Barbecue sauce ingredients

Seven Of The Most Common Barbecue Sauce Ingredients

Barbecue sauce is not essential to barbecue, according to purists; however, most people are not purists when it comes to barbecue. Barbecue sauce is widely used both for barbecue and as a condiment. It is good for more than just covering up mistakes, it helps to provide moisture and enhances smoky and meaty flavors. If … Read more

Cooking hot and fast

Cooking Hot And Fast: The What And Why

Barbecue fans have strong opinions about what is considered good barbecue. The common wisdom is that cooking times and temperatures are among the criteria that distinguish good barbecue from the bad. Hot and fast is not traditionally considered good barbecue; instead, many barbecue enthusiasts consider it grilling. Only low and slow is the real barbecue … Read more

Cooking low and slow

Cooking Low And Slow: The What And Why

You have many options when it comes to cooking meat, they typically fall into one of two categories: hot and fast or low and slow. When it comes to barbecue, the low and slow method is preferred by barbecue aficionados. What does it mean to cook low and slow? The phrase means exactly what it … Read more

Medium Rare Steak

Steak Temps 101: The What And How

A quality steak that is cooked correctly is widely considered to be the best type of meat. One of the biggest hurdles that most amateur steak cooks have to overcome is cooking it correctly which requires them to judge doneness. The difference between undercooked and leathery can be very difficult to discern without a lot … Read more

BBQ sauce too sweet

BBQ Sauce Too Sweet? Here Are Some Fixes

Barbecue sauce made in the Kansas City style is supposed to be sweet with a flavor profile that depends heavily on brown sugar and ketchup. It is easy to go overboard make something that is too sugary to be enjoyable. If you find that you have added too much brown sugar or some other sweetener … Read more