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Heavenly Schwenker: German Recipe and Grilling Style

Schwenker is a popular German style cook-out — a combination of recipe and method of cooking.  And Wow! It tastes fantastic! Instead of throwing your meat on a grill above charcoal where the cook must constantly move the meat to … Continue reading

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Chicken Chuanr

Chuanr (pronounced “chwar”) is a style of meat skewer that originates with the ethnic minority Uyghur (pronounced “weeger”) people of Western China, who mainly reside in the Xinjiang province.  These Turkish speaking Muslims have a rich history and unique culture … Continue reading

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Schwenk The World!

(Schwenker, a photo by designladen.com on Flickr.) Alright my foodie friends!  I have just learned of another BBQ technique that originates in Germany known as schwenker.   Essentially,  pork that has had a long marinade in onions and wine is … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Lamb For Two

From Morocco to the Middle East, people throughout North Africa and the Mediterranean love flame-licked, savory, full-flavored lamb.   Although often overlooked by the typical American pallet, lamb adds a wonderful, subtly rich (not strong) flavor to your backyard cookout.  Marinated … Continue reading

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BBQ Tip: Step 1

Put lit charcoal under your makeshift-storage-shelf-turned-grill before you try to cook your dinner! Mike Rowe didn’t in this frame-grab from a Ford advertisement.

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