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How to BBQ Chicken Drumsticks

Learning how to bbq chicken drumsticks will give you a headstart on the way to being a great bbq host. They are easy to burn so if you don’t know how to cook chicken drumsticks on the bbq, here is a butchers guide of handy tips to help you.

by Sam ago

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How to cook and carve a rib of beef

Bone-in rib of beef is a rolls-royce cut, and the default choice for butchers and chefs when roasting a joint for a special occasion. Find out how to cook rib of beef with our butchers cooking guide.

by Sam ago

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Carving Meat Tips

Carving meat is a skill fewer of us are taking the time to learn, but it's not as hard as people think. This handy guide will give you some really easy hints and tips, so you can start to wow your guests.

by Sam ago

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Planning for a turkeyless Christmas

Christmas doesn't mean that you have to have your yearly portion of Turkey. There are many alternatives that we enjoy at Great British Meat. Let's explore how we would have a turkey less Christmas.

by Ricky ago

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The Secrets of Stewing Success

Slow cooking has made a resurgence over the past few years, and although it is really easy, you need to master the basics. Whether you use a slow cooker, one-pot pan or casserole here are some meaty tips to improve your slow-cooking.

by Sam ago

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Top tips for frying meat

One of the most popular ways to cook meat is by frying. Mostly because it’s quick, easy to do and if you’re not the greatest of cooks its a skill that’s moderately quick to learn

by Ricky ago

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Using Bacon in Cooking for Flavour

Always savoury, yet deliciously sweet, sometimes smoky, and with just the right amount of salty edge, bacon has a depth of flavour quite unlike any other food, and is a great way of adding flavour to a dish. Check out our guide to adding some lovely bacon flavour to your cooking.

by Sam ago

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How to roast whole pork belly

With a variety of ways to cook one of our favourite cuts, here’s our guide to roasting pork belly - which gives the all important crispy crackling, with melt in the mouth flavours.

by Sam ago

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A meat eaters guide to catering for a veggie.

Whether it is for a special occasion such as Christmas or Easter, or just for a casual dinner, the chances are all of us are going to have to host a veggie some time or other. Here is a quick fire guide for meat eaters cooking for both carnivores and veggies at the same time.

by Sam ago

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Boxing Day Meat Ideas

Although people put a lot of time and effort into planning Christmas Day’s menu, Boxing Day is often an after thought, and if you don’t have a plan you’ll find yourself serving the inevitable turkey sandwiches.

by Sam ago

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Seasonal Meat Cooking in March

March isn’t exactly a month noted as prolific for British food, and meat is possibly even less noted. Livestock farmers focus is on preparing for lambing, and it is pretty much in between seasons for vegetables and fruit as well, but there are still some gems to be found for the seasonal chef.

by Sam ago

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Cooking Meat With Guinness

Guinness stout has been part of Irish food traditions for generations. Even if it is not added as an integral ingredient, it is more often than not, a fitting accompaniment to many meals. It might take some people a little persuading that pouring a perfectly good drink into a saucepan is a good use of beer, but history shows the results are worth it.

by Sam ago

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Barbecue Timings and Temperature

It might seem pretty obvious, but many a barbecue is ruined just by poor planning. We're not talking about planning about what to eat, what to drink or even who to invite, we're talking about planning what goes on the grill, when and where.

by Sam ago

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Slow and low barbecue cooking

The British barbecue tends to involve cooking quickly, but to many of our American friends, the barbecue is a “slow-and-low” experience, to create tasty, smoky meat. After all what's not to like about big pieces of meat, fire and beer?

by Sam ago

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Resting Meat

Resting meat after cooking is the simplest of simple cooking tips to make your meat taste better but the reason why it improves it is buried in food science.

by Chris ago

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