COVID-19: Keep Your Family Safe with Sunday Roast

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As of 29 March 2020, Singapore has seen a total of 844 confirmed COVID-19 cases, with 3 deaths and 212 cases discharged. While the Singapore government is constantly implementing new and stricter measures to reduce the risk of the infection spreading, we should do our part too! 1. Practice Good Personal Hygiene Practice good personal hygiene like washing your hands …

4 No’s When Lighting a Charcoal Grill

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On the road to grilling perfection, you’re bound to hit a few potholes. There are some common mistakes and issues that seem to crop up over and over when lighting their charcoal grills. Some of them might seem like quick fixes, but they are not. Let’s explore these issues and some easy remedies. Squirting Lighter Fluids I know it can …

4 Tips To Grilling The Perfect Steak

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1. SALTING EARLY PAYS OFF You might have heard the warning that you shouldn’t salt meat too far in advance of cooking because it can draw out moisture. It’s true that salt draws moisture towards itself, but over the course of 20 to 30 minutes that’s a good thing, because the salt begins to dissolve into that little bit of …

Charcoal Grill vs Gas Grill: Which is Better?

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This is an age-old debate, as chefs and novice cooks alike have been debating over charcoal and gas grills for quite a long time. This battle of flame made us think about the distinctive features of the grills and how they are different from each other. While charcoal provides a sense of the traditional, typical flavor that comes from wood …

4 Ways To Tell When Ribs Are Done

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Barbecuing ribs is not as easy as it seems as the thin layer of meat across the rack makes it difficult to find the sweet spot between cooking them long enough for the fat to render for that beautiful drip-off-the-bone feel and cooking them for so long that they dry out. Want to know the secret to perfectly cooked BBQ …

3 Easy Steps to Remove the Membrane from Ribs

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BBQ ribs has got to be everyone’s favorite dish. I mean you can’t go wrong with it. Whether you’re grilling or smoking them, there’s nothing more satisfying then presenting a beautiful rack of ribs at a BBQ party. But, preparation is key, and one of the most important things you’ve got to do with this fresh rack of pork is …

3 Quick & Easy Tips to Defrost Chicken Fast

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In a rush to get going for your BBQ party? Or perhaps you simply forgot to remove the frozen chicken from the freezer like what your wife told you to do so 3 hours ago. Proper defrosting of meat can be tricky, and there are a lot of ways to get it wrong. Poor preparation can lead to bland or …

7 BBQ Hacks You Definitely Need To Try

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We’ve previously discussed an essential set of BBQ tips and tricks for a barbecue party and our top 5 useful pro tips to help you with barbecuing. Now let us share with you more hacks, because we know they’ll come in handy for your next BBQ party! Use a two-zone system Having a BBQ at a single temperature is a bad idea. Use …

5 BBQ Foods To Get Those Vitamin Goodness

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Who says BBQ foods are a minefield of high-calorie foods? Instead, when your foods are chosen correctly, they can be a deliciously healthy! Plus, with all these virus spreading around right now, you want to build up those immune system and stay healthy while treating your tastebuds to some tasty foods. These are some easy go-to’s for your next party. …

4 Tips to Host a BBQ Party on a Budget

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A very common misconception is the fact that it is expensive to host a BBQ party, but is it not! In fact, if you follow the following tips, I am sure that you will be able to shave some costs off your next BBQ. Avoid Expensive BBQ Meat Cuts Firstly, you’ve got to understand that you don’t need to feed …