BBQ Deals on Veteran's Day - and the Marines Martini Recipe

Today is Veteran's Day - a day to celebrate anyone who has served in the U.S. military. (Memorial Day is when we honor anyone who has died while serving our country - not to be confused with simply a big BBQ bash day.) On my mission to find any connection between veterans and barbecuing - cuz, ya know, that's how Barbie Q operates - I discovered a number of BBQ deals across the country for veterans. I'm talking free food, not free grills, but we'll get to the latter later. It seems that either veterans have a hankering for bbq...

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Comfort Food for Election Day

Between blustery weather and stormy political divides these days, everyone could use a little comfort food on Election Day! Here are iBBQ's top picks for soothing the soul with home-cooked comfort food before or after you cast your votes tomorrow. Emeril's Castiron Honey Cornbread Emeril's Castiron Honey Cornbread from MarthaStewart.com Total Time: 25 min Prep: 10 min. Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups yellow cornmeal 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon sugar 3/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups low-fat buttermilk 1 large egg, lightly beaten 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted, plus 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature 1 tablespoon vegetable...

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Fire Up the Grill -- It's Men Make Dinner Day!

Yes, it's true, it's National Men Make Dinner Day! Guys, the safest route to success is to incorporate a bbq into your dinner plans. Not to stereotype, but I know the caveman in you loves nothing more than an excuse to fire up the grill  (and speaking of stereotypes, we'll know men and women are equal in the household activities department when we have a National Women Make Dinner Day!) If you need a cheat sheet on what to cook, grillmaster Steven Raichlen - a man who makes dinner (and breakfast...and lunch...) every day - has designed 12 Signature Recipes...

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Autumn Table Decor - 4 Easy Centerpieces

Forget arranging flowers or worrying about wilting with these easy autumn table decor ideas. You can achieve a sophisticated look in just ten minutes with gourds, pumpkins, and candles... 1. The Clean White Pumpkin Look I love this little white pumpkin line-up from Town-n-Country Living.  White pumpkin centerpiece from Town-n-Country Living 2. Hoard Your Gourds! This fabulous hodgepodge of gourds and mini pumpkins makes for an eye-catching centerpiece that is simple to create. Gourd and pumpkin centerpiece from House Beautiful 3. Autumn Outdoor Decor White Buffalo Styling Co. suggests this great rustic autumn outdoor tablescape, with pumpkins, candles, and natural...

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Steven Raichlen Recipes - 12 BBQ Dishes You Must Try

Steven Raichlen Recipes for iBBQ Our 12 Weeks of Signature Steven Raichlen Recipes have come to an end, but it's just the beginning of grilling fun around here! Before we launch into more barbecue recipes and tips for your family and friends to enjoy, a cheat sheet is in order. Bookmark this page and refer to it anytime you want to wow your guests with the best Steven Raichlen recipes from the grillmaster himself. Up the wow factor by social grilling around an Angara or Angara Maximus grill table. 12 Signature Steven Raichlen Recipes Appetizers Catalan Grilled Tomato Bread Steven...

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Grilled Romaine With Caesar Dressing - Steven Raichlen Recipe #11

GRILLED HEARTS OF ROMAINE WITH CAESAR DRESSING Source: Steven Raichlen One look at this grilled romaine caesar salad and it's clear this new twist on an American favorite is brilliant! It's simple to prepare and will wow your guests. Even my 12-year-old is a big fan of this delicious Steven Raichlen Signature Recipe. Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Caesar Dressing, prepared by Steven Raichlen. Photo by Nancy Loseke. Serves: 8 4 large but compact hearts of romaine (8 if they're small) 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, or more as needed 1-1/2 cups Caesar Dressing (recipe follows) 1 chunk (6 ounces)...

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