Clean grills improve barbecue food flavor and presentation says BBQ expert Jeff Igel. All you need is a wire brush and heat. And maybe a beer.
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10 Scientific Reasons To Eat More Pizza
If math and science are wrong, then I don't want to be right.
How the Detroit square pizza was born
The lore surrounding the uniquely Detroit square deep dish is about as ubiquitous to the city’s food culture as that of the Coney. We love...
BBQ tip: Simplify grill airflow at barbecue
Grill airflow deserves some thought, but don't overthink it. There are plenty of other demands to make your barbecue go right.
Nutella pizza exists, and that’s exactly what we needed to know right now
In a dark world, we believe it's possible that Nutella pizza could save us, or at least help us get through the day. Plus ice cream.
20 (More) of Houston’s Best Patios for 2016
Last year, we listed 20 of the best restaurant patios for dining, drinking and relaxing. It proved to be an extremely popular resource. Here's some excellent news: every single option from last year is still viable. None of those restaurants have closed. In the meantime, several new restaurants featuring patios...
The Best Way to Store Fresh Herbs
Take a look at those herbs above. The ones on the left look liked they were probably picked fresh just before I photographed them, while the ones at the right had been hanging out in my refrigerator for weeks in a forgotton plastic bag, right? Wrong. All of those stems of cilantro are the exact same age. 51 days in my refrigerator, to be exact. The only difference is in how they were stored. So what's the best way to store herbs? I tested out every method I could think of, isolating every variable—light, air, moisture, and temperature—and pushing my herbs to the limit to figure it out.
Italian Wine Pairing 101: How to Wine & Dine Like an Italian
Italy produces the most wine in the world. But Italian wine can be intimidating for beginners due to the unfamiliar grapes — it's more Nebollio & Verdicchio than Merlot and Chardonnay. But the secret to drinking Italian is… it's all about the food! Italians rarely drink without food. Match your meal to the ideal wine, and enjoy a pleasant introduction to drinking like an Italian.
BBQ tip: Go ahead, flip meat more than once
When grilling, some meats should only be flipped once and others should be flipped several times. This week's barbecue tip from chef Jeff Igel.