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Thermapen Mk4 Meat Thermometer Review

Thermapen Mk4 Meat Thermometer Review

  Did da Vinci feel the need to create a blonde Mona Lisa? Did Vince Gilligan think he needed to make ‘Breaking Badder’? No! They didn’t, because they knew they created masterpieces! So why would the temperature measuring gurus from Thermoworks think they needed to make the Thermapen MK4 when they already had a meat…

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  September 3, 2015
Super Bowl XLIX Party Grilling Recipes

Super Bowl XLIX Party Grilling Recipes

Down to the final game of the year. The big game. The Super Bowl. We can only hope it is as exciting as the Seattle vs GreenBay NFC championship game. If not, there are always the commercials. In honor of the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, I’ve compiled a few recipes that you…

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  January 29, 2015
Thermoworks ChefAlarm Probe Thermometer Review

Thermoworks ChefAlarm Probe Thermometer Review

Thermoworks takes the guess work out of cooking, baking and grilling with their amazingly fast and accurate Thermapen. I have been using one for about 2 years now and I still don’t even know how to calibrate the thing because it never has failed the ice bath calibration test. So given my love for the…

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  October 17, 2014
Himalayan Salt Plate Grilling

Himalayan Salt Plate Grilling

Grilling on a Himalayan Salt Plate looks really cool.  And as Billy Crystal’s character on SNL used to say “It is better to look good than to feel good”.  And in cooking, how things look is important.  With the salt plate, you also get the benefit of things tasting great too.  The salt transfers to…

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  October 1, 2014
Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

Well, it is Valentine’s Day again.  And if you are like me, you’ve probably been too busy grilling to think about what to get for your loved one.  Well, Grilling Companion is here to help.  Grill for them! Now depending on what stage your relationship is in will dictate the correct Valentine’s Day dinner menu….

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  February 14, 2014
My Favorite Discontinued Charcoal Grill, The Bubba Keg

My Favorite Discontinued Charcoal Grill, The Bubba Keg

Cooks like a ceramic Big Green Egg, but is built for portability? Where can I get one of these things?  Bummer, you can’t, someone decided it wasn’t a good product but I beg to differ.  As you could imagine, I have quite the collection of grills in my garage and on my patio. So many,…

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  February 16, 2013
How To Smoke Brisket

How To Smoke Brisket

“You have a grill big enough to cook this thing?”. The cashier is grunting as she turns this huge hunk of cow over and over, searching for the barcode. “Yes, as a matter of fact, I do”. I say with a wink. The guy in the next lane with the bag of charcoal notices the…

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  February 7, 2013
Weber Smokey Joe Review

Weber Smokey Joe Review

“Awe, it’s so cute!” At first I was a little offended for this grill, since that was the first reaction from my wife. “Cute” isn’t something that comes to mind when I think of a tool that is built to fullfill one of our most primitive needs; to cook over an open flame. But she’s…

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  February 6, 2013