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Become the Grill Mayor of 2012

Think you have what it takes to be a true master of the grill? Think you have all of the skills to master the flame? Think you have the chops to turn out perfect chops, burgers, and steaks? Well now is your chance to prove it. McCormick® has partnered with Food Network for a contest to find the Grill Mayor of 2012. Continue reading

Beyond the Protein: Veggies on the Grill

Today’s blog post is about veggies on the grill.  I know what you’re thinking… who’s writing this, and what did they do with Big Wayner?  Well I’m here to tell you that if you’re just grilling steaks and pork chops and chicken on the grill, then you’re missing out on so much more! Continue reading

Get in the Grillerhood — McCormick® Grill Mates® Giveaway

Every once in a while, an opportunity comes along that you simply cannot pass up. I have received such an opportunity, and I can’t wait to share it with you below. Continue reading

Kingsford® Hickory-Infused Propane — First Thoughts

Thanks to Lionel Bateman III for posting this on his Facebook feed.

So apparently the big secret is coming out now — Kingsford is planning to bring to market hickory-infused propane.  Check out Patio Daddio BBQ for more details.  This was my initial reaction at first…

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Grate Expectations: Checking Out the ManGrates

On a past blog, I mentioned that I would love the opportunity to review the ManGrates.  It was not long after that I was contacted by Dan from the company offering to send me some for review.  I emailed him my mailing address, and eventually a package arrived at my door containing four ManGrates along with a cleaning brush!  I was looking forward to trying this product out. 

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Grilled Pork Chops with Mint Chimichurri

A few days ago, my wife went to a local farmer’s market and came home with quite the haul.  Amongst her haul was a bag of fresh mint leaves.  She suggested that I look for a recipe combining pork chops and mint.  After some searching around and application of my Google-fu skills, I found a recipe on the Pork Be Inspired website for Grilled Pork Chops with Mint Chimichurri.  For those who are interested in seeing the recipe, you can find it here.  I had to make one minor tweak to it due to not having an ingredient, so here is the recipe I used for the mint chimichurri:

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Doomer’s Q Sauce — Doing it Maryland Style

When Todd “Doomer” Dooms offered to let me review his sauce, Doomer’s Q Sauce, I decided to do a little research.  The reoccurring theme I kept seeing over and over and over again was “Maryland style”.  What exactly is Maryland style?  Let’s find out, shall we…

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Why worry when you have Chicken Insurance??

Chicken Insurance.  The name certainly catches my attention!  Anytime you see a product that uses Insurance as part of its name (which now I think about it… I think this may be the first for me), it had sure better be good.  Does Chicken Insurance marinade from Easy Peasy Foods live up to the challenge?  Read on…

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App Review: GrillStar – BBQ Timer and Guide

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In addition to being a BBQ and grilling fanatic, I’m also a bit of a techno junkie.  It comes with the territory of working as a web and software developer during the day.  So when asked if I wanted to try out a grilling app, who am I to refuse?  So let’s dive in and take a look at GrillStar — BBQ Timer and Guide.  It’s available for 99 cents in the Apple App Store.

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Charcoal Cheese and Onion Quesadillas

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Mexican… BBQ…  Mexican… BBQ… sometimes life is full of tough decisions.  After coming home from work, I was at a loss for what to cook for dinner.  One part of me was craving Mexican while the other had a hankering for something off of the grill.  Then the rational part of me kicked in — duh, cook Mexican on the grill.  So I bring to you my first attempt at “Charcoal Cheese and Onion Quesadillas”.

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