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All-Star Pork Rub
This All-Star Pork Rub has the perfect balance between sweetness and heat that brings out the deep smokey barbeque flavor that makes pork taste delicious.
Prime, Choice, Select Understanding USDA Beef Grades
To pick the right cut of beef for every occasion, we’ve put together a guide explaining how the USDA grades beef and what it really means when a steak or beef roast is labeled Prime, Choice, or Select.
It’s Time for the Ultimate Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies, Scrumptious Leg of Lamb, and Picking the Right Sparkling Wine.
In this Umami Bites, we bake the ultimate chocolate peanut butter brownies, eat scrumptious leg of lamb, and learn to pick the right sparkling wine.
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A few of our favorite recipes, stories, and tips that celebrate the season.
Three Recipes: The Best Way to Roast Corn on the Cob
To figure out the best way to roast sweet corn, we got a bunch of corn and spent an afternoon roasting it on the grill. What we were looking for was a side-by-side comparison of the most popular corn roasting methods.
Big Bad Brisket Sandwich
The Big Bad Brisket Sandwich is all about tender brisket, tangy BBQ sauce, and pepper jack cheese getting together to have a good time on some Texas Toast.
Simple Grilled Burgers
This simple burger recipe is easy to put together and shows why burgers became an American classic.
Olive Wood Smoked Leg of Lamb
This smoked leg of lamb recipe uses the gentle smoke from olive wood to compliment the rich tenderness of the lamb to create a delicious smoked leg of lamb that is a wonderful treat any time of the year.
Smoked Pork Ribs
Smoked pork ribs are the pinnacle of great barbecue. The best barbecue ribs are tender and juicy with a deep smoky flavor on the inside and a nice crisp bark on the outside that has a touch of barbecue sauce that highlights the pork’s natural flavors.
Smoked Beef Roast
Smoked beef roasts are the best way we’ve found to get the deep smokey flavor we love in roast beef. Smoking beef over low heat develops the beef’s natural flavors while creating a tender roast that melts in your mouth.
9 Thanksgiving Recipes You Should Make for a Tastier Holiday
If you’re looking for a tastier Thanksgiving here are nine of our favorite holiday recipes that will make your Thanksgiving meal planning easy as pie.
Apple Galette is a free-form apple pie with a flaky pie crust that gently encircles tart apples, brown sugar, and walnuts. This galette is less sweet and more of an everyday dessert, versus something for a fancy dinner party.
Smoked Pork Loin
There’s a lot to love about smoked pork loin. It’s a versatile cut that can be seasoned hundreds of different ways, smokes relatively quickly, and looks amazing on the plate.
The Cuba Libre gets its bright tropical flavors from fresh squeezed lime juice that is nicely complimented by the Coca-Cola and some good rum.
Old No. 44 BBQ Sauce
With a hint of sweetness and a solid bite, Old No. 44 is our favorite everyday barbecue sauce and an easy BBQ sauce recipe to make at home.
Margaritas with Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
This version of a traditional Margarita recipe consists of tequila, triple sec, and lime juice served with salt on the rim of the glass.
Apple Cider Smoked Pork Shoulder
This smoked pork shoulder recipe uses apple cider vinegar as a brine along with smoking to deepen the flavor to create an amazingly tender and juicy pork roast.
To make great pulled pork all you have to do is use the right spices and take the time to slow roast the pork. One secret that makes this pulled pork recipe so delicious is that we set aside some of the spice rub until after the pork has been shredded.
Making homemade bacon is a lot easier than it sounds. All you need is this recipe, some pork belly and a little time to create thick, smokey, delicious, bacon at home.
Maple Cinnamon Bundt Cake
This maple cinnamon bundt cake has warm spice flavors and a soft, crumbly texture that make it one of our favorite dessert recipes. The maple syrup and cinnamon create a cake with a light crumb and layers of flavor that make it ideal for serving as a coffee cake, dessert, or breakfast treat.
Blood Orange Aperol Collins
The Blood Orange Aperol Collins is a light, refreshing take on a classic Tom Collins cocktail that uses Solerno blood orange liqueur and Aperol to create a unique combination of flavors. This is a great summer cocktail.
Shredded Chicken Enchiladas With Creamy Salsa Verde
These shredded chicken enchiladas are filled with plump, juicy chicken and bold flavors. Topped with a creamy salsa verde sauce this recipe infuses every bite of the enchiladas with cheesy deliciousness.