Author Archive: Joshua Rooks

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How To Find The Best Portable Grill For You

How To Find The Best Portable Grill For You

Fall is upon us and in most parts of the country, we will be seeing lower temperatures that lend themselves perfectly to grilling. From barbecues to tailgating, birthdays to camping, there are a plethora of wonderful opportunities for us to relish in the purest joy that is grilling in the great outdoors.   Now, we’re […]

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BudgetQue: 4 Money-Saving Barbecue Tips

BudgetQue: 4 Money-Saving Barbecue Tips

Barbecuing can be exciting and fun. But it can also be expensive. With that in mind, I’ve put together a short guide to helping you make delectable dishes at a great price. Let’s find out how!   1: Veggieque Not surprisingly, sticking to veggies can be very cost effective. When barbecuing, there are a plethora […]

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Butter Has A Public Relations Crisis

Butter Has A Public Relations Crisis

Butter needs to fire its publicist, agent, and manager. Arguably since the 1950’s, butter has been between a rock and a hard place when it comes to the question of it’s nutritional value. Is it good for me? Is it bad for me? It’s so delicious, do I really care? Yes, you should care. Is […]

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Smoked Pumpkin Delight Recipe

Smoked Pumpkin Delight Recipe

Hi everyone! Welcome back. I’m excited to share with you a delicious smoked dessert I’ve labeled “Smoked Pumpkin Delight”. Due to the smoking process, it’s not a quick-and-easy design like our recent apple pie dessert, but I assure you, this is worth the wait. Disclaimer: All temperatures will be in Fahrenheit. The prep Concerning pumpkins, […]

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Korean Vs. American Barbecue

Korean Vs. American Barbecue

The more one learns about Korean Barbecue, the more one realizes that it’s not terribly like the smoked and sauce slathered meats and fares we are accustomed to in the United States. However, as one who enjoys the many styles of cooking and flavors of the world, I feel both forms of “barbecue” are equally […]

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Smoked Shrimp Boil

Smoked Shrimp Boil

I know what you’re thinking. “Hold on. Smoke?…Boil? How exactly does that work out?” I’m glad you asked. We’re not actually going to be boiling the shrimp. We’re going to be smoking it. The change-up comes in the spices we will use. Follow along with me as we make a smoked treat that is as […]

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Hot Or Not: Cold Smoking vs. Hot Smoking

Hot Or Not: Cold Smoking vs. Hot Smoking

  Smoked foods aren’t always cooked foods. Contrary to preconceived notions, sometimes, it’s just about imparting that wonderful smoke flavor into the food of choice. In this article, we’ll be talking about when to use which smoking method, as well as some rules to follow once you’ve decided to cold smoke your meats.   What’s […]

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