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Adobo-Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Grilled-Pineapple Salsa

Summertime is here with long days, warm weather, vacations, swim parties, fireworks, baseball, and every possible reason to grill grill grill! This is our Summer Grilling Spectacular, a series of amazing recipes perfect for hot summer nights and weekend barbecues. The next entry is Adobo-Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Grilled-Pineapple Salsa, a flavor explosion of spicy […]

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Mother’s Day Grilled Coconut Rum French Toast

Mother’s Day is here again, and she probably wants to go to her favorite Sunday Brunch again, and so will everyone else! Take this Mother’s Day up a notch by preparing her a home-cooked, gourmet breakfast on the grill. Mother’s Day Grilled Coconut Rum French Toast is a sweet and delightful meal that your mother, […]

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Grilled Shrimp Rolls with Sorrel – Grillin’ In The Spring Series

Springtime brings warmer temperatures, budding blossoms, longer days, and thus, more opportunities to grill and hangout with friends. This is the unofficial start to the high season of barbecue, and The Grillfather wants to kick start your weekend menu with some terrific meal ideas with the Grillin’ in the Spring Series. This week, we bring […]

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Grilled Buffalo Chicken Sliders – Grill Madness

Sports, great food, and friends are the trifecta of any great weekend! Triple this assemblage and you have March Madness – three weeks of unrelenting win or go home excitement of the greatest tournament in the country. These three weeks are the embodiment of everything good, right, smoked, charred, marinated, rubbed, rotisserie, seared, skewered, and […]

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Tri Tip and Caramelized Onion Sandwiches with Mustard Aioli – Winter Game Day Series

The biggest sporting event of the year is upon us; Super Bowl Week has begun. As the teams face the media and prepare for war, the Grillfather has a battle plan for your game day menu called the Winter Game Day Series. This year’s entry is Tri Tip and Caramelized Onion Sandwiches with Mustard Aioli, […]

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Spice-Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Spicy Cucumber Salsa – Winter Game Day Series

New Year’s Day has come and passed, New resolutions have been vowed and won’t last. But noble and true as the dawning sun, The football playoffs have only just begun. To get you ready for the gridiron excitement, we continue our Winter Game Day series with Spice-Rubbed Grilled Salmon with Spicy Cucumber Salsa. This is […]

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Herb and Red Wine Rotisserie Leg of Lamb – Christmas Grilling Series

Nothing beats Christmas as the happiest time of the year, except for maybe the family squabbles, burning the Christmas turkey, or losing the neighborhood Christmas light competition. To help you avoid one of these holiday catastrophes, we continue the Christmas Grilling Series with Herb and Red Wine Rotisserie Leg of Lamb. This is a meal […]

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Grilled Baby Portabella Pesto Flatbread Pizza – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

With Thanksgiving just a couple weeks away, it is time to revisit our Thankful It’s Thanksgiving series to get the special spread ready for guests and family. Bringing something new and different to the traditional favorites, here is Grilled Baby Portabella Pesto Flatbread Pizza. Whether as an appetizer or side, this unique dish marries conventional […]

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Spicy Grilled Pork & Grape Kebabs – Harvest Grilling Series

Fall is considered by many as their favorite season because of the cooler temperatures, the beautiful colors of changing leaves, and the abundance of fruits and vegetables of the harvest. This majestic time of year is also perfect for grilling outdoors to enjoy the changing climate. Continuing the Harvest Grilling Series we present Spicy Grilled […]

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Grilled Chicken, Tomato, and Onion Sandwiches – Time of the Tailgate

It’s our favorite time of year, or should I say, the beginning of our favorite time of year. Football season is amongst us – a time of fun, fraternity, and food. To set your table for each game day we are continuing our Time of the Tailgate series with Grilled Chicken, Tomato, and Onion Sandwiches. […]

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Grilled Ginger-Marinated Flank Steak

Long summer evenings with skies painted pink and orange, the gentle breeze building as the sun begins to wane, and the aroma of charred beef over open flame filling the backyard – this is what summer grilling is all about! Get your summer grill on with Grilled Ginger-Marinated Flank Steak, a ginger-infused dish with both […]

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Grilled Bratwurst and Special Mustard Sauce

Summer is here, America’s pastime is in full swing, and the grill is always calling. It’s a match made in heaven, but why settle for basic hotdogs when you can go for it all with Grilled Bratwurst and Special Mustard Sauce. Beautifully grilled, simmered in beer with onions and peppers, and topped with tangy mustard […]

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Peppered Ribeye Steaks – Grillin’ in the Spring Series

The weather is warming up and the days are getting longer – springtime is in full motion and soon summer will be upon us. Time is flying by with the seasons and we need to treasure every moment, seizing the day, and grill grill grill! Continuing our Grillin’ in the Spring series, we bring Peppered […]

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Grilled Citrus-Herb Chicken – Grillin’ in the Spring Series

Springtime: melting snow feeding the creeks and rivers, budding flowers and sprouting plants, fragrances of citrus and herbs – nature coming to life. Bring your taste buds to life with the tastes of spring as we continue our Grillin’ in the Spring series with Grilled Citrus-Herb Chicken. A very simple dish that can be customized […]

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Picadillo Poppers – Grill Madness

For us grilling enthusiasts, any sports event or holiday is a grand opportunity, nare I say duty, to fire up the grill and display our grilling prowess. March Madness is one of the high points of every year – three weeks of games and excitement – and it is our God-given responsibility to provide righteous […]

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Hoisin-Maple Glazed Grilled Chicken

February is the month of great opportunity. Not only, the time of special prominence and celebration of Cupid’s arrow having hit its mark, but also the revelry and excitement of the year’s biggest game and extravaganza. Whether honoring the one you love or the game you love, Hoisin-Maple Glazed Grilled Chicken will make either event […]

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Hawaiian Beef Sliders – Winter Game Day Series

Once in a lifetime memories, unforgettable game winning drives, finger licking good barbecue dishes throughout the afternoon – this is what playoff football is all about! As the road to the big game draws to a close, likewise the end of the Winter Game Day series nears its seasonal finale. For the final “Hail Mary,” […]

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Grilled Shrimp Vermouth Skewers – Winter Game Day Series

What a wild and crazy weekend of excitement and disappointments, twists and turns, drama and tragedy! This is the time to seize the day and the barbecue tongs, to grill with precision and fervor in preparation of the three-hour extravaganza of feasting and football. Continuing the Winter Game Day Series to get you ready for […]

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches – Winter Game Day Series

The playoffs are set, the game times are marked, and the grill is ready! It’s time for the Winter Game Day Series, the GrillFather’s annual series dedicated to getting ready for the big game. This year’s first dish is Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches with Vidalia onion barbecue sauce. This is a great choice for tailgating […]

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Grilled Apricot-Balsamic Chicken Wings – New Year’s Eve Bash Series

“Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot and auld lang syne?” (Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns) In just a few days, all will toast with their friends and loved ones, singing this traditional song and having absolutely no idea what it means. Although the songs and […]

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Grilled Chinese-Style Ribs – New Year’s Eve Bash Series

One day left… One more chance in 2015 to fire up the grill and confidently proclaim your barbecue prowess. With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, this and next week’s articles will feature grilled finger food ideas perfect for a late night celebration. First off in our New Year’s Eve Bash series is Grilled […]

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Grilled Holiday Honey Ham

The holidays are here and all the festivities that come with it – decorating, shopping, parties, Christmas pageants, wrapping presents, and more. Here at TheGrillfather.com, we want to ease your Christmas Day or holiday party menu planning with Grilled Holiday Honey Ham. This is the traditional favorite main dish of Christmastime, but prepared in a […]

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Grilled Sea Salt Crusted Rib Eye with Homemade Horseradish

Cold weather brings big appetites that crave hearty meals of piping hot protein and vegetables. However, most people elect for indoor preparation leaving their grills all alone and neglected for winter. This ought not be so. Make the winter season, grilling season with Grilled Sea Salt Crusted Rib Eye with Homemade Horseradish. This remarkable steak […]

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Chicken Grillcicles with Rum Butter Sauce

Winter is upon us, and many would say that grilling season is over. We are here to declare – until hell freezes over the grill shall forever burn. Sure, winter may be a little colder, a little darker, a little stormier… Ok, it’s a lot colder, but nothing beats hot food off the grill and […]

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Smoked Sweet Potato Mash With Hickory Syrup – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

strat-e-gy (noun) – planning of war A steadfast strategy is required for success whether it’s generals on the battlefield, businessmen on Wall Street, or cooks carefully coordinating use of the oven on Thanksgiving Day to get all the dishes cooked and served. With the Thankful It’s Thanksgiving series, we have sought to provide the plans […]

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Grilled Broccoli Rabe With Cider Vinaigrette – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

On November 26th, just about every table in America will have a Thanksgiving turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes. Beyond these are various side dishes and desserts, but very few that are traditionally prepared on the grill. Next in our Thankful It’s Thanksgiving series is Grilled Broccoli Rabe with Cider Vinaigrette. This is one of many […]

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Grilled Pork Roast with Fruit Compote – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

Thanksgiving dinner is usually about the turkey. But what if you don’t want turkey? Here is a wonderful alternative to your traditional Thanksgiving menu (or addition because face it, there’s still going to be turkey on the table). Grilled Pork Roast with Fruit Compote, an herb-spiced pork roast that is complimented by the sweet and […]

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Grilled Whole Turkey – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

The leaves are changing, the weather is changing, and the stores are changing (or decorating…) – yes, Thanksgiving is just 22 days away! Since we are so very thankful for our grills, we are continuing our Thankful it’s Thanksgiving series with several recipes and techniques for grilling that Thanksgiving Day feast. We begin with Grilled […]

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Spooky Halloween Beef Ribs

Halloween has become hugely popular for costume parties, dinners, and festivities. We thought it would be fun to provide some spooky inspiration for your Halloween grilling with these Spooky Halloween Beef Ribs. These are taken from Chef David Burtka, and he likes using beef back ribs because they look eerily similar to human ribs. As […]

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Orange Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potatoes – Harvest Grilling Series

Autumn is truly wonderful to behold with its endless shades of yellow and orange, perfect days, and brisk nights. Likewise, fall menus offer rich dishes infused with blends of fruits, veggies, and spices. For our final installment in the Harvest Grilling Series, we present Orange Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potatoes – a hearty, sweet, and […]

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Maple & Rosemary Salmon Skewers – Harvest Grilling Series

The fragrances of each season can invoke recollections and emotions of special times and experiences. This is especially true in the months of autumn leading up to the holidays, when the menus feature more traditional favorites and ingredients. Continuing our Harvest Grilling Series, we suggest Maple & Rosemary Salmon Skewers. The sweetness of maple and […]

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Grilled Pear Salad – Harvest Grilling Series

With cooler temperatures and earlier sunsets, it’s obvious autumn has come. The change of seasons brings a whole slew of new grilling ideas that we call the Harvest Grilling Series. Our next featured recipe is Grilled Pear Salad – a refreshing, brisk salad with fresh ingredients and beautifully grilled pears. Perfect as a side or […]

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Grilled Grapefruit Halves with Honey, Brown Sugar, and Pistachios – Harvest Grilling Series

Harvest time brings to mind images from seventh-grade history books of produce and crops bountifully atop a large dinner table in a small country town. Such images are nostalgic and full of tradition, reminiscing of a different time. Continuing our Harvest Grilling Series, we have Grilled Grapefruit Halves with Honey, Brown Sugar, and Pistachios. This […]

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Tuscan-Style Roast Pork – Harvest Grilling Series

It’s harvest time again! Autumn leaves, freshly harvested ingredients, cooler nighttime temperatures, and spectacular sunsets across the Colorado Front Range make this a perfect season for grilling. To celebrate, we start our Harvest Grilling Series featuring Tuscan-Style Roast Pork with rosemary, sage, and garlic. This dish is a savory, slow roast on the rotisserie, allowing […]

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Big Porter’s Favorite – “Labor Day, Steak Day”

Since Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer, why not go out with grills blazing! Affirming the adage, “go big or go home,” we have declared Labor Day, Steak Day. To initiate the celebration we bring you Big Porter’s Favorite, a grilled porterhouse steak with chimichurri sauce. This recipe calls for one large steak […]

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French Onion Beer Burgers – Summer Grilling Spectacular

Burgers have become an American tradition and staple, but even more so during the summer months with perfect weather and long days. French Onion Soup has also become a popular favorite, but is not ideal in hot weather unless you’re locked up inside an icebox. To keep you outside in sun and nature, combine these […]

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Asian Beef Skewers – Summer Grilling Spectacular

Summertime is already halfway through and we have only begun to grill! It’s time to ramp it up and enjoy these long sunny days while we still have them. For inspiration we continue the Summer Grilling Spectacular with Asian Beef Skewers. Grilled skewers are perfect for outdoor festivities and pool parties, and these Asian inspired […]

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Hot Island Burgers – Summer Grilling Spectacular

The perfect summer day is often described as a sunny day on a remote tropical beach under an umbrella with sparkling refreshment at your fingertips. For most of us though, that island paradise is too far away geographically and monetarily to enjoy regularly. Bring that tropical savor to your backyard grill with Hot Island Burgers, […]

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Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs – Summer Grilling Spectacular

Summer brings vacations, longer days, increased sunshine, and more opportunities to grill anything and everything! To help fill your summertime menu, we are continuing our annual Summer Grilling Spectacular. This year’s first dish is Grilled Root Beer Pork Ribs, inspired by the Southern practice of marinating and cooking meat with Coca-Cola. This whimsical take on […]

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Honey Chicken Skewers with Grilled-Corn Salad – Grillin’ on the Fourth of July

Independence Day is quickly approaching, the weather is heating up, and the fireworks stands are appearing on every corner. To help plan your Independence Day BBQ we want to continue our Grillin’ on the Fourth of July Series. This first recipe is Honey Chicken Skewers with Grilled Corn Salad, a fun and simple dish promising […]

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Grilled Steak & Chorizo Tacos with Avocado Salsa – Father’s Day

We have been presenting possible entrees for your Father’s Day menu, and have saved the best for last. This is the one that will get you first on the inheritance list; the one that will solidify your rightful place as “Daddy’s Favorite;” the one that will guarantee every father’s bliss – the after-meal-induced food coma! […]

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Grilled Paella Mixta – Memorial Day Backyard BBQ Series

Memorial Day is about honoring and remembering all those that have served, fought, and died protecting our nation’s freedom. In our final recipe of the Memorial Day Backyard BBQ Series, we present Grilled Paella Mixta, a classic grilled rice dish from Spain.  This is the perfect choice to kick up the Memorial Day menu, sharing […]

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Grilled Country-Style Pork Ribs – Memorial Day Backyard BBQ Series

With normally perfect weather and longer days, the month of May is perfect for celebrating National Barbecue Month.  To continue the festivities we bring the next recipe in our Memorial Day Backyard BBQ Series –  Grilled Country-Style Pork Ribs. Somewhat confusingly named, this cut of meat is not from the ribs at all, but from […]

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Southwestern Backyard Burgers – Memorial Day Backyard BBQ Series

Memorial Day is just two weeks away, and being the unofficial beginning of summer, it also kicks off the high time of backyard grilling. To give you ideas for your Memorial Day menu, we present the Memorial Day Backyard BBQ Series beginning with Southwestern Backyard Burgers. Any kind of burger is the perennial favorite dish […]

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Peruvian Style Grilled Chicken with Green Sauce – Mother’s Day

Where do we begin when talking about mom? The tender loving care, the thousands of meals prepared to feed the family, the endless piles of laundry to keep us presentable, the “never-quit” determination, relentless hope? With hearts of gratitude for all moms, we present a wonderful grilling option for Mother’s Day: Peruvian Style Grilled Chicken […]

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Mint Chimichurri Beef and Vegetable Kabobs – Mother’s Day

Flour on the ceiling, puddles on the floor, sticky counters, enough dirty bowls and pans for a restaurant galley… Yes, it’s Mother’s Day again! That special day each year we pause to thank, celebrate, and destroy mom’s kitchen preparing her favorite meal (or just any meal for that matter). For her sake, and the well-being […]

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Grilled Whole Red Snapper – Grillin’ in the Spring Series

Springtime brings budding flowers, creeks and rivers from melting snow, the beginning of camping season, America’s Pastime, and more wonderful excuses to grill. Continuing our Grillin’ in the Spring series, we bring Grilled Whole Snapper.  Grilling the fish whole adds great depth of flavor and provides a dramatic display of color and texture when served. […]

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Grilled Salmon Steaks with Chile-Lime Butter – Grillin’ in the Spring Series

“I’m grillin’ in the spring Just grillin’ in the spring What a glorious feeling I’m grillin’ again…” The fragrance of fresh food roasting on the grill is like music in the air – it’s contagious and fun. Continuing the Grillin’ in the Spring series, we have Grilled Salmon Steaks with Chile-Lime Butter. This is a […]

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Grilled Tuna with Puttanesca Salsa – Grillin’ in the Spring Series

Springtime – brisk and refreshing, budding with life – this season offers better weather and more days suitable for outdoor cooking and entertaining.  This week we bring some stimulating grilling inspiration to match this time of year: Grilled Tuna with Puttanesca Salsa.  Nothing is as revitalizing as fresh fish lightly seared and seasoned, and this […]

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Spicy Grilled Burgers – Grill Madness

…And then there were four… The final four teams battling for a national championship, daring to dream that this could be their year. Stomp-downs, buzzer-beaters, and the unexpected are what make this tournament so exciting. Grill Madness continues with our own stomp-down: Spicy Grilled Burgers.  With powerful flavor, alarming heat, and an unexpected hint of […]

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Caribbean Jerk Chicken – Grill Madness

It has been an amazing first two rounds of March Madness, with upsets and close games, and fan brackets shot to “h-e-double-hockey-stick.” But it’s not over, so to inspire your tourney menu we bring Grill Madness, a collection of recipes to put your game day extravaganza over the top. Our second installment is Caribbean Jerk […]

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Grilled Jalapeno Ribs – Grill Madness

Bracketology is the process of predicting the field of college basketball participants in the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Ribology is the process of devouring lusciously grilled ribs while the games unfold. It’s time for Grill Madness – three weeks of fun with the grill, friends, and competition to see who wins the big dance. To start […]

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Stout & Pesto Grilled Flank Steak – St. Patrick’s Rock the Shamrock Series

Luck is in the air, your pot of gold at the end of the rainbow is just up yonder, and a four-leaf clover is sure to be in the next patch. To celebrate this turn of providence, we continue the St. Patrick’s Rock the Shamrock Series with Stout & Pesto Grilled Flank Steak.  Marinated in […]

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Grilled Corned Beef – St. Patrick’s Rock the Shamrock Series

“The shamrocks are coming! The shamrocks are coming!” Saint Patrick’s Day is fast approaching, bringing with it national celebrations of eating, drinking, parades, and prominent displays of green. Here’s our take on Pat’s most popular dish, Grilled Corned Beef. Traditionally just boiled, grilling at unlocks more aromatics and flavors in the meat. Corned beef gets […]

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Roasted Red Pepper & Olive Pizza – The Vivacious Vegetarian

There is nothing like roasted veggies on the grill or golden brown bread toasted over flame. Neither is a conventional oven any match for a grill in cooking pizza at home. For our second recipe of The Vivacious Vegetarian, we combine all these in Roasted Red Pepper & Olive Pizza on the grill. The high […]

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Tomato-Portobello Stacks With Cheater’s Béarnaise – The Vivacious Vegetarian

Usually we associate grilling with some form of carne, however, just about every ingredient tastes better charred over open flame, especially vegetables. In acknowledgement of our vegetarian neighbors, over the next couple weeks we will bring a collection of recipes called the Vivacious Vegetarian. We begin with Tomato-Portobello Stacks with Cheater’s Béarnaise, a triple grilled […]

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Grilled Beef Tenderloin

The king of date night is around the corner and we want to help you romance your Valentine’s culinary senses with Grilled Beef Tenderloin. Beautifully simple and succulent, this dish is sure to delight your special someone adding to your memorable night. Marinating in a combination of red wine, soy sauce, garlic, and spices for […]

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Grilled Artichokes with Creamy Butter Dip – Winter Game Day Series

Are you ready for some football? The big game is coming, however, just as the commercials have become part of the spectacle, so has the food. Our next feature in the Winter Game Day series is Grilled Artichokes with Creamy Butter Dip. This is a more sophisticated alternative to chips and dip, although I’m fine […]

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Glazed Bacon and Cheese Filled Burgers – Winter Game Day Series

Super Bowl! Super Bowl! Super Bowl! Can you feel the excitement? Each week the losers go home, and the winners move on trying to make it to the big game. Our second installment of the Winter Game Day series is Glazed Bacon and Cheese Filled Burgers, and it promises to be a decadent meal that […]

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Skirt Steak Nachos – Winter Game Day Series

Year 2015 kicks off with gridiron excitement as momentum builds towards the Super Bowl. To inspire those game day menus, we are continuing our Winter Game Day Series. We begin with Skirt Steak Nachos. Perfect for any party, but ideal for the big game, these nachos are super simple and flavorful. What sets these nachos […]

Grilled Pears with Brie & Pistachios – Christmas Grilling Series

Ever get a holiday gift basket during the holidays? Usually they have some kind of fruit, some kind of cheese, and a variety of nuts. We have a holiday inspired appetizer with classic seasonal ingredients to complete our Christmas Grilling Series – Grilled Pears with Brie and Pistachios. Incredibly simple and healthy, grilled fruit always […]

Grilled Prime Rib – Christmas Grilling Series

Like many Christmas favorites, Prime Rib has been reworked and served in countless ways with a myriad of sauces and seasonings, but usually in indoors. Continuing our Christmas Grilling Series, we wanted to bring Grilled Prime Rib with a simple outdoor preparation on the grill. This recipe requires a long and patient roasting time, giving […]

Grilled Salmon with Green Goddess Dressing – Christmas Grilling Series

“It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” This is my favorite time of year: pulling out the decorations, watching Christmas movies, and looking at Christmas lights. It’s festive, it’s comforting, and it’s full of delectable dishes to keep the grill going throughout the winter. To impart Christmas cheer and a few grilling ideas for […]

Grill-Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Molasses and Butter – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Serie

When we gather together on Thanksgiving, we symbolically celebrate all our blessings by sharing a feast of the produce of our nation. Our last feature in the Thankful It’s Thanksgiving series is wonderfully simple in its preparation and taste – Grill-Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Molasses and Butter. With only four ingredients, this large vegetable does […]

Grilled Butterflied Turkey with Rosemary Garlic Gravy – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

Thanksgiving Day is not the same with out turkey. However, it’s really not about the bird, but rather sharing food with one another in thankfulness. Our Thankful It’s Thanksgiving series continues with Grilled Butterflied Turkey with Rosemary Garlic gravy. Butterflying the turkey – removing the back so it lies flat – is a great way […]

Yukon Gold Rush Grilled Pizza – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

Family and friends are just some of the reasons we are thankful it’s Thanksgiving. To spend the day dining together – sharing our experiences, successes, and failures – that’s what makes this day unique. Therefore, next in our Thankful It’s Thanksgiving series is Yukon Gold Rush Grilled Pizza, which makes for an untraditional and fabulous […]

Grilled Pear Salad – Thankful It’s Thanksgiving! Series

Thankfully, it’s Thanksgiving – a time to reflect on the year in appreciation and gratitude for the blessings we have received. This month we wanted to provide a menu for that thankful holiday that captures the graciousness of the season in style and flavor. We begin with Grilled Pear Salad, a very simple, autumn-inspired dish […]

Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Molasses Glaze – Harvest Grilling Series

As we bring our Harvest Grilling Series to a close, our last installment is Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Molasses Glaze. Sweet potatoes speak of Fall and Thanksgiving, but preparing them on the grill will bring a whole new experience. Grilled veggies are wonderful because their flavors deepen over the fire. With its hearty texture and […]

Grilled Balsamic Pork Tenderloin – Harvest Grilling Series

Rustling autumn leaves tossed by the brisk breeze as rays of the setting sun dance across the yard… Autumn is here in full swing and I love it! Not only is it a beautiful time of transition, it’s the ideal weather to cook and experiment on the grill. The fourth installment of our Harvest Grilling […]

Grilled Glazed Autumn Chicken – Harvest Grilling Series

The imagery of autumn is apples and pumpkins, shades of orange and red and brown, falling leaves, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg. The flavors of autumn follow suit and are presented wonderfully in our third installment of the Harvest Grilling Series: Grilled Glazed Autumn Chicken with Apple Pumpkin Sauce.  An American dish with hints of Indian […]

Grilled Spareribs with Maple-Chipotle Glaze – Harvest Grilling Series

With fall being such a pleasurable time to grill because of the beauty of the outdoors and cooler temperatures, this is an ideal time to cook ribs. For our second installment in our Harvest Grilling Series, we bring Grilled Spareribs with Mable-Chipotle Glaze.  Ribs take a bit longer to cook than other dishes, but fall, […]

Honey-Glazed Chicken Skewers – Harvest Grilling Series

Fall is here and this is the best time to grill – It’s cooler making it more pleasant to stand by a fire, it’s more beautiful with an array of autumn colors outside to enjoy while grilling, and the ingredients taste better since it is harvest time. Therefore, we offer you the Harvest Grilling Series […]

Grilled Vegetable Tostadas with Lemon Dressing

Sunday afternoon BBQ is a family tradition across much of our nation. As summer is drawing to a close, here is another awesome recipe to enjoy: Grilled Vegetable Tostadas with Lemon Dressing.  These are a healthy alternative to the meat entrees usually on the menu. However, what is lost in calories is not lost in […]

Manchego-Stuffed Pork Burgers – Time of the Tailgate

In our celebration of football season, we have presented the Time of the Tailgate series to spark exciting menu choices for your gameday festivities.  The last recipe is Manchego-Stuffed Pork Burgers.  No tailgate party is complete without a burger, and this one is a different take on a classic that will not disappoint. Beginning with […]

Grilled Pepper Poppers – Time of the Tailgate

It is the Time of the Tailgate; a unique time of year where truck beds become outdoor kitchens and brotherly love flows from vehicle to vehicle, as long as their owners’ bear the same of coat of arms. This age is marked by it’s food: bold, messy, spicy, messy, flavorful, and messy. Today, we bring […]

Grilled Sausage & Pepper Grand Slam Grinders – Time of the Tailgate

Football is here, fall is coming, and the Time of the Tailgate has arrived.  Whether you actually tailgate in the parking lot of your favorite team or prep for the game in the comfort of your backyard, these recipes will bring instant success to our pregame festivities. We begin with Grilled Sausage & Pepper Grand […]

Barbecue-Braised Bourbon Beef with Mustard Glaze

We love to use the grill for cooking all kinds of dishes, traditional and unique.  We also enjoy preparing traditionally indoor kitchen dishes on the grill, and seeing how they turn out.  Today, we have Barbecue-Braised Bourbon Beef with Mustard Glaze; hands down, the best pot roast around, and it’s prepared on the grill. This […]

Steak Sandwich Kabobs – “Labor Day, Steak Day”

In our crusade to make Labor Day, Steak Day, we have one more fun grilling idea: Steak Sandwich Kabobs. Everyone loves a great steak sandwich, and everyone loves kabobs for parties, so we combined the two.  These kabobs are a deconstructed version of a classic steak sandwich with all of the flavor and twice the […]

Spinach & Bacon Steak Pinwheels – “Labor Day, Steak Day”

Now for a whimsical spin on making Labor Day, Steak Day. We have Spinach & Bacon Steak Pinwheels as our second recipe… I had you at bacon, right?  These delectable wheels of salty, beefy goodness will brighten up your day. Whether as an appetizer or main entrée, the circles of fun will be a hit […]

BBQ Chicken Burgers – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Summertime is all about relaxing, having fun, rewarding experiences, and trying new things. Our next installment in our Summer Grilling Spectacular series covers all of these, and taste good too – BBQ Chicken Burgers.  This isn’t just throwing a filet on a bun; these burgers are handmade with a ground chicken mixture that will knock […]

Grilled Pineapple and Corn Salsa – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

I can’t get enough chips and salsa during the summer (or really all year round, but we are talking about summer…). Here is the Summer Grilling Spectacular homage to salsa: Grilled Pineapple and Corn Salsa.  Everything in this salsa is first grilled on the BBQ, then combined for an explosion of heat and flavor to […]

Thai Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Summer grilling is all about enjoying good BBQ around the pool with a refreshing beverage.  Today, we bring an international flare to our Summer Grilling Spectacular with Thai Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce.  These skewers of marinated chicken are pure delight to the taste buds, and work great entertaining around the pool or for […]

Green Chile Cheeseburgers – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Since summer grilling often is all about meat or poultry, let’s get back to it with our Summer Grilling Spectacular Green Chile Cheeseburgers.  These burgers are all about summer break fun – full of flavor and kick, with just a little heat.  They are perfect as an entrée or as an appetizer if you make […]

Grilled Salmon Salad With Fresh Strawberries – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Summer grilling is often all about meat or poultry, as well it should be… However, sometimes in these dog days of summer, a lighter dish is a welcomed surprise.  This installment of our Summer Grilling Spectacular is Grilled Salmon Salad with Fresh Strawberries. This is dish is a refreshing departure from the burgers and steaks […]

Grilled Corn with Bacon Butter – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Two words: bacon butter… Your summer and your grill are going to be sizzling with the next dish in our Summer Grilling Spectacular series: Grilled Corn with Bacon Butter. I think this deserves a third repeat: bacon butter… This is an awesome redo of a traditional favorite. Whether as an appetizer, side dish, or just […]

Lime & Thyme Grilled Shrimp – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Summer is high season for visits to the beach, enjoying the sun and waves.  Bring the ocean home in our next Summer Grilling Spectacular recipe: Lime & Thyme Grilled Shrimp.  An explosion of flavor and texture in every bite, these shrimp are sure to be a Sunday afternoon favorite. This recipe calls for the use […]

Grilled Garlic Parmesan Zucchini – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Your summer is going to be sizzling with our Summer Grilling Spectacular.  Our next recipe is Grilled Garlic Parmesan Zucchini, and it will become your go to appetizer for outdoor grilling entertaining.  These zucchini are rich enough to stand on their own, but are wonderful starters that compliment steak, ribs, chicken, or fish. This fast […]

Grilled Rib Eye with Onion Relish – “Summer Grilling Spectacular”

Summer is here and it will be gone before you know it.  Before we lose these long days and awesome weather, lets get your summer grilling menu together with our Summer Grilling Spectacular Series.  To kick it off, we have Grilled Rib Eye with Onion Relish, featuring a unique onion sauce with a rich onion-jalapeño […]

Huli Huli Chicken – “Grillin’ on the Fourth of July”

We live in a country of liberty and diversity comprised of 50 states, each with it’s own unique signature in history, culture, and food. For the final installment in our Grillin’ on the Fourth of July series, we bring a dish from the newest state in the union – Hawaiian inspired Huli Huli Chicken. Huli […]

Grilled-Glazed Salmon Sandwiches with Bacon – “Grillin’ on the Fourth of July”

Independence Day means independence from authoritarianism, monarchy, taxation without representation, and independence from the kitchen stove! Our second installment in our Grillin’ on the Fourth of July series is Grilled-Glazed Salmon Sandwiches with Bacon. Using fresh salmon and a spicy honey-mustard glaze, these cookout appropriate finger foods are sure to delight and inspire your guests. […]

Bourbon Brat Skewers – “Grillin’ on the Fourth of July”

Every July 4th we gather with friends and family to celebrate our country’s birth, the end of tyranny, life, liberty…and the freedom to grill!  This day is all about fireworks, great food off the grill, and remembering where our freedom came from.  To help inspire you with new menu options, we are bringing you a […]

Breakfast Burgers – “A Father’s Dream Breakfast”

What could be better than a burger on Father’s Day? How about a burger for breakfast on Father’s Day! That’s right, today we are bringing a father’s dream breakfast: Breakfast Burgers. A fusion of everything good and American about breakfast and burgers, this is a fantastic way to begin celebrating dad this Father’s Day. Using […]

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