Archives for Grilling

Safety Tips for Grilling Season

People have been cooking meals over open flames since the discovery of fire. Even today, when there are so many ways to cook a meal, many still insist there’s nothing better than the taste of food cooked on the grill. The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association, which tracks industry trends, points out that one-third of consumers plan to use their grill or smoker more often this year. Even though grilling is widely associated with summer,

Categories: Advice, Grilling, Outdoors, and Summer.

Fourth of July Barbecue Essentials

The 4th of July is fast approaching and revelers across the nation are preparing to toast their independence with family and friends. For many Americans, backyard barbecues are synonymous with the Fourth of July, a day that, in the United States of America, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. Precious few Americans can say they have not been present at a 4th of July

Categories: Cookout, Food, Grilling, Holidays, and Summer.

Tips for Safe Home Grilling

Millions of grilling enthusiasts take to their backyards each year to cook delicious foods over an open flame. Grilling is embedded in the history of many cultures, and to this day many people feel nothing beats the savory flavor characteristic of grilled meats, poultry, seafood, and vegetables. Although many people safely enjoy outdoor barbecues every day, accidents can happen. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, roughly 6,000 grill fires take place on residential property every

Categories: Advice, Cookout, Food, and Grilling.

Master Magical Marinades

Grilled foods boast inviting flavors that put many diners on the lookout for second helpings. Quite often the magic behind grilled meals lies in the marinade used to give foods that flavorful kick. Marinades can be used to enhance the flavor of meats, vegetables and poultry. While marinades add flavor, they also may be responsible for some other benefits in grilled foods. Marinades add flavor Defined as a savory acidic sauce in which food is

Categories: Advice, Cookout, Food, Grilling, and Recipes.

Authentic Barbecue Flavor Every Time You Grill

When purchasing a new gas grill, informed shoppers usually put “delivering fabulous flavor” at the top of their expectations list. The experts at Broil King agree with this priority, and offer these quick tips to make sure you get authentic barbecue flavor every time. Where there is smoke, there is flavor The vaporizer is a key component. As the drippings fall onto the hot surface, they are instantly vaporized, imparting smoky flavor into your food.

Categories: Cookout, DIY, and Grilling.

How Bulk Cooking Can Make Meals Easier

Healthy family meals can get lost in the shuffle of busy schedules. Convenience may win out when parents are short on time, and it’s hard not to be enticed by the ease of fast food or the lure of frozen foods. While these options are certainly fine on occasion, there is a more nutritious solution for time-crunched families. Planning is a big part of enjoying a homecooked meal, and cooking in bulk can help families

Categories: Advice, Cookout, DIY, Grilling, and Recipes.

Tips for Safe Home Grilling

Millions of grilling enthusiasts take to their backyards each year to cook delicious foods over an open flame. Grilling is embedded in the history of many cultures, and to this day many people feel nothing beats the savory flavor characteristic of grilled meats, poultry, seafood, and vegetables. Although many people safely enjoy outdoor barbecues every day, accidents can happen. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, roughly 6,000 grill fires take place on residential property every

Categories: Advice, Cookout, Food, Grilling, Recipes, Spring, and Summer.

Tips for Perfectly Grilled Vegetables

One of the highlights of the summer season is the incredible bounty of fresh produce, and grilling these vegetables gives them a smoky, delicious dimension. Chef BBQ Naz, a grilling expert from Broil King, shares some simple tips for flavor perfection. * When preparing vegetables, slice them to expose as much of the vegetable to the grill surface as you can. * Coat vegetables with olive oil before placing them on the grill. This will

Categories: Advice, Cookout, Food, Grilling, and Recipes.

5 Simple Tips to Get Dinner on the Table

The challenge working parents face in maintaining work-life balance is often compared to a juggling act. Finding time together, especially on weeknights when family schedules tend to be hectic, is no small task. But finding time together, particularly at the dinner table, can pay a host of dividends. According to the Family Dinner Project, studies have linked regular family dinners with higher grade-point averages and self-esteem in children, as well as lower rates of obesity

Categories: Advice, Cookout, Food, Grilling, Organize, Produce, and Recipes.

Spring Home Improvement Guide

Did you receive the Spring Home Improvement Guide in The Franklin Shopper? If not, view online! http://www.franklinshopper.com/speced-download/sph1_2015.pdf Inside you’ll find, tips for homeowners on their first renovation projects, how to plant right to save water & money, and tackling Spring cleaning with the environment in mind, plus much more. #springhomeimprovement

Categories: Gardening, Grilling, Home Improvement, Lawn, Lawn Care, and Spring.