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5 Tips for Making Filet Mignon Even More Mouthwatering

Filet mignon

Heralded for its rich flavor and melt-in-your-mouth tenderness, filet mignon is a favorite among the carnivore crowd. And with good reason: This cut of beef, also called the filet de bœuf, is truly outstanding. Filet mignon is so wonderful, in fact, that it even has an entire day devoted to its honor. Planning on serving up a filet mignon feast of ... Read More »

9 Secret Techniques to Make Your BBQ Even Better

Better BBQ

Barbecuing is a beloved American pastime. But are your BBQ feasts as amazing as they could be? Choosing the country’s best burgers, steaks, ribs, brisket, sausage and other grilling greats courtesy of FoodyDirect is just the start. Read on for nine tasty and lesser-known tips aimed at helping you take your next barbecue to the next level. 1.  Use the ... Read More »

3 Ways to Create a Gourmet Cookout

Gourmet cookout

Mankind has been “cooking out” since the mastery of fire more than a million and a half years ago. It’s hardly a surprise that contemporary cookouts are virtually unrecognizable from their prehistoric predecessors. However, not all modern-day cookouts are the same. And while there’s a time and a place for casual backyard bashes, gourmet grill-fests are also increasing in popularity. ... Read More »

How to Build the Ultimate Picnic Basket in Five Easy Steps

Summer foods

Yogi Bear might not have been the smartest ursine around, but he knew a good thing when he saw one. Yes, we’re talking about picnics — specifically pic-a-nic baskets loaded with all kinds of delicious, irresistible sustenance suitable for a leisurely afternoon of lawn lounging. Unfortunately, packing a picnic can sometimes be harder than it looks. (A fact which you ... Read More »

5 Ways a Monthly Food Box Just Makes Life Better

BBQ

Life today is busier than ever. From unprecedented professional demands to daily family commitments, tasks like menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning can quickly become overwhelming. As a result, many people end up turning to the takeout box — a short-term at-best solution given everything from the high cost to the even higher calorie counts of the menu offerings ... Read More »

Summer ’17: How to Make the Most of Your License to Grill

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Memorial Day has come and gone meaning the official arrival of summer is just around the corner. Looking to hit the ground running when it comes to kicking off grilling season? Here’s a closer look at seven tips aimed at helping you maximizing grilling greatness in 2017. 1. Shop Smart  In the perfect fantasy world, a successful afternoon or evening ... Read More »

BBQ of the Month Club: Father’s Day Gift-Giving Solved!

BBQ

Memorial Day has come and gone, leaving one question at the top of the list for many people: What to get Dad for Father’s Day this year? Of all the people on our collective gift-giving lists, fathers just may be the hardest to shop for. Why? Because they often don’t want for anything. Or at least, they don’t think they want for ... Read More »

How to Elevate the Flavors on National Hamburger Day

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Who doesn’t love sinking their teeth into a juicy, delicious hamburger? There’s a reason why these beefy beauties frequently find themselves atop “favorite food” roundups. However, just as noshing on an unbelievably delicious burger can be a revelation, so can slogging through an inferior burger be the ultimate letdown. The good news? There’s one easy way to ensure that you ... Read More »

The Ultimate BBQ Face-Off

BBQ

Table of Contents 1. Introduction: The Ultimate BBQ Face-Off 2. Know Your Types 3. Memphis: Positively Pucker-Inducing 4. Texas: Big on Tasty Tradition 5. Kansas City: “Nuggets of Barbecue Gold” 6. The Carolinas: East vs. West Action 7. An All-in-One BBQ Solution 1. The Ultimate BBQ Face-Off Think your hometown barbecue is the country’s uncontestable best? Those are fighting words. ... Read More »

Award-winning BBQ from The Shed in Mississippi Is Shipping Nationwide!

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If you can’t get fed at The Shed in southern Mississippi anytime soon, we’ve got you covered—they’re now shipping their award-winning BBQ nationwide, so you can be a ShedHed in your own home or backyard! Outright winners of the coveted Memphis in May BBQ Championships in 2015, brother and sister co-owners Brad Orrison and Brooke Lewis have been earning the ... Read More »