TIP OF THE DAY: Healthier Grilling Options

Topped with garnishes, most people will enjoy a turkey or veggie burger as much as beef. Photo courtesy Cheesecake Factory.   At the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts in Chicago, creating “better for you” cuisine is a hot topic of discussion. Many culinary schools first train students in classic French technique. But today’s trend…
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RECIPE: “Barbecue” Potato Salad

What to bring to a barbecue? Barbecue potato salad, a recipe from QVC’s chef David Venable, who blends barbecue sauce in with the mayonnaise. Says David: “In my opinion, it’s really not a barbecue without a side of potato salad. While the classic version is near perfection, sometimes it’s fun to play with the flavors…
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TRENDS: What’s New In Barbecue

Spell it barbecue, barbeque or the short form BBQ, May first is the start of the May-September peak outdoor cooking season. Not surprisingly, it’s National Barbecue Month. According to the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA), nearly 14 million grills and smokers were shipped in 2013. This year’s industry expo, held in March, displayed more…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Pig Of The Month BBQ

Finger-licking good BBQ. Photo courtesy Pig Of The Month.   Pig of the Month is a family company that dishes up barbecue and related foods—the type that may just be what Dad wants for Father’s Day. Smoked barbecue ribs, award winning pulled pork, specialty sausages, gourmet bacon, sides and award winning barbecue sauces are just…
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GIFT OF THE WEEK: The Best Barbecue Sauce

Grandville’s is the best for barbecue. Photo by River Soma | THE NIBBLE.   If you’re invited to a July 4th barbecue, don’t bring a bottle of wine. Bring something memorable! We recommend Grandville’s Barbecue Sauce, the best barbecue sauce we’ve ever had. It’s so thick, flavorful and chock-full of the best ingredients—not loaded with…
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