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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 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 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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What is the process of Marinating

What is the process of Marinating

  Marinades and the Marinating Process: Let's cover what is a marinade and what is the process of marinating.  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...
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What is wood smoking

What is wood smoking

  Smoke is a great way to add flavor to almost anything you cook. Many years ago, smoke was used to preserve meat for long periods of time. Now smoke is often used to enhance the flavor of meats. We've enjoyed and continue to enjoy wood smoking.  We will help define how it's done...
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What to do when The Fire Goes Out, Charcoal BBQ Fire That is..

What to do when The Fire Goes Out, Charcoal BBQ Fire That is..

  Too often we talk about making some fancy Dino rib monstrosity or some glaze laden pork ribs but we never seem to spend much time on the actual cooking part of the process.  Yes, we talk about using smoked woods or charcoal or even gas but we never seem to spend much time on the what...
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What to Know about Buying BBQ Sauce Online

What to Know about Buying BBQ Sauce Online

  There are literally hundreds and thousands of people if not more who claim to have made a super duper, mouth smacking, slap your mama, kiss the dog, bend over twice and hop, head splitting, nose burning, award winning barbecue sauce. I could go on but you get the point. Real BBQ Sauce...
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When should you apply Barbecue Sauce

When should you apply Barbecue Sauce

  When Should you Apply Barbecue Sauce on Grilled Meats Determining when we should apply BBQ Sauce to meat requires that we consider some basic facts regarding grilling and contained sugars.  Most Barbecue Sauce contains high amounts of sugars. Sugars can burn at a temperature of...
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When To Put BBQ Sauce on Beef Ribs

When To Put BBQ Sauce on Beef Ribs

  When to put BBQ Sauce on Marinated Beef Ribs and pork? I hear this question from all corners of the United States. Simple it seems but in truth it requires some planning.  My hope is that you will read this material and use it to guide you in adding your favorite sauce to sumptuous...
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Why Eating Chili Peppers in BBQ Sauce Will Benefit You

Why Eating Chili Peppers in BBQ Sauce Will Benefit You

  Capsaicin: 7 Powerful Health Benefits (Including Killing Cancer Cells) of the Stuff that Makes Peppers HOT by: Sixwise The active ingredient in chili peppers and do they really benefit health Active ingredient in chili peppers used in bbq sauce is Capsaicin, and is so hot that it can make...
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Wood Chips for BBQ Smoking

Wood Chips for BBQ Smoking

  Cooking with wood chips has been a favorite with BBQ chefs since the first fire. In recent times we have become so sophisticated with our tastes and techniques that cooking with wood has become an art. Many individuals refuse to cook with propane or natural gas for fear of losing the flavor...
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