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Best of the Web: BACON RECIPES- Bacon Ice Cream, Bacon Mayonnaise and a Bacon Coffin

People are obsessed with bacon. Why? Because Bacon is awesome, that’s why. So while I usually strive to be healthy and offer up healthy recipes on my site, I’m going to go out out on a limb and give you the best of Bacon from my bacon loving BBQ buddies, my adventures on pinterest, and […]

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guava lime grilled scallops, himalayan salt planked scallops, grilling on a himalayan salt plank

Guava Lime Scallops Grilled on a Himalayan Salt Plank

I’ve had this salt plate for a while but it’s always in the back of my “grilling cabinet” so I often forget to use it. When I picked up some scallops for dinner, I knew they would be perfect to grill on the salt plank. The salt plank serves as a hot griddle that can […]

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Fire Roasted Poblano Corn Salsa

We’re getting closer to summertime and you know what that means- Corn will be in abundance everywhere! What to do with all that corn? Well, grill it of course, and then make a salsa with it! I like making grilled salsas because they are a great use of anything that’s in season and readily available […]

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The Art of Tailgating, Miami Hurricanes Style

I’ve been focusing on tailgating-friendly recipes a lot lately and got the chance to show my stuff with my friend Elizabeth and her family who are die-hard tailgaters and University of Miami fans. Her family has been tailgating for over 30 years in a motor home they bring to Hurricanes games. This motorhome is outfiited […]

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Tailgating 2.0: Patio Daddio Queso Dip

John Dawson, from PatioDaddio, is part of my all star line up for my “Tailgating 2.0 Series”. No tailgate is complete without a dip, and this one is quite the crowd pleaser. “This queso dip is great for parties, an afternoon snack, or dip for tailgating! Its ingredients include chorizo, chili beans, chile powder, and […]

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Fire Roasted Key Lime Guacamole

This recipe puts a South Florida spin on traditional guacamole as it uses Florida avocados and tart key limes. All ingredients are grilled, including the limes, which adds a nice char and smokiness to the dip. If you’ve never had Florida avocados, they are huge – one avocado would equal 2 HAAS avocados. They are […]

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