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Culinary Basics: Getting Started

Culinary Basics: Getting Started

If you’re just starting out or just now starting to hone in on your Cooking or BBQ craft, there are several Techniques you need to know to perfect your Cooking. Here are the 6 Culinary Basics– Flavorization Methods. Culinary Basics: Getting Started Brine A Brine is a common agent in food processing and cooking. Brining […]

4 Steps to Spruce Up Outdoor Spaces

4 Steps to Spruce Up Outdoor Spaces

The combination of heat, precipitation and use can dull the appearance and function of different outdoor spaces like textiles, light fixtures, furniture, decks and more. Try these cleaning solutions to spruce up outdoor living areas and get them in shape for patio season. Find more cleaning tips and a limited-time discount code for a S1800 […]

Your First Charcoal Grill

Your First Charcoal Grill

Perhaps you have just moved into your first place or you decided that you wanted to broaden your horizons and try new things. Maybe you went to a Fourth of July Barbecue party and tasted the beautiful smoked flavor and decided you wanted to try to replicate it. After doing your research, you decided that […]

Calling all Foodies: 4 Trends Shaping Home Cooking

Calling all Foodies: 4 Trends Shaping Home Cooking

Today’s chefs and home cooks alike are seeking more meaningful food experiences, with smart, intuitive technology that’s high-performing and saves time. This year, leading brands are changing the way culinary enthusiasts source and prepare their food, emphasizing a heightened level of respect for all ingredients throughout the process. The result? Delicious food and healthier lifestyles. […]

Guide to Choosing an Outdoor Barbeque Grill

Guide to Choosing an Outdoor Barbeque Grill

Guide to Choosing an Outdoor Barbeque Grill When it comes to choosing an outdoor barbeque grill, you have thousands of options available for you. It may seem overwhelming but knowing the differences in each type of barbeque grill will help you make an easier decision. Types of Barbeque Grills Charcoal Grills Charcoal grills are one […]

Information

Ultimate Barbecue Guide 101: Glossary

Ultimate Barbecue Guide 101: Glossary

Here’s a handy little Barbecue Guide which will help you whether you’re cooking BBQ, eating Bar-B-Que or shopping around for Barbecue. BBQ Barbecue Guide: Glossary All – Slang for Oil. 3-2-1 ribs – A method for cooking spare ribs with (3) three hours in smoke, (2) two hours wrapped in foil, and (1) one hour […]

5 Steps to the Perfect Veggie Kebob

5 Steps to the Perfect Veggie Kebob

Burgers, brats, steak, chicken, pork chops and all the flavors of fresh meat get all the love on the grill, but a well-rounded meal calls for sides and veggies. Before you plan your next backyard barbecue, incorporate tasty vegetables – peppers, asparagus, onions, tomatoes, zucchini and more – for an all-out blitz of fresh-grilled flavor. […]

Preserving the Wild Harvest….Mushrooms

Preserving the Wild Harvest….Mushrooms

Through the summer months and into the fall, I often find myself with more foraged mushrooms than I know what to do with. This is one case when my eyes end up being bigger than my stomach. Although I may be a bit gluttonous when foraging for food, I never let anything go to waste. […]

ABC of Barbecue Slang

ABC of Barbecue Slang

Spring has sprung, and Summer is nearly here. Time to fire up your Barbecue. Time to try out new recipes to impress your family and friends. It’s also time to brush up on your Barbecue slang. Just throwing around a few choice words will make you feel like a seasoned Pitmaster. Of course, it wouldn’t […]

Safe Grilling Tips for a Sizzling Summer

Safe Grilling Tips for a Sizzling Summer

When temperatures soar this summer, many American families may be seeking a break from the monotony of their everyday routines. To make the most of the extra time at home, firing up the grill can be a simple solution for relatively quick food preparation that also allows for spending time with loved ones in the […]

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Trendy Twists on Sushi: Beefshi Recipes

Trendy Twists on Sushi: Beefshi Recipes

An innovative sushi-style concept, “beefshi” features convenient beef products like pastrami, roast beef, summer sausage, hot dogs, corned beef or bologna prepared in rolls with rice and vegetables. Because recipes like Reuben Roll, Taco Maki, New York Deli Roll and Muffarolletta can be enjoyed individually as appetizers or grouped together for a full meal, these […]

Healthy Gourmet Appetizer Recipes (Tapas)

Healthy Gourmet Appetizer Recipes (Tapas)

Small plates to make for appealing dishes Imagine treating yourself and your dinner guests to a delicious, restaurant-caliber meal without leaving your dining room or hiring a personal chef. Small plates, also known as tapas, are lighter, bite-sized indulgences that you can prepare and style seamlessly. By putting your own artful, unique spin on small […]

Roosterkoek, Braaibroodjies & Braai Pie – A Selection of South African Barbecue Breads.

Roosterkoek, Braaibroodjies & Braai Pie – A Selection of South African Barbecue Breads.

In South Africa, a Barbecue is not complete without either simple Barbecue rolls or Barbecued sandwiches. South African’s know this as Roosterkoek (a direct translation from Afrikaans to English is Grill Cake). The South African word for Barbecue is Braai. The indigenous Khoi people from the Cape used to make this bread over open coals. […]

Cheese Up Your Next BBQ: Recipes for Cheese Indulgence!

Cheese Up Your Next BBQ: Recipes for Cheese Indulgence!

When you next plan your Outdoor excursion why not make it A Cheesy BBQ! There (I suppose) must be people out there who don’t enjoy cheese. It certainly isn’t me. To quote Avery Aames ( Author ) “Life is great and cheese makes it better. “ I recently attended a Cheese Barbecue. (My idea of […]

7 Dishes Perfect for Game Day

7 Dishes Perfect for Game Day

Fried, grilled, baked or slow-cooked, game day dishes come in all flavors and textures so everyone comes out a winner. Try these classic ideas and new spins to take your home-gate to the next level. Chicken Wings – Bone-in or boneless, skin on or skin off, buffalo or barbecue-glazed, chicken wings are chef’s choice for […]

Tips

Expert Tips for the Perfect Holiday Roast

Expert Tips for the Perfect Holiday Roast

Wondering what to cook for an upcoming holiday gathering? A beautiful beef roast is a feast for the eyes and the stomach, sure to impress guests of all ages. With a few expert tips and tricks, you’ll be sure to serve a perfectly cooked roast packed full of flavor. Expert Tips for the Perfect Holiday […]

Entertaining with Ease

Entertaining with Ease

Hosting a crowd can be exciting and rewarding, but it can also come with plenty of challenges. One of the simplest ways to make mealtime stress-free when entertaining is to focus on ingredients that can be incorporated into a variety of different dishes. Quiche Cups in Muffin Tins 5 eggs 1 cup skim milk 1 […]

Pasta IS Healthy ! There…we said it!

Pasta IS Healthy ! There…we said it!

Pasta is a convenient and filling meal. However, surprise, surprise pasta is healthy! Pasta dishes are much loved all over the world. According to the National Pasta Association, the average person in the States consumes 20 lbs of pasta every year. However often it is a dish that is frowned on, especially by people who […]

Dont wait for Summer, Winter BBQ now!

Dont wait for Summer, Winter BBQ now!

It’s still winter, but the prospects of warmer weather may be enough to get us thinking about a Winter BBQ. If you are uncertain whether it is possible to Barbecue in winter weather, then consider the tips below. Grilling is a year-round event. We may not fire up the grill as often as in mid-summer, […]

Healthy Recipe Tips and Advice

Healthy Recipe Tips and Advice

For many people, making healthy recipes seems too difficult and time consuming, but with some advance planning and some basic knowledge of nutrition, it is easy to create a week’s worth of healthy meals that you and your family will love. The key to creating delicious and healthy meals for the family is planning …and […]

Reviews

4th July Celebrations Sale

4th July Celebrations Sale

If you are into and Living the Barbecue Lifestyle…. Shopping for Food, Spending Time with Family, Cooking and Hanging Out Outdoors in the Warm Summer Months?   Then you know one of the Best Times to Shop for a Smoker or Grill is the 4th of July Weekend. This Sale Day is BETTER than Black […]

NEW Batch BBQ Barbecue Rubs! Opening Season

NEW Batch BBQ Barbecue Rubs! Opening Season

It’s that Time of Year again. The time where our Friends and Family get to try the Old Rubs we have been working with AND our Time to OPEN Our New Season up with NEW Rubs! Every Year on March 1st, we open up our Next Batch of BBQ Rubs we Want to Try. We […]

BBQ Review: Stonewall Barbecue – Oakgrove, MS

BBQ Review: Stonewall Barbecue – Oakgrove, MS

The star of the plate was the smoked chicken. Wow, it was a perfectly smoked bird. The chicken was tender, moist, and delicious. I was a little saddened when I had exhausted all that was in my meal, and again, it was a full leg quarter. The rub added a good crisp to the meat’s juicy, succulent texture.  

BBQ Review: The Smokehouse of Laurel – Mississippi

BBQ Review: The Smokehouse of Laurel – Mississippi

Like any Pitmaster in competition, you have good days and bad days, good recipes and great recipes. To Find more Barbecue in your area, check out the BBQ Directory at Pitmasterandthecook.com/home

BBQ Review: Dickey’s – Laurel, Mississippi

BBQ Review: Dickey’s – Laurel, Mississippi

For a chain restaurant, Dickey’s does a pretty good job of keeping it real. Real barbecue. Walking in, you’re greeted with the savory smells of smoke. There’s the first test passed. I felt the menu from which to order was in a slightly incoherent order, but that has nothing to do with the food. 

Nutrition

Infused Oils – Tempt your Tastebuds with 5 EASY Recipes

Infused Oils – Tempt your Tastebuds with 5 EASY Recipes

Infused Oils, whether it is fresh herbs, chili, or citrus is a simple way to add hints of flavor to your cooking. Sage oil on eggs is transformative, as are a few drops of oil in your stir fry. Try rosemary oil lightly drizzled over roast potatoes. A drop of orange-infused citrus oil blended with […]

Health, Well Being and Balance – All on your Wrist

Health, Well Being and Balance – All on your Wrist

The future is here. Thanks to advances in science and technology, combined with the occurring trends of transparency in health – you can now Take Charge of your Health and Monitor your progress right from your Home using your smartphone or iPad. Wearable technology has been the latest craze. But what do you do after […]

Become a Customer and a Member

Become a Customer and a Member

The Human Body is made up of Energy. That Energy can now be harnessed and measured. Have you wondered what Frequency you Vibrate on towards your path of enlightenment, and optimal physical and mental health? Many of us who have “Awoke” do things like wear Magnetic Bracelets for Health. Magnetic Therapy has been used for […]

Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. The root and berry of the ashwagandha plant are a traditional Ayurvedic medicine in India. Ashwagandha is used as a tonic (it is sometimes referred to as the “Indian ginseng”) to improve physical […]

9 Sustainable Eating Facts

9 Sustainable Eating Facts

Health and environmental concerns convince many people they should rethink their diets. However, it’s important to know you can make informed food choices based on facts. By working with farmers and ranchers who use science and research to advance animal agricultural practices, commodity groups like Colorado Corn help ensure the availability of sustainable, healthy and […]

Other Recent Posts

Clean Eating and Barbecue

Clean Eating and Barbecue

As Pitmaster’s, BBQ and Grill lovers, you may think all we eat is Protein, Protein, Protein. We do speak alot about Paleo and Keto Diets, which focus on eating more Protein and Less Carbs. But we as Grillmaster’s are not eating Brisket, Steak and all Types of Red Meat Everyday. We DO Clean Eating. For […]

BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters

You’ve seen a million Cooking Shows but none like this. BBQ Barbecue Pitmasters is a Television Program that brings you into the Barbecue Competition World. America’s Top BBQ Barbecue Cooking Teams in Competition. In this Show, Teams from all over the U.S. compete to become the Kingsford BBQ Pitmasters Grand Champion. Professional Judges like BBQ […]

Asian Barbecue Recipes

Asian Barbecue Recipes

Culinary trends are showing that Americans have fallen in love with Asian flavors. It is easy when preparing Barbecue food, to introduce Asian spices and tastes. The resulting Asian umami flavors that are imparted to Barbecued food will keep your family and friends coming back for more! Asian Barbecue is a bit of a departure […]

10 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success from Women, for Women

10 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success from Women, for Women

More women than ever are entrepreneurs. However, while women continue to make strides in business ownership, the path to success is still significantly more difficult for women than men. A recent study reports that female entrepreneurs receive only about 2 percent of all funding, despite owning 38 percent of the businesses in the country (Harvard […]

Caprese Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze

Caprese Avocado Toast with Balsamic Glaze

Provide a tasty snack to tide appetites with this Caprese Avocado Toast. Featuring Filippo Berio Classic Balsamic Glaze as one of the key ingredients, this aesthetically appealing appetizer brings tanginess and artistic flair for a flavorful bite. Simple preparation precedes only five minutes of time in the oven, meaning you can put this tasty snack […]