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Tue, 6 Mar 2007 09:00:00 -0500Barbecue is as American as apple pie. It's aroma evokes memories of baseball games, swimming and family vacations. Mouths water when the grill is fired up. Preparing meat for the barbecue is just as important as the cooking itself. Marinating infuses flavor into the meat, ensuring a delicious family meal that will not be easily forgotten.
Tue, 9 Jan 2007 09:00:00 -0500A collection of cooking tips from grilling.
Wed, 27 Dec 2006 09:00:00 -0500Quick and easy marinade:
Tue, 26 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400We have posted a great collection of Barbecue Recipes.
Tue, 19 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400This is one of the ways in which to cook food on your gas or charcoal grill. In general you should use indirect heat when cooking larger cuts of meat. We use indirect heat when cooking our favorite BBQ cuts, such as…ribs, pork butt, brisket, chicken, turkey, beef roasts, etc.
Mon, 11 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400The first step in grilling is choosing the right grill. There are 2 types to choose from; charcoal or gas. The choice comes down to one of lifestyle and you should first ask yourself a couple of questions……..
Tue, 5 Sep 2006 09:00:00 -0400Next, letȗs talk about the various meat temperaturesȰ..what we call doneness temps. These are always somewhat controversial, simply because everyone likes their meats done a little different. These are the MINIMUM temps I use when finishing meats.
Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400So, you bought the new grill and are rarin’ to go! Let’s start with some basic grilling techniques. First I would like to define the various heat temperatures…..HOT, MEDIUM, LOW.
Mon, 14 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400Once viewed as an eccentric oddity, vegetarians have moved from the fringe to the mainstream. However, the truth is, all too often the meatless menu option isn’t vegetarian at all…it’s just a menu item, minus the meat. Unfortunately, a white hoagie bun topped with iceberg lettuce, pickles, onions, mayonnaise, and mustard is about as unappealing to the vegetarian as it is to the carnivore counterpart.
Mon, 7 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400Take simple steps to make sure your barbecue is the talk of the neighborhood. Barbecue grilling has never been as popular as it is today. Gourmet has come to neighborhood barbecues. Make sure you are keeping up with the Jones with these tips.
Mon, 31 Jul 2006 16:51:19 -0400Barbecues are one of America's most popular past times. While all should take part in this age old traditional it is also import that you stay safe. Follow these simple tips to insure that your barbecue is a success!
Mon, 24 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400The mystery of barbecue begins with the name. Taino word for the wooden structure sounded to the explorers like barbacoa. Barbecue primarily refers to food that is cooked in an outdoor environment by way of smoke, charcoal or gas. Slow cook barbecues refer to cooking using indirect heat or smoke.
Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:00:00 -0400Summer is here and the steaks are ready to grill, the only problem is that you don't know exactly what type of barbeque grill to buy. There are many questions that need to be asked when buying a grill. Things such as cost, ease of use, other uses besides grilling, flavor and portability should be considered. The most important item in this list depends on what you want. This article looks in detail at the different categories and makes a judgment on which grills would be best in that category, charcoal, propane, natural gas or smokers.
Tue, 27 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400The mystery of barbecue begins with the name. Taino word for the wooden structure sounded to the explorers like barbacoa. Barbecue primarily refers to food that is cooked in an outdoor environment by way of smoke, charcoal or gas. Slow cook barbecues refer to cooking using indirect heat or smoke.
Tue, 6 Jun 2006 09:00:00 -0400There is nothing like a dash of hot sauce to liven up even the blandest of all dishes. In fact, true to the genre of sauces all over the world, the hot sauce is not only an accompaniment but also does honors as the prime ingredient in many dishes.
Tue, 30 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400The hot sauce history is the history of enterprising men fired by the fiery chilly into crafting the hot sauce that is a rage among the gourmet lovers. The hot sauce history also chronicles their ventures to create ingenious hot sauce variations that grace almost every cuisine in the world.
Tue, 23 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400Here's a unique twist on everybody's favorite burrito recipe. Grilling adds a bit of interest, while the savory barbecue sauce gives it the right kick.
Tue, 16 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400Everybody loves a good barbecue. But once in while, we get that itch when we just want everything to be absolutely perfect - from the bbq marinade to the the barbecue meat to the paper plates and cups. Speaking of barbecue meat, there are some things you should consider when choosing meat to help bring out the perfect flavor of the barbecue.
Tue, 9 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400If you are considering purchasing a new grill, or barbecue, you will be faced with a multitude of options to choose between. However, there is one choice which you will need to make fairly quickly in your quest for the perfect grill for you. That decision is whether to buy a charcoal or gas grill.
Tue, 2 May 2006 09:00:00 -0400There are some noted advantages to using a gas grill over other traditional grills which make them the most popular choice for the backyard griller. These grills are lit via propane or similar type of natural gas. Most homes have one on their deck or patio to allow easy cooking and entertaining of guests. Having a barbecue is a great way to welcome friends or family members into your home.
Tue, 25 Apr 2006 17:02:49 -0400Chicken is one of the most popular choices amongst grilling and barbecue enthusiasts. It's versatile - it goes well with a variety of seasonings, sauces, side dishes, and toppings. It's cheaper than steaks too, making it an ideal option for barbecue parties. And of course, chicken is also healthier. Did you know that skinless, light-meat chicken when cooked is 33% to 80% leaner than trimmed cooked beef (though it may of course vary on the cut and grade of the beef). In addition, chicken absorbs flavors easier than pork or beef that you can marinate it for as little as half an hour and off you go, ready for the grill.
Mon, 17 Apr 2006 09:00:00 -0400One of the biggest problems one encounters when barbecuing ribs is how they often become dried out and tough. If you are looking to create rib creations that keep the moisture in, try these little tricks. It may seem like a little extra work, but in the end it is worth it to get succulent ribs with the flair that comes from barbecuing them on the grill.
Mon, 10 Apr 2006 09:00:00 -0400Sick of winter weather? Welcome back spring by throwing the ultimate backyard barbecue bash. Gathering friends and family to kick off the summer months is a great way to test out new recipes, new equipment and catch up on what you missed hibernating over the winter. This is the ultimate guide for throwing the best backyard barbecue this side of Dixie.
Wed, 5 Apr 2006 09:00:00 -0400Pep up your taste buds with a dash of mustard. If mustard seeds are not your cup of tea, have mustard sauce instead. Spread it on your grilled meats, dip those crunchy French fries in it or crown your hamburger with a liberal dose of mustard sauce. Have it anyway you like. The tangy, pungent flavored mustard will make a delicacy out of even the plain old bread and butter sandwich.
Tue, 21 Mar 2006 09:00:00 -0400BBQ sauce is generally a basic mixture of tomatoes, sugar and vinegar. Tomatoes used can be in various forms such as tomato sauce, paste, puree and even ketchup. Sugar adds sweetness to the barbecue sauce and can either be corn syrup, honey or molasses. The addition of vinegar, on the other hand, lends a sour flavor to the bbq sauce and can be in the form of beer, white or flavored vinegar, wine or citrus juices. In general, bbq sauces can be used throughout the barbecue process from preparation to cooking.
Tue, 14 Mar 2006 09:00:00 -0400When someone mentions barbecue images comes to the mind like cooking at the backyard grill, a social gathering, cooking outdoors and cooking meat slowly over wood and smoke that adds flavor to the food.
Mon, 6 Mar 2006 09:00:00 -0400No matter what kind of food you want to barbeque, there is a barbecue out there that is perfect for your needs and budget.
Thu, 26 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400The debate on ribs has ended in my home. After years of toil I have finally capitulated and agreed to make ribs the fool proof way every time. Consequently the neighbors, the kids, and family from out of town all place special requests for ribs.
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400Is there such a thing as low carb bbq sauce recipes? The answer is yes! You can enjoy all that barbequing has to offer with several different low carb barbecue recipes.
Wed, 25 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400Many individuals agree that the sauce on barbecued meat is like the icing on a cake. Gourmet barbecue sauces, rubs and marinades are commonly served on (or on the side of) the finished dish. Barbecue sauces are used to add flavor and sweeten the meat for a better tasting meal.
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Tue, 24 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400With kitchen scissors or chef's knife, cut along each side of chicken's backbone; remove backbone and trim visible fat. Tuck wing tips behind back; flatten to 1 layer. Place in shallow casserole.
Mon, 23 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400I cooked this on a Weber kettle using both charcoal briquettes and hickory chunks. I filled my chimney starter about 2/3 full of Kingsford briquettes and topped it off with a couple of baseball size chunks of hickory. When the hickory started to really blaze, I dumped the fuel into the Weber and moved it all to one side.
Fri, 20 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400The barbecue pit has been around since 1920,s and it was used to cook barbecue beef ribs. BBQ ribs had a far more delicious than ribs cooked in the kitchen.
Thu, 19 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400Now that it's summer, it's almost impossible to avoid the ever-popular summer BBQ. Some of our favorite meals are cooked over charcoal, but we still need to be aware that many of the traditional 'summer' foods are packed with fat and calories!
Wed, 18 Jan 2006 09:00:00 -0400Kansas City ribs are serious business when it comes to BBQ. True to tradition, barbeque in Kansas City is dry rub-spiced, smoked with hickory and coated with a KC style sauce. For Kansas City sauce means a thick, rich and tangy tomato based sauce with molasses and sometimes a hint of vinegar. The meat is seared, slow cooked and mop basted with sauce until the meat is tender and a nice crust has formed on the outside. Roll up your sleeves and get ready for sauce that you enjoy getting under your fingernails.
Tue, 17 Jan 2006 10:27:54 -0400The Memphis Style pork rib is one of the most popular and mouth watering styles of rib preparation. One of the reasons for the popularity with the Memphis Style rib is its unique blend of barbeque tradition and flavorful seasonings.