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Australian seafood skewers, soft shell crab, and my first video

Australian seafood skewers, soft shell crab, and my first video

Yesterday I did a Facebook poll asking: what should I do for Memorial Day weekend? The overwhelming response was seafood, and quite a few indicated the soft shell crabs were hitting the market. So I decided not only to do

Valentine’s Day Grilling Man Style

Valentine’s Day Grilling Man Style

When it comes time for Valentine’s Day, I stay far away from the restaurants. Why? Many restaurants jack up their prices just a bit for the night, knowing that it’s a full house. On top of that, there are many

The perfect meat rub for grilling and barbecue

The perfect meat rub for grilling and barbecue

One of the many secrets top notch grilling and barbecue chefs have is the use of the “rub”, or the combination of dry spices added to meat just far enough ahead of cooking to impart some wicked flavor. There are

A beautiful aged rib eye

Dry aging your own meat is easy and should be done with all beef cuts in my opinion.  Place on an elevated rack over a cookie sheet, and place in the fridge, uncovered, for 3-5 days.  If you have a