Category Archives: Tips

The Ultimate Guide to the Cuts of Meat to Grill from Beef, Lamb, Pork, and Chicken


Standing in front of the meat counter at the grocery store looking at all the different types of meat can make you feel like you don’t actually know anything about cooking. What’s the difference between chuck and flank steak? Exactly

Texas’ Best PitMaster Shares His Tips for the Perfect Barbecued Meat


aron Franklin wasn’t always the most recognizable face in Texas barbecue. The pitmaster and owner of Austin’s Franklin Barbecue got his start on a backyard cooker just like yours. “I bought a really cheap, offset cooker from a sporting goods store and

The Ultimate Barbecue Basics Guide


Summer cookouts don’t always need to revolve around sausages and beef patties. While we do love the classics, there’s definitely a limit to how many we can eat in these hot, grill-obsessed months. So this year, let’s make every burger

Ultimate Smoking Times and Temperatures Chart


DISCOVERED THE PERFECT TIME & TEMPERATURE GUIDELINES! The first step on your journey to becoming a master of the pit is knowing exactly what temperature to smoke at, and when to pull your food. What you can’t tell from watching

Why You Should Beware Of The Stall?


LEARN TRICKS ABOUT FIRE MANAGEMENT OPTIMAL COOKING TEMPERATURE & WRAPPING Your brisket is trimmed, seasoned and the fire is ready to go. Now what? Pull up a chair and let Professor Franklin take you to class and learn about fire

Everything you need to know about beef cuts in one chart


Beef cuts don’t have to be intimidating. Whether it’s chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is how to cook it. The experts at the Cattlemen’s Beef Board and National Cattlemen’s Beef Association

Beef Cuts Chart: An Education in Different Beef Cuts


Beef Cuts: lions, shanks, briskets and chuck – if all the different cuts confuse you when deciding what to cook, this post will help. It includes a collection of beef cut charts to help you buy the right cut of beef for the

100 Different Beef, Pork And Lamb Cuts And How To Cook Them


Get yourself familiar with all the cuts of your favourite meats and learn the recommended methods to cook them with these useful graphics. For figuring out what to do with the random cut of beef that happened to be on

How to Cook the Aaron Franklin Brisket Recipe at Home


If you’ve read this far, I wouldn’t be surprised if you wanted to try and make a brisket yourself, and use as many of Aarons techniques as possible. While it will likely take a lot of practice, you can make

12 tips for a better BBQ, straight from a meat scientist


The backyard barbecue is often considered a symbol of summer. It can represent a family tradition or a relaxing way to spend time with friends. For many, this skill is passed on from one person to another, as a sort-of learned

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