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10 Fire Cooking Gear Must Haves10 Fire Cooking Gear Must Haves

April 7, 2020April 7, 2020
Fire Cooking Gear Must Haves

For the past 3 years, I have been asked non-stop what pieces of equipment I love using and where people get them. Well, today I am finally answering your questions. While it might have taken me a while to pen this response, hopefully you will find all of these 10 Fire Cooking Gear Must Haves […]

How to Use Wood ChunksHow to Use Wood Chunks

March 26, 2020March 26, 2020
How to Use Wood Chunks

You are stuck at home like myself, then all you want to do is cook something delicious on the grill. Easy right? You’ve got all the gear you need: meat, Cowboy Charcoal, seasoning and grill. But your friend/wife/brother/brother-in-law/father-in-law/competing Dad from next door told you that you need to add wood chunks to your arsenal.    […]

BBQ Bootcamp at Alisal RanchBBQ Bootcamp at Alisal Ranch

June 5, 2019June 5, 2019
BBQ Bootcamp at Alisal Ranch

Getting out into the great outdoors for some grilling is all you need in life. A beautiful sunny day with nothing but local food, kiln dried wood and a massive grill to cook on sounds right up my alley! So why not make that happen in Southern California with a BBQ Bootcamp?   Sponsored by […]

Why I Cook Over FireWhy I Cook Over Fire

January 24, 2019January 24, 2019
Why I Cook Over Fire

Before we get to talking about why I cook over fire…   Did you know that there are actually 5 major flavors: sweet, salty, savory, sour & bitter.    We, as a species, have one of the most complex tastebuds, and yet everything in this world can be summed into 5 categories. However, as simple as […]

Do You Have Sharp Knives?Do You Have Sharp Knives?

September 6, 2018September 6, 2018
sharp knives

I love sharp knives. Knives that slices through a thick cut of prime rib like it was butter. A knife that uses one stroke to filet, slice or cut any food. We go out to restaurants and watch as chefs & butchers use their super sharp knives without hesitation. It is a tool for creating & […]