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Monday, July 15, 2019 Food
Simple Grilled Salmon
I always see someone asking about smoking or grilling salmon, So I figured I would share this easy and simple grilled salmon.
1 Make the marinade: With the typical brine being three elements – sugar, salt and water and most being equal parts sugar and salt, I use a quarter cup salt to one third cup sugar to four cups liquid. The liquid being water, soy sauce and a dry, white wine here. Feel free to use low sodium soy sauce or adjust to less for your taste. Combine marinade or “brine” ingredients in a bowl. If sugar is an ingredient in the marinade you are using, stir until the sugar is completely dissolved, same goes with the salt...Read More
Monday, April 22, 2019 Food
It’s time to smoke us a Beef Brisket. This is a pretty popular cut of meat that people love to smoke. I am always seeing someone posting about cooking one in the smoker or on the grill. There are so many different ways people are cooking them these days. The brisket is essential in two parts the point and the flat, The point has more fat and the flat has more meat. The brisket has a grain, the point runs a different direction and most don’t notice this causing an issue with slicing the brisket. Look at the meat before cooking and when you are finished and you will notice.I wouldn’t worry about cutting the meat until you are finished cooking it, unless you would rather separate and cook separately, maybe making burnt ends with part of it like with the point.
I decided to give this l...Read More