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Tarragon Butter Steak Sauce

A compound butter is one of the easiest steak sauces you'll ever find. Here we show you how to make a simple Tarragon Butter Steak Sauce,with fresh tarragon leaves. The flavor is similar to a bearnaise sauce, but it's much easier to make.Continue Reading...

How to Grill Steaks

In this video, I show you the techniques for grilling steaks. There are subtle variations depending on the specific cut of steak you're cooking, but the fundamentals remain the same. You want to make sure you season the steaks well, use very hight heat, and don't overcook the meat.Continue Reading...
In this recipe video, I take an ordinary chicken breast and make it extraordinary, with the use of......BACON! Chicken breast, can be a bit boring, but not this dish. I've stuffed the chicken with a combination of spinach and cheese, and then wrap the whole thing is bacon.Continue Reading...

How to Cook Filet Mignon in the Oven

In this technique video, I show you how to cook a filet mignon in the oven. While grilling it's great, filet is actually a great cut of steak to cook in the oven - although truth be told, it's actually started on the stove top and then moved to the oven.Continue Reading...

How to Bake Pork Chops

The secret to perfectly baked pork chops is to throw away the concept of traditional baking! Pork chops are lean, which means they dry out quickly. To make sure your baked chops stay tender, juicy, and have a ton of flavor you need to cook them very quickly, on high heat to sear the outside, without over cooking the center.

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How to Grill Steaks

I realize the subject of grilling steaks is a big topic. With the numerous cuts of beef available plus different desired levels of cooking, instructions could span several pages. But for our purposes, I will focus on grilling two popular cuts: filet mignon and New York, with a medium-rare result as our goal. The New York is also known as “strip steak” and comes from the short loin of the cow.

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How to Cook Filet Mignon in the Oven

Filet mignon, or “dainty fillet” is among the most coveted cuts from the cow due its lovely, tender texture and subtle flavor. Despite the title of our dish, filet mignon should not be fully cooked in the oven. I first sear the steak on the stove top, then transfer to the oven to finish. This method is my favorite, due to the crispy outside crust and perfectly cooked center, beautifully rare.

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How to Cook Chicken Thighs

Sometimes, in my more reflective moments, I feel a bit bad for the humble chicken thigh.  The thigh is one of the most flavorful, tender, and juicy parts of the chicken, but damn if those breasts don’t get all the love.  Now, I’ll say up front, I’ve got nothing against the breast.

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How to Cook a Porterhouse Steak

A Porterhouse steak is a thing of beauty.  Part Filet Mignon.  Part New York Strip.  It’s the most delicious Frankenstein you’ll ever cook.  In this video, I show you how to cook a Porterhouse steak insdie on a pan/in the oven.  Of course, even those I'm using the oven, the same techniques used here, apply to the grill as well, which I also love to use.

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How to Dice a Pepper

Good cooks, have good prep skills.  In this video, I show you how to dice a pepper.  Knowing the right techniques will help move quicker and save time when cooking meals.  And in addition to moving a bit faster, with the right knife skills, you’ll actually be a lot safer as well.
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5 Rules for a Perfect Grilled Steak

Growing up, the only way I knew how to cook steak was on the grill.  And I gotta admit that bringing flame to meat was, and still is, a satisfyingly primal expression of the culinary arts.  However, over the years, I've found that great steaks can indeed be cooked on the grill, and so each time it's time to cook a steak, I gotta make the grill or not to grill call.

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How to Grill a Steak

While I love to cook steaks indoors, in a cast iron pan, getting out over the open flames, on a grill satisfies a primal need to bring fire and meat together.  It also, joyfully, imparts an awesome flavor to a great steak.  But alas, how to grill a perfect steak still eludes many folks, and I've seen and eaten to many prime cuts of beef, that were tortured on the grill.

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How to Roast Chicken Breasts

I see people (including myself) cooking boneless skinless chicken breasts all the time….they are so simple to do, and have a ton of great uses.  However, there’s always something special about cooking meat on the bone, and here, I’m going to show you how to roast off the perfect bone-in chicken breast.

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