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5 Ways to Make Your BBQ a Memorable Family Event

  Since Americans in the South began roasting pigs publicly, Barbecues have been a staple of North American living. For many, grilling becomes a routine mealtime activity, while for the most devoted grillers, summer is ruled by massive barbecue parties. But...

The Thrill Of A Safe Grill

Barbecuing or grilling outdoors this summer tops the list of fun ways for families to eat dinner together, according to a survey from the Propane Education & Research Council. And almost two-thirds of Americans say that a barbecue or cookout is their favorite way...

Pleasure Cooking

Far too often we get caught up in the necessity of cooking to eat and forget the absolute joy that can be found through the act of cooking. Of course this isn't limited to stovetop cooking. There are many men and women around the world who find baking to be an...

Keep That Cooking Area Clean

One of the most prevalent illnesses today is food poisoning. It starts as a slight discomfort a few hours after eating and grows into a life-threatening episode requiring hospitalization. The most common cause is salmonella e-coli and listeria bacteria. And, they can...

How To Cook A Tender Juicy Steak

You invest a lot of time and money into the steaks for a special occasion and when dinner time comes, they are tough. What happened? How can you cook steaks as tender as your favorite restaurant?   The first step to cooking a good steak is to choose the...

Preparing Food Safely

Most conscientious cooks use common sense when preparing or storing food. But the common sense in food preparation doesn't just happen -it is learned. This learning happens and when we forget where we learned it, we call it common sense. Here are just a few pointers...

Healthy Cooking is a Must for Families

When it comes to cooking healthy meals for our families, there is always some degree of dissension among the ranks. The good news is that there are very healthy recipes but the healthy nature of these recipes is somewhat disguised. What they do not know in these...

Raining Outside? Try Indoor Barbecuing!

Yes, there is such a thing as indoor barbecuing. But hey, indoor barbecuing doesn't mean using your ever-reliable wood or gas grill. First of all, that's illegal in most places because it's a major fire hazard.  Second, it could kill you since these types of...

Ever Think About Getting A Barbeque Pit?

The barbeque pit has been around for ages. Some people claim that barbequing in the pit is better than cooking in the kitchen.  Barbeque pits came out around 1920. But they only became popular in 1950 when practically everyone owned one. Back in those days, more...

Gas Grills – 9 How-Tos for Safety and Maintenance

How do I prepare my grill for spring? Be sure to clean spider webs out of the venturi tubes as described below. You may open your grill in the spring and find remnants of the meal you cooked on it last season. Don't worry. According to How To Clean Anything.com,...

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