5 Easy Tips For Grilling The Perfect Fish

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For some reason, seafood seems to be one of the most intimidating foods to grill. Fish tends to be delicate and seemingly hard to maneuver without mishap. Smaller foods like shrimp and scallops are so small, they can overcook in a flash, or worse: fall through the grates into the fire. But truthfully, they’re all easy to master once you …

The 4 Cs Steak Buying Guide

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When it comes to picking out diamonds, we have been taught how important it is to understand the 4 Cs (cut, clarity, color and carat). However, we love beef diamonds instead, which is why we’re here to teach you about the 4 Cs of buying steak (cut, color, cost and cooking method). Cut There are so many different cuts of …

3 Reasons to Grill Steak This Weekend

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As we enter the second week of the Circuit Breaker period, food options are starting to get really limited. Since you’re spending a lot more time at home, why not invest some time to BBQ something right in your kitchen or front yard? Here’re three reasons why it’s the best time to grill some succulent BBQ grilled steak to enjoy …

Lamb with Garlic Sauce Recipe Perfect for this Easter!

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While you’re locked at home for the next month or so, why not give cooking a try, you might just be good at it. Here’s a really simple recipe to grill your favourite lamb steak with garlic sauce, just in time for Easter Sunday! Ingredients for 2 pax: 1 shoulder of lamb (get a small piece that’s enough for you) …

4 Food Options You Have During this Circuit Breaker

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After last Friday’s announcement by the government on the month-long circuit-breaker, this year’s Good Friday and Easter Sunday seem slated to be a subdued affair. Here’s a consolidated list of food options you have to address your “what to eat today” dilemma: 1. Dabao from Coffee Shops The most no-brainer to this list – just head down to your nearby …

5 Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe Around a Grill

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If you have space for a grill, you probably also have space for a pet–but the two shouldn’t be in the same space at the same time as pet safety can’t be guaranteed around a grill. Dogs can smell meat from a fair distance away and, like their human owners, they know a good steak when they smell one. Even …

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 …