There's good news for health-conscious meat lovers -- you can enjoy heart-friendly leaner varieties without having to choke down your meal for survival. These may be new methods to you, but they won't require very many new tools or techniques.
Fatty meat is dangerous for your circulatory system but your taste buds give it a "thumbs up" because fat, along with salt, excites our oral sensors. It also provides "lubrication" within the meat which... Read More
Many individuals agree that the sauce on barbecued meat is like the icing on a cake. Gourmet barbecue sauces, rubs and marinades are commonly served on (or on the side of) the finished dish. Barbecue sauces are used to add flavor and sweeten the meat for a better tasting meal. The types of barbecue sauces available throughout the world are endless. Barbecue sauces, rubs and marinades are the three basic methods of seasoning and each... Read More
It's a sad fact that these days it has become almost essential to marinade most cuts of meat, unless you intend to casserole them. I'll go into why that is the case a bit later on, but for the time being let's just examine why we use marinades at all. Principally there are two reasons. One is to add flavor, and the other is to tenderize. Usually, we are trying to do both.
It's worth bearing in mind that marinating is a cooking... Read More
Sometimes, the simplest thing that you can do to improve your overall diet is simply to adopt a more healthy cooking method. Rather than relying on fast food restaurants or prepared foods, you will find that by taking advantage of a healthy cooking method you will be able to get the entire flavor that you are looking for along with considerable benefits to your overall health.
The first healthy cooking method that you are going to want to be... Read More
Firing up the grill is a great way to cook in the summer! Here are a few grilling tips and a couple of recipes, too. For great grilled burgers, form the patty gently. Smashing the meat forces out moisture.
Sear both sides of the burger on both sides, then move the burger and cook with indirect heat till done.
Use a meat thermometer to gauge when the meat is done. Ground beef should be cooked to an internal temperature of... Read More
Swordfish belongs to the group of fish that have recently become more appreciated for their contribution of omega-3 essential oils to the diet. These fats, which have to be provided by the diet, have now been shown to have a host of health giving benefits including combating rheumatoid arthritis, heart attacks, high blood pressure, clogged arteries, psoriasis, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis and even migraine... Read More
Now's the perfect time to kick off the summer barbecue season, if you haven't already. It's warm, it's staying light longer -- so why not spend time outside instead of in the hot kitchen? Barbecued food is mostly healthful, but there are a few ways you can amp up its nutrition and flavor. Before the meat hits the grill, inject a ton of flavor with a vibrant, low-calorie marinade. Some bold flavors include Worcestershire sauce, which... Read More