Smoking meat is one of the most delicious ways to enhance its flavor. This is especially true if you use wood, but wood smoking is an art form that takes a lot of practice. The following information will help you get started.
When it comes to making your own barbecue sauce, a strong backbone like vinegar, tomato, or mustard may be responsible for a good deal of the flavor, but not all of it. The key to a uniquely flavorful barbecue sauce is in the details. Some lesser known barbecue sauce ingredients play a big part in creating big flavor, but what … Read More
One of the delightful aspects of Korean barbecue is that the succulent cuts of meat are often accompanied by dipping sauces. You grip the meat with chopsticks or wrap it in lettuce, and dip it in the sauce before eating it. One of the prime ingredients of Korean dipping sauce is pepper paste. Here you can exercise a little creativity, … Read More
Barbecue sauces that you get at most places are based on tomato sauce, though you can get some that are based on mustard or even white barbecue sauce, which is based on mayonnaise and is favored in Alabama. But some people have experimented with homemade barbecue sauces based on their favorite soft drinks as an ingredient.
Hot peppers sure are delicious, and a great addition to any dish (if you like things spicy). However, for years, there have been a handful of myths and misconceptions about not only the health benefits of hot peppers but also the tricks to calming down your tongue after putting too much jalapeno in your salsa. Here are five myths that we … Read More
If you have taken to growing peppers, then you put a lot of effort into growing some great ones. However, why let one harvest be it? If you know how to save the seeds, you can grow great peppers year after year. Unfortunately, if you are growing hybrid seeds, they may not grow into the peppers you expect next year. … Read More
When it comes to cooking with spice, there are a lot of ways things can go horribly amiss. However, the most common problem when cooking with everything from chilies to hot sauce is that the spice can be a bit overwhelming if you are not careful. While serious spice junkies can power through it, do you need to just toss … Read More
Entering into the world of creating your own unique hot pepper can be as exciting as it is intricate. However, before even worrying about the genetics of it all, potential seed breeders need to understand the different types of pepper seeds. When engineering pepper seeds, growers will be working with primarily three types of seeds – hybrids, heirlooms, and genetically … Read More
Who knows how it came about, but it happened. One day you were drinking a simple cocktail and the next day every cocktail in every hip bar was being enhanced with hot sauce. What is even more surprising is that it works. Yes, not all cocktails work with hot sauce, but so many do. The addition of it often gives … Read More