Let Everyone See the Turkey Before You Fuck It Up
I think I've mastered the art of Thanksgiving. Sometimes it requires smashing bottles of wine for fun, or buying a turkey out of some lady's garage and letting it brine in a bucket on your porch.
We Should All Be Performing Meat Sorcery and Curing Our Own Bacon
Curing and smoking meat is the antithesis of fast food. Dry curing, brining, hot and cold smoking takes good ingredients and turns them into elevated versions of themselves.
How-To: Make Beef Tongue
Chefs Lee Tiernan and Brad Spence prove that by using some very simple brining process and cooking steps, you can have a piece of beef tongue that tastes better than any corned beef you've ever had.