So when I saw this gadget called SLOTDOG on Amazon.com, I thought I’d give it a try. SLOTDOG cuts a crosshatched pattern into both sides of a hot dog, creating little squares that open up and char during grilling.
Is a SLOTDOG hot dog more fun than a regular hot dog? Does it taste better? How does it compare to a spiral-sliced hot dog?
Sometimes I like to use a cast iron griddle or skillet in my Weber gas grill. I use a griddle to make smashed burgers or to do a reverse sear on a steak. I’ve used a CI skillet on the grill to fry extra-thick bacon and pork belly to avoid setting off the smoke detector in the house! Both are great tools that you should try sometime on your gas grill.
In their July/August 2018 issue, Cook’s Illustrated magazine reviewed instant-read digital thermometers and named ThermoWorks Thermapen Mk4 at $99 as their only Highly Recommended choice for thermometers, the highest ranking given to any model.
Cook’s evaluated thermometers on the criteria of accuracy, speed, ease of use, and durability. They cited the Mk4’s accuracy, speed, long handle, automatic backlight, rotating screen, auto-wake feature, waterproof design, and the ability to recalibrate as qualities that put this unit at the head of the class. Continue reading Thermapen Mk4 Named Top Pick By Cook’s Illustrated→
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I picked up a set of Weber 6488 Original Potato Nails a couple of years ago. They were sitting unused in the back of a kitchen drawer until last Friday night when I hauled them out and conducted a little test on two russet baking potatoes.
In a post last week, I encouraged you to try grilling a USDA Prime tri-tip roast. As long as I’m on a Prime meat kick, I’d like to suggest that you try the harder to find but oh so delicious USDA Prime ribeye cap steak, also available from time to time and in limited quantities at Costco.