5 Grilled Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Cookout

It happens to be National Cake Decorating Day, so I've scoped out some delicious grilled dessert recipes. Yep, that's right, if you aren't in the know, grilling desserts is a new trend! Get the kids in on the action and I can promise a very s-weet ending to your next bbq or family cookout.   1. Steven Raichlen's Grilled Pound Cake with Strawberry Salsa Grilled poundcake by Steven Raichlen. Photo by Chris Bierlein. I love this recipe because it can...

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Dinnertime Fun - 5 Ways to Engage Your Kids at the Table

Dinnertime Fun Looking for some non-digital dinnertime fun to keep your kids engaged during family dinners? It can be such a struggle to sync schedules and actually get everyone to the dinner table at the same time; then it's doubly frustrating when the kids - maybe even mom and dad - are more focused on the pings from their phones than each other. Or siblings are squabbling and making you crazy and you can't wait for dinner to end. With...

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Best Labor Day BBQ Recipes and Party Ideas

It's Labor Day BBQ Time... Labor Day weekend is almost upon us, signaling the lazy days of summer are slipping away. There is no better time to seize the sunny day and throw a Labor Day BBQ that will be the talk of your 'hood. Remember when you were a kid, school ended and summer spread across your future like an endless expanse of blue sky? There was no end in sight. Now, to me, Memorial Day to Labor Day...

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Grilled Pound Cake With Strawberry Salsa - Steven Raichlen Recipe #6

Grilled Pound Cake With Strawberry Salsa and Cardamom Whipped Cream Source: Steven Raichlen Never thought about grilling dessert? One glance at this photo of Steven Raichlen's Grilled Pound Cake and you can see why it's a fun and brilliant idea! Steven incorporates Sara Lee pound cake (see his note below), which means this recipe is a low effort way to get fired up about grilling dessert for your guests. Grilled Pound Cake With Berry Salsa, prepared by Steven Raichlen. Photo...

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Lemongrass Chicken Skewers - Steven Raichlen Recipe #5

LEMONGRASS CHICKEN SKEWERS Lemongrass Chicken Skewers by Steven Raichlen. Photo by Chris Bierlein. Source: Steven Raichlen   This recipe for Steven Raichlen's delectable grilled Lemongrass Chicken Skewers serves 8 as an appetizer or 4 as a main course.  For the marinade/sauce: 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 4 scallions, trimmed, white and green parts thinly sliced Coarse salt (sea or kosher), to taste Freshly and coarsely ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup fresh lime juice 1/2 cup Asian fish...

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