My BigMouth Blog | A Blog by Jason Glover

How to Fillet a Fish – Red Snapper!

How to Fillet a Fish – Red Snapper! Not many of us know how to fillet a fish. I’m not the kind of guy that goes fishing, catches fish or even fillets fish. I was never taught how to do that! I know a lot of you guys go hunting or fishing and probably have that experience! However, the rest of us have to go visit our fishmonger to help us out. You know… I don’t feel bad that I don’t know how to fillet a fish. Why you might ask? Because I know how to cook it! And hopefully …

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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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Get Your Kids to Cook Like a Dad on the Grill

Where did you learn how to grill? Was it though haphazard trial and error or did your dad teach you to cook like a man? Grilling is one of those rights of passage between a father and child that can impact their entire life. It’s generation after generation, passing down the tips and tricks for creating the perfect brisket or delicious hamburger. When it’s time for our children to take up the spatula and grill tongs, grab your apron and suit up because Iron Man has nothing on us. Tip #1: Safety First Our children are precious, but they’re also …

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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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Dad Cooks Homemade Easter Desserts

Easter is all about candy and dessert. Your kids will be screaming, “My dad cooks homemade Easter Desserts,” from the rooftops if you make these delicious treats. Don’t let Easter be simply store bought candy, when you can craft some holiday favorites from scratch. You’ll actually save money in the long run and your kids will be totally impressed with their dad’s skills. Homemade Peeps Peeps are the Easter equivalent of the Christmas tree. It’s just part of the holiday and the holiday season isn’t complete without it. Those boxes of sugar and marshmallow are expensive when compared to making …

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Cooking with Dad: Corned Beef and Cabbage

Homemade Corned Beef And Cabbage

March is known for St. Patricks’ Day, and it’s a great time to celebrate one of Ireland’s greatest and most famous dishes, corned beef and cabbage. If your family has an Irish background, then you can use this as an opportunity to get the kids cooking with dad. Corned beef and cabbage is an important dish in Ireland.  If you’re looking to make your children mindful of where they came from, then a special St. Patrick’s corned beef and cabbage meal is exactly what you need. You don’t even have to be Irish to appreciate the Irish culture. You just …

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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 with Leftover Chocolate

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Maybe you look like Tom Cruise and was inundated with countless Valentines and boxes of chocolate or just went to the store on Feb. 15 and bought them out of every chocolate heart they had. But you’ve got a ton of leftover chocolate. Everyone loves it when dad cooks with chocolate because everyone benefits from those sweet treats. Don’t let all that chocolate go to waste when there are plenty of things you can do with all the milk chocolatey goodness. Buckeyes There are a popular winter treat that you can make easy. They’re perfect if you’re a fan of …

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Super Bowl: Wings, Wings and more Wings

The Super Bowl is a time where we get to watch two of the greatest teams battle it out. The Super Bowl party has become a hallowed tradition, but when it comes to food, we need quick and easy recipes. One of the favored foods is wings because really what can be more manly than ripping meat off the bone as we watch 300 pound behemoths obliterate each other. It gives me goose bumps. Here are some great recipe for wing sauces that will make your mouth water. Buffalo Wings These wings are hot and spicy with a hint of …

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