Rest In Peace, Tony Bourdain…

By now, you’ve heard that celebrity chef and world traveler Anthony Bourdain died, on his own terms, Friday in a Strasbourg Hotel room. He was there to film an episode of the next season of his hit CNN TV series, Parts Unknown. Why he took his life remains a mystery, but we do know some things…

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Grilling Tips: Marination

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With Grilling Season officially under way, it’s time to look at some Grilling-specific food prep issues. One of the most used, yet most misunderstood meat preparation techniques in the Grilling Universe is Marination, but it’s not really such a difficult concept to get your head around…

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Spatchcock The Bird For Perfect Grilling

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There are many ways to cook a whole chicken on the grill. You can use the Beer Can Method, which can cause a messy shower inside your BBQ, or just the whole bird, turning frequently to make sure it cooks evenly. But I’ve got a method Chefs love that will grill a whole Chicken fast and juicy…

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Essential Ingredients For Any Kitchen

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I just finished reading a post elsewhere that claimed to list three ingredients that everyone should have ‘in stock’ at all times to ensure that they, the diners, can make a great, healthy meal anytime, on the spur of the moment. They said Salsa, Yogurt and Eggs. I agree about the Eggs, but…

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