MEAT FEATURE: PRIME RIB ON THE GRILL:

Posted by Mr BBQ on December 16, 2014

Misnomer to call it Prime Rib—prime is actually a grade of meat—based on the percentage of marbling in the meat. Most stores are selling Choice or Select. If a store claims PRIME-look for the red-white and blue USDA label certifying the grade.

>What you’re really cooking is a Rib eye roast or standing rib beef roast.

> For a generous serving of …

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All important turkey cooking answers

Posted by Mr BBQ on November 22, 2014

As we inch ever closer to the hallowed holidays and the meals that are such an important tradition accompanying them, it’s important to be aware of cooking temperatures when dispensing cooking advice. So here’s a reminder/primer offered as a resource which you can use when coaching our grill owners on cooking their meals:

Food Bacteria Range: 40-139F

Meat Begins Cooking @ 120F

Minimum …

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Get That Outdoor Kitchen Ready For Winter

Posted by Mr BBQ on November 15, 2014

If you have an outdoor kitchen, you’ll want to make sure all appliances, equipment, and surfaces are prepped and ready for the cold winter weather. Follow these steps to get things hunkered down, and to  help you avoid costly repairs and fix-ups next outdoor season:

Shut off water to your outdoor kitchen — an indoor shutoff valve is ideal because it won’t freeze.

Drain all water …

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What’s a “Heritage” Turkey

Posted by Mr BBQ on November 8, 2014

Since the early part of this decade, there’s been a movement to re-introduce Heritage breed turkeys into the meat eating culture of the USA. Prized for their rich flavor and beautiful plumage, Heritage Turkeys are the ancestors of the common Broad-breasted white breed of turkey that comprises 99.99% of the supermarket turkeys sold today. Most breeds of heritage turkey were developed …

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ESSENTIAL TURKEY COOKING TOOLS/ITEMS

Posted by Mr BBQ on November 2, 2014

The last thing you need on Thanksgiving Day is to find you need a cooking utensil or tool, only to find that they’re out of stock, or the store is closed. Don’t be caught short of these essential turkey cooking items on Thanksgiving Day. Stock up now while you can still find many of these items in store. The items …

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