Roasting a juicy, perfectly cooked whole turkey doesn’t have to be stressful. Try this classic spatchcocking technique and Thanksgiving dinner will be faster, easier, and more visually exciting than ever before.
Stocks are the foundation of classic cooking — they won't dazzle you with their good looks, but surely will with what they bring to your cooking endeavors. Simply follow our fundamental guidelines, including our six principles for making from-scratch stock, and you'll soon be creating amazing soups, stews, and more.
Making Homemade Pastrami isn’t a weeknight project, but once you try your hand at making this highly coveted deli staple, you’ll fall head over heels for its succulent slices. So grab our recipe for Homemade Pastrami and follow along.
Look around your kitchen, and you’ll see everything needed to add extra layers of flavor or to tenderize your favorite meal — vinegars, juices, milk, vegetables, spices, even wine. In this step-by-step tutorial we explain all that you should know about marinades and how they work . . . while you relax.
This quick tutorial and accompanying video Trimming Lamb walks you through how to buy, trim, and prepare lamb rib chops using a technique known as frenching. Then once you've got that mastered, grab our recipe for Grilled Lamb Chops with bistecca oil and put your new skills to work.
A perfectly flame-charred steak is truly a work of art, but you need more than just a full tank of propane to become an artist. These tips are sure to put you on the road to success.
Learn all about buying and trimming pork ribs — baby backs and spareribs. A simple rub and sauce is all your ribs need (check out our recipe for Spicy Dry Rubbed and Grilled Spareribs with bock barbecue sauce. For optimum tenderness, roast your ribs prior to grilling them. And, for that unmistakable smoked flavor, the ribs must be slow-cooked on the grill over indirect heat with smoldering wood chips.
Learn the indirect approach to grilling with this step-by-step tutorial. What is indirect grilling? It's bascially a technique that turns your grill into an outdoor oven so you can cook big items, like whole chickens, pork loins, and beef tenderloins, pizza, some vegetables, etc. So the next time you fire up the grill, use this guide, follow these four simple steps, and take the indirect route to perfectly cooked meats, pizza, vegetables, and more.
Brining is a simple technique that replaces the water in meat and poultry with the brining solution which yields juicier, more flavorful meat. With this quick refresher, you'll learn how to make a basic brine so you'll be well on your way to juicy, flavorful meat and poultry in no time.
With this trusty tip in mind trussing the turkey legs together this year will be easy as can be!
Homemade broth ups the flavor ante in any recipe that calls for broth, making it is easy with this tip!
Find yourself in a pinch with frozen meat and dinner closing in? Use this tip to speed up thawing time!