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Top 10 Best Selling BBQ Grill Gadgets on Amazon – RIGHT NOW!

Top 10 Best Selling BBQ Grill Gadgets on Amazon – RIGHT NOW!

Summer is here and with this, there are opportunities to Barbecue for any reason! There are many Barbecue Gadgets you can invest in. The dictionary definition of a gadget is a small mechanical or electronic device or tool, especially an ingenious or novel one. However, not all of them are as useful as advertised. Many are […]

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Brilliant Barbecue Breakfasts

Brilliant Barbecue Breakfasts

Most of us enjoy an outdoor BBQ. Barbecue lunch and dinners are the norms. However, have you thought of using your grill to cook breakfast? There are so many delicious breakfast items perfect for grilling. Consider a lazy Sunday Summer morning either at home in your backyard or camping in a peaceful nature retreat. There […]

Roosterkoek, Braaibroodjies & Braai Pie – A Selection of South African Barbecue Breads.

Roosterkoek, Braaibroodjies & Braai Pie – A Selection of South African Barbecue Breads.

In South Africa, a Barbecue is not complete without either simple Barbecue rolls or Barbecued sandwiches. South African’s know this as Roosterkoek (a direct translation from Afrikaans to English is Grill Cake). The South African word for Barbecue is Braai. The indigenous Khoi people from the Cape used to make this bread over open coals. […]

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Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT.

Choose Chili ! Some Like it HOT.

Love it or hate it you simply cannot ignore the chili pepper! It is not an addictive ingredient, but it gives the body an endomorphic boost which if you can stand the heat leaves you with a feeling of euphoria. What is a Chili Pepper   It is a fruit from the Capsicum plants. Yes, that’s right […]

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Formula for Tasty BBQ Food = Temperature Control

Formula for Tasty BBQ Food = Temperature Control

If you have just settled into your new house which has a great Outdoor Barbecue or if you consider you are an experienced Pit Master, it is worthwhile to remember the formula for Tasty Barbecue Food is temperature control. Higher temperature may mean that your food cooks quicker on the outside but that will probably […]

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Healthy and Delicious – BBQ with Fish

Healthy and Delicious – BBQ with Fish

Instead of choosing a meat option when you next Barbecue why not consider fish? This is a healthy and delicious alternative to meat. Fish is high in protein and low in fat. It is full of omega-3 fatty acids which contribute towards a healthy heart. June the 18th is National Go Fish day ,so get […]

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Healthy Easter Treats

Healthy Easter Treats

It’s an exciting time of year for parents when every kid is eagerly awaiting a visit from the Easter Bunny. In addition, family and friends will get together to enjoy a family Easter meal. It is difficult to turn down your kid’s requests for those sugary Easter treats. However, it is possible to offer healthy […]

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Five International Barbecues to try out at Home

Five International Barbecues to try out at Home

Barbecuing is a tradition in the United States. It draws friends and families together celebrating special events or just enjoying a family meal. Internationally, people of all nations have their version of a Barbecue all resulting in delicious healthy food occasions. Vary your Barbecue experience by trying out one of the Worldwide Barbecue interpretations below. […]

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Easter Food Traditions

Easter Food Traditions

Easter long weekend is almost upon us. Whether you celebrate this holiday within the Christian faith, as part of the Jewish Passover or just as a special time with family and friends, food will be part of the celebrations. There are many different food traditions enjoyed throughout the world. Hot Cross Buns A hot cross […]

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Keto Barbecue Celebration

Keto Barbecue Celebration

So, you have started with a Keto diet. Your healthy eating based on the low carb, high- fat diet is going well. You are feeling so much healthier and starting to even lose some of those extra pounds from the Christmas indulgence. You suddenly realize that it’s your husband’s birthday celebration next weekend, and you […]

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Brisket a Barbecue Classic

Brisket a Barbecue Classic

Brisket is a comparatively inexpensive cut of meat. It is usually slow cooked over low temperatures. The result is a tender wonderfully flavored meat….a Barbecue Classic! History shows that the brisket has long been part of Jewish cuisine served braised for special holiday fare. Smoked brisket was introduced into Barbecue Restaurants during the 1950’s. However […]

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Enjoy Souvlaki on your Barbecue

Enjoy Souvlaki on your Barbecue

Tired of the usual hamburgers on the Barbecue? Why not entertain your family and friends by Barbecuing the Greek or Cypriot way with a Souvlaki or Souvla Barbecue. Whilst Souvlaki and Souvla are similar there are differences : Souvlaki The origin of this is in Greece. It is small pieces of meat or vegetables grilled […]

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Barbecue Fun for Kids

Barbecue Fun for Kids

Now is the time to stock up on pantry items that the kids will love when you Barbecue. Kids enjoy the fun family and friends aspect of a Barbecue. The more you involve them the better. It’s a great way to encourage your kids to eat more vegetables. Many kids will turn up their noses […]

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Celebrities Love to Barbecue too !

Celebrities Love to Barbecue too !

Barbecue. It’s a verb. It’s a noun. It’s an adjective. It’s messy. It’s a Lifestyle for many. But it’s not only for us everyday common joe’s. The hoity-toity like it too! There really aren’t many people that don’t enjoy a good Barbecue. Whether you are an A-list Celebrity or simply a lover of Cooking Outdoors, […]

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Rubs vs Marinades vs Glazes.

Rubs vs Marinades vs Glazes.

The Barbecue season is almost upon us. For some people there is never a Barbecue season – it’s all year! Whichever way you look at it, your Barbecue offerings will be interesting and tasty if you use a dry spice rub, marinade or glaze. Every Barbecue Pit-master has their favorite. However, it is useful to […]

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