Mild to Wild: A Brief Guide to Smoking Meat

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Smoking Meat

The most wonderful smoked meat is meat that is flavorful, tender and juicy. While smoking meat, even at a low temperature (200-225 degrees) it is possible to overcook the meat. This can result in tough, dry and rubbery meat. My best suggestion is to prepare the meat correctly. Never smoke frozen meat. It is best to start with room temperature meat. It … Read More

5 Recipes to Bring Barbecue Sauce to Your Holiday Meals

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Barbecue Sauce

With the holiday season fast approaching, you’re finding yourself in need of a wide range of dishes to take to all of the upcoming parties. Whether you’re preparing a dinner party with friends or trying to decide what to feed your family for a holiday dinner, there are plenty of great ways to incorporate barbecue sauce into your meals. Try … Read More

Caramelizing the Sugar in Your Barbecue Sauce

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Caramelizing

When you are cooking with barbecue sauce, there are a variety of tips that you should keep in mind to maximize its flavor. One of the least understood of these is the act of caramelizing the sauce. This offers your meat a taste boost that is nearly impossible to get in any other way.

Kicking up Fried Chicken with Hot Sauce

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Hot Sauce

Very few foods cannot be improved with a little addition of hot sauce. (Well, maybe ice cream, but even there some imaginative cook might concoct something tasty, say jalapeno and chocolate.) Fried chicken, though, can certainly be kicked up a bit with a little heat.

Grilling with barbecue sauces- 3 hacks that work!

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Grilling

You watched one of those commercials featuring saucy barbecue ribs and chicken wings. The sauce on the meats dripped just right, and the food successfully cooked to perfection. This talent seems to belong just to the pit masters that excel at grilling with barbecue sauces, but you still take on the personal challenge of trying the technique by yourself.

4 Essential Ingredients for Your Barbecue Sauce

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Barbecue Sauce

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

Mild to Wild: High-Fructose Free Barbecue Sauces

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The words “high fructose” and “corn syrup” are quite controversial to health conscious consumers, especially when they combine as one ingredient. The bad rap of this “syrup” makes it one of the most avoidable preservatives to look out for. We are not the exception. Our delicious products are all high-fructose free barbecue sauces. Now, before we tell you more about them, let us give … Read More