Admit it: You’re stuck in a food rut. After flipping burgers and grilling chicken for months, it’s time to step out of your comfort zone and kick your ‘cue up a notch with sticky, meaty restaurant-quality ribs. They may seem intimidating, but the grill-averse can turn to the oven — or even a slow cooker! — and the results will be well worth the time and effort.
Whether you’re hosting a backyard bash or putting a homemade spin on Chinese takeout, these five rib-sticking picks are summer at its best. Pick your favorite below and get even more rib recipes here.
When You’re So Fancy, You Already Know: Balsamic Baby Back Ribs
Nadia G’s ribs get a classy spin with a balsamic barbecue sauce that is spiced up with a habanero chile and a shot of whiskey. Impress that special person in your life with truffled twice-baked potatoes on the side.
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There is nothing better than flame-grilled meat, but to achieve grilling perfection, you have to prepare accordingly, whether it’s getting the correct coals, starting your fire the right way or monitoring your food properly to make sure it doesn’t get burned to a crisp.
Check out our handy-dandy infographic for your ultimate guide to grilling, from first light to the amazing bite of a perfectly seared steak:
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Roger Mooking knows a thing or two about fiery cooking, and on the Season 4 premiere of Man Fire Food, it’s all about ways to pig out on pork. From a Green Menace Wrap to a classic pulled-pork sandwich, it’s a mouthwatering look at BBQ. Watch the full episode online below now, and then be sure to check out the show on Tuesdays at 8pm ET on Cooking Channel.
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With sunny summer weekends on the way, it’s time to get outside and enjoy the nice weather. If you have a grill in your backyard, Man Fire Food‘s Roger Mooking will get you inspired to fire it up with an array of barbecued and smoked meats from around the country. Throughout his travels across the country, he’s found mouth-watering dishes from slow-cooked prime rib to baked bacon cornbread, so even if you don’t have the means to grill, you can try out some of his recipes.
Check out four of our favorites below.
Carnitas del Horno
Chipotle is having a pork shortage, so whip up your own carnitas at home with this Carnitas del Horno recipe.
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As the weather heats up, you have the perfect excuse to kick back and watch your favorite TV shows in the comfort of an air-conditioned home. In addition to some returning favorites on Cooking Channel like brand-new seasons of Taco Trip, Man Fire Food and My Grandmother’s Ravioli, we’re welcoming some new faces to our summer programming.
Prepare to indulge in some healthy spins on comfort food with Bobby Deen and Nikki Dinki on Junk Food Flip, satisfy your inner carnivore with a country superstar on Steak Out with Kix Brooks and put your faith in actress Sherri Shepherd’s love of food on Holy & Hungry. There’s a lot on the horizon, so sit back, relax and get ready for a food-fueled summer of cooking and eating.
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Sometimes on Man Fire Food, the seriousness of television production goes up in smoke:
Check out a new episode of Man Fire Food tonight at 8pm ET to watch Roger Mooking head to Kentucky to cook a spectacular Southern feast in a massive outdoor grill.
On tonight’s new episode of Man Fire Food, Roger Mooking visits legendary BBQ joints in Central Texas where just the right amount of smoke and heat transforms the meat into delicious eats. At Kreuz Market in Lockhart, they have eight pits for cooking, acres of wood for burning and hundreds of pounds of delicious barbecue for stick-to-your-ribs eating. Needless to say, they’re experts in what they do. Here are some of their tips to recreate perfect BBQ at home:
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