Paula: After a 3-hour drive to the lake, the best quick meal is skirt steak, rubbed with warm Mexican spices, marinated long enough to shuck corn and build a fire, and charred over a hot grill (ideally barefoot), right?

Scott: Of course. With the possible addition that allowing your steak to continue to brine for the extra few minutes that it takes to saber some ice chunks into a glass and pour yourself a whiskey drink can be a real difference maker.

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Paula: Confession: when I was a kid I hated sweet potatoes, because they were usually prepared with other sweet ingredients (brown sugar, marshmallows, etc.). The memory of those cloying, mostly mushy dishes still give me a vague sense of panic. Later in life, when I tasted sweet potatoes roasted with savory ingredients (olive oil, salt, herbs, warm spices), I fell in love.

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Scott Moody and Brian Taylor, co-owners of PK Grills, maker of the iconic hand-poured aluminum PK Grill and Smoker, today announced a new venture, introducing a line of high-end, consumable grilling products. Dubbed “Fire & Smoke Society,” the product line includes premium spice rubs, traditional sauces and marinades, hot sauces, and high-performance charcoal and fire starters. Together, the products create the ultimate complement for PK Grill owners and any outdoor cooking enthusiast.

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Grilling the perfect steak isn't easy. It's an art form that takes time and skill to perfect. But with the right techniques and tips, you can deliver a perfect steak every time.

Here are six expert tips for grilling a perfect steak:


If you're new to grilling steaks, you should pick a steak that's easier to perfect on the grill. Start off by visiting your local butcher, and if possible, ask for a ribeye steak, or a steak that's thickly cut, as a thicker cut of meat is a bit easier to grill. Center-cut, grass-fed options are also great.

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Where to buy

Fire & Smoke Society products are now available at Walmart stores and better independent hardware and outdoor stores.

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