Tag beef

Hot Smoked Chuck Roast

After many successful pork shoulder (butt) cookouts on the barbeque I wondered if a low and slow approach would work for beef. I was at the store recently and came across a beautifully marbled chuck roast; blade roast for us…

Dry Aging Beef At Home

Over the last few years I’ve had the chance to sample dry aged beef at some excellent steak houses.  Dry aging is done to beef only: primal cuts are kept for several weeks so they lose moisture and natural enzymes…

Burger Quest: the basics

I am on a burger quest.  I love hamburgers, or more precisely cheeseburgers.  That glorious combination of beef, cheese and produce piled on a fluffy bun is the ultimate pairing of raw ingredients.  Don’t try and pass off anything pre-made…