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7 Wines to Pair With Your Barbecue This Summer
Whenever summer and barbecues come to mind we think about how robust the cooking method is. It is incredible the Maillard reaction is for cooking meats this way.  When you are looking to pair wine with food it mainly works...
14 Cooking Oils You Should Be Using: Included with smoking point chart
The oil that you choose to cook with can make or break your dish, and it’s vital to know the best oils to cook with and their smoking points. You want to make sure that you choose a delicious oil...
Kick off this summer with our grill list
This summer is all about the cookouts, grilling get-togethers, and pool parties as we celebrate the beautiful weather and the abundance of human connection again. Make sure you’re ready to host your next summer get-together with this savvy checklist.  Appetizers:...
Tips on Hosting an Epic Fourth of July Get Together
The 4th of July is swiftly approaching just in time for the miraculous comeback of full blown social gatherings, and many are planning to make this 4th of July a memorable and special event to make up for missed time...
Different Types of Lobsters
When going out to eat, lobster is one of the most expensive things on the menu - and that’s with good reason. Lobster’s tender, juicy meat, when cooked to perfection, is an unmatched seafood wonder. Right now we’re entering the...
The Grilling Checklist You Need This Summer
The perfect cookout weather has finally emerged, after long last, and now more than ever is the best time to have your steak cookout!  Whether you’re grilling for one or are wanting to host friends and family, here is a...
How to Grill a Tomahawk Steak
When you choose a Tomahawk prime beef cut of steak, you choose the most beautiful cut of steak possible -  a 36-ounce ribeye that’s cut with at least 5 inches of rib bone left on it, and the meat and...
Checklist for Hosting the Best Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. For some, this is a stressful event every year. Sometimes it’s difficult to find a way to show your mom, grandma, mother-in-law, mother of your children, or whoever that special lady is in...
The Best Way to Pre Sear A Steak
Pre-searing a steak is a great cooking method when you are short on time. Use this method when you are crunched for time in the kitchen. This is also an awesome method because when you start by pan-searing your steak,...
Finishing Touches: Our famous house-made Maitre d'Butter and Au Jus
  When you cook a steak, you invest a lot of time into it and take the steps to ensure it’s the best steak that you can make. You’ve taken the time to pick out the perfect cut, thaw it properly,...
How To Season Your Steak Like a Pro
You bought a selection of USDA prime beef steak. You’ve done your homework, and found the perfect cut. You’ve defrosted it correctly, and now it’s sitting on your counter, staring you down. You went above and beyond and spent money...
The Ultimate March Madness Steak Platter
How about adding some mouthwatering madness to your March Madness this year with a steak platter? Think about it - enjoying perfectly cooked steaks with an impressive charcuterie board and craft beer. Not only are steak platters a thing of...
How Long to Cook Your Steak
Be Sure to Let Your Steak Reach Room Temperature First Letting your steak reach room temperature before cooking is a must-do step! It’s important because we want the meat to cook as evenly as possible. If your steak is colder...
How to Choose the Best Cut of Steak
How do you choose the right cut of steak?  Each different cut offers different experiences when it comes to texture, tenderness, and the amount of fat you want in your piece of steak.  Which cuts are worth spending more money...
How to Reverse Sear a Steak
Reverse searing is just like it sounds - the reverse process of how steaks are traditionally cooked. If you’re feeling bold and adventurous and have a hankering for some of the juiciest steak with a perfect browned outer crust, then...
How to Grill Your Steak the Right Way
What You Want from a Grilled Steak When doesn’t a tender, juicy cut of steak with delectable crisp browning on the outside sound amazing? And what better way to celebrate the return of patio party weather then to bring out...
Avoid the Biggest Mistakes When Cooking a Steak: 11 Steps to Cook Your Steak to Perfection
If you’re going to grill steaks, don’t mess them up or take away from their juicy goodness with some of these minor mistakes that can ruin the end results of your steak. Be grill-ready for the best steak experience by...
USDA Grading 101: What is Prime Beef?
Does spending an extra buck on something called prime beef matter, versus just stopping at your local store and grabbing something that’s not marked prime? Well, that’s easy. Are you a lover of juicy, tender and flavorful steak?  Here’s the...
The Steaks are High on Game Day: Ultimate Superbowl Party
Our lives have been shaken up and spit back out upside-down this last year, forcing us to reevaluate everything from what’s important to us, to how to make life special, when so many events have been canceled and down-sized.  In...
How to Thaw a Steak the Right Way
You’ve just purchased some prime beef, and plan on cooking a beautiful meal for your friends Friday night. Now you want to ensure your top quality steaks turn out perfectly. The most important first step is thawing. It may seem...
The Perfect Steak Doneness Chart
Steak Doneness When cooking or ordering a steak, a critical question that needs to be answered is how you want your steak done. The doneness or temperature of one's steak affects the texture, flavor and juiciness of the meat. To...