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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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