! I had been trying to figure out <b>how to make bacon</b> for awhile now, and after a few mediocre …

Pork

Thermal Tips: Grilled Burgers

With sunny weather and the end of the school year upon us, Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the carefree days of summer. This is the …

Meat

Smoked Prime Rib Made Easy!

It’s the holidays, and that means parties and good food. Let’s face it, we all want to impress our friends and family with our amazing skills in the …

Meat

Grilled Prime Rib Using The Reverse Sear Technique

Directions<p>1If you know a good butcher ask them to trim and tie the Prime Rib for you. If not, roll your sleeves up, sharpen your knives and jump in. …

BeEF

Wicked Wings

Directions<p>1Salt and pepper to taste on each wing. Generously glaze the chicken wings.<p>GLAZE<p>1Add Listed Ingredients to a bowl<p>2Whisk …

Chicken Recipes

Best Way to Cook a Steak - Steak University

So you’ve got your first, third or maybe even tenth, shipment of high quality, gourmet Chicago Steak Company steaks sitting in front of you. Maybe …

BeEF

Cooking with Fire Part 1: Grilling with Charcoal - Steak University

Ketchup vs mustard. Cats vs dogs. Morning person vs night person. Coffee vs wine. Well okay, maybe that isn’t an either/or kind of deal but you get …

Smoked Whiskey Cheeseburgers

Turn down the heat and go low and slow the next time you grill up some Burgers at your Pit. Check out this BBQ Pit Boys whiskey-plugged mega meat …

BBQ