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Grill Girl Guides
Grill Care & Cleaning
Hot Dogs & Sausages
Marinades & Sauces
Side Dishes
Outdoor Parties
Dutch Oven
Kid Fun
Cyndi Allison - Grill Girl

Grill Girl Outdoor Guides

Gas or Charcoal?
Grilling with Cast Iron Skillets
Grilling Shish Kabobs (pain in the kabob)
Smoke Your Own Meat
Basic Rib Cooking Guide
Grilled Hamburgers - Trouble Shooting Guide
How to Use a Charcoal Chimney Starter (easy charcoal lighting and saves money too)
How to Brine a Turkey to Smoke Outdoors

Grill Care and Cleaning

Cleaning a Charcoal Grill


Grilled Steak Guide
Great Grilled Hamburgers
Grilled Beer Burgers
Grilled Onion Burgers
Pineapple Grilled Burgers
Tex Mex Grilled Burgers
Joel Burger (Southern grilled burger with pimento cheese on sourdough bread)


Beer Butt Chicken
Boneless Chicken Breasts
Grilled Chicken Legs


Grilled Pork Chops
Pork Pineapple Kabobs
Smoked Spiral Ham


Shrimp Grill Guide
Shrimp Grilled on a Griddle or in a Cast Iron Skillet
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp
Fresh Clams on the Grill
Lobster on the Barbecue Grill
Grilled King Crab Legs
Grilled Alaskan Crab Legs

Hot Dogs and Sausages

Hot Dogs
Beer and Brats

Grill Marinades and Sauces

North Carolina Vinegar Based Pork Barbecue Sauce
Alabama White Barbecue Sauce

Commerical Marinades and Barbecue Sauces (reviews)

Firefighters Barbecue Sauce (benefits our firefighters)
Stubb's Barbecue Sauce
Wild n Mild (barbecue sauce or marinade)
Chef Matt's Barbecue Habanero Honey Sauces

Seasonings (Good for Kitchen Cooking and Grilling)

Gary's Original, Hot for Momma, and Too Hot for Momma (great seasoning combos)


Grilled Nacho Chips
Grilled Quesadillas


Grilled Texas Toast
Easy Grilled French Bread Loaf

Vegetables on the Grill

Grilled Corn on the Cob - Two Methods
Grilled Cheese Corn on the Cob
Grilled Zucchini Shish Kabobs
Portobello Mushrooms on the Grill
Grilled Onions (several ways to add some zip to your cook out)


Potatoes on the Grill (cooked right on the grates)
Hash Brown Potatoes
Tin Foil Potatoes (Hobo Packs)

Fruits on the Grill

Pineapple on the Grill
Grilled Rum Pineapple

Side Dishes

Best Ever Potato Salad
Grandma's Broccoli Salad
Easy Pasta Salad
Greek Summer Salad
Old Fashioned Shredded Carrot Salad
Pica de Gallo (Mexican salsa)
Chilled Black Eyed Pea Salad (Texas Caviar)

North Carolina Red Barbecue Slaw

Baked Beans with Hamburger
Bacon Baked Beans


Grilled Chocolate Marshmallow Bananas


Cover the Basics with Tailgate List
Cornhole or Corn Toss Game

Outdoor Parties

Making Party Pictures - Bob Kovacs
Barbecue Luau

Dutch Oven Cooking

DO Chicken and Dumplings


Camp Fire Hot Chocolate Mix

Kid Fun

Buddy Burners or Coffee Can Camp Stoves - How To
Dirt Balls - No Bake Fudge Candy
Home Churned Vanilla Ice Cream
Zip Lock Baggie Ice Cream
Homemade Bubble Stuff
Dough Boys (grilled bread on a stick)

Outdoor Cooking News

News 2011

Weber GrillWatch Survey (lots of interesting on grilling trends for the year)

News 2009

Interesting Facts about Grilling 2009 with Don Johnson of HPBA
Consumers Digest Grill Project - A Porch Full of Grills
Lexington NC Barbecue Festival 2009

News 2008

Stubb's BBQ Sauce 40th Year Celebration (November 2008)
Bad Barbecue Guests
(fall HPBA 2008 survey on what traits may keep you off the barbecue guest list)
Great Grillers (fall HPBA 2008 survey on what guests look for in a great barbecue chef)
Fun Facts on Grilling (2008)
Staycations - Fun at Home with the Gas Prices So High
Lexington, NC Barbecue Festival (2008 - 25th year)


Family of Grillers
4th of July Cook Out to Honor Military Members
Cedar Island, North Carolina
Ocracoke Island, North Carolina
Eli's River Rescue at Bull Hole in Cooleemee, NC
NC State BBQ Championship
Weber Grill Media Trip to New York City (what a blast)


Short History of Southern Barbecue

Barbecue Humor

You Might be a Redneck Grill Guy or Girl if . . .
Barbecue 12 Days of Christmas

Barbecue Destinations (areas, restaurants, dives)

North Carolina Barbecue, Grill, and Other Cool Spots to Check Out

Lexington, North Carolina (pork barbecue with vinegar style sauce)
Backyard BBQ Pit - Durham, North Carolina
Allen & Son Barbecue - Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Wink's Barbecue and Seafood - Salisbury, North Carolina
Keaton's Barbecue of Cleveland, NC (local barbecue chicken - bari-fried - excellent)
Emma Key's of Greensboro, NC (flat-top grill burger joint)
Mac's Speed Shop of Charlotte, North Carolina (biker bar with barbecue)

Barbecue People

Joe Cahn - Tailgate Commissioner
Leslie Haywood - Grill Charms Inventor
Craig "Meathead" Goldwyn - Amazing Ribs Web Master
Pete Benac - Celtic Spirt BBQ - Barbecue Caterer
John McLemore - CEO Masterbuilt
Rod Gray - Kansas City Barbeque Society Champion

Grill Gear

Top 10 Lists

Top 10 Tailgate Grills (2009-2010)

Grills and Outdoor Cookers

Cobb Outdoor Cooker
Weber Smokey Joe Tailgate Grill Review
OutdoorChef City Grill (gas tailgate grill)
Portable Kitchen Outdoor Cooker (PK grill and smoker)
Son of Hibachi Tailgate Grill (very small and well designed)
Fuego Grills (gas, electric, and combo)
Holland Companion (tailgate Grill)
Weber Go-Anywhere (charcoal or gas)
Weber Kettle Grills

Masterbuilt Indoor Turkey Fryer (with ButterBall turkey company)

Grill Accessories and Other Outdoor Products

Lodge Outdoor Cooking Gloves
Beer Butt Chicken Heads (top off your Beer Can Chicken)
Thermoelectric Cooler Heater (Coleman)
Weber Rib Racks
FlameDisk (use in place of charcoal - easier and no mess)

Shopping (meat, sauces, rubs)

Omaha Steaks (online meat company)

Outdoor Cookbooks

Peace, Love and Barbeque (outdoor smoking cookbook with great stories)
The Greatest Barbeque Tips in the World (handy grilling reference guide)
Holy Smoke: The Big Book of North Carolina Barbecue (great history book packed with information and recipes)
She-Smoke (excellent book for outdoor cooking - from grilling to barbecue)


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