Cooking Tips

Pork Dry Rub

How To Make a Steak Tender

All Daddy Hinkle's dry rubs include a natural tenderizer from papaya called papain.  If you want to know how to make a steak tender, look no further than Daddy Hinkle's Instant Marinades.

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Pork Dry Rub

Let It Rest!

Meat continues to cook after you take it out of the oven or off the grill until it begins to cool.  It is a good idea to remove it a little early and let it rest.  Meat is better served after resting a few minutes to avoid all the juices running out with the first cut.

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Pork Dry Rub

Meat Thermometers Make for Perfection

Using a meat thermometer tells you exactly what is going on inside that expensive cut of meat you want to serve your guests.  A remote digital thermometer is made for the oven and takes all the guess work out of cooking.  You will see the temperature of the roast or turkey and know when to take it out of the oven. 

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Pressure Tells the Tale

Good broiler cooks in fancy steak houses know how to cook a steak to order.  They cannot cut into a steak to see how red or pink it is inside....

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Pork Dry Rub

Room Temperature

One of the most important tips for new cooks is to allow the meat to warm up to room temp. before grilling.  That will cut down on the cooking time.

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Pork Dry Rub

To Sear or not to Sear

Steaks need heat--lots of heat--at the start, but chicken not so much.




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