There is nothing better than a steak done the right way. Earlier this year we met Chef Michael Lomonaco of Porter House New York, a classic American-style steakhouse, who shared some of his key grilling tips.
This is the Hybrid Fire Grill by Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet. Why We Love It: Most grills allow you to cook with gas, wood, or charcoal, but not all three at the same time. That's where the Hybrid Fire Grill comes in. With its deep firebox, it enhances the heat of conventional grilling, and can slow cook at 150 degrees, or sear meat at 1,200 degrees.
For the next five months or so, backyards across America will be filled with the smell of smoke, the sizzle of cooking meat, and the fun and camaraderie of families and friends grilling. Some of these meals will be delicious, but unfortunately there will also be charred burgers, undercooked steaks and the occasional bland meal. ...
The tourist mecca has been suffering, but hotel owners and merchants are hoping that a slew of discounts and the nation's birthday celebration will kick-start summer.
Here in San Diego's Mission Bay -- a nearly 7-square-mile playground of amusement parks, beaches, marinas, restaurants, hotels and souvenir shops -- the words on the lips of merchants and hotel owners are "Fourth of July weekend." ¶ And it's not the annual fireworks displays they are talking about.