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Cuso Cuts’ Damascus Stainless Steel Chef Knife: The Executive

By Jack Mancuso | December 22, 2022

At Cuso Cuts, our team is fervent about providing you with beautiful and practical cutlery. We now have a Cuso Cuts’ Damascus Stainless Steel Chef Knife: The Executive for your consideration. You may have noticed that I use Chef Knives frequently and that we offer several options on our website,…

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

Buffalo Chicken Wing Detroit-Style Pizza

By Jack Mancuso | December 21, 2022

I am always trying to find new ways of making wings and pizza, but why not mash up two of the best foods on earth together? The result? Buffalo Chicken Wing Detroit Style Pizza. Here we’re taking deboned buffalo wings and putting them on deep-dish style pizza. Buffalo Chicken Wing…

100 day old aged steak

100 Day Old Steak

By Jack Mancuso | December 20, 2022

If you liked my 48-day duck fat-aged beef recipe, Then why not go for the gusto? Prime rib is a great vehicle for dry aging. The 100-day-old steak has umami, rich taste. You don’t lose that great prime rib flavor, either. The only downside is having to wait a hundred…

Smoked Jalapeno Pepper Poppers

Meat-Stuffed Jalapenos

By Jack Mancuso | December 8, 2022

Jalapeno poppers have risen to become a trendy snack throughout the United States. These meat-stuffed jalapenos are fantastic for an appetizer. Bonus: they’re finger food. Their visual appearance is somewhat like a finger, too. Hot, Hot, Hot Jalapeno So what exactly is a Jalapeno popper? Basically, it consists of a…

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Top Ten Grilling and Barbecue Tools

By Jack Mancuso | November 23, 2022

The more you grill, you realize that some tools make your job easier. Is it time to upgrade your grill and work toward mastery? I have my favorites. So today, I’m giving you my list of the top ten grilling and barbecue tools. With these implements, you’ll be able to…

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Why do Knives Rust & How to Prevent Knives from Rusting

By Jack Mancuso | November 23, 2022

When you buy a cutlery set, you might not think about rusting. Nonetheless, one day you find specs of rust. No one wants to cut with that. The question remains why do knives rust, & how to prevent knives from rusting? Is there a remedy? What is Rust? Rust, also…

Holiday gift guide

Cuso Cuts Holiday Gift Guide

By Jack Mancuso | November 10, 2022

The holidays are right around the corner (wasn’t it just June?). Shopping for people isn’t always a simple task. Oh, certainly, you can give family members the annual pairs of socks or Aunt Mable her favorite perfume, but that’s kinda dull. Spice things up a bit (literally). Why not try…

Crab Stuffed Salmon

Crab Stuffed Salmon

By Jack Mancuso | October 22, 2022

The recipe I’m sharing from the great outdoors is for Crab Stuffed Salmon. This is another way of using the meaty nature of salmon for perfectly luscious grilling and smoking outcomes. Other examples include my salmon burnt ends, and hot honey smoked salmon.  The salmon filets are co-starring with crab…

Loaded Bacon Cheeseburger Bread

By Jack Mancuso | October 3, 2022

Today, I’m taking the idea of a hamburger and creating a loaded bacon cheeseburger bread. You will basically stuff a baguette with luscious burger ingredients and put it on the grill for that perfect crust. I chose charcoal for the heat source because of the smoky flavor it imparts. You…

Burger Dog

By Jack Mancuso | September 28, 2022

What on earth is a Burger Dog? The name gives you a hint. My burger dog combines the best of both worlds. Why not enjoy both a hamburger and a hot dog at the same time, in the same bite? It’s a morsel from heaven and a perfect tailgating meal.…

Honey Smoked Salmon Bagel

By Jack Mancuso | September 26, 2022

Bagels have so many applications. Besides my honey smoked salmon bagel, you can load them with any lunchmeat, cheese, jelly, cream cheese, hummus, avocado… well, you get the picture. Bagels are also sturdy compared to other bready items that fall apart before you finish eating.  If you wanted, you could…

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Rosemary Scallop Skewers

By Jack Mancuso | September 22, 2022

If you’re looking for a luscious, rustic dish, my rosemary scallop skewers fit the bill. Rosemary has a taste akin to a cross between sage, pepper, and pine. Here, you will be using long cuts of rosemary as your skewer on a griddle. If you don’t want the rosemary leaves…

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