COOKING: Grilling Tips For Meat, Fish & Veggies

What a beauty! Photo courtesy Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet.   Memorial Day Weekend is the official launch of grilling season. We asked Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet, the inventors of the Hybrid Fire Grill (the only grill that can cook with gas, charcoal and wood), to share their top grilling tips. 1. Prepare Marinate your food in advance.…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Crispin Hard Apple Cider

Crispin Original, our go-to hard apple cider. Photo courtesy Crispin Cider.   For the upcoming trio of holidays—Memorial Day, Fathere’s Day and Independence Day—we’d like to recommend something festive to drink: sparkling Crispin Hard Apple Cider. Whether or not you’re currently a cider fan, we’ve got to evangelize over what we think is the most…
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PRODUCT: Keurig Vue Custom Brewing System

The tag line of the Keurig Vue single-cup custom brewing system is “Brew Stronger. Brew Bigger. Brew Hotter.” We’d like to add: Brew Sustainably. The Vue cups (an improvement on K-cups) are made from recyclable #5 plastic (polypropylene). While it doesn’t matter to some people, we strive to do our small part to help the…
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RECIPE: Easy Grilled S’mores

Is there a more popular dessert than s’mores? You don’t need a campfire and a branch. Just: GRILL in a covered grill, or BAKE in the oven   This recipe from Reynolds Wrap makes it easy. EASY GRILLED S’MORES Ingredients For 4 Servings 4 sheets (8×12-inches each) aluminum foil 4 graham crackers, broken into halves…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Hot Dog Recipes

The Atlanta Dog: just peachy! Photo courtesy Applegate.   If you own a grill, chances are you’ll be using it this weekend to make hot dogs and other favorites. For a gourmet hot dog experience, Applegate Organic and Natural Meats—whose hot dogs count among our favorites—has provided some very special recipes. Here are 13 recipes…
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