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Grilled Mexian Street Fare Corn

Kingsford University Part 3: Grilled Mexican Corn

  I tried this Grilled Mexican Corn recipe while at Kingsford University and I was IN LOVE! Thank you to Chris Lilly from Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ and Kingsford Charcoal for sharing this awesome, and lower calorie version of Grilled Mexican Corn, Street-fare style. This traditional Mexican street fare is typically made with mayonnaise, chili […]

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Google Recipes Making Cooking Easier

In such a fast paced world, most of us barely have time to breathe and especially not enough time to search for recipes. Google totally¬† understood this dilemma and created a new filter on their search page called “Recipes,” which refines your results and only shows you recipes (not random unrelated things) in your search. […]

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30 Days of Hot Dogs

There is probably nothing more American or the epitome of a BBQ than hot dogs on the grill. Whether you top your hot dog off with ketchup and mustard or sprinkle it with relish, the same old toppings get tiring. Food Network’s Grilling Central devised a 30 day calendar dedicated to all the different – […]

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Tavern Direct Black Friday Giveaway!

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving with friends and family, I know I enjoyed mine with my new hubby, and I hope everyone is having a safe and successful Black Friday. Since it’s Black Friday, I’m sure a lot of you stood in line for hours early this morning, so I would like to […]

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Charcoal 101- The History of Kingsford Charcoal

Most of the time when you’re grilling, you don’t think about the history behind it – just how delicious the food is going to taste when you’re done. I explored the history of Kingsford charcoal and was surprised to find a rich history, interestingly tied to Ford Motors. In the 1920s, Henry Ford learned about […]

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Florida BBQ Association’s Ricky Ginsburg’s Award Winning Jerk Rub Recipe

Ricky Ginsburg is the Treasurer of the Florida BBQ Association and makes one mean Authentic Jerk Rub! Since the Jamaican Jerk Festival is this weekend in Markham Park in Sunrise, Ricky Ginsburg from Boca Boys has generously sent us a guest post recalling his Jamaican Jerk Festival experiences. I cooked at the Jamaican Jerk Festival […]

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Women of the Grill Contest!

When it comes to the BBQ, all too often, it is the guys that grab a drink and a plate full of steaks and head off to the back deck to fire up the grill. But, many times it is the ladies that have marinated those very steaks, trimmed off the excess fat, and are […]

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