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Barbequed Maple Balsamic Burgers – Harvest Grilling Series

In honor of the falling maple leaves and all the other falling leaves of red, orange, yellow, brown, and every shade in between, the Harvest Grilling Series brings the flavors and ingredients of the season right to your grill grates.  Stay outside in the perfect sweater weather with Barbequed Maple Balsamic Burgers, featuring the infusion […]

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Grilled Beef Gyros – Time of the Tailgate

Get ready for football, the Time of the Tailgate is here with unique takes traditional grilled fan favorites to celebrate the big day. Whether carting out Big Bubba or a small personal grill, the Grillfather has the bold dishes to get your celebrations started.  Next up is Grilled Beef Gyros, featuring grilled strips of marinated sirloin […]

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The Best Carne Asada – Summer Grilling Spectacular

For many meat-loving grilling enthusiasts, summertime BBQ means grilling carne asada by the pound.  Nothing beats a tortilla stacked with a handful of steak, heavily marinated, charred, and topped with avocado. The Summer Grilling Spectacular continues with The Best Carne Asada, a bold take on tradition beckoning the steak connoisseur to partake and enjoy. Carne […]

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Corned Beef Burgers with Stout Mustard and Fried Egg – St. Patrick’s Rock The Shamrock Series

Everything green, clover, and Irish is celebrated in March on St. Patrick’s Day. We want to elevate this day beyond the clothes, leprechauns, and drunken revelries to a day featuring great Irish-inspired food. Next up in St. Patrick’s Rock The Shamrock Series is Corned Beef Burgers with Stout Mustard and Fried Egg, a rockin’ way […]

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Smoked Pork Ribs With Asian Spice Rub – Winter Game Day Series

There is a scent in the air. Mingled with the brisk breeze of winter, it is the scent of victory; the aroma of tailgating grills alight with the fire of playoff football. This is the Winter Game Day Series, getting you ready to enjoy the best games with the best food. Next up is Smoked […]

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Tacos al Pastor – Time of the Tailgate

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…” That’s right, football is here and with it, the Time of the Tailgate has arrived once again. Whether in a stadium parking lot, on a neighborhood street by the local field, or in your own backyard, we bring you terrific game day recipes to prepare for the […]

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Fajita Chicken Kebabs – Summer Grilling Spectacular

Summer fun brings images of pool parties, vacations, and smokin’ hot grilled food! This is the Summer Grilling Spectacular, a series from the GrillFather to keep your barbecue going all summer long. Next up is Fajita Chicken Kebabs, inspired by the sizzling platters found in restaurants, these kebabs bring the flavor of fajitas to a […]

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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