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Our Guide to Rib Smoking Ribs Easy

Our Guide to Rib Smoking Ribs Easy

  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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Scoville Units and What they Mean

Scoville Units and What they Mean

  Scoville Heat Units are used to specify of the hotness of food, specifically chili peppers. In 1912 Wilbur Scoville, devised a system to determine how hot foods are. He used a panel of tasters to provide heat scores for different peppers. Although we still use Wilbur's name for the...
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The 3-2-1 Beef Rib Process Exposed And How To Use It

The 3-2-1 Beef Rib Process Exposed And How To Use It

  The 3-2-1 Beef Rib process exposed And How To Use It The 3-2-1 Process *Exposed* and How You can make Professional Barbecue Beef Ribs with "Twist" thrown in. Well just about everyone in the US has had their hands on a beef rib at one time or another with the exception of...
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The Best Way to make bbq grilled fish

The Best Way to make bbq grilled fish

  These steps have always served me well when cooking fish on the grill. Keep in mind some basics like the type of fish and the heat of your grill along with grill surface preparation and everything will work out well. Step 1. Wash fish fillets with cool water and pat dry with paper towels....
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What are The Best BBQ Rubs and Sauces for CHICKEN and Ribs

What are The Best BBQ Rubs and Sauces for CHICKEN and Ribs

  At Jake’s Famous Foods we’ve been making BBQ Rubs and Sauces for more than 15 years now. We started in central California just off a world tour to gather information from Chefs and BBQ experts across the globe. We toured China, Hong Kong, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, France, Ireland,...
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What is a Big Green Egg

What is a Big Green Egg

  A recently learned about ways of using the "Big Green Egg". I'd heard about this thing for a number of years but had not had the experience until then to try it. Others have asked questions about it so here's the information. The Big Green Egg is an American...
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What is a Tagine

What is a Tagine

  Another cooking form I had the privilege of learning about while doing a barbecue lab a number of years ago was the Tagine. The Tagine is a type of dish found in the North African cuisines of Morocco, which is named after the special pot in which it is cooked. The traditional Tagine pot is...
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What is an Orion Cooker

What is an Orion Cooker

  Describing what The Orion Cooker is may be the most difficult thing about it. Basically this is a charcoal fired roasting oven. The completely enclosed cooking chamber completely separates the flame from the food. This does not mean that you can not add smoke flavor and it does not mean that...
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What is Brine brining

What is Brine brining

  How does salt, sugar, and water can improve texture and flavor in meats, poultry, and seafood. To bring back moisture and flavor to meats brining has long been considered one of the best and easiest forms of preparation. Soaking a turkey in a brine solution of salt (and often sugar) and a...
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What is Marinating

What is Marinating

  Marinades and the Marinating Process: A marinade is a seasoned mixture that adds flavor and in some cases tenderizes. Marinades are commonly used with thin cuts, such as steaks, chicken, duck or fish. A flavoring marinade is many times used with tender beef cuts for a short time - 15...
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What is Shelf Life and What does it Mean

What is Shelf Life and What does it Mean

  Shelf life is defined as the period or amount of time a perishable product can remain safe to eat when presented for sale. Depending on location meaning state or country shelf life and shelf life designation requirements are quite different. For the average consumer it is a good idea to pay...
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What Is The Best BBQ Rub For Your Pork

What Is The Best BBQ Rub For Your Pork

  Pork Rubs have been around for years and years. The first initial rubs consisted of simple sea salt and black pepper. Then later combined with ground and powdered garlic to enhance the flavor of the meat as well as entice the taste buds. A pork rub may or may not be designed specifically for...
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