BBQ Bonanza

What goes better with barbecue than cocktails? I’m talking about Grilled Cocktails. Well, we’ve grilled everything else, why not grilled cocktails?! I’m thrilled that this week we have a guest post from Melanie Yunk, Founder of the SEO company, Roaring Pajamas. Denise Woodward who shot our BBQ Bonanza logo picture (above) at the Kingsford University. Denise […]

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We’ve been grilling our way through the Summer and I do hope you’ve tried some of our guest posters’ recipes. This month, we’ve got another fine line-up of guest recipes from friends near and far. Sustainability at the Grill has been our theme and if you’re kind of tired of the same old burgers and […]

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  photo: Denise Woodward   So, it’s almost 2:30 AM and I’ve finally cleaned the kitchen of most traces of, and all dishes dirtied in, the maiden voyage into canning-land. Eight pints and one bandaged finger later we have a tremendous sense of accomplishment and a foreboding sense of what lies ahead tomorrow morning when […]

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Today I thought I’d collect links from our Sustainability at the Grill BBQ Bonanza series. It’s been an impressive run and we’re going to be grilling through September as well, so keep this bookmarked and share your own grilling recipes, sustainability questions, tips and traumas. We’ve got a fabulous crew who are helping us take […]

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Our BBQ Bonanza continues this week with a sustainable seafood lesson. If you have ever tried to figure out what makes a fish choice sustainable, you might have felt that choosing fish is anything but a walk on the beach. Our guest poster this week is the inimitable Amy McCoy, who was inspired by a […]

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Sustainability at the Grill continues this week with one of my favorite meats: short ribs. My friend David Dadekian, one of the organizers of the soon to be happening first Providence Food and Wine Festival, publisher of Eat Drink RI, photographer, and all around good guy. He was one of our first BBQ Bonanza guest […]

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We’re kicking into August grilling with some fun new prizes (see below) and a great lineup of guest posters. I’ve been delighted to have had heritage pork and sustainable seafood both on the menu in July. It’s fitting isn’t it? Given our theme of Sustainability at the Grill, we should be looking at things beside […]

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Photo credit: Denise Woodward, Chez Us BBQ Bonanza continues with this our fifth guest post. The theme this year, our second, is Sustainability at the Grill. I thought it would be fun to see what our guest posters would come up with — I have not been disappointed. I began this year’s kickoff post with […]

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photo credit: Denise Woodward BBQ Bonanza ’11 Wraps First Month What have you been grilling lately? Turkish Chicken Brochettes – I used the spice blend my in-laws brought back from Turkey and marinated these chicken pieces in them. I had the last of the garlic scapes I’d grilled, chopped them up in some rice adding […]

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photo credit: Denise Woodward Recently I’ve been reading books like Mark Kurlansky’s A World without Fish and Paul Greenberg’s Four Fish. Both men write persuasively and eloquently about the ocean. They speak of fishing, Kurlansky with his daughter and Greenberg as a boy, and connect us to a time of innocence, now lost in the […]

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