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Super Bowl XLIX Party Grilling Recipes

Super Bowl XLIX Party Grilling Recipes

Down to the final game of the year. The big game. The Super Bowl. We can only hope it is as exciting as the Seattle vs GreenBay NFC championship game. If not, there are always the commercials. In honor of the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots, I’ve compiled a few recipes that you…

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  January 29, 2015
How to Make Your Own Pastrami on the Smoker

How to Make Your Own Pastrami on the Smoker

I think I just gave myself the motivation to do a whole series of “make your own lunch meat” recipes. Other than the temperature control issues I just fought all day with my aging smoker, this smoked pastrami turned out amazing. Luckily, smoking a pre-brined corned beef to make pastrami is forgiving and I can…

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  November 3, 2014
5 Tips for Better Grilled Chicken Breasts

5 Tips for Better Grilled Chicken Breasts

I figured I better write this before the poultry boycott at my house fully propagates throughout the family. You see, I have overdone in. At least 3 in every 5 meals in this house features boneless skinless chicken breasts as the main feature. As a result, my 9 year old son has proclaimed that he…

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  October 7, 2014
Cedar Plank Preperation Tip

Cedar Plank Preperation Tip

Fish, check! Marinade, check! Side dish, check! Pre-heated grill, check! Soaked cedar plank….uh oh. Not sure how many times you’ve done the “rapid” cedar plank soaking, where you tell your wife and kids that “the fish needs more time to marinade”. Or you short the plank soaking time and wind up with the fish engulfed…

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  September 13, 2014
Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu

Well, it is Valentine’s Day again.  And if you are like me, you’ve probably been too busy grilling to think about what to get for your loved one.  Well, Grilling Companion is here to help.  Grill for them! Now depending on what stage your relationship is in will dictate the correct Valentine’s Day dinner menu….

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  February 14, 2014
Limited Edition “Hot Coals” Thermapen on Sale

Limited Edition “Hot Coals” Thermapen on Sale

We just got an email from our friends at Thermapen announcing a special edition thermometer that should be right up your alley.  We have talked about how awesome the Thermapen Instant-Read Thermometer is before and you probably already ordered one, right?  For those of you scared of commitment, this should nudge you in the right…

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  April 5, 2013