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  • DO Bring on the seasoning. Grilled foods can stand up to bold flavors, so be liberal with the salt, load on the garlic, amp up the chiles, and squeeze out that lemon. Try a spiced mint marinade for lamb, a Cherry Cola glaze for ribs, or [...]

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    AVOID THESE COMMONLY OVERLOOKED BBQ MISTAKES THAT MAKE YOU AND YOUR GUESTS SICK   Having a good old-fashioned BBQ can be lots of fun and makes summer cooking easy. However, there are cookout mistakes that can make you and your guests sick, [...]

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    How often should you clean your grill? Nobody likes the task, but as a grill owner it is one of the most important thing to do regularly. When you do not clean your grill grease, carbon, and other carcinogenic deposits build up. This is damaging [...]

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    Grill maintenance isn’t hard or expensive, but it matters. Otherwise, your next grillin’ might be less than thrillin’. Why? A poorly maintained grill can lead to food sticking to grates, weak or uneven heating, sticky igniters, and more. [...]

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    Good news: Grilling season is almost upon us. Before firing up your gas grill, take some time to learn how to clean it. If your gas grill is a workhorse during the warm weather months, it’s worth learning how to clean it. Follow any of these [...]

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    How often should you clean your grill? Nobody likes the task, but as a grill owner it is one of the most important thing to do regularly. When you do not clean your grill grease, carbon, and other carcinogenic deposits build up. This is damaging [...]

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    Mold, Rust, Leftover Char (Carcinogens), Rodent droppings, Bacteria. What do these friends have in common? Your Grill. You heard me right, that wonderful thing you have been cooking on all summer long to feed your family and friends may not be the [...]

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    You’re famous for having an annual spring kick-off BBQ, when the weather is warming up, right before grilling season begins. Before the big day, you’ll want to make sure your BBQ is performing at its best. This means you need to get your grill [...]

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    If you’re looking for some cringe-worthy content, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s a reason why your mother tried so hard to get you in the habit of cleaning up after yourself. So what happens if you don’t clean your grill? [...]

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    11 OUTDOOR GRILL CLEANING TIPS: PREVENT STICKING Before you light the grill, spray the grill rack with nonstick cooking spray. This works great on gas or charcoal grills. Apply a liberal coat and food won’t stick, making cooking and cleanup a lot[...]

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    Make grilling clean-up easy! Follow these tips so that you can get back to enjoying your outdoor space with friends and family. Before lighting the grill, apply non-stick spray on the grates. The protective spray cuts down the clean-up time [...]

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    Are you searing or smearing your steak? Grilling is a fun, easy way to create delicious meals but not if you’re using a dirty grill! Our handy cleaning guide will show you how to easily clean and season your grill before and after every use. [...]

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    Keep your grill clean so you can keep the party going this summer. Find out what popular grill hacks actually work. What do onions, coffee and aluminum foil all have in common? Supposedly they’re all great cleaners for your grill. But do they [...]

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    The Oxford English Dictionary cites the first recorded use of the word in the English language in 1697 by the British buccaneer William Dampier. While the standard modern English spelling of the word is barbecue, local variations like barbeque and [...]

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    Outdoor grilling season in Massachusetts is here, a time to relax on the deck and enjoy some ribs or a juicy burger cooked to perfection on the grill. But even the most experienced grillmaster should take safety precautions before firing up the [...]

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    I’m a charcoal grill kind of girl. I don’t so much mind the extra effort to manage the coals, and for some reason it just always tastes better to me, as if I’m camping or at a family picnic at a community pavilion. Much like gas grills, [...]

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    Yes, there are additional reasons to avoid high sugary marinades. Commercially produced sweet BBQ sauces could infuse carcinogens in grilled meat. Watch out for any sauces or marinades that rely on sugars, as these quickly break down into [...]

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    Do you often times think about being out with your grill, flipping those patties, roasting those veggies, or grilling that pineapple? Do you view your grill as your best friend, or even an extension of your family unit? Don’t worry, I’m not [...]

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    Mouthwatering delicious and tender Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, or Ribs. Is YOUR mouth watering? Because I know mine is. So what is the best way to grill those and other yummy delicious foods? Have you heard of the “low and slow” grilling [...]

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    When we grill, we often make it an activity with the family. Whether it’s playing catch or running around the yard, we’re more active while we are outside. So when we grill outdoors, we are encouraging more activity, which is an added health [...]

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    Many of us look forward to grilling season with excitement. After all, barbecues aren’t just about enjoying delicious food. They’re also a time to socialize and catch up with friends and family. However, nothing can sully an otherwise perfect day[...]

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    Did you realize 82 percent of the meals Americans eat are prepared at home? Finding new and exciting ways to prepare delicious and healthy meals should be something you are passionate about. For many Americans, grilling meats, vegetables and even [...]

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    Gas grills generally have a long lifespan, but if you don’t wash or maintain yours properly, this can be shortened. Grills can get clogged badly, and gunk can build up so much that it causes tiny fires, and rust can take over your machine. [...]

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    I believe you can grill all year round, whatever the weather. Though going by many of the complaints I see in Facebook groups about rain preventing play, it’s evident not everybody agrees. So in this article, I’m going to give you some [...]

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    If you’re looking for some cringe-worthy content, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s a reason why your mother tried so hard to get you in the habit of cleaning up after yourself. So what happens if you don’t clean your grill? [...]

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    When the weather is sunny and warm, there's nothing better than firing up the grill and cooking your favorite Summer dishes. Whether you're throwing a couple of steaks on the barbecue, making a grilled salad, or anything in between, that smokiness[...]

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    As a man, woman, you’ll want to don the apron and get out amongst the coals to cook some nice big hunks of meat and here are some awesome tips on how to do it. Charcoal VS. Gas This is a debate that has gone on forever and the ideal grilling [...]

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    There are few things that say summer quite like the sweet, smoky sizzle of a backyard grill. But after spending months forgotten on a porch, shrouded in polyester and pelted by the elements, your BBQ star typically needs some TLC before it’s back [...]

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    Before you hit the grill this summer, don't forget these important steps. The tips below will get you started, but there are a lot of grill designs out there. Consult your grill's manual for specifics about heating, cleaning and maintenance for [...]

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    Below you’ll find several tips on what to do and what not to do to properly protect the grill from corrosion. 1# Keep the grill clean - It is the best to clean the grates with a brush after each cooking to get rid of food [...]

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    How often should you clean your grill? Nobody likes the task, but as a grill owner it is one of the most important thing to do regularly. When you do not clean your grill grease, carbon, and other carcinogenic deposits build up. This is damaging [...]

    Read more

    If you’re looking for some cringe-worthy content, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s a reason why your mother tried so hard to get you in the habit of cleaning up after yourself. So what happens if you don’t clean your grill? [...]

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    In order to get the best performance out of your BBQ grill, and the best flavors out of what you cook on your outdoor grill, there’s one critical thing you need to make sure you always do with a perfectly clean grill, or a new grill: season it.[...]

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    If you’re looking for some cringe-worthy content, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s a reason why your mother tried so hard to get you in the habit of cleaning up after yourself. So what happens if you don’t clean your grill? [...]

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    Thanksgiving sneaks up on us quick, and you need to start preparing for this great grilling holiday! One of the best and easiest ways to prepare a Thanksgiving turkey is right on your grill. If you consider yourself to be a true grill master, [...]

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    There is a great deal of reliance that we as homeowners in the Ventura and Los Angeles Counties place on our gas grills.  Think about how many times you use a gas grill in any given year.  Due to the warm climate of the state of California, a gas [...]

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    Finally, after a long winter, you can uncover the grill and get to cooking outside now. (Yes, yes, I know that some of you lucky — or diehard — cooks grill straight through the winter. But it never hurts to give the grill a spring [...]

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    Halloween is knocking at your door, are you prepared to get a scary image? You might have started making scary costumes, musk and various other items to decorate your place to maintain that festive mood, but what about food? Several cakes and [...]

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    If you’re looking for some cringe-worthy content, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s a reason why your mother tried so hard to get you in the habit of cleaning up after yourself. So what happens if you don’t clean your grill? [...]

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    How often do you clean your BBQ grill? Did you know that not cleaning your BBQ grill will create an unsafe environment for you and your guests? This is because a dirty grill will increase the risk of harmful carcinogens and illness. On the other [...]

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    How to grill your way into October (and beyond) Labor Day has come and gone, but don’t mourn the end of grilling season. There are still plenty of ways to use your barbecue well into fall. Here: 11 recipes to get you started. BRIE, FIG AND APPLE[...]

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    In order to get the best performance out of your BBQ grill, and the best flavors out of what you cook on your outdoor grill, there’s one critical thing you need to make sure you always do with a perfectly clean grill, or a new grill: season it.[...]

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    With winter approaching fast, California grilling is still in full force. As you're using your grill more and more often, it's crucial to keep it clean. Why? When you leave residue from your last meal on the grates, it will char and burn the next [...]

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    Your main meat entrée doesn't have to be complex - this recipe shows you how to create a succulent main in just over half an hour.   prep time 20 min total time 35 min serves 4 Directions for: Chicken or Steak with Balsamic[...]

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    Plus, why and how often you should buff it up. For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be fun, but it is important, says Kevin Kolman, [...]

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    Level: Easy Total: 1 hr Prep: 30 min Cook: 30 min Yield: 6 servings Ingredients For the barbecue sauce: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 red onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons chili [...]

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    Are you getting excited for your big Labor Day BBQ? Great! When you’re ready to start choosing recipes and getting your grill space ready, we can help. Check out our top Labor Day tips for making sure your party is a hit from beginning to end! [...]

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    Stick by these laws of the grill and you’ll have success every time. Want more grilling advice? Visit our special grilling section, complete with recipes, how-tos, and a 10-part video series for CooksClub members. 1. Do all your prep and gather[...]

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    I like to serve this savory chicken at family picnics. Cooked on a covered grill, the poultry stays so tender and juicy. Everyone loves the zesty, slightly sweet homemade barbecue sauce—and it's so easy to make. —Priscilla Weaver, Hagerstown, [...]

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    MAINTENANCE

    July 17, 2019 | FilthyGrill Blog

    FUN & RELIABLE GRILLING EVERY TIME Gas grills are born to live outside, all year round, come rain or shine. Maintenance, however, is key to ensure the grill's reliability and superb functionality for years to come. A bit of maintenance [...]

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    Level: Intermediate Total: 14 hr 5 min Prep: 10 min Inactive: 13 hr 15 min Cook: 40 min Ingredients Steak: One 24-ounce bone-in rib eye chop, about 2 1/2 inches thick Extra virgin olive oil Large grain sea [...]

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    If you’re looking for some cringe-worthy content, then you’ve come to the right place! There’s a reason why your mother tried so hard to get you in the habit of cleaning up after yourself. So what happens if you don’t clean your grill? [...]

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    1) Cherish Tradition on This Fun Holiday The classic Fourth of July barbecue is a day with family and friends, eating simple American food, celebrating the country, and lots of red, white, and blue. As hot as the weather might be, there's [...]

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    We may be experiencing an early onset of June gloom here in the Bay Area but that certainly isn’t stopping me from dusting off the grill in preparation for the long weekend. It’s the start of summer, after all! So after you devour [...]

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    Level: Intermediate Total: 14 hr 5 min Prep: 10 min Inactive: 13 hr 15 min Cook: 40 min Yield: 6 servings Ingredients Steak: One 24-ounce bone-in rib eye chop, about 2 1/2 inches thick Extra virgin [...]

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    Sure, cheeseburgers are delicious. Sometimes though, we like to switch it up. These Greek(ish) lamb burgers are full of flavor and a cinch to make! We're particularly fond of the of the feta yogurt sauce, so we slather it on both sides of the bun.[...]

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    As a self-proclaimed grill master, summer is one of my favorite times of the year. It means I get to roll out my grill and use it pretty much every night of the week. But, as much as I enjoy grilling up a few juicy ribeyes for my family, it’s even [...]

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    This is the 2018 California Cook-Off Grand Prize Winning Recipe. Delicious little appetizers perfect as a snack or before a meal. Prep Time 35 min Total Time 1 hr Calories per serving 310 Servings 12[...]

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    It’s Memorial Day, and you know what that means—BBQ! What better way to kick off summer than by being outside in the sunshine with friends, family, and food. This year, instead of hosting some slapped together, last-minute shindig,[...]

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    There is so much information available out there when it comes to gas grilling—both fact and fable—that it’s tough to know where to start when you’re brand new to the scene. If this is your first season with your new stove and BBQ Grill [...]

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    Before the season really heats up, give your barbecue its annual checkup. Follow our how-to advice to get your grill up to snuff for that Memorial Day cookout Do a Grill Checkup...Stat! Nothing announces the arrival of summer like firing up the [...]

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    With May being National BBQ Month, it’s time to drag out the grill, clean out the barbecue pit, and pick up some charcoal, because the smell of smoke drifting from your neighbor’s backyard is going to make you want that unique barbecue taste. And[...]

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    Warm weather means that grilling season is back! Whether you cook with gas or prefer that charcoal flavor, we’ve got the scoop on how to get your grill ready for summer. So roll up your sleeves, it’s time to get dirty and get that grill [...]

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    When people think of summer, they often think of outdoor barbecues. As a matter of fact, summer is frequently referred to as barbecue season. If you’re going to be doing some grilling this year, you’re going to want to make sure you have [...]

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    Get It Hot! Preheat your grill 15 to 25 minutes before you start cooking to make sure it reaches the right temperature (and to kill any bacteria). Your grill should be 400-450°F for high, 350-400°F for medium-high, 300-350°F for medium and [...]

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    This chicken has a triple hit of fennel: fennel seeds in the marinade, fennel pollen in the vinaigrette and grilled fennel on the side. Ingredients 4 large boneless chicken breasts with skin (about 8 ounces each) 4 large boneless [...]

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    How often do you clean your BBQ grill? Did you know that not cleaning your BBQ grill will create an unsafe environment for you and your guests? This is because a dirty grill will increase the risk of harmful carcinogens and illness. On the other [...]

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    There are few things that say summer quite like the sweet, smoky sizzle of a backyard grill. But after spending months forgotten on a porch, shrouded in polyester and pelted by the elements, your BBQ star typically needs some TLC before it’s back [...]

    Read more

    I believe you can grill all year round, whatever the weather. Though going by many of the complaints I see in Facebook groups about rain preventing play, it’s evident not everybody agrees. So in this article, I’m going to give you some [...]

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    Outdoor Favorites Come in Out of the Rain Don't let the rain ruin your cookout! Here are a some of our favorite rainy day barbecue ideas, plus lots of side dishes to go with them. Cooking options include the stovetop or electric grill, [...]

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    How to Make Beer Can Chicken The most basic version of beer can chicken recipe requires only a whole chicken and a can of beer. However, if you really want to add a lot of extra flavors, you should also include a good Spice Rub. It can be a [...]

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    Can you really BBQ in the rain? Of course you can. Look, we’ve all had our plans go awry for a big event or even dinner. If you think your barbecue has been rained out when you see a few sprinkles of raindrops, you’re being negative. Believe it [...]

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    Cold weather, little rain and still a lot of us are firing up that backyard grill. If you are shying away from grilling, or just want a refresher course on the basics of grilling, then keep reading. Here are my top 10 tips for excellent summer [...]

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    To get your grill professionally cleaned means an annual investment that you’ll be happy you made. Think about the advantages: Extend Your Grills’ Lifespan You took weeks deciding what grill would make you feel like the king of burgers, now [...]

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    There are still plenty of nice days left to master the grill and get quick, delicious dinners on the table. The first step is knowing the basics. Although there are many brands, shapes, and sizes of grills on the market, there are a few things that [...]

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    Pro tips on how to smoke and grill the best barbecue in the neighborhood Our Top Picks Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto at Amazon “Must-have for anyone serious about real Texas BBQ.” Meathead at Amazon “Puts together [...]

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    There's nothing quite like a rack of ribs dripping with a tasty barbecue sauce. But getting those ribs cooked properly with a nice coating of sauce that flavors the meat beautifully requires restraint as well as a bit of strategy. Cooks often [...]

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    Fire up your grill and cook outside. These expert tips will have you firing up the grill like a pro. Gas vs. Charcoal The age-old debate over which grilling method is “better” involves multiple variables, from flavor to cost to convenience. [...]

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    We’ve pulled together the top ideas for grilling an extra special meal to ring out the new year! Fans absolutely love the simplicity and amazing flavors of these grilled lobster tails. Grill an extra thick steak and use the reverse [...]

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    For the perfect Christmas centerpiece try Curtis Stone's sweet and tangy glazed ham. INGREDIENTS 1 double-smoked ham leg (about 4.5kg) 1 cup golden syrup 1/4 cup tomato sauce (ketchup) 60g unsalted butter 2 tablespoons[...]

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    Here we are…deep into the holiday season. With Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to think about your Christmas dinner menu. At my meat market we get so many special requests and have so many different meat items to choose from at [...]

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    Winter Grilling: Perfect Cooking Tips for Winter Barbecue

    When it comes to how to grill safe in the winter, we’ve got you covered. There’s always a great way to grill food-even when it is too cold to grill outdoors. We’ll go over a few cooking ideas when it comes to enjoying food when it’s cold. [...]

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    GRILLED CHICKEN NACHOS

    Wintertime is all about comfort food, and that’s probably why we don’t grill that much. Standing outside in the cold to make your food doesn’t exactly scream ‘comfort’. But these wicked grilled chicken nachos, warmed over the BBQ in tin [...]

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    Baby it’s cold outside! But just because the Mercury has taken a plunge doesn’t mean you can’t still fire up your Crown Verity Grill and enjoy the amazing tastes that your world-class BBQ has to offer. Diehard grill masters know that the [...]

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    I believe you can grill all year round, whatever the weather. Though going by many of the complaints I see in Facebook groups about rain preventing play, it’s evident not everybody agrees. So in this article, I’m going to give you some [...]

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    Mmm, bacteria burgers. The average barbecue grill contains 1.7 million microbes per square centimeter—124 percent more than a toilet seat, finds a new British study. When you last used your grill, you probably let it cool down, then promptly [...]

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    7 Grilling Mistakes That Could Be Making You Sick

    Mistake #1: You don’t make time for marinades. Often made with spices and juices full of polyphenolic compounds (an antioxidant), marinades can act as a barrier against dangerous grilling byproducts. Studies show marinating meat, poultry and [...]

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    The Right Time to Clean Your Grill

    To love grilling is to love your grill. And as with any good relationship, maintaining it takes some work. Luckily, the time spent keeping a grill happy is minimal, and the payback for the effort is enormous. It doesn't matter if you're dealing [...]

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    7 Reasons Why You Should Keep Your BBQ Grill Clean

    How often do you clean your BBQ grill? Did you know that not cleaning your BBQ grill will create an unsafe environment for you and your guests? This is because a dirty grill will increase the risk of harmful carcinogens and illness. On the other [...]

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    10 Healthy Tips & Benefits of Grilling

    Grill, baby, grill. No matter what the temperature may be, we can all agree that it’s still great grilling weather. From burgers to brats, you’ve got a lot of great options to sear and savor. The best part is, grilling isn’t just fun, it can [...]

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    HOW TO PREVENT ANIMALS & INSECTS FROM NESTING IN GRILLS

    All kinds of critters will build their homes in your grill if you’re not careful. Insects, squirrels, even birds — they’ll take over and potentially harm your grill. The best prevention is to use your grill often. But if you’re storing [...]

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    How to Grill the Perfect Steak

    9 Easy Steps to Perfect Steaks For some reason people approach grilling steak one of two ways: Either they heat the grill with abandon, throw the steaks on, pull them off, and serve; or, they fret and worry, cutting into the meat every two [...]

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    Fried mozzarella, basil and nectarine stacks with balsamic glaze

    COURSE: appetizer, snack CUISINE: american KEYWORD: balsamic, mozzeralla Stacked cheesy goodness  prep time 10 minutes  cook time 15 minutes  total time 25 minutes  servings 4 stacks  calories 498 kcal [...]

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    Top 5 Reasons to Grill After Labor Day

    Summer may be officially over, but before you pack your grill off to the garage, pause a moment, because the best is yet to come. At Sunset Magazine, we look forward every year to the shoulder season, the time when summer and fall intersect at the [...]

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    To all our Filthy Grill Customers

    In the last few months we have had some setbacks that have been an extreme inconvenience not only to our company as well as our customers. We are still researching the exact source of the loss of scheduled customers as well as parts needed and [...]

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    Marinated Grilled Shrimp

    "A very simple and easy marinade that makes your shrimp so yummy you don't even need cocktail sauce! Don't let the cayenne pepper scare you, you don't even taste it. My 2 and 4 year-olds love it and eat more shrimp than their parents! It is also a [...]

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    Easy After Work BBQ Chicken

    Ingredients 1 (3 1/2-pound) chicken, cut into 8 pieces Salt and freshly ground black pepper 2 cups bottled sauce or Easy BBQ Sauce, recipe follows Easy BBQ Sauce: 3/4 cup ketchup 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed dark [...]

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    GRILLED HULI HULI CHICKEN

    Grilled Huli Huli Chicken is a five star recipe!  The marinade is quick and easy and full of such amazing flavor!  You will make this again and again! Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins Serves: 10-12[...]

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    Barbecue Basics: Tips to Prevent Foodborne Illness

    It’s the season for picnics, cookouts, and other outdoor parties. But eating outdoors in warm weather presents a food safety challenge. Bacteria in food multiply faster at temperatures between 40°F and 140°F, so summer heat makes the basics of [...]

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    Moroccan-Spiced Chicken Skewers

    "Amazing chicken skewers my mom used to make when I was younger. These are great fresh of the grill and even better reheated. I love to meal prep this and take with me to work." Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup chopped [...]

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