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cooking a frozen steak
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VIDEO – cooking a steak from frozen

We've frozen our meat to steaksicles and fired up the grill to answer the age old question - can you cook a steak from frozen?

video how to reverse sear
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VIDEO – how to Reverse Sear a steak

It's the ultimate way to cook a steak and it works every single time. Here's how to do the Reverse Sear method:

make your own knife roll step by step
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How to make your own knife roll

Keep your knives safe during travel with this simple denim and vinyl knife roll.

how to chimney sear a steak
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How to sear steaks with the chimney method

Get the ultimate sear to finish your steaks by cooking directly over a chimney full of coals.

cooking with vegemite
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Exploring Umami ingredients: Vegemite

Here's why you need to start using Vegemite in your stews, soups, sauces and marinades.

5 tips for bbq competition boxes
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5 expert tips for your barbecue competition box

Along with taste and texture, appearance plays a part the final score in comp barbecue. Here's 5 tips to get your competition box looking great.

how to trim pork ribs
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How to trim Pork Ribs, competition style

Learn the tricks to trimming pork ribs into a neatly rectangular rack, perfect for competition barbecue

grilling with two zone method
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How to set up a grill for two-zone cooking

When a recipe calls for "two zone" grilling, it's usually because at least one portion of the cooking process requires gentle, indirect heat.

different types of salt like kosher salt
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What is Kosher salt and what makes it different?

Kosher salt is an ingredient in most barbecue and general cooking recipes. But what exactly is it, and why is it important to know the difference?

full blood wagyu flat iron
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Wagyu beef – everything you need to know

Not all Wagyu is the stuff high dollar price tags are made of. Here's everything you need to know about Wagyu beef.

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Ever had a stinky piece of pork? Blame boar taint.

For some of us, eating pork isn't always a delicious experience. Learn exactly what is responsible for that funky barnyard smell...

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How to pick the right wood for barbecuing

Timber talk: know your cherry from your oak

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All about the butts – pulled pork

Discover the best cut to use for pulled pork

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What is dry aging? Truths, myths & facts.

From wet to dry, here's everything you need to know about aging beef.

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Know your pit: a guide to barbecue smokers

Do you know your offset from your pellet grill?

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Five ‘new’ cuts of beef you’ve known all along…

Deciphering the fancy cuts at your butcher shop.

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What is peach paper? A BBQ trend explained.

Peach paper is the ultimate BBQ accessory right now and no, it's not made from peaches...

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Pork Ribs – get to know the basics

Do you know your Baby Backs from your St Louis?

texas barbecue brisket and the guide to austin bbq
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The ultimate guide to Austin BBQ.

Everything you ever need to know about eating BBQ in Austin - the superstars, the hidden gems, and the old classics.

texas bbq briskets sitting in an offset pit
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Smoke & Mirrors: what you need to know about barbecue restaurants

Because not all 'cue is created equal.

jess pryles shows where a brisket sits on a steer carcass
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Brisket 101 – what exactly is a brisket?

Join me and a hanging beef carcass to find out where exactly brisket comes from, and how it's cut.

how to season cast iron pans and skillets
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How To Season Cast Iron (Like A Boss)

Cast iron is one of the best cooking surfaces around - you just have to season it right to start with.