Grillmaster = Thrillmaster (and Other Beefy Summer Grilling Thoughts)

Grillmaster = Thrillmaster (and Other Beefy Summer Grilling Thoughts)

So, here’s the question of the day: WHO (wo)mans the grill at your house?? Because the fact is, throughout the summertime, and well beyond, GRILLMASTER = THRILLMASTER. No doubt about it, that is a law of meals and entertaining when the days are the longest.

With this truth in mind, then, we have partnered with Kansas Beef to fire up a juicy conversation on grilling and the many killer cuts of beef that showcase the technique. The exchange was in full swing Monday afternoon at our Twitter party #FNIchat, and continues today with tweets stamped by the hashtag still trickling in. Jump into the mix at any point. And at the very least, bite into the favorite tweets and links below. In no time at all you’ll have the inspiration you need to master the thrill of summer as it kicks off this Memorial Day weekend.

Twitter party at the IHA - Foodies Night In

First of all, let’s get some things straight:

@KansasBeef: 29+ cuts of #beef meet government guidelines for lean incl. favorites 93% Lean Ground Beef, Tenderloin and T-Bone #Steak. #FNIchat

@cookingwcaitlin: For a crowd…you can’t go wrong with ground beef. A lot more options. For my family…strip steak with salt and pepper. #FNIchat
Gourmet Beef Burger with Cilantro

And paint the picture too:

@TheSoloCook: A2: I’m the grillmaster with tongs in one hand and a glass of #wine in the other #fnichat

Now, some best practices:

@theonlymeat: A3. We prefer MR! Here is photo guide to the ‘hand test’ to test meat doneness #FNIchat #grilling

@FSWarehouse: Resting is very important! RT @thesolocook: @cookingwcaitlin @FoodiesNiteIn A3: I go for Med Rare meat, then let it REST #fnichat

@janejoeyxo: A3 i use a meat thermometer, its the only thing i trust, i cant tell by looking #FNIchat

And finally, THE RECIPES:

@KansasBeef: Twist on fajitas #FNIchat

@HerbNZest: killer flank steak fajita rub: garlic powder, cumin, chili powder, pinch of cayenne and salt and pepper #FNIchat

@FarmFlavor: Our most popular steak recipe is for the grill with this sweet-spicy rub #fnichat

@theonlymeat: A6. How about Herbed Beef w/ Horseradish Cream? #FNIchat #grilling

@KansasBeef: Fun #beef kabob #recipe #FNIchat

Drool much?

If even the word “beef” has the Pavlovian effect on you like it does on us, marinate in some of our favorite Cooking with Caitlin recipes featuring beef. Get your belly full, then come back for more, hungry friend.


–compiled by Kelly

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