How to make a Duke’s Beef Brisket jerky pizza

My good friend Neal Stewart, Director of Brand Marketing at THANASI Foods in Boulder, Colorado recently sent me some beef jerky samples to try called Duke’s Small Batch Smoked Meats.

The Spicy Bar-B-Q Beef Brisket flavor caught my attention, so I decided to use it as a pizza topping.

Do you like beef jerky? Check out Duke's, made from all natural ingredients.

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The 12 most important Spanish phrases every line cook must know in the restaurant kitchen

What Spanish phrases should you know when working in a restaurant kitchen?
What Spanish phrases should you know when working in a restaurant kitchen?

 

Restaurant kitchens are very hectic, stressful, busy, and at times, dangerous.

Communication in the back of the house is essential to keep guests happy and the restaurant in business.

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Working in a sub shop taught me these 5 handy lessons about life and cooking

Hoagie Hero Sub Sandwich

My first-ever cooking job was the role of a¬†sandwich maker at an independent sub shop just outside of Boston, MA in the late 90’s.

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How to deep clean a deep fryer to spotless perfection in 5 shockingly EASY steps [PICTURES]

The only acceptable time to sit in the kitchen is when you're cleaning the fryer.
The only acceptable time to sit in the kitchen is when you’re cleaning the fryer.

It’s one of the most dreaded yet possibly MOST important cleaning tasks in any restaurant kitchen.

However, it’s ALSO one of the most ignored.

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The 5 things a great line cook does every day in the kitchen

Sour cream containers also make handy sauce containers. That's a cost-saving measure that could save your restaurant a lot of money.
Sour cream containers also make handy sauce containers. That’s a cost-saving measure that could save your restaurant a lot of money.

Very few line cooks truly want to be line cooking for the rest of their careers.

Many want to become chefs and maybe even own their own restaurant someday.

What’s the best way to achieving your dream of becoming a chef and owning your own successful restaurant?

I’m trying to find that out for myself. And I’m sure many of you are as well.

That’s why we’re line cooks.

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