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.
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.
Cooking is a skill, which means that the more you practice, the better you become. And with practice comes knowledge about what to do when certain problems — rock-hard brown sugar, shells in the egg yolk, boiling-over pots of water — arise. These are 13 simple cooking tips that chefs of any level can use. 1. Peel garlic easily by microwaving it.