Understanding how to cook with peppers is just as important as knowing what peppers to use in the kitchen. If you missed it, check out our Beginner’s Guide To Peppers + How To Use Them In The Kitchen for more information on differences between sweet and chile peppers, the Scoville scale, and some helpful tips. Along with insight on what peppers to use, we’ll provide some links to dried, canned, jarred, ground, or crushed peppers for you to use in case you’re having difficulty finding them at your local grocery store or specialty market. This is not a complete list of all peppers that can be used in the kitchen, but it will get you started.
When it comes to grilling and BBQ, there are so many different techniques and recipes to try out. Instead of cooking up your normal, go-to burgers or chicken recipe, test out something new. These cookbooks provide a variety of recipes for different styles of barbecue and also contain a lot of helpful tips and tricks when it comes to preparing your meat and the actual cook itself. Whether you’re interested in the science behind barbecue or you’re looking for a new Kansas City barbecue sauce to try, these all contain solid information about cooking.
Utilizing peppers in the kitchen is a great way to add a touch of heat or a punch of flavor to your dishes. It can be intimidating trying to figure out which peppers to use, what flavors they provide, and how hot they actually are so we’ve taken out some of the guess work.
Not all wood is created equal when it comes to BBQing. Knowing what wood to use is important because it changes the flavor of your dish and how much smoke you’re getting from the wood. Each type of wood emits a different type of smoke with its own unique aroma and flavor. Here’s an intro into wood and the different types of wood you will be using during your cooks.
One of my favorite parts about cooking and BBQ is the sauce. Sauce has the ability to transform your pulled pork , chicken, brisket, or other meat from Kansas City-Style to South Carolina Style meal with just a few spoonfuls. Traditional BBQ and the seasonings and spices they use on their meats change from region to region. Today we will be covering the different styles of sauces and dips that are commonly used in each region so you can try them out during your next cook.