cooking wood

Jun. 212018
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood
The occasional outdoor warm-weather “grill master” might still buy lighter fluid and any charcoal currently on sale at the local hardware store. However, most grilling enthusiasts have strong opinions about the best charcoal to fuel their cooking fire. However, if...
Jun. 82017
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood, Wood Fired Cooking
Appeal of woodfired cooking is growing in popularity, not just in restaurants, but in backyards too! One kind of live fire cooking that is gaining popularity, not only in restaurants all around the US, but at home is Brazilian-style/Argentine-style, or...
Mar. 22017
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood
Summer, fall, winter and spring, anytime is time for some delicious wood fired cuisine! Knowing the best cooking woods to use is key, but knowing the “healthier” way to grill and smoke the food is becoming more important. Are Grilled...
Jan. 52017
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood, Uncategorized
In a previous blog, we discussed how wood fired grilling provides depth of flavor that chefs in restaurants embrace to bring a multi-layered dining experience to patrons. When you smoke food at home, it provides the same results in a more...
Nov. 82016
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood
Thanksgiving Over a Wood Fire If you love the flavor of wood cooking, plan a “Throwback Thanksgiving” this holiday and look back to the pilgrims for inspiration! You’ll be amazed with the dishes you can cook over a wood fire,...
Aug. 12016
By Katie Conaway | cooking wood, Firewood
The smell of food roasting over an wood fire is the highlight of any campfire, beach bonfire or backyard cookout. As you might have guessed, it does take more effort to cook outdoors over a live flame. So, be prepared, be...
May. 312016
By Katie Conaway | Burning Wood for Heat, cooking wood, Firewood
Benefits Trump the Cost What is Kiln Dried Firewood? When a tree is cut down, the wood is considered too “green” to burn. Green wood usually does not burn well and produces a lot of smoke due to the high...
Apr. 192016
By Dede Mulligan | cooking wood
Wood Fire Provides Depth of Flavor Some of today’s restaurant chefs are looking to wood grills for their main cooking tool. It’s not just for BBQ and pizza anymore. When a wood fire is being used, chefs have another layer...
Jan. 72016
By Dede Mulligan | Burning Wood for Heat, cooking wood, fireplace, Uncategorized
  A Handy Firewood Checklist Whether you use firewood to heat your home, cook in your restaurant, or just have the occasional fire in your fireplace, it’s important to determine how much wood to have on hand. Follow these simple...
Jun. 162015
By Dede Mulligan | cooking wood
  When it comes to cooking and grilling, smoke can be one of your greatest assets. It adds unique, savory flavor that cannot be replicated any other way. Whether it’s in wood stoves, grills, smokers, or fireplaces using wood is...