The American Royal Barbecue, held in Kansas City, Missouri every October, is the nation’s largest BBQ contest. More than 560 teams competing, 270,000-plus people show up to taste-test, and one barbecuer is crowned grand champ. This year, it was Tuffy Stone, head cook for team Cool Smoke, and founder of Q barbeque restaurants in Virginia.
In this veggie burger taste test, we found the burgers fell roughly into three classes: Those that try to act (and taste) like meat; those that taste like black beans; and those bursting with vegetables. Here, from our extensive taste test,* are the standout burgers to buy.
A well-prepared ribeye steak is a beautiful thing. Dino Tsaknis, Executive Chef at David Burke’s Primehouse at The James Chicago, shows how to prepare the perfect ribeye at home.
Anything cooked on a grill usually tastes awesome. But there’s a science to grilling, and a method to getting those coveted grill marks on your steak like a pro.
Russ Crandall is the blogger behind paleo-centric site The Domestic Man and a former Yahoo Food Blogger of the Week. Below, he explains that you don’t need any fancy equipment to smoke a turkey. All photos: Russ Crandall Roast turkey is great, don’t get me wrong. Turkeys should not be smoked in a roasting pan (or even on a rack in the roasting pan), and especially should not be roasted while resting in liquid.
Despite recent headlines warning people eating red and processed meat may cause cancer, George Foreman and Chrissy Teigen still maintain their love for steak. Boxing legend turned grillmaster Foreman, who has sold millions of his namesake indoor grills, shows “FAB Life” co-host Teigen how to grill a perfect steak on today’s episode. Teigen and Foreman prefer a nice thick rib-eye, and Foreman sticks with just salt and pepper to season. Start with a well-worn cast iron grill over high heat, place your meat inside and sear it up.
Every week, Yahoo Food spotlights a cookbook that stands out from all the rest. This week’s cookbook is My Life on a Plate: Recipes From Around the World by Kelis. Read more about Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week here. Photograph by David Loftus By Kelis Jerk Ribs with Brown Sugar Rub Serves 4 When I moved to L.A., I really found myself craving Jamaican food.
Savor the last stretch of summer this holiday weekend with some of our favorite grilling recipes from around the country. From California’s Santa Maria style barbecue grass-fed beef to an easy-to-make grilled bread salad from Vermont, there’s something on the menu for everyone.
With so many friends and family members hopping on the veggie bandwagon or just shying away from meat, the traditional menu of burgers and hot dogs is not going to cut it this summer. No worries!
You may have heard of grilled watermelon, but have you ever heard of a watermelon grill? Surprise guests at your next barbecue with this watermelon centerpiece that’s functional and edible.
You can turn these clams into a main course by serving them with linguine tossed with red pepper flakes, olive oil, and fresh herbs.
We all know what we want in a perfect grilled steak—savory char on the outside, spot-on internal temperature, you name it—but perfection, as anyone who grills can attest, can be hard to achieve.
This salad uses chimichurri in an entire meal made on the grill. You can serve it hot or cold and only have to clean one serving dish. Genius!
This simple side dish can be served alongside any meat or other main course you’re throwing on the grill. A hot grill crisps up the exterior of the fingerlings so they are like fat steak fries, making them the perfect starch accompaniment.
When it comes to eating lean, it can be like chicken, chicken, chicken all the time. Don’t forget that pork is the other white meat. This recipe uses a super-easy marinade made of just three simple ingredients you already have on hand.
The best way to grill sausages is to lay them parallel to the grill grates so they nestle in between the bars—this gives you maximum casing-to-grill contact. Save any leftover peppers and onions for scrambled eggs the next day.
This beefy behemoth might look and sound intimidating, but it’s just like any other rib-eye steak except that it has a full rib attached and it’s twice as thick as usual. When cooking a Flintstones-size steak like this, you have to take extra care to achieve a deeply charred crust and a properly cooked interior.
It’s the quintessential season for lounging under a fan, sipping an icy drink, and firing up the grill for a quick-to-cook, easy-to-eat meal! What better dish than grilled kebabs to complement this easy living?
Yahoo Food’s Cookbook of the Week is "Feeding the Fire: Recipes & Strategies for Better Barbecue & Grilling" by Joe Carroll, lauded owner of the restaurants Fette Sau and St. Anselm, which both focus on fire-kissed fare that ranges from beef cheeks and brats to chops and chicken.
Got a free night? Try something new! Instead of ordering out your pizza, how about you take a stab at grilling it! We are bringing you some of our favorite recipes — get grilling!
Next time you break out the grill (this weekend perhaps?), skewer up a bunch of shrimp and veggies, serve with a make-ahead (great on anything) sauce, and let the good times roll.
Grilling burgers isn’t rocket science, but if your grill’s emitting as much flame as an Apollo launch, odds are your patties are going to end up tasting like astronaut food.