The best skrewball peanut butter whiskey cocktail recipes

When I first heard about peanut butter whiskey I was skeptical, to say the least. I have seen so many riffs off traditional liquors come presented to me at the restaurants that when this came around I played it off without even trying it. In many ways, Skrewball was one of the many other distilleries …

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Perfect Smoked Steak with your Pellet Grill

Let me start by clarifying what I believe the perfect steak is. For me, it means that the steak is evenly cooked all the way through and that any marbling has had a chance to render and melt into the meat itself. The steak will be juicy and well seasoned. Sounds simple enough right, but …

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Best Meats to Smoke in Electric Smoker for Beginners

I know my way around a pit and the best meat to smoke. Opening a barbecue restaurant in Texas requires a lot of research, testing and documenting. Nailing down not only how to make great smoked meats is one thing but perfecting how to sell it is another story. Once you slice into a whole …

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How Long to Smoke a Texas style brisket at 250º

There is nothing better than a beef brisket smoked at a low temperature for a long time. The magic that happens as the fat cap dries then turns to a dark salty bark. Each bite is a perfect blend of fat, smoke, salt, pepper, and tender beef. Developing this perfect bite takes time though and …

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Jameson Cold Brew Coffee Cocktails

Coffee and Whiskey have long been a favorite combination for me. I have been known to buy an inexpensive bourbon now and then and drop coffee beans into it to sit for a month before using it for cocktails. Maybe it is the Chef in me that has a slight addiction to coffee. Regardless, this unexpected combo is a natural marriage that has flown under the radar for too long. So put away your pickle backs and try Jameson in some new ways. Depending on how I’m feeling and the weather for the day these are the five ways I like to enjoy Jameson and Cold Brew. Skip the bloody mary on your next brunch date and make yourself one of these for you and your friends.

FAQ: How Long to Deep Fry Chicken Legs

So the common question we get in emails is; How Long to Deep Fry Chicken Legs?. Crispy Fried Chicken is the definition of comfort food. Who doesn’t love a juicy and crispy chicken drumstick fried to perfection?

Homemade Beef Jerky, Finding the Best Cuts of Beef

Ready to make your own beef jerky? Let’s look at the different cuts of beef to find the best option next time you head to your local grocery store. First rule, the best meat for a jerky recipe are not great cuts for grilling. Jerky is as much about finding the right cuts of meat as it is the marinade. The jerky-making process itself is quite simple, so let’s read on about how to make homemade beef jerky.

The Only Ling Cod Recipe You Need

I spent a lot of my career as the Chef of a high end seafood restaurant. We had fish flown in from all over the U.S. daily and wrote our menus based on what was in season at the moment.