This might sound kind of strange, but I keep restaurant supply bottles in my refrigerator at home. I have a spray bottle filled with a 2:1 ratio of apple juice to apple cider vinegar that I use to mist BBQ as it smokes. I also keep a spray bottle filledRead more
Inflation has pushed the price of meat pretty high this summer, and rising gas and grain prices will likely push them higher before they finally plateau. If you’re looking to buy different, cheaper cuts, I highly recommend asking your butcher to separate some beef shoulder tenders for you. They tasteRead more
To conclude our Labor Day staycation, my wife decided to try out some recipes form the latest issue of Gourmet: We made a chili-crusted pork tenderloin with roasted tomatillo salsa, a side dish of bulgur with herbs, and some provolone popovers.
For Valentine's Day this year, the wife and I cooked live lobsters. I wanted them to do battle for the privilege of being cooked last, kind of like my own personal Thunderdome, but the lobsters, sluggish from their fridge-induced coma, just flexed a little.