Grind, Pound, Pulverize and More with a Mortar and Pestle

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A mortar and pestle is one of the most ancient kitchen tools; just about every civilization in history has some version. When I was 8 years old, I found a stone mortar “nutting bowl” dating back hundreds of years to the Native American people who lived in that area of New York long before Europeans arrived. It’s fascinating to hold a piece of history like that. Despite the old-school nature … Read more

Make the Tastiest Meat of your Life with a Meat Injector

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It’s only due to a budding interest in smoking and true barbecue that has led me to discover a new kitchen gadget: meat injectors. They may look like something that belongs in the doctor’s office, but I promise they are an nifty little tool for your kitchen. In short, a meat injector, sometimes called a marinade or flavor injector, allows you to inject marinate right into your meat, marinating it … Read more