Grilled or Oven-Roasted Santa Maria Tri-Tip

Grilled or Oven-Roasted Santa Maria Tri-Tip

For multiple reasons, including price and healthy eating issues, beef consumption is down, which may be bad for ranchers but is probably good for the cows. Politics and culinary classifications aside, there is something marvelous about beef. The smell, the color, the...
Grilling Temperatures for Steak from Virgil’s Barbecue

Grilling Temperatures for Steak from Virgil’s Barbecue

At Virgils’s Barbecue in Times Square in New York City, they do thousands of pounds of meat each and every day. Maybe more barbecue than you will do in your lifetime, or at least one busy summer. The question arises: how do I know if my meat is done, especially...
Cooking Corn in the Microwave

Cooking Corn in the Microwave

Here's a reminder from a past post here, a fast, easy way to cook corn and deal with all that mess from husking and watching the corn silk float about the room. You find silk strands in your kitchen for days, don't you? Or, if you shuck outside, you walk back...