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Honor Dad with a Cliche-Busting Father’s Day Brunch

Honor Dad with a Cliche-Busting Father’s Day Brunch

Mother’s Day, named a national holiday in 1914, had a nearly 60-year jump on Father’s Day, which wasn’t formally added to the calendar until 1972. It’s now a virtual given that breakfast in bed belongs to moms while dads man the grill. Why not shake things up this year? Host a Father’s Day backyard brunch. You grill, Dad grills, or you happily share the cooking responsibilities. Then spend a leisurely afternoon doing something you know he’ll enjoy. Here are some menu suggestions (including...

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How to Grill Rope Sausage (and Why You Should Buy It Raw!)

How to Grill Rope Sausage (and Why You Should Buy It Raw!)

This post is brought to you by Southside Market & Barbeque, which provided advertising support. What is rope sausage? Some raw sausages, like Argentinian longaniza and English Cumberland, are sold in thick coils. At Southside Market & Barbeque, each fresh (raw) sausage rope measures approximately 44-48 inches long and weighs 2 lbs. Seasoned with cracked black pepper, it is all beef, coarsely ground in a natural pork...

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The Top 10 Most-Viewed Photos on Steven Raichlen’s Instagram

The Top 10 Most-Viewed Photos on Steven Raichlen’s Instagram

Over the past year, Steven Raichlen has shared photos from book tour, TV sets, and restaurants across the globe. We've pulled together his top 10 most-liked photos below. Do YOU follow Steven? Get started here. And be sure to tag @stevenraichlen when you share your grilling photos on Insta! 1. Big Bad Beef Ribs A limited number of spots are still available in the second session for Barbecue University 2018, May 27-29. Give the live-fire obsessed person in your life the...

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Steven Raichlen’s New TV Show Project Fire + a Memorial Day Menu From The Show!

Steven Raichlen’s New TV Show Project Fire + a Memorial Day Menu From The Show!

After what seemed like an interminable winter, the long-awaited Memorial Day weekend is finally upon us. This beloved federal holiday, conceived in the 1860s to honor the men and women who gave their lives in the service of our country, is a celebration of family and friends, flags and flowers, food and fun. Of course, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and prime grilling season, the perfect time to launch Steven’s latest show, Project Fire. Maryland Public Television, the producer of Project Fire,...

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You’ll Never Look at Sausages the Same Way Again – Sausage Slammers from Southside Market

You’ll Never Look at Sausages the Same Way Again – Sausage Slammers from Southside Market

This post is brought to you by Southside Market & Barbeque, which provided advertising support. With humble beginnings dating back to 1882, Southside Market & Barbeque has had many years to develop trusted products like sauces, smoked meats, and sausage for a loyal fan base. Another thing these years of experience have given them? The courage to innovate with sensational new takes on their traditional offerings. Their...

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Book Tour 2018: Steven Raichlen Wants to Meet You

Book Tour 2018: Steven Raichlen Wants to Meet You

It’s May, and that means two things: 1) It’s National Barbecue Month; and 2) Steven will be on book tour. We’re all celebrating the timely release this week of his latest book, Project Fire (Workman, 2018), featuring sizzling new recipes, tips, and techniques (not to mention gorgeous food photos) guaranteed to make 2018 your best grilling year yet. From Boston to Portland, from Denver to L.A., Steven will be crisscrossing the...

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Celebrate the Release of Project Fire with Our May 2018 Sweepstakes

Celebrate the Release of Project Fire with Our May 2018 Sweepstakes

We are thrilled to be partnering with a few of our favorite companies to bring you (our readers!) a sweepstakes to celebrate the launch of Steven Raichlen’s newest book and TV show. Following the success of Steven’s New York Times bestselling Project Smoke, the new book and show focus on the most essential of all cooking methods: live-fire cooking. From breakfast (Bacon and Egg Quesadilla) to cocktails (Grilled Sangria), from veggies (Caveman Cabbage and Smoke-Roasted Carrots) to dessert (Cedar Planked Pears with Amaretti and Mascarpone),...

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Don’t Lose These: Recipes for the “Cadillac” of Salmon

Don’t Lose These: Recipes for the “Cadillac” of Salmon

Salmon is the little black dress of the fin fish world—beautiful, flavorful, and above all, versatile. It can be baked, poached, sautéed, and of course, grilled or smoked. No wonder it’s a global (and Raichlen!) favorite. But its appeal doesn’t stop there. Salmon’s payload of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids makes it one of the healthiest seafood choices for consumers. For American salmon lovers, the coming weeks on the calendar are...

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Must-Have Recipes for Grilled or Smoked Prime Rib

Must-Have Recipes for Grilled or Smoked Prime Rib

The English call it roast beef, and for untold generations, a rib roast rotating on a spit in front of a wood fire has represented not just gustatory bliss, but material and spiritual comfort. So essential is roast beef to the British sense of well-being, a special breed of dog was developed in the sixteenth century to turn a treadmill attached to the rotisserie spit. (Before that, the task fell to scullery lads, and later, elaborate clockworks.) Rotisserie Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream is one of...

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On A Roll: A Quartet of Roast Beef Sandwiches

On A Roll: A Quartet of Roast Beef Sandwiches

Sometimes, it’s beef you crave. Not chicken, not seafood, not “the other white meat.” You want brawny, sanguine, iron- and nutrient-rich, blood-building beef. Preferably on a crusty roll with enough strength to hold a mouth-stretching payload of grilled or smoked red meat. Yeah. Debris Sandwich (aka Po’ Boy): Let’s begin the regional tour in one of America’s most food-obsessed towns, New Orleans, where a gravy-soaked debris sandwich can pick...

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