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Dad Cooks: The Art of the Glaze

Barbecuing is as much an art as it is a science. The ability to cook savory meats and vegetables over an open flame is far different than cooking on a stovetop. There is no better feeling than when my child proudly proclaims, “My daddy cooks the best barbecue in the world!” One aspect of good barbecuing is mastering the glaze. No, I don’t mean the painting technique; but in a way the food is our masterpiece. A glaze can add a lot of flavor to an otherwise bland meal, but it’s a delicate balancing act. What is a glaze for …

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Dad Cooks a Thanksgiving Ham

When it comes to Thanksgiving, there is one particular bird that tends to get all the press. Turkey is the food of choice for Thanksgiving, but not everyone likes the bird. When dad cooks, we make sure to have a ham option for all those turkey haters out there. Choosing a Thanksgiving Ham There are two different types of ham you can get on Thanksgiving: fresh and precooked. Precooked ham is the easiest to prepare, since there is no chance of undercooking. On the other hand, raw ham needs to be thoroughly cooked and checked with a meat thermometer. Since …

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What to Cook for Dinner? How about Juicy Chicken Breasts?

Bbq Grill Chicken Quarters

Some would say creating a juicy delicious steak is the pinnacle of grilling, but chicken has been the bane of many a griller. When trying to figure out what to cook for dinner, we men may glance over chicken because of its tendency to dry up like grapes in the California sun. There’s nothing worse than a dry chicken breast that’s tough and chewy, but the dry heat of a grill makes it difficult to balance a fully cooked chicken with a juicy chicken. Luckily, there are some things you can do to help keep the chicken moist and evenly …

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