Recent Posts by bigken

How to Cook Steak

Cooking steak isn't as simple a topic as it might seeem. It ain't rocket science but there are several factors involved in the process, such as the steak's cut and thickness, whether you're grilling it or using a stove top/oven method, etc. There is even a debate as to when and how to season your steak…
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Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

A homemade macaroni and cheese recipe that everyone thinks is the "best ever" probably doesn't exist. There's just too much variation in what people like and, as the saying goes, there's no accounting for taste. Still, if a recipe yields mac-and-cheese that's creamy with good texture and flavor then it's a winner in my book.…
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Pork Carnitas

Pork carnitas better than your local taco truck Here in Southern California, food trucks are really popular. But when I see one I always wonder, "What happens when the people on the truck have to use the restroom? Do they shoo away their patrons and burn rubber to the nearest gas station? Or do they simply avoid…
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Korean BBQ – Kalbi

Make Restaurant-Style Korean BBQ - Kalbi Fortunately for us home cooks, great Korean BBQ recipes are easily accessible. There are cable shows, books and websites all dedicated to preparing authentic Korean food.  And while I do enjoy the atmosphere and décor of a good Korean BBQ restaurant, you'll find that the recipe below hits the spot when…
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