How Long Should you Soak a Grilling Plank?

How Long Should you Soak a Grilling Plank?

We all know the old saying, “if I had a dollar for every time…” I have seen recommended grilling plank soak times that vary from 5 minutes to 24 hours. After repeatedly being asked the question, “How long should a grilling plank soak for?” I decided...
How do you use Cedar planks?

How do you use Cedar planks?

Cooking with a grilling plank is an easy way to infuse delicious smoky flavor into food. You’ve probably heard of Cedar planked salmon, but don’t limit your planking to just one recipe. We’ve tried planking everything from pork chops to pizza and find the savory...
Alder Flavor Profile: Mild, Balanced Wood Smoke

Alder Flavor Profile: Mild, Balanced Wood Smoke

Many grilling woods give strong, bold flavors to their food. Which is great. Sometimes. And other times, I am looking for something balanced and delicate to not overpower the natural flavors of the food. That’s where Alder wood comes in. It’s not as widely...
Using Wood Wraps in the Oven

Using Wood Wraps in the Oven

Wood smoked food is taking the world by storm these days. But during these colder months, many people don’t want to stand outside by their grill to get delicious wood-flavored food. Check out our blog: How to grill in a tiny NYC apartment without a grill Using...
Pumpkin Spice Flavor Pairings: What You Need to Know

Pumpkin Spice Flavor Pairings: What You Need to Know

It’s that time of the year again, falling leaves, pumpkins everywhere and all the spices. With fall coming into full swing we like to look back on all possible grillables, that being the combination of flavors of grilling planks, smoking chips and wraps. Pumpkin...
How to make the Perfect Picnic Platter on a Cedar Plank

How to make the Perfect Picnic Platter on a Cedar Plank

Picnics are some of my favorite summer (and late spring + early fall) activities. There’s something special about sitting in the grass by the lake, enjoying food and wine that just melts away stress. But sometimes it can be tricky packing various cheeses, cold...
From Lake to Grill: Cedar Wrapped Trout

From Lake to Grill: Cedar Wrapped Trout

Making a meal from scratch is not only rewarding, it’s also a way to ensure your food is fresh and you know exactly what goes into it. But catching your dinner and then cooking it — that’s another level of commitment! That’s one of the reasons...
How to Use Smoking Chips on a Gas Grill

How to Use Smoking Chips on a Gas Grill

Cooking with smoking chips provides a delicious smoke flavor for your favorite foods. Depending on the type of wood you choose to grill with, the flavor can be fruity, bold, nutty or sweet. But not everyone has a charcoal grill or smoker to use smoking chips....
How to make Cedar Wrapped Salmon

How to make Cedar Wrapped Salmon

Most people are familiar with Cedar planked salmon, but fewer people have heard of using Cedar wraps to cook salmon. So we wanted to show you just how to use this new trend in the food industry and make delicious, smoky, flaky salmon. How to use Cedar Grilling Wraps...
Where The Northwest Morels Grow

Where The Northwest Morels Grow

  At the peak of morel hunting, gathering season, there are a select few who are capable of braving the elements and collecting only the finest most delectable morels. This story isn’t about them It’s about those who should have stayed indoors braving the radiation...