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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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Piri-Piri Voodoo Chicken Kabobs

The distinct flavor combination of ginger, cilantro, lemon, peppers, onion and garlic cannot be resisted by mere mortals.   The medley of flavors will put a spell on those who partake. They will likely spend their days a zombie-slave to this … Continue reading

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How to Setup a Charcoal Grill As A Smoker

Although a dedicated smoker is a nice thing to have, it is not really necessary.  Although less convenient, you can use just about any charcoal grill as a smoker, as long as you can effectively regulate the air flow with … Continue reading

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