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When it comes to making salsa, there are often more things that can go wrong than you might expect at first. From ingredients not doing what they are supposed to, to the taste being off, it can sometimes be difficult to get the right salsa recipe down. One of the most common complaints that people have about their salsa is that it is too watery. Nobody wants a watery dip, no matter what they are…

Did you ever see Fred Flintstone with a bag of charcoal or a tank of propane gas? Granted, you wouldn’t have seen him with a Weber or a Big Green Egg either but that’s getting away from the point of mastering how to grill without charcoal. Charcoal and gas are the go-to fuels for modern day grilling and that’s just down to convenience. It’s much easier to turn a knob to control temperatures or get…

Both summer sausage and salami are a delicious snack that many of us love to munch on, but what is the difference between summer sausage and salami? After searching for answers I’ve found the following differences between the cured meats and the different ways they are prepared along with the shelf life each of them have. From here, the difference between summer sausage and salami is basically the difference in moisture content between the two.…

Using brown sugar for rubbing into meat can make for a flavorsome dish but lots of people find that the brown sugar they have at home has become moist and has stuck together into clumps. This condition is not ideal for using as a rub and this is when you’ll need to dry it out. So how can you dry out the brown sugar enough so that it’s still loose enough to use as a…

When it comes time to serve up your pulled pork at the dinner table, the worst thing that could possibly happen is that the guests realize that the pulled pork is no longer a succulent dish, but that it has dried out to become a shadow of itself. Nobody really wants this to happen. Unfortunately, during the rush of holiday, you might forget to make sure that you properly packed your pulled pork so that…

When it comes to smoking meat, there’s a lot that you have to pay attention to and make sure of. From making sure that the temperature is exactly what it’s supposed to be to making sure that you are using the right wood to get the flavor you want, it can be easy to mess up your first few attempts at smoked meat. Over time, you will learn how to correct these mistakes. One of…

It can be hard to decide what kind of wood you want to use for smoking or grilling your food. Should you use massive logs of wood so that you don’t really have to change them out all that often? Or should you stick with wood pellets? Is there even a functional difference between wood pellets and wood chips? The truth is, there’s a considerable amount of difference between wood pellets and wood chips. From…

To make sure that ribs turn out perfect, you often have to grill them for a fair bit. Depending on the temperature outside, this can end up drying out the ribs pretty quickly. No matter how perfectly you grilled the ribs, if they end up being dry, they aren’t going to be that good to eat. This is one of the reasons why it is so important for you to remember to periodically moisten the…

When it comes to the English language, many people know that there are a lot of words that can be used interchangeably. For instance, many people use the words “grilling” and “roasting” in very similar contexts, and it can be easy to get the wrong idea that these two words are interchangeable. In fact, at a basic, fundamental level, these two words are vastly different. Before you can really understand the difference between grilling and…

Nobody wants to arrive at their holiday destination, only to realize that the brisket that you worked so hard on cooking has gotten cold on the drive over. This can leave you feeling at a loss as to what you should do, as microwaving it or putting it back into the oven is one of the worst choices you could make. If you are planning to make a small trip and you want to take…

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