There’s no better way to spend late summer than with a backyard cookout. It’s not so hot, you can invite all of your friends, plus, it’s a good excuse to show off your grilling skills. When grilling, you usually lose a lot of juiciness from the meat, but there is a way to get the juiciest, most tender meat that you’ve ever tasted with as little as two ingredients; its name is brining.
What is Brining?
We talked about brining briefly in our marinating post earlier this month, but it’s such a game-changer in the grilling world that we wanted to bring it back for a deeper look.
Kamado, “stove” or “cooking range” in Japanese, is a term used for ceramic grills. They are used in all types of outdoor cooking, including grilling, smoking, roasting, and baking.
Ceramic is used in many kamados because of its ability to retain uniform heat and moisture. The most famous, and most popular, kamado brand, Big Green Egg, began in the United States in 1974. Since that time, many other kamado brands and styles have emerged, such as these by Pit Boss.
Since this grill style has a long and growing list of fans, we’re here to tell you what’s so special about them!
Before refrigeration existed, people used canning to preserve the food from harvest all year round. Learn the canning basics below!
The process of canning kills microorganisms that cause food to spoil and seals the jar to prevent any other spoilers from getting in.
Some food requires high temperature and pressure to be preserved, while other, more acidic food can be preserved with a boiling water bath.
Here are the basic supplies you’ll need for canning…
Let’s get started!
Are you stumped about what to cook for your dad on Father’s Day?
Try some of these tasty recipes, submitted by our Grill Master, Rachel!
Rachel and her husband, Billy, grill year round and show us that you can really grill almost anything! They shared some recipes guaranteed to knock Dad’s socks off. Check them out!
Ready to get started on smoking pork butts for your next get-together? Since May is National BBQ Month, we wanted to share these pro tips for getting the best-tasting, juiciest pulled pork!