5 Types of Pacific Salmon Varieties

5 Types of Pacific Salmon Varieties

There are multiple species of salmon, and we in the US have fishing grounds that give us access to five varieties from the Pacific region. Although wild Atlantic salmon is delicious, all Atlantic salmon on the market, yes all, is farmed. Instead of farmed, the term...
Hickory Planked Baby Back Ribs

Hickory Planked Baby Back Ribs

This is a great summer BBQ dish that goes well with some grilled potatoes and a fresh salad. Total Time: 3 hours + 2 hours marinating Servings: 4 Ingredients: 2 – 5″ x 11” Hickory Grilling Planks 1 rack Baby Back Pork Ribs 1 Tbsp. Smoked Paprika 3 Tbsp....
Do You Have to Soak Cedar Planks?

Do You Have to Soak Cedar Planks?

Long story short: yes, you have to soak Cedar planks before cooking with them. The good news is soaking a plank for 15 minutes is the optimal soaking time, so by the time your grill is preheated and food is prepared, you’ll be ready to start cooking! What if I...
Is Cedar Wood Toxic to Cook on?

Is Cedar Wood Toxic to Cook on?

Some varieties of Cedar are completely food-safe and will give your food a delicious smoky flavor, but others won’t impart any flavor (and can even be poisonous). Make sure you’re aware of the different wood varieties to ensure you’re only cooking...
What Can You Cook on Cedar Planks?

What Can You Cook on Cedar Planks?

Being in the grilling plank business, we’ve tried cooking everything from a Twinkie to lamb chops on grilling planks. We definitely encourage experimentation, but we do have some recommendations for food that pairs really well with the delicious smoky flavor...
Can You Cook Chicken on Cedar Planks?

Can You Cook Chicken on Cedar Planks?

When it comes to cooking on Cedar grilling planks, we tend to think seafood (particularly salmon). There are many other options that take on the delicious flavor of Cedar; chicken is one of them. So, what is the best way of cooking chicken on a Cedar grilling plank?...
Can you Cook Salmon on a Cedar Plank in the Oven?

Can you Cook Salmon on a Cedar Plank in the Oven?

We grill up a lot of Cedar planked salmon around here, but today we want to share our technique about getting the same kind of results from cooking with planks in the oven. Whether you’re an apartment-dweller without an outdoor space or are just trying to stay...
Northwest Seafood Paella

Northwest Seafood Paella

Wild rice, Italian sausage and sage give this paella recipe a Northwest spin! It’s a one-pot dish with seafood cooked in Cedar grilling wraps for easy clean-up. Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4-6  Paella Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Onion,...