Our friend’s daughter is largely vegetarian, but she’ll eat an occasional piece of fish (which makes her a flexitarian—here’s the difference of these terms plus pescatarian, vegan and others). So for July 4th weekend, we picked up a box of SeaPak Alaskan Salmon Burgers, which are available frozen at stores nationwide. It takes time to […]

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The second Saturday of June (tomorrow) is National Rosé Day. For some serious eating and some food fun, how about Rosé Can Chicken? Here’s a more elegant version of Beer Can Chicken from D’Artagnan, purveyor of fine foods (photo #1). The sauce is made with a glass of rosé.     ABOUT BEER CAN CHICKEN […]

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[1] Fish fillet with mussels and shrimp (photo © Bamboo Sushi | Portland). [2] Three different fish fillets, scallops and shrimp (photo © Allen Brothers). [3] Grilled asparagus, carrots, red bell pepper, red onions, yellow squash. Here’s a recipe (photo © Taste Of Home). [4] From top: portabella and shiitake mushrooms, plum tomatoes (seeds removed), […]

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Summer beans like green beans, yellow wax beans and specialty beans like purple green beans and romanos, are some of the best veggies to grill. Yet, few people think of them for grilling—perhaps because they seem like they’d fall through the grill. They will: But a grill basket, grill pan or aluminum foil packet is […]

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[1] From Allen Brothers, a seafood mixed grill assortment of sea bass fillets, giant shrimp and bacon-wrapped scallops. [2] Seafood mixed grill (photo courtesy Flavor & The Menu). [3] The original mixed grill is an assortment of meats, like this carnivore’s delight at The Chop House in Singapore.   We’re going upscale on Memorial Day. […]

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[1] Grease fires are a common reason for grill fires (photo courtesy Wikipedia | Common Domain). [2] It’s not just the stove top: Oven fires can develop even when you think your roast is safely cooking (photo courtesy Knox County, Tennessee Fire Prevention) [3] A Tundra aerosol spray is small, easily portable, and a must-have-on-hand […]

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