10+ Surprising Foods You Wouldn't Think to Grill - Vegan Friendly!

10+ Surprising Foods You Wouldn't Think to Grill - Vegan Friendly! The grill is a great place to try new things and experiment with flavors.  Grilling is all about variety. With the range of flavors and textures that can be created when food meets flame, there's no need for limits! Though if you've been sticking to classic recipes like burgers or dogs then we have some good news: this list will show that there is much more than just beef in store - hello vegans, you'll especially LOVE these recommendations to try. 1. Watermelon Watermelon is a summertime classic, but when you...

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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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Grilled Pumpkin Seeds - A Perfect Non-Sugary Halloween Snack!

It's pumpkin carving time! DO NOT make the same mistake my family did after scooping slippery handfuls of seeds out of our jack-o-lanterns... We used to throw out the seeds! As a kid, I'd always hesitate before dumping them - seemed to me they looked edible. I had good nutritional instincts; pumpkin seeds most certainly are edible, healthy, and delicious! You hardly need a recipe for grilled pumpkins seeds; any caveman can pull it off. But here are some tips and an irresistible recipe from Kevin Haberberger at Extraordinary Barbecue. Step One: Clean the Pumpkin Seeds Don't worry, it's easy. Flouronmyface.com...

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Fall Grilling Fun - 5 Reasons Autumn is the Best BBQ Season

Fall Grilling Fun If you live in a seasonal climate where temps are beginning to dip, fall grilling may not sound as appealing as cozying up in front of the fireplace but you have all winter for that. Autumn is actually the ideal time for barbecuing, so ditch your father's custom of covering up the grill after Labor Day. Open your mind and stoke the flames for some fall grilling fun...   5 Reasons Autumn is the Best BBQ Season 1. No Sweat Slaving over a hot grill in the middle of August is not always pleasant, but in the...

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