When it comes to cooking, people have their own technique on how to get more flavour into their meat. My favourite method is dry brining, which I think most people are not aware of since I get a lot of questions about it. So, here’s everything you need to know […]
10 Mistakes Beginners Make When Smoking Meat (Don’t Do What I Did!)
Smoking meat might seem like an easy feat for some but I think those folks need a bit of reckoning for this practice requires a few special factors to pull off. I was a novice once and to perfect smoking meats, I had to face several challenges along the way. […]
Wet Brining vs Dry Brining – Which One is a Winner?
There is nothing better than digging in on a flavourful, tender and juicy meat. While there are many ways to achieve this, I find brining the easiest and foolproof way to do it. The only question is, which method of brining to use – dry or wet brining? Dry brining […]
Know How Much Meat to Serve Per Person During a Home BBQ Party
Whenever I invite guests to our home, one of my struggles is preparing the right amount of food for them. It’s either I prepare too much or sometimes not enough to feed everyone, which is kinda embarrassing. After hosting several BBQ parties at home, I was able to learn how […]
Broil vs Sear – What You Need to Know and the Differences
My love for food has inspired me to explore and learn diverse kinds of dishes. I am no chef but I do my best to learn everything I can, especially when it comes to different ways to cook food, particularly meat. At first, I thought searing and broiling were just […]
How to Use a Digital Meat Thermometer Correctly
I wasn’t a fan of meat thermometers before. I always assumed that as long as I cook the meat in the recommended cooking time and use the right temperature, everything will be cooked perfectly. But when I learned about food safety and the importance of knowing the internal temperature, the […]
What is Flank Steak? 5 Things You Need to Know
When it comes to beef, it can sometimes be confusing which cut to use for steak. There’s ribeye, porterhouse, filet mignon, T-bone, and then there’s flank steak. The latter is oftentimes underappreciated but is actually a versatile steak that’s great for grilling and other types of meals. Flank steak is […]
How Long Can Smoked Meat Be Kept In The Fridge?
There are many reasons why I love smoking meat. Aside from the smoky flavour, smoked meat can last longer, which means I can do a large batch of bacon and ham and store them without spoiling right away. However, I wasn’t sure how long they could last in the fridge. […]
How Long To Rest Steak After Cooking – The Key To Juicy Meat
It is always tempting to dig right into a perfectly cooked steak. However, as the old saying goes, “all the good things are worth waiting for”, the same is true when it comes to steaks. Letting the steak rest for a bit before slicing a big chunk can make a […]
Using a Smoker Blanket: Is It Safe?
I always enjoy grilling and smoking with family and friends especially during holidays. However, when a holiday falls in winter, the weather sometimes won’t permit us to enjoy smoking and grilling. This is why I considered using a smoker blanket so we can smoke meat all year round. Smoker blankets […]