Cooking Tips Information


How to Choose the Right Smoke for the Right BBQ Dish


BBQ smoke is one of the easiest ways to add a nice touch of flavor to a grilled dish. You'll be amazed at how many different flavors there are! Knowing which smoke is the best match for different BBQ flavors can be a challenge though. Here's a handy guide to help.

There are dozens of different types of wood to use over a BBQ. Each has their own flavor, and some are milder while others are pretty strong. Just like wine, there are some guidelines about which type to use with different meats.

Mesquite:
Mesquite is one of the most commonly used wood for BBQ smoking. It has a strong flavor and can be used with all types of meats. One word of warning - make sure to use mesquite that has been well cured. Green mesquite burns sap which tastes awful.

Hickory:
Hickory is another of the classic BBQ flavors and many sauces are advertised with this included. Hickory is a strong flavor and works well with all types of meat, although it does tend to taste better on red meat.

Black Walnut:
This is a less common BBQ flavor. Most fruit and nut woods are mild, but this one also has a strong flavor. It tastes best with grilled beef or pork recipes.

Apple:
Apple is the other fruitwood that has a very strong flavor. It's great when used on the BBQ with anything except seafood.

Pecan and Oak:
These nut trees both produce wood that has a nice mild flavor when used on the BBQ. Their flavor complements all types of recipes, including seafood.

Cherry And Sassafras:
These are both milder flavors. If you plan to BBQ any beef, chicken, or pork, you might consider either one of these flavors. Sassafras tends to be more difficult to find, but is a nice unusual flavor.

Orange and Mulberry:
These two fruitwoods are also mild, but both of these work very well with seafood on the BBQ. You can also use them for chicken or pork, but they are not strong enough to flavor beef.

Sugar Maple:
This wood has a sweet smoke, of course, and a mild flavor. It's a favorite among those who enjoy pork or chicken on the BBQ.

Alder or Cedar:
These two woods have mild flavors and are perfect for seafood. Native Americans from the Pacific Northwest have been using them for centuries to cook their catch, and it's easy to taste why.

Using smoke to flavor a BBQ dish is really easy, but knowing which to use can be a challenge. If you really want to experiment, buy a variety pack and see which you like best.

For more information on how to grill with specialty wood, visit:

==} http://www.BBQRecipeSecrets.com/specialtywood.html

If you love to BBQ, discover Barbeque Bob's recipe secrets and find his useful, practical and helpful BBQ tips at: http://www.bbqrecipesecrets.com/index.html


MORE RESOURCES:
When to get cooking tips from the experts at the Realtors Home & Garden Show in Milwaukee  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Cooking demonstrations and samples provided by chefs and other experts start March 22 at the Realtors Home & Garden Show.


6 Cooking Tips That Make Hosting a Dinner Party So. Much. Easier  Greatist

Serving up great food at your next dinner party doesn't require a chef's education. Just try a few tricks from these food experts for a crowd-pleasing meal.


9 cooking tips from professional chefs that you can follow at home  INSIDER

Throughout their careers, most chefs learn quite a few cooking tips and tricks that can make preparing tasty dishes easier and more efficient. And even the most ...


Ore Programs Improve Health with Cooking Tips  Public News Service

MEDFORD, Ore. — The doctor's office plays an important role in health care, but life outside of that office is most significant to a person's health overall.


Richmond woman wins ‘Worst Cooks in America’  Chron

The Food Network — specifically “Worst Cooks in America” — changed the life of Allison Wolfe. The former noncook now shares cooking tips and recipes on her ...


H-E-B pulls off surprise to inspire cooking at home  Supermarket News

Even as supermarkets serve up more prepared foods for time-pressed customers, H-E-B wants to remind people that they can enjoy a fine dining experience by ...


KC nurse has made this hummus recipe into her own. Her tip: first heat the beans  Kansas City Star

Kim Saleh's family and friends ask her to serve hummus every chance they get. Kim, a registered nurse for a hospice inpatient facility, and her husband, Jay, live ...


‘Indian As Apple Pie’ Author Shares Vegetarian Cooking Tips  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS)– Whether you are preparing to go meatless on Fridays for Lent or adopting a healthier lifestyle, it can be challenging to find a variety of ...


Keeping a pot roast simple is the best  Berkshire Eagle

When it comes to pot roast, keeping it simple is sometimes best. We started with a chuck-eye roast, a well-marbled cut that is great for braising. Splitting the roast ...


Can You Improve Upon Ranch?  The New York Times

One company thinks so. It's added French black truffles to its new Trufflin ranch dressing.


Perfect rich, meaty ragu - achieved with baby back ribs  Berkshire Eagle

Ragu can be made from any meat or combination of meats, but the earthiness of a pure pork ragu is undeniably attractive — and great comfort food.


Mix up your pasta and meatballs with some lamb and orzo  Sentinel Colorado

Pasta and meatballs are a perfect match, but for a unique spin on this classic duo we turned to lamb instead of beef or pork, and to orzo instead of spaghetti, and ...


Did You Know You Can Buy Amazon Meal Kits at Whole Foods?  Food & Wine

No one really expected Whole Foods to remain totally unchanged after the supermarket chain was bought out by Amazon in 2017. So far the merger has ...


Flavorful poppy seed muffins | Lifestyles  Clinton Herald

We wanted to make poppy seed muffins with rich, full flavor; fluffy, tender interiors; and golden crusts. We were amazed to find that our go-to recipe had a ...


Ultimate Guide to Homemade Seasoning and Spice Blends for Flavorful Vegan Cooking!  One Green Planet

Follow these tips, making use of all the wonderful seasoning and spice blends, and you'll be eating the best food of your life in no time!


Taylor Swift Reveals Her Fave Ina Garten Recipe & Best Cooking Tips  SheKnows

In a piece she wrote for ELLE, Taylor Swift has three go-to dinner party recipes, and one of them is a popular Ina Garten dish.


Five grocery and cooking tips for practical moms  The Manila Times

Filipino households love to eat together. Practically speaking, preparing dishes in their own kitchen is the ideal setup — not only is it healthier, it also.


In the Kitchen: Asparagus Appetizer with a Lemon Zest Dressing  WPRI 12 Eyewitness News

Tim Kelly of Chapel Grille shows us how to make their Asparagus Appetizer with a Lemon Zest dressing.


Kitchen Tips: 5 Desi Kitchen Hacks To Make CookingEasier And Fun  NDTV Food

Here are some desi hacks that could not only save your day in the kitchen, but also result in some fabulous dishes.


Live Well Polk: Healthy cooking tips for people with diabetes  Northwest Georgia News

As we've mentioned before, a healthy diet is a big part of helping you live well, but it is especially critical for those who are living with diabetes. Not only.


19 Ways to Cook Everything Faster  Reader's Digest

Cookbook author Mark Bittman shares his best tips for whipping up dinner in record time—without sacrificing taste.


America's Test Kitchen star Julia Collin Davison offers cooking tips at Spring Home and Garden Show  WCNC.com

NBC Charlotte's Hannah Welker talked with Julia Collin Davison, which she offered up cooking tips and ways to make dinner faster and easier.


Cleanup tips for flooding  KETV Omaha

Major cleanups are underway as floodwaters being to go recede.


'Top Chef' Runner-Up Sara Bradley on the Pressure of Being the Hometown Favorite and Coming In Second  Food & Wine

"If I went back and changed anything I may not have ended up where I am. It may have been the ripple in time that changed the entire outcome."


How to Make Pan Seared Steak Like a Pro Chef  Real Simple

Knowing how to pan sear steak can transform a piece of beef into a melt-in-your-mouth entrée with complex flavors and a perfect char. Here, we explain how to ...


Healthy dietitian approved cooking tips to keep nutrients in vegetables  Body and Soul

You might have heard before that vegetables lose nutrients when they're cooked and so eating them raw is always best. But for some veg, you might be ...


Dietitian offers tips for staying heart healthy while cooking at home or dining out  Ontario Argus Observer

Rebecca Williamson, a registered dietitian at IRMC, has spent much of her career making sure folks eat so their hearts are healthier. As with most things in life, ...


Wanna try clean eating? Try these 5 kid-friendly recipes  AZCentral

The first time I heard the term “clean eating,” I was working as a private chef for a real-estate developer in Paradise Valley in the early 2000s. While staying at ...


CNY Tweets-March 18, 2019  The Central New York Business Journal

Some recent tweets that came across the @cnybj Twitter feed, offering various small business, tech, HR, career, and personal tips. Sherylhardin @sherylhardin


Why You'll Love Lifehack Tips From South Africa's First YouTube Star  OZY

As Suzelle, the overdressed and overenthusiastic host of “How to Make a Braai pie,” is explaining that a braai pie is “a pie that you make on the braai” (South ...


Respect your artichokes by pairing them with a vinaigrette  New Jersey Herald

Though we often stir artichokes into dips laden with sour cream and cheese, they deserve a healthier treatment that pays respect to their unique flavor and ...


Healthy Cooking on a Budget | Health News  U.S. News & World Report

By Len Canter HealthDay Reporter. (HealthDay). MONDAY, March 18, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Cooking healthy at home is one of the best things you can do ...


Hummus recipe and tips for using dried and fresh chickpeas in cooking  The Weekly Times

ITS always handy to have some chickpeas in the pantry, whether you take the easy way out and go for tinned chickpeas, or opt for the dried version as a starting ...


Tips for cooking for one, how I feel like Nigella Lawson  Northern Star

With Guy working overseas for a few months, it's just me and the cat, CJ. She's excellent company, and I've lived alone before, but that was nearly two decades ...


Think smarter not harder — 5 tips to boost your nutrition  Loma Linda University Health

Society overall is becoming increasingly health conscious, thanks in part to years of research and awareness campaigns such as National Nutrition Month in ...


A full-flavored chicken dish with sweet and nutty garlic  Johnson City Press (subscription)

Perhaps an arbitrary number of cloves, the 40 in this French dish are iconic; while the chicken braises, the generous cloves become appealingly soft and ...


7 super-attainable habits Halle Berry swears by to stay healthy  Well+Good

Halle Berry has too many wellness habits to count. Here are seven of her healthiest, from her favorite workouts to her self-care routine.


What Is the Difference Between Brisket and Texas Brisket?  Chowhound

Maybe you've never wondered, "What is the difference between brisket and Texas brisket?"—maybe you didn't even know there were multiple types of brisket.


Skip the commercially made corned beef and do it at home  Sumter Item

By AMERICA'S TEST KITCHEN You can make a decent corned beef dinner by buying a corned beef brisket, simmering it in a pot of water for a few hours, and ...


Chef Dez: Let off some steam by cooking with the lid off  Burnaby Now

I have been a culinary instructor for more than 16 years and I love sharing tips and tricks to help people improve the results of their cooking. One suggestion I ...


Chefs encourage solutions to America's massive food waste habit  Naples Daily News

Chefs promote food sustainability and offer ideas on leading the campaign to make Americans more cognizant of the value of eating and using food wisely.


Health Department provides checklist for flood recovery  WOWT

The Douglas County Health Department has assembled the following flood cleanup tips for those preparing to return to, live in and salvage flood-stricken ...


The Definitive Guide to JUST's Vegan Egg  LIVEKINDLY

What is the vegan egg? The JUST Egg is a liquid pourable vegan egg made from plant-based ingredients like mung bean protein isolate.


'New Year, New You' Means New Cooking Tips To Stick With Your Resolution  NPR

"Eat healthier" is a resolution many people make at the start of the year. NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with David Tamarkin, editor at Epicurious, who has some ...


$1,790 a month and 'no cooking' allowed: Welcome to renting in the Bay Area  SF Gate

For $1,790 a month, you can rent a master bedroom in San Francisco's West Portal with ocean views and easy access to public transit. The major catch: No ...


Skip delivery tonight and make skillet pizza  Berkshire Eagle

Making pizza at home is gratifying, and it almost always tastes better than what you can get from delivery. But achieving a pizza with a crisp crust in the home ...


8 tips for cooking vegan, according to experts  Business Insider

Making delicious vegan meals may seem challenging at first glance. However, expert chefs suggest that there are tons of ingenious (and not to mention easy) ...


What's good for lunch, brunch or dinner? This asparagus tart  Brampton Guardian

This beautiful tart takes just minutes to assemble and makes for an impressive brunch dish, appetizer, or even a simple light lunch or dinner. We experimented ...


You won't miss the meat in this vegetable-packed lasagna  Chicago Daily Herald

You are sure to come back to this veggie lasagna. It's truly not like any you've tasted, say the folks at America's Test Kitchen.


Stardew Valley tips and tricks: Best crops, how to transfer PC save to mobile, and more  Android Authority

Stardew Valley is out now on Android via the Google Play Store! In this how to play Stardew Valley guide you'll find the best crops for each season, fishing tips, ...


Cooking tips: Atlanta chefs share cooking tips  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Get sizzling in the kitchen with these tips from metro Atlanta chefs.


29 Essential Cooking Tips From Samin Nosrat’s ‘Salt Fat Acid Heat’ on Netflix  Food & Wine

The James Beard Award-winning author shares her expertise on everything from salting meat to roasting vegetables.


Campfire Cooking Tips | How to Cook Over a Campfire  Popular Mechanics

Do cook over a campfire. Don't burn down your tent.


Grammy winners Apollo's Fire go old school at Fort Myers' Davis Art Center  The News-Press

Jeannette Sorrell never expected to hear her band's name called out at the Grammy Awards. In fact, she assumed the trophy would go to one of their competitors ...


The Best Thanksgiving Dinner Cooking Tips From Celebrity Chefs  The Cheat Sheet

Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner by yourself can be so intimidating. Your best bet? Ask everyone to bring a side and just tackle the turkey. But if you want to be an ...


Cooking tips for a tender, juicy turkey  The Providence Journal

Here are my tips for fixing the perfect bird for Thanksgiving, along with my Smoke & Roast Turkey recipe. — If you have time, brine! Brining is easy to do (recipe ...


6 must-know Thanksgiving cooking tips from professional chefs  CNET

With help from professional chefs, you can make your Thanksgiving stress-free.


Lehigh Spring Festival: What you need to know about Lehigh Acres' biggest party.  The News-Press

The Lehigh Spring Festival returns this week. And if you didn't know already, the floats and marching bands should be a good tip-off.


9 celebrity chefs, 9 Thanksgiving cooking tips  TODAY

A group of award-winning all-star chefs drop by TODAY to share their advice for assembling a Thanksgiving dinner to remember. Angie Mar, Alex Guarnaschelli ...


Chefs Share 23 Easy, Last-Minute Cooking Hacks to Save Thanksgiving  Bloomberg

Superstrategies for nonplanners, from 'ramen-izing' your turkey rub to using frozen vegetables and salvaging dessert with CBD oil.


How To Cook a Turkey - Thanksgiving Turkey Cooking Tips  Redbookmag.com

Being in charge of the main event of Thanksgiving doesn't need to be stressful — follow these steps and become a holiday hero.


Healthy Cooking Tips with KCC Culinary Students  KHON2

This morning we learned great tips on how to make easy, healthy and delicious dishes with KCC Culinary Students Mychelle Coon and Primo Mateo.


12 tips for cooking with less mess  Treehugger

A bit of forethought will save you a ton of elbow grease. Cooking is messy business. It's impossible to put a home cooked meal on the table without creating a ...


How to cut cauliflower and more cooking tips from Ina Garten  TODAY

Ina Garten, aka the Barefoot Contessa, drops by the TODAY kitchen to share easy tips from her new cookbook, "Cook Like a Pro." Her lesson is focused on ...


Cooking tips: Atlanta chefs share their favorite tools  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Want to be more efficient in the kitchen in 2019? Take a page out of the playbooks of these Atlanta chefs. A food mill is indispensable for perfect mashed ...


How to Cook Fish - Best Fish Cooking Tips  WomansDay.com

There are so many reasons to love seafood, but most Americans fall short of the recommended two servings per week. So follow my guide for picking and ...


Thanksgiving turkey cooking tips from the Marine Room's Chef Bernard -  KUSI

Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.


10 Ways to Cook a Lot Healthier  ConsumerReports.org

Consumer Reports has a list of tips to cook healthier and to bring out the best in your ingredients, including easy ways to amp up flavor.


Healthy on a budget  Otago Daily Times

It all started as a way to support mums to get healthy after having a baby. Now, Rhian Allen is running one of the largest health and wellness websites catering ...


Does it Work? Holiday cooking tips  WYFF Greenville

There are so many cooking tips that promise to save you time and even tears in the kitchen. We put a few of them to the test to find out Does It Work?


The most useful tips, tricks, tasty knowledge we learned in 2018  The Takeout

What you need to know about our jobs at The Takeout is we don't fashion ourselves as experts in food and drink. We approach every day as an opportunity to ...


Save my Thanksgiving dinner! Robin Miller to the rescue with cooking tips, foolproof recipes  AZCentral

Stressed over your Thanksgiving dinner? Follow chef Robin Miller's tips for cooking turkey, dressing and gravy, boosting flavor, saving burned rolls.


Cook Without a Recipe!  The New York Times

We've built an entire section around improvising in the kitchen.


14 tips to make your holiday cooking less chaotic  CNET

Cooking for a crowd? Don't panic. Here's some of our best tips that will make the meal turn out perfectly.


Anthony Bourdain’s best cooking tips, seasoned with travel wisdom  Digital Trends

Anthony Bourdain, chef, author, and host of Parts Unknown, died June 6 at age 61. The food-lover and world-traveler leaves a legacy of embracing the ...


Cooking for one? Michelin-star chef shares tips, recipe for ‘Solo’ meals  WTOP

Cooking for one? There's no need for takeout — or worse, eating leftovers for weeks on end. A Michelin-star chef talks tips and shares a recipe for cooking solo.


The Joy of Cooking for One  The New York Times

Cooking for yourself can be even better — more delicious, practical and creative — than cooking for a crowd.


Trader Joe's Cauliflower Gnocchi Review & Cooking Tips/Techniques  mindbodygreen.com

How to make Trader Joe's cauliflower gnocchi actually taste good—it's a simple secret, but it makes a huge difference.


6 Home Cooking Tips That Will Completely Transform Dinnertime  Food & Wine

F&W Culinary Director Justin Chapple's new book, Just Cook It!, features shortcuts from his home kitchen. Here, he dishes out his favorite recipes.


The Fish You Really Should Be Cooking  The New York Times

A whole one. Yes, with the bones. Alison Roman talks you through it.


8 Food Network Stars Share Their Holiday Tips, From Cooking to Hosting  PEOPLE.com

Holiday entertaining is a no-stress affair with these tips and tricks from Ree Drummond, Valerie Bertinelli, Ina Garten and more. More. By. Christina Butan this ...


Dallas vegan food truck owner shares Cuban-inspired cooking tips  Dallas News

If you're not yet sure about vegan food, Cynthia Nevels is the one to convert you. The owner of the Dallas-based Soulgood food truck and catering...


These Cooking Tips Will Save Your Sunday Night  Thrillist

We've rounded up our very best tips and recipes for making the most out of Sunday dinners.


Thanksgiving Day cooking tips + recipes with Chef Dean Sheremet  FOX 11 Los Angeles

Joining us throughout Good Day LA on Thanksgiving morning was Chef Dean Sheremet and Bristol Farms with some Thanksgiving Day cooking tips!


Our Most Popular Recipes of 2018  The New York Times

Once again, comforting and easy recipes win with readers.


A Modern Cook’s Pantry  The New York Times

We redefined the term to include all the staple ingredients that make your cooking better and faster.


Top Tips And Recipes For Mouth-Watering Cooking Under The Stars  Forbes

Autumn is peak camping season: The leaves have turned, the bugs are gone, and there's a nice snap to the air when you poke your head out of your tent in the ...


The Most Popular Recipes of 2018  The New York Times

Make chicken francese, an American-Italian interpretation of French cooking, or abandon recipes altogether and try bananas Foster.


9 Deconstructed Recipes That Make Your Favorite Dishes Way Easier  Greatist

Impress your guests by making these easy cooking recipes that are basically all of your favorite meals served in a deconstructed format so you get the flavor ...


Cooking Recipes | Fallout 76 Game Guide  VGU

Fallout 76 will give you a start on foods and drinks that you can cook which is a staple for surviving in the world as Bethesda has brought in hunger and thirst ...


Cooking Tricks That Are Only Taught in Culinary Schools  Reader's Digest

These handy little-known cooking tricks can make a huge difference in how your food tastes—and, best of all, they're amazingly simple.


Talking about Turkey cooking tips for Thanksgiving  WWMT-TV

Thanksgiving is days away and, if you haven't already, it's time to start talking turkey. Kalamazoo Valley Community College culinary instructor Cory Barrett said ...


Kingdom Hearts 3 Cooking Recipes Guide – How to Cook, Finding Ingredients, Unlock Cuisines  SegmentNext

Kingdom Hearts 3 Cooking is an integral component of KH3. In this guide, we will teach you how to unlock Cuisine Recipes, effects, and finding ingredients.


Thanksgiving Cooking Tips with THEA Restaurant  WPMT FOX 43

MECHANICSBURG,Pa— The big turkey cooking day is almost here! This morning FOX43's Chris Garrett grab some last minute tips from Owner & Chef of THEA ...


How to Eat in 2019  The New York Times

Cold chile noodles, often served as a side dish, can be the anchor of a meal that guests assemble themselves. Add-ons include, from left, *fresh* herbs, citrusy ...


Indian Cooks Embrace the Instant Pot  The New York Times

The electric pressure cooker is well suited for many Indian dishes, and a slew of new cookbooks are seizing on its popularity.


These Tips from Jacques Pépin Will Make You More Responsible in the Kitchen  Tasting Table

America's favorite French chef Jacques Pepin has some great strategies for home cooks. Follow his easy advice to be more efficient in the kitchen while avoiding ...


17 Cooking Tips And Tricks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner  BuzzFeed News

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to share their best cooking tips for beginners. Here are some of their best: Share On Facebook Share; Share On ...


A Chef's Guide to Cooking Asian Cuisine at Home  Tasting Table

Chef Suchanan Aksornnan of pan-Asian resto Baoburg shares her tips for diving into the world of Asian cooking in your own kitchen.


From Cat Videos and Cooking Tips to the History of the Punic Wars: Educational content comes to YouTube - Education Next  EducationNext

I don't mean to brag, but my 10-year-old son knows all about Admiral Yi Sun-sin, a 16th-century naval commander who successfully fended off several Japanese ...


home | site map
© 2007