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Cooking Demos Rock at Windy City BBQ Classic

If you didn’t make it to the Windy City BBQ Classic at Soldier Field yesterday (or if you did but were too busy eating and drinking to visit the stage area), you missed two excellent demonstrations. For starters, Chef Matthew Jost, Research & Development Chef at Weber Grill Restaurants showed the overflowing crowd how to…

Windy City Smokeout Comes to Chicago July 12-14

The first annual Windy City Smokeout is coming to Chicago July 12 through July 14. This inaugural summer festival will bring together the best of live country music, beer and BBQ to the city’s popular River North neighborhood at Rush St. and Illinois St. Throughout the weekend, guests will enjoy southern-inspired fare from premiere Chicago…

Use Care in Selecting Your Vertical Smoker

This is a guest post Listen. If you buy a smoker, I advise that you buy a vertical smoker. The big thing I like about a vertical smoker is that the smoke and steam are focused in a smaller area, so your meats are smoked evenly without some parts drying out. One bit of advice,…

Continuing The Pork Debate

There is quite often a lot of debate over pork. A lot of people know all the nutritional benefits that pork can provide because it is a meat that they truly love. There are also those who are not so sure about pork and look at it with suspicion and, of course, there are also…

Cooking Better With a Wireless BBQ Thermometer

A wireless BBQ thermometer is designed to measure the temperature of the food inside the grill or oven so that you know if the food is cooked, still cooking, or already burning. With a wireless thermometer around you can do other things to prepare dinner while monitoring the food you’re cooking inside the grill. You…

The Steps For Cooking Good Kalbi

Many Korean style barbeques are ordered in Korean restaurants. Kalbi is the most popular among them. Kalbi, or galbi, is one of many kinds of “gui”, or grilled dishes, in Korean cuisine that are made with meat, marinated in soy sauce. In the Korean language, galbi literally means “rib” and can often indicate uncooked ribs.…