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How to Cook Lobster
If you're intimidated by live lobsters, relax; they're really easy to fix. Think about lobster prep like cooking corn on the cob -- just plunge them into boiling water. The whole process takes about 30 minutes, using these step-by-step directions.
Top 10 Exquisite Lobster Recipes
Advertisements Although the lobster is one of the most expensive seafood on the market, it’s exquisite taste makes you forget how much you paid. And that’s probably the main reason why we don’t indulge in this food more often, because if we could, we’d have it every day, wouldn’t you? This delicacy’s sweet and succulent […]
Beef 101: clear cuts at the grocery store
Learn the basics of beef cuts to make grocery shopping easier. Time to learn about different steak, roast and burger options.
Stop Calling That Juicy Steak ‘Bloody’
You can be forgiven if you think that the pinkish liquid that makes a rare steak “juicy” is blood. We tend to call a rare steak “bloody,” after all, so it’s not exactly a stretch to think that the red liquid that drips out of your steak when you cut into it is blood.
What a Chicken's Comb Can Indicate
What a Chicken’s Comb Can Indicate [IMG] The comb, or the red crown atop a chicken’s head, can indicate many things. But before we look at these things, let’s see what the chicken’s comb’s purpose is. Its primary purpose is to act as a blood...
How to Butcher a Cow: Every Steak Explained
From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.
How I Became a New York Butcher — And Love It
No little girl grows up and says “I want to be a butcher.” I was no different, even though I was born to one. Growing up in Westchester…
How to Make Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding)
Chef Richard Sandoval of Maya Mexican Restaurant in New York shares with us his recipe for Capirotada (Mexican Bread Pudding), the perfect dessert for the coming holidays.
Top 10 Questions and Answers About Backyard Chickens
I've spent the 17 years in the poultry supply business, so I should be able to provide some unique insight into the world of backyard chickens.
Get Cooking: How to butterfly meat, and a recipe to go along with your new skill
Many large pieces of meat (whole turkeys or chickens, for example, or a leg of lamb) will cook unevenly because some sections of the meat are thicker than others. “Butterflying” the piece of meat, …