Grilling Tips

Walmart Choice Steak Challenge, Tampa Winning Recipe

Walmart Choice Steak Challenge, Tampa Winning Recipe

There are certain combinations that trigger certain behaviors in humans and animals alike. Take me for instance. I have such an obsession with tailgating that I tend to just get lost in parking lots that contain pop-up tents and the smell of food cooking. I have to exit the entrance door at certain hardware stores…

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  April 26, 2012
Are You Ingesting your Wire Grill Brush Bristles?

Are You Ingesting your Wire Grill Brush Bristles?

File this under “stuff I didn’t know I needed to worry about”!  I was interviewed this week by NPR to get our reaction to a new study that found several cases of people accidentally ingesting the wire bristles from their grill brush.  The study says that there were 6 cases of accidental ingestion in one Rhode Island…

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  March 30, 2012
Pan Seared Steak

Pan Seared Steak

Pan searing a steak before finishing it on the grill add extra flavor, a great crusty texture, and wonderful golden brown color. This article shows you how to pan sear a steak on the grill.

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  February 9, 2012
How To Sear Steak

How To Sear Steak

We show how to sear steaks on a gas or charcoal grill. Searing adds amazing flavor, improved texture and beautiful color to your steaks.

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  February 9, 2012
How to Test Your Meat Thermometer Calibration

How to Test Your Meat Thermometer Calibration

We love the Thermapen instant read digital thermometer to check our meat.  This thing is the Cadillac (or whatever you consider the top of the line these days) of the meat thermometer world as far as we are concerned.  Even a Cadillac needs a tune-up every now and then though, right?  Well, the folks at Thermapen…

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  January 7, 2012
How to Light a Charcoal Grill

How to Light a Charcoal Grill

Ford versus Chevy has nothing on the charcoal versus gas debate.  You’ve noticed the folks on one side of the extreme.  They are the ones looking at you with a mix of pity and disgust while you check out the latest gas grills in the big box stores.  They would rather walk on their hot…

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  December 30, 2011
How to Slice Meat Against the Grain

How to Slice Meat Against the Grain

Ah, the delicious flank steak. This cut of steak comes from one of the toughest muscles on the cow, but it has some of the best flavor on the animal. Flank steaks are also great candidates for a long bath in a delicious marinade. Marinade them in some lime, garlic, cilantro and jalapeno and I…

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  March 5, 2010
Quick Guide to Spices

Quick Guide to Spices

My goal this year is to experiment a lot more with flavors I haven’t really used in recipes.  I feel like I am kind of in a rut and tend to stick with the flavors I am most comfortable with.  We’ll see if my little experiment results in a coup attempt in my family at…

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  February 23, 2010