I am a huge fan of brining pork chops – it is, in my opinion, the way to get juicy, flavorful pork chops and turn an inexpensive, everyday dinner item into something special.
In the past I have made brines with boiling water, sugar, kosher salt, a bit of apple cider vinegar and various seasonings. It is great and I still do that often. But as you may have noticed, I am a sort of impatient person and the only thing that I don’t like about my normal way of making brines is that I have to wait for the water to cool down before
The men in my family are ridiculously competitive, even about things that don’t matter, like barbecuing. Honestly, I do not know where they get it from!
Truth be told they all know their way around a grill and are grill-masters in their own right. They can all cook meat over fire very proficiently. And me, being smart, let them swelter over the grill and take advantage of their competitiveness as the results are always fabulous.
But the difference between us and primitive man, who also cooked meat over fire, is barbecue sauce. And if I am going to be completely honest (and not at all competitive) I have to say, I make the best barbecue sauce!
I also have
Successfully preparing a delicious turkey takes some time and attention but it’s well worth the effort. And it’s not difficult. Once you’ve selected your bird, follow these simple steps for mouthwatering results. The herbal rub can be made up to two days in advance. This white wine and molasses rub makes a moist, flavorful turkey. […]