Category Archives: Meats

How to Grill a Butterflied Leg of Lamb

Preparing lamb differs from beef in that it contains several lean cuts, such as the shoulder, rib, and leg…From a health perspective, that is excellent news. For the home cook, it means that you must balance doneness without drying out … Continue reading

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Basic 101 Grilling & Smoking Chicken for the Beginner

Have you ever cooked a perfect chicken? Were the breasts moist and tender and the leg completely cooked? Chances are, not always. Why is it so hard to get the dark meat cooked perfectly without over cooking the white meat? … Continue reading

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Poor Man’s “Double” Burnt Ends (Smoked Chuck Roast)

Poor Man’s “Double” Burnt Ends (Smoked Chuck Roast) This is going to be a real treat if you have not experienced a smoked poor man’s burnt ends meal. Using a chuck roast instead of smoking a whole brisket, puts this recipe in the … Continue reading

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Beef Tenderloin 101 Tutorial

What Is a Beef Tenderloin? Beef tenderloin is the most tender cut of beef and it is located within the loin. This is where we get filet mignon, which is made from the very tip of the pointy end of … Continue reading

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ABC’s of Wagyu Beef

What are WAGYU? WAGYU – a Japanese beef cattle breed – derive from native Asian cattle. ‘WAGYU’ refers to all Japanese beef cattle, where ‘Wa’ means Japanese and ‘gyu’ means cow. Wagyu were originally draft animals used in agriculture and … Continue reading

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How to trim the back of a Beef Plate or Beef Chuck Ribs for BBQ smoking.

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How To Smoke Tube Breakfast Sausage Fattie ?

The recipe is as follows: take a log of Jimmy Dean Premium Pork Sausage (or any other brand of your choosing), remove it from the packaging and roll it in Three Little Pig’s All Purpose Rub. Be sure to get … Continue reading

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The Science of Cooking a Turkey

  Have you ever cooked a perfect turkey? Were the breasts moist and tender and the leg completely cooked? Chances are, not always. Why is it so hard to get the dark meat cooked perfectly without over cooking the white … Continue reading

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Guide to Grilling the Perfect Asparagus or Green Beans

Cleaning Select fresh green beans and/or asparagus and wash in cold water. For asparagus, snap off the bottom end of each spear. The natural breaking point varies slightly from spear to spear. Discard the bottom ends. For green beans, cut … Continue reading

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Plank Grilling

So What Is Planking? Put simply, planking is cooking food directly on a piece of hardwood. When cooking this way, the surface of the food touching the wood picks up some of the plank’s natural flavors. Although there’s some debate on … Continue reading

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