The 4th of July weekend is the busiest weekend of the year for outdoor grilling. Hopefully you are either hosting a cook out or attending one! Grilling on the 4th of July is about grilling for a crowd, family gatherings, block parties, or grilling and chilling in the park.
We're already planning our menus! To help you plan your independence weekend menu we've assembled grilling recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert too. Check out all the recipes here!
Celebrate America's Independence! We’re Grateful for our Freedom to Grill!
As a Father and a son, every Father's Day seems to get more special. Since my Dad passed away 3 years ago, my memories of Dad grilling and me assisting seem more vivid. I also get to make new Father's Day memories with my children who also grew up with their Dad grilling all the [...]
Hot and fast is the traditional, tried and true method for grilling the perfect steak. When it comes to grilling the perfect hot and fast steak, charcoal rules over gas in the backyard. The opposite is true in the commercial steak house world, most use gas fired chargrillers. The common ingredient is high heat. With [...]
Building on a strong meeting last year, this year's NBBQA conference exceeded already high expectations from those of us witnessing the recent metamorphosis of NBBQA. As a sponsor I can say that GrillGrate got its money's worth and more! More importantly we got our batteries recharged with a big dose of BBQ love! NBBQA had a [...]
We've got an Abaco Glow after the GrillGrate 10 Year Anniversary Party in the Bahamas. It's officially in the books. The GrillGrate celebration featuring Meathead in Paradise was a huge success. We thoroughly enjoyed hosting such a great group of people. There are too many people to thank who helped us put on (or better yet [...]
For me game time grilling is out of the question and halftime is too! Nobody wants to be at the grill unless a TV is nearby. Pre-game grilling is the plan for this big game day. An evening kickoff makes an afternoon appetizer party a great way to nosh, nibble and pre-game before kick-off. Grilling appetizers is fun, fast, and [...]
Grill bacon? Yes, you can! Bacon is standard American fare for breakfast. Everyone loves bacon, but cooking bacon can leave your house smelling like a diner all day. Cooking it on the stove top in a griddle or skillet is a greasy mess. Then there is the problem of how to dispose of all that grease. [...]
Grate Holiday Gift Ideas for your Griller from GrillGrateBeing in the grilling industry is tough business! We get exposed to so many cool products it's hard to try them all. Our industry is especially innovative and much of the action is from entrepreneurial efforts. American ingenuity is the theme of this gift list for your [...]
The 2016 World Food Championship wrapped up after a week long food fight that saw over 300 contestants vie for a spot at the final table. Competitors were in nine categories including: seafood, burger, bbq, chili, bacon, steak, sandwich, dessert and recipe. Each category had 30-50 entrants and the top 10 in each category competed [...]
Turn Back the Clocks & Get Ready for Winter Grilling!It's that time of year again to turn back the clocks and say goodbye to daylight savings time. We are also reminded to replace the batteries in our smoke alarms and I'd like to add one other item to the to-do list-- replace your grill brush! Traditional grill brushes [...]