What is Speck?
Speck is a cured smoked ham originating in South Tyrol in Northeastern Italy. South Tyrol is known for its snow capped mountains and heavy German-Austrian influence. Speck is not considered in the same category as our well-known and beloved prosciutto. It gets its own category when it comes to cured hams.
Never over or under cook your meat again!
Whether you are just starting out or have have been grilling since you could say "filet mignon", everyone has had a little trouble getting their steaks perfect every time. First things first, before being able to never over or under cook your meat again, you have to understand the factors that go into cooking meat. For example, the grade of steak you are working with.
Delicious and fun foods and activities to fill your 4th of July
Growing up for me, the Fourth of July has always been family, food, and fun. Nothing screams this holiday more than hotdogs and hamburgers on the grill and an intense game of corn hole. In order to achieve “Perfect Host” status, try adding a special element to your Fourth of July this year with some unique and unbelievably delicious burgers and sausages.
Summertime is when seafood shines and a mouth-watering meal from your favorite ocean-side restaurant sounds better than ever. Summer is my favorite time of the year. The weekends are meant for rest and relaxation, and holidays like Fourth of July, are meant for vacations to the beach. Nothing sounds better to me in the summer than a meal that encapsulates the savory flavors of the sea. The best dish to make, whether you are on vacation or daydreaming about it, is a seafood pasta dish that packs the perfect hint of sea saltiness. Don’t forget, you don’t always need to be at the beach to eat like you are! Here is a recipe and “how to” for a squid ink seafood pasta dish.
Here I will be walking you through one of the most multi-purposed oils you will ever find in a kitchen.
Olive oil has a very wide range of use. It is used for anything from salad dressing to sautéing to even drinking!
Olive oil is produced by pressing fresh olives together which produces a beautiful dark green or golden hue and bold flavor. It has been a staple in Mediterranean cuisine since the beginning of time. Majority of the world's olive oil is produced in Greece, Italy, and Spain.