My BigMouth Blog | A Blog by Jason Glover

Wagyu vs. Kobe Steak… What’s the real deal?

What is Wagyu Steak

Hey Peeps – I wanted to follow up about the post I did about Wagyu on FaceBook… loved all the comments. Keep ‘em coming. Some of you questioned whether or not I bought real Wagyu and mentioned that it’s only from Japan. You prompted me to do some research today and talk to the butcher where I got the meat… What I learned from him was, “Wagyu (which actually means Japanese cow in Japanese) is a breed of beef cattle and there are actually four breeds of wagyu. Japanese Black – one of the four breeds makes up 90% of all …

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My Grill Needed a Rub-Down

Most of us hate to do a DEEP CLEAN of our grill. Usually, it’s just “HEAT THE SUCKER UP” and let all the grime burn off then scrap the heck out of it! That does work and is the norm… However, gunk still builds up and you need to get your DEEP CLEAN on! I’m sure you have at one point or another waited way too long to clean it and your grill went up in flames and you couldn’t stop it from burning even if you turned the gas off (assuming you use a gas grill!). Grease builds up, …

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Quick Dinner Ideas: Flaky Grilled Fish

Grilled Fish

We know there are a million places where you can get quick dinner ideas and tips on how to grill protein like beef, chicken and pork, but what about us seafood lovers that enjoy the occasional tuna or halibut? Grilling fish comes with several problems from creating a dry rubbery meal to falling between the grill gates, but with a little practice you can grill fish better than hamburger. The most important aspect is to recognize that grilling fish is different than grilling anything else. The Type of Fish Before putting fish on the grill, you need to decide how …

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Cook Like A Man: Barbecuing with Tinfoil

Grill

That little tube of tin foil in the cabinet probably doesn’t get much use in your household. It’s hard to cook like a man when you’re trying to gauge exactly how to cut it off without using a pair of tin snips. However, when it comes to barbecuing, tin foil can become man’s best friend because of its versatility and ability to cook items evenly. It’s time to fire up that grill, grab the tin foil and begin your new grilling adventure. Cleanliness – Tin Foil Keeps More than Pans Clean There is just something so right about the way …

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Man Cooking: How To Cook With A Smoker

Man Holding Charcoal

You may be a master griller, but a man cooking on a smoker is a completely different situation. A smoker is designed to slowly infuse the flavor of the wood into the meat through the smoke. There are many different types of smokers from the small backyard variety to the pull-behind a car type that people use in competitions. We’ll stick with the smaller variety, as that’s the type you’re most likely to have. Choose Your Wood Perhaps the most important aspect of smoking meat is the type of wood you choose. Some woods will burn fast and some will …

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Easy Meals For Kids: Grilled Fruit

We’re men and we love meat. When spring hits, the grill comes out and anything in the meat department is fair game; but the grill can be for so much more. If you’re looking for an easy meal for kids, then try grilling some fruit. The heat caramelizes the sugars and adds to the smoky flavor for a taste we won’t find anywhere else. Fruits Perfect For Grilling Just like you can cook almost any meat from cow to caribou on a grill, almost any fruit can have a grilled counterpart. We know how good apples are inside of a …

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