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Grilling Tips

I’ve given some instruction on grilling tips in the past, but it’s time to get that grill ready again, so here’s a refresher. …

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Hog Father’s Old Fashioned BBQ, Washington, PA

Hog father’s Old Fashioned BBQ, Washington, PA

I had the opportunity to attend an NRA gathering this weekend. I’ve been to many of these events this summer, as my girlfriend is currently running for State Senate in Washington County. Most of these meetings have average food, but this time, something was different.

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Bonefish Grill Rolls Out Fresh New Cocktail Menu

Bonefish Grill Rolls Out Fresh New Cocktail Menu

This summer Bonefish Grill is bringing in some fun new features at the bar with a brand new beverages focusing on fresh ingredients. This soon-to-be favorite selection of refreshing summertime cocktails delivers a twist on time-honored, traditional libations with freshly muddled herbs and fruits.

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Getting Grill Ready

Getting Grill Ready

The weather is perfect- it’s time to start grilling. If you’re like me, your grill has been sitting outside un-covered for a few months.

The first thing I do is hose off the outside of the grill- this removes most of the larger particles and debris. Then, I fill a bucket with hot, soapy water and begin to hand-wash the outside of the grill. If the surface of your grill is stainless steel, or has a painted coating, use a non-abrasive sponge to avoid scratches and permanent blemishes. Carefully wash off the soapy water and hand-dry with a cotton cloth.

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Summer Grilling

  Summer Grilling   Summer is here and it’s time to fire up the grill.  I frequently get asked questions about my grilling …

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The Perfect Hamburger

In 1904, the St Louis World’s Fair called the hamburger “the innovation of a food vendor on the pike.” This meaty sandwich has been served at bars, fine restaurants, steak houses, and kitchens across the world ever since. The greatest sandwich I ever ate was at a hole-in-the-wall in Montreal, Canada. On a cold December Saturday, I trudged through three feet of snow. Looking for a place to warm my toes, I instead found a treasure trove of taste. I’ve tried for years to duplicate it, and here’s the closest I’ve ever gotten.

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Cedar Springs Veal Asian Lettuce Wraps

Summer is here and there’s nothing better than a light, fresh, seasonal lettuce wrap. Cedar Springs natural veal is an excellent source of protein, and a smart choice when preparing a meal for your friends or family. These Asian lettuce wraps are crispy, easy to prepare, and packed with flavor.

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Perfect Barbecued Ribs Recipe

Barbecued ribs are one of my favorite dishes to make during the summer months. If made the correct way, barbequed pork and beef ribs are juicy, flavorful, and most importantly- tender.

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Perfect Prime Rib of Beef

One of my favorite foods to eat during the holidays is prime rib- it’s tender, delicious, and succulent. Here are a few tips to cooking and serving a perfect prime-rib dinner for the holidays.

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Traditional Beef Stew Recipe

Traditional Beef Stew has been around for many years. Less desirable pieces of meat like the butt, pieces from the leg, and shoulder are most commonly used when making stews.

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