November 30, 2019

This post is sponsored by Omaha Steaks

I probably get more questions about scallops over any other seafood I cook.  But why is that?  If I’m being honest, when I was a kid, I wasn’t a fan.  I realize now however, that it wasn’t the scallops that I didn’t necessarily like as much as how they were being prepared.   Have you ever gone to a restaurant a received a plate of scallops that were bland in color and just kind of uneventf...

October 28, 2019

This post is sponsored by Omaha Steaks. Rest assured, all opinions are my own, and I only promote products I truly believe in.

When shopping for the perfect steak to cook, there are so many options to choose from. Some people like a leaner cut such as filet mignon, but sometimes a leaner cuts like filet mignon can be lacking in that extra beefy flavor we crave when eating a steak. Why is that exactly? The internal marbling or i...

September 27, 2019

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Bernzomatic

    As a Northerner, I had never heard of Pimento Cheese until a few years ago.  I was competing in Big Green Egg’s Eggtoberfest in Georgia and when our team was planning out what we would cook for a mere 5,000 people, one of my teammates suggested putting brisket over pimento cheese grits.  Well, to be honest, my first thought was what on earth was that, and my second thought w...

March 27, 2018

I recently had the opportunity to test a product which I first heard about on Instagram.  The nice folks at F.I.T. Brine (Flavor Infused Tenderizing Brine) sent me some of their product I could try out and then give them my honest opinion about.  Before we get into discussing F.I.T. Brine, let’s talk about brining and why we should do it at all.

(Photo: Whole Chicken Brined with F.I.T. Brine Lemon Peppe...

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