Blog

Matt Curmi

Boosting the Immune System Through Food

Boosting the Immune System Through Food

So, what is the best way to go about boosting the strength and vitality of your immune system? The answer is hydration, fresh air (get outside and fire up that grill), exercise, nutrition, and a balanced diet. I am not a certified nutritionist or medical professional - this is what I know through my own experience as a Chef and a Father. The immune system is our body's defense against infection and disease, it needs to be well nourished in order to stay strong and be able to continue the good fight. We all know that nourishment is how the body physically...

Read more →


Matt Curmi

How to brine turkey, chicken, ducks and other wild game

How to brine turkey, chicken, ducks and other wild game

Is there a best brine to use before cooking your choice of bird? There are multiple brine concoctions that I like to use, but before we go into that, let’s talk about why brining is a good idea in the first place.   Brining is certainly not crucial, but it can really help your end product, especially if you are looking to do your bird it’s due justice. Basically, overcooking poultry can result in dry meat. Brining is a way to ensure that the meat retains its natural juices, while at the same adding some moisture and seasoning from the...

Read more →


Matt Curmi

Tips for Winter Grilling

Tips for Winter Grilling

A great many of us live in mild climates that are great for outdoor grilling year round, and some of us contend with things like freezing rain and snow. The question is, should the weather stop us from cooking outside? In case you are not sure where I’m headed with this, the answer is a big no. Before I touch on how to go about preparing for winter grilling, let’s identify a few select reasons why you should be cooking outside in the first place. Cooking outdoors makes for less cleanup and general kitchen disarray in the first place. Whether...

Read more →


Customer Service

The Health Benefits of Omega-3 Found in Salmon

The Health Benefits of Omega-3 Found in Salmon

By now you’ve undoubtedly heard all about omega-3s and that they are great for your health, but did you know that the best way to incorporate these fatty acids into your diet isn’t necessarily vitamins or supplements? In fact, one of the best sources of omega-3 is fatty, wild fish such as wild Prince William Sound Sockeye salmon from Alaska. There’s also a good chance you are eating less than the recommended amount of this type of quality fish! So what are Omega-3 fatty acids anyway? The term Omega 3 fatty acids refers to a family of fats found commonly...

Read more →