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How Much Wood Smoke Is Enough for BBQ Grilling

How Much Wood Smoke Is Enough for BBQ Grilling

    We at Jake's Famous Foods have been making and managing Barbecues for the last 17 years and before that we were making barbecues when we were just knee high to a hound dog.....or at least that's how I've heard it said.  All total we've been making barbecues for...


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How to BBQ Shrimp

How to BBQ Shrimp

  These instructions will help you when preparing and barbecueing shrimp on the grill. Although it may look easy, it is important to follow some key steps to ensure that your shrimp come out looking and tasting great.   1. Buying Shrimp If possible, buy shrimp the day you plan to cook...


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How to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum

How to build a grill out of a 55 gallon drum

  Building a 55 Gallon Drum barbecue was one of the most rewarding experiences I've had in a long time. The picture doesn't look like much but I'll tell you that I'll stand my grill against grills costing 2 or $3,000 anytime and my barbecue will be far superior. Below are my...


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How To Clean and Prepare Ribs for Barbecue

How To Clean and Prepare Ribs for Barbecue

  There are a couple of methods for flavoring ribs prior to barbecuing on the grill. Before you add seasoning, be sure to  remove the silvery membrane that runs along the bone-side of the BBQ ribs . The membrane is like a fibrous skin that will block the flavor of spices...


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How To Get Wood Smoke Flavor Using A Gas Grill

How To Get Wood Smoke Flavor Using A Gas Grill

  How do you get wood smoke flavor onto meats when using a gas grill?     Gas grills have become more efficient over the years.  Their single greatest advantage over charcoal grills is that heat is delivered quickly through the use of propane tanks.  The downside of...


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How to grill asparagus

How to grill asparagus

  Grilled Asparagus is one of the easiest and healthiest vegetables to grill, besides Bell Pepper.   Our quick steps to grilling great Asparagus every time are below.   DIRECTIONS Grilled Asparagus Preheat grill for high heat. Trim the bottom of the asparagus at a 45 degree angle A...


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How to keep food warm for transport

How to keep food warm for transport

  When catering, one of the biggest issues we have is how to keep food warm during and after grilling or transporting. Especially if it has been grilled sometime earlier or in a different location from which it is served. This is a common problem many people face and so we'd thought...


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How to make Hawaiian Barbeque Sauce

How to make Hawaiian Barbeque Sauce

  Hawaiian Barbecue Sauces can add a delightful flavor to any meal....     You can use Jake's Famous BBQ Sauces to make your very own Hawaiian Barbecue sauce. Follow the steps and use our easy recipe that converts our Original/Mild, Medium Hot or Hot Barbecue sauces into an...


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How To Smoke A Turkey - Water Smoker

How To Smoke A Turkey - Water Smoker

  Follow these steps to ensure an evenly cooked and smoked turkey.   Prepare the smoker by removing the lid and center ring of your smoker, open all vents and place 2 layers of briquettes (about 10 Pounds) in the charcoal basket.    Light briquettes and let them burn for 20...


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How To Smoke Meats - The Process

How To Smoke Meats - The Process

  Meat smoking has been around for more than One Hundred years. In fact on my last journey to the mountains of Norway (2011) I saw many farmhouses with individual smokehouses on stilts just yards from their backdoor. Smoking not only adds flavor to meat but removing or drying out the...


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How to Smoke Ribs Easy or Difficult

How to Smoke Ribs Easy or Difficult

  Is it easy to make smoky succulent, sweet and tasty ribs? The answer is YES! We show you several methods that will simplify the process of smoking ribs either on the barbecue, in your oven or in a standard smoker unit such as water smokers. A water smoker uses a water container which manages...


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How To Use Marinades

How To Use Marinades

  Marinating meat can be one of the simplest and easiest ways of bringing flavor to foods. The only real limitation is "time". Planning ahead is crucial to determining the tenderness and importation of flavor that meats experience. In this article we discuss some suggestions...


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