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Don’t Eat Fuel! – Smarter Starter Fluid

Nothing can be more disappointing than taking that first bite of your freshly grilled meal and tasting something foreign, something chemical – tasting lighter fluid! With Smarter Starter Fluid, the only taste in your mouth will be the succulent flavor of your grilling prowess. Made of 100% eco-friendly ingredients and absolutely no kerosene, this lighter […]

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Grilled Pound Cake with Bananas and Chocolate Sauce

Easter is at the beginning of spring, a season of rebirth and new growth, and a wonderful way to spend Easter dinner with family and friends is outdoors, weather permitting of course. In our last two articles, we shared main course recipes, but here we have something a bit more fun: Grilled Pound Cake with […]

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Indian-Inspired Lamb Chops

We are bringing some classic and new recipes to prepare this festive meal on your grill beginning with Curry-Ginger Lamb Chops with Apricot-Lime Sauce. Lamb is a traditional favorite of Easter and other holidays, and this wonderful, Indian-inspired Lamb Chops and sauce brings an international twist to this Easter favorite. The sweet tang of the […]

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Sweet & Hot Baby Back Ribs – “Grill Madness”

Here, with the end in sight, on the precipice of sheer madness, can you taste the victory? Can you smell their fear? Representing the SEC Conference, we present “Grill Madness” Sweet & Hot Baby Back Ribs as our fourth and last installment in the “Grill Madness” Series. What better way to celebrate the drama of […]

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Lamb Chops – “Grill Madness”

Now things are starting to get maddening!  The excitement, the drama, the stories, the agony – it’s only been 2 rounds!  Bring on “Grill Madness” Lamb Chops with Gorgonzola Butter, representing the Big-10 Conference. A hearty favorite of the Northern Midwest region, these chops will fill the room with a rich aroma of garlic and […]

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Crab Cakes – “Grill Madness”

Here is our second installment in our “Grill Madness” series celebrating the three weeks of college hoops and fun known as March Madness.  Representing the ACC Conference, we have and East Coast favorite, “Grill Madness” Crab Cakes.  Crab cakes are delicious already, but grilling them adds even more flavor. This is a very simple recipe […]

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Steak Tacos Marinade – “Grill Madness”

Sports events and parties are such a great excuse to get behind a grill, entertain guests, and enjoy great food.  Here comes March Madness 2014 – three weeks of college basketball excitement…Or what I like to call “Grill Madness” – three weeks of fun with the grill and friends. Here’s a series of recipes based […]

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Luck O’ The Lamb Grilled Chops

Here’s another outstanding way to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day without going so excessive (see last article…).  On a day when the excess of meat and drink is celebrated and expected, we want to try our luck at a lighter, fresher alternative.  These lamb grilled chops may not be so lucky for the lamb, but they […]

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St. Pat’s Lucky Cow on a Bun Burgers

Only a few times out of the year is a man in prime health allowed to overindulge. We give ourselves a little wiggle room during the stretch from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. We seize the Super Bowl in all its over-the-top glory. Then there’s St. Patrick’s Day. Cheers to you, Irishmen, for giving us […]

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Valentine’s Salmon and Escarole with Lemon-Tarragon Butter

Valentine’s Day is coming, and how are you going to surprise your special someone?  Demonstrate your love for them by preparing an elegant and romantic meal for the two of you.  Valentine’s Salmon and Escarole with lemon is a sophisticated way to use your grill to deliver a unique dining experience and make this Valentine’s […]

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Grill-Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Glaze

Every awesome meal needs comparably awesome sides, and here is the awesome pairing for your awesome winter grilling extravaganza. Whether burgers, tri-tip, or turkey, these Grill-Roasted Sweet Potato Fries with Maple Soy Glaze make a wonderful counterpart. Rich in flavor, these fries are surprisingly light since they are grilled and not fried. Wonderfully crispy outside […]

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Cranberry-Lime Shrimp and Salsa Recipe

Imagine… surfing on Christmas Day, enjoying the ocean breeze while sitting on the jetty, making sandcastles with your kids… Here’s our holiday take on a classic Baja treat: Grilled Cranberry-Lime Shrimp and Salsa. We can’t bring you to the beach, so we will bring the beach to you – in the middle of winter! The […]

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Simply Tasty Tri Tip Recipe with Grilled Asparagus

What could be better than great tasting tri tip that is really simple to make? Well, probably an even better tasting tri tip that someone cooks for you, however, that is another blog… Since we are doing the cooking and are often very busy, this recipe is a wonderfully doable dinner during our hectic week. […]

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Greedy BBQ Ribs Recipe

When I think about BBQ ribs I get greedy – greedy for more. Great ribs take time and love, and these Greedy BBQ Ribs are the headliner of your next party. They will bring praise, thanks, and Grill-master honor; but watch out! Soon that flavorful satisfaction will begin to fester into a desire for more… […]

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BBQ Gas Conversion Kit – A General Overview

One of the most basic and important elements to consider when installing a grill is gas compatibility. Since natural gas and liquid propane require different pressure settings, the appropriate NG/LP components on your grill are essential to ensure that it will function properly. For example, if you are using a propane tank, but your grill […]

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Planning Your Island Part II – Choosing Island Components

Last week we covered 7 general tips on planning your island. This week we are going to focus on choosing the correct components for your island. Here are 7 more tips to help you avoid any unexpected complications while creating your backyard paradise. Plan For Storage – Choosing Island Components Be sure to account for […]

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Winter Rotisserie Recipe’s – The Sequel

November brings a season of hearty traditional favorites that remind us of family, tradition, and thankfulness… but it also comes every year! How many times should one eat the same turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and pumpkin pie in their lifetime! Here’s to something new – let’s grill new life into our holiday menu with these Winter […]

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Stainless Steel Magnet Test… Fact or Myth?

IS THE STAINLESS STEEL MAGNET TEST FACT OR MYTH? There are over 150 types of stainless steel and about 15 types that are commonly used.  All stainless steels are iron-based alloys containing a minimum of about 10.5% chromium, which is extremely resistant to corrosion, and other alloying elements, such as nickel.  The various combinations of elements […]

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7 Tips for Planning Your Outdoor Island

One key element of any great backyard is the barbecue island. While adding architectural beauty and dynamism to your yard, an island also provides a platform for healthy interaction between friends and family, and what unifying force is more powerful than sizzling BBQ? This year, rather than awkwardly standing around the living room talking about […]

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Lauren’s Traditional Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole just makes me happy! It’s what tortilla chips were made for! All joking aside (I’m really not joking), fresh citrusy guacamole is a favorite for any party or dinner. Thick and creamy, light and rich, this simple food is loaded with complexity that can stand on its own or compliment countless meals. The simplicity […]

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GrillGrates – The “Grate” Secret to Grilling!

Technology has yielded some pretty cool innovations to the art of grilling and grilling appliances. GrillGrates is a new grill surface adaptable to fit almost any grill. Using interlocking panels with raised rail design that replace or lay on top of existing grates, GrillGrates provide a superior infrared grilling experience with easy clean up.  They […]

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Winter Rotisserie Recipes – Keep the Grill Burning

Bring on the cold, put up the lights – we have winter rotisserie recipes for any holiday occasion! Whether poultry or beef, pineapple or soup, the rotisserie will anchor your cozy and festive dinner. In the midst of entertaining, shopping, and decorating the rotisserie is an easier, healthier, and cheaper cooking method suitable for one, […]

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10 Ways to Entertain Around a Fire Pit

Whether in warm evenings of summer or the brisk nights of fall, there is nothing like a fire pit to take your outdoor space to the next level.  Bringing imagination, warmth, and entertainment, a safely designed fire feature provides the backdrop for creating memories and enjoying those most important to you.  However, a fire pit […]

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Barbecue Grill Smoker – Got Mojobricks?

What are Mojobricks? Mojobricks privides a new solution to all your barbecue grill smoking needs! Mojobricks manufactures 6 different styles of barbecue grill bricks, including 3 non-blended wood bricks and 3 blended. These include Hickory, Maple, Apple Essence, Competition Blend With Pecan Essence, Red Oak, Fred Oak, Cherry. These bricks of wood are carefully condensed […]

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Infrared Burner Buying Choices – In-Grill vs. Plug ‘N’ Play

The IR Burner business is really heating up, actual pun intended…and we have been gathering real-life experiences from customers and Facebook friends, including 
tips on buying Infrared Burner grills. Question: Should I buy a grill with an In-Grill (built in) Infrared Burner? Answer: Yes, if you can add or remove it to accommodate your cooking […]

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How much Natural Gas or Propane Pressure Should I have for my Grill to get the best Performance?

Your Grills performance is greatly affected by the amount of gas Volume you feed it. The larger the pipe, the more you can feed your grill, which will yield maximum performance. There are many Gas Line related factors that will affect your grills performance. For most gas BBQ grills, the test is to lift out […]

BBQ 101

You may be one of the many people that order a high-end BBQ and find that it puts out a poor flame when you fire it up. Do not be discouraged, your not alone. There are many reasons why you do not have the flame or head you did not expect. Don’t call the manufacturer […]

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