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Grilling Basics

Home Grilling Basics
Olive and cheese pizza cooked on the Kamado Grill

The Best Tricks for Cooking a Pizza on the Kamado Grill

If you own a Kamado grill like the Kamado Joe or Big Green Egg, it's just a matter of time before your mind wanders toward cooking a pizza on the grill.
T-bone or porterhouse steak crusted with spices and ready to cook

How to Grill a T-bone or Porterhouse Steak

I'll outline a very simple step-by-step process for grilling these steaks and dispel a few myths along the way.
eggs and sausage in a cast iron skillet

Start Your Morning Right – With a Small Fire and Delicious...

If you’ve never fired up the grill before noon, I’m here to tell you that grilling for breakfast is a great way to gather your family together before a hectic day, create a memorable brunch for you and your friends, or simply break up the monotony of cold cereal and coffee every morning.
Raw Wagyu beef with herbs - how to cook wagyu

How to Cook Wagyu Beef

Some folks are into cars, some are into jewelry, others may even cherish a beautiful painting. For me, there are few things prettier than the abundance of intermuscular fat (commonly called marbling) contained in wagyu beef. That, my friends, is a show stopper.
salmon filet

A Tale of Two Salmon

It seems like salmon may be the perfect food, but here’s the rub: as a predator fish, high-up on the food chain, your salmon’s sourcing matters.
How to reverse sear steak using the stove and oven

How to Reverse Sear a Tomahawk Steak in an Oven and...

This herb butter is nothing short of decadent and adds next level flavor to any steak.
chuck eye steak with knives

What is a Chuck Eye Steak?

The chuck eye is very close to the taste and tenderness of a ribeye. It comes with the intense beef flavor you love from the chuck, but is infinitely more tender than a typical chuck steak—though not quite as tender as a ribeye.
reverse sear steak on the grill with the Organic Butcher in McLean

How to Reverse Sear a Tomahawk Ribeye Steak on a Grill

Today, I'm using a prime 5th bone tomahawk to demonstrate the reverse sear technique using a gas grill.
closeup of barbecue ribs

St. Louis-Style vs Baby Back Ribs: Which Bones Should You Pick?

I get asked all the time about the difference between baby back ribs (made famous by that Chili’s restaurant jingle) and St. Louis-style ribs. I figured it was worth a post explaining the difference between these two styles.