4 Tips for Cooking the Perfect Steak

July 25, 2014

There are multiple ways to cook steak, but in order to get started you must first select a cut of beef. Even if you are used to the butcher and have only recently discovered the advantages of buying steaks online, choosing the best cut is still up to you: filet mignon has very little fat and is typically the tenderest; a ribeye offers plenty of fat marbling, making this steak extremely moist and flavorful; another option might be a strip steak, which has a great combination of tenderness and flavor. Once you have chosen a particular cut of steak, these four tips will help you to cook it to perfection!

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How to Avoid a BBQ Slump

July 24, 2014

How to Avoid a BBQ Slump

Summer never seems long enough when you look back, but there is always a point in the season when you get sick of the same old Burgers and Dogs cookout fare. At that point, it is time to reinvent the Summer BBQ Classics. Elevate your basic Burgers and Dogs by experimenting with new toppings and fillings that will excite your summer and show you how to avoid a BBQ slump this summer. Stuffed Burgers:  Everyone has had a bacon cheeseburger, but what about a burger stuff with prosciutto and cheese? 4 Kobe Burgers 1 pack Prosciutto, chopped 1/2 Cup Shredded Mozzarella 1/2 Cup Spinach, chopped 1 bottle Belgian White Beer 2 Roma Tomatoes, sliced 8 Slices Fresh Mozzarella 1 Tbsp Oregano 4 Foccacia Rolls Preheat Grill to medium heat.

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4 Compelling Reasons to Choose Organic Meats

July 24, 2014

4 Compelling Reasons to Choose Organic Meats

In the past, organic meats were something that only specialty stores or butcher shops offered. However, some traditional grocers now offer the same quality organic meats right next to their non-organic counterparts, giving customers more options than ever. If you’ve ever wondered what the difference between the two is, we’ve compiled a list that will help you understand. Organic means . . . No Antibiotics or Hormones Organic meats contain no antibiotics or added growth hormones, as research has found that high levels of these may present health risks to consumers.

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How to Keep Fit In the Season of Burgers and Buns

July 17, 2014

How to Keep Fit In the Season of Burgers and Buns

You don’t have to skip the burger experience entirely to keep your body beach ready this summer. But, it is important to be aware of the alternatives to the heavy grilled meat options that dominate most cookout menus. Try these simple steps that will show you how to keep fit in the season of burgers and buns. Trim Toppings: Going veggie heavy is a smart way to fill up without adding a ton of extra calories to an already rich burger. Grilled, roasted or sauteed onions, peppers and mushrooms add a flavorful finish and heartiness to grilled meats.

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Food And Wine Pairings

July 15, 2014

Food And Wine Pairings

When looking for an amazing glass of wine to pair with the perfect dish, there are a few things to take into consideration. You want the wine and the food to complement each other, which will result in a better tasting combination. The goal of pairing wine and food is to bring out the best characteristics in both. In order to pair the correct wine with your meal, you consider the flavor characteristics of what you are cooking, as you want to avoid the flavors to work against each other.

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