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3 07, 2019

Smoking Meat to Enhance Its Flavor: 4 Tips

Why are smoked meats so irresistible for many of us? Some says our love for smoked meats comes from our ancestors who have been smoking meat since before history was recorded. Some say maybe it is an additional taste we’ve learned to love – right up there with umami, salty, sweet, bitter, and sweet tastes. [...]

6 06, 2019

Tips for Great BBQ at Home

Barbecue done right is a commitment. And, to a purist, it’s not the same as simply grilling meat over an open fire. Most regional styles of barbecue call for seasoning the piece of meat with a salt and pepper or a special spice rub, then cooking it low and slow (~225 degrees F) over an [...]

16 03, 2019

How to Throw a Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Party

Many weddings also include a pre-event “rehearsal dinner” prior to the actual ceremony and reception. The wedding rehearsal dinner is traditionally held the evening before, right after the walk-through of the wedding ceremony. It is the opportunity for two families and the wedding party to get to know one another in a more casual atmosphere [...]

2 02, 2019

Beef Brisket 101

One of barbecue’s most celebrated meats is beef brisket. It’s such a popular barbecue dish it even has its own special day on May 28th, National Brisket Day. Read on to learn more about barbecue beef brisket and the barbecue tradition that has its roots in Texas and Kansas City, both regions where beef has [...]