Best Way to Cook Steak Perfectly

In 1988, my parents bought their first meat thermometer. They were in a butcher shop in Huntington, Long Island, and the white jacket–clad man with whom they were speaking was floored to hear that they didn’t already own one. They’d just selected a New York Strip, a rare treat for young journalists paying off student […]

Smoky-Sweet BBQ Beef Short Ribs

A big slab of beef ribs can be hard to find and intimidating to cook, so here I use short ribs. I also don’t follow any prescribed style of cooking or flavoring, which makes this recipe an easy shortcut for beginners, or people who don’t want to spend hours smoking their ribs. Start with a […]

Adding Flavor To Steak

When I think about seasoning a steak, I firmly believe less is more. In my slightly warped world, eating a perfectly grilled medium-rare ribeye is just about nirvana. So as I savor every bite, there is always one thing I want to shine through, the meat. When grilling flavorful steaks such as strip, filet, or […]

How To Grill Steaks Better Than a Steakhouse

“When you first start off trying to solve a problem, the first solutions you come up with are very complex, and most people stop there. But if you keep going, and live with the problem and peel more layers of the onion off, you can oftentimes arrive at some very elegant and simple solutions.” –Steve Jobs, […]