4 Kick-Ass Rubs and Marinades For Your Meat

Summer breeze, beer in hand, and smoky aromas—moving your kitchen outdoors is the best way to savor the sunniest days of the year. With our rubs and marinades, break traditions, and unlock finger-lickin’ flavors. 1. Coffee Mustard Marinade 1 small shallot, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 cup strong coffee, room temperature ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup Dijon mustard ¼ cup packed light brown sugar 2 … Continue reading 4 Kick-Ass Rubs and Marinades For Your Meat

Shut Up! There’s a Fifth Flavor?

Everyone knows the tastes our tongues can sense: sweet, sour, bitter, salty. Chances are that you could rattle them off in kindergarten. But many people aren’t aware of a fifth sense: umami. Found in the sour tang you get when you bite into a ripe tomato, umami (pronounced oo-mommy) can be translated from Japanese as a “pleasant savory taste.” You’re probably already enjoying the tastes … Continue reading Shut Up! There’s a Fifth Flavor?