Archive for the Tips & Tricks Category

CB’s EZ Tip: Grilling Lobster Tails

CB's EZ Tip: Grilling Lobster Tails

When I grill lobster tails I usually remove the meat from the shell just cause that makes sense to me. The shell is what curls up – so by removing it from the cooking equation it makes preparing the lobster easier. and as you know I am all about EZ!

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Rack of Lamb

Rack of Lamb

The methods to prepare many different cuts of meat on the grill are nearly identical. Once you get the method or technique mastered – you can feel confident approaching the variety of meat available to you and expand your meal time enjoyment.

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Breakfast on the Grill.

Breakfast on the Grill.

It’s become something of a regular event in our family to take breakfast altogether on a Sunday. Yes, I know what you’re thinking, why not every other day of the week?

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Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast

Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast

“…of all the things I cook on the grill the bacon-wrapped chicken tenders always get voted #1.” Capt Jack

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Beef Chuck Roast

Beef Chuck Roast

Beef Chuck Roast stuffed with garlic, rolled and tied – roasted on the Char-Broil infrared grill – it was tasty and very juicy!

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“Shroom Bombs”

"Shroom Bombs"

Use fresh mushrooms, pull the stems, and insert a peeled, slightly crushed garlic clove in each. Put some jalapeno rings on half of them and wrapped each one in a strip of bacon ~ it is Da Bomb!

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A “Mini” Crawdad Boil on the Grill

A "Mini" Crawdad Boil on the Grill

I have to admit, this is one of my favorites…… and it’s been requested by friends the last 3 years in a row as my contribution to Super Bowl finger food! It’s easy to prepare and the addition of a light smoke flavor adds an extra “kick” to an already tasty treat.

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Pulled Pork Tacos

Pulled Pork Tacos

You’ve figured out how to produce a tender smokey pork shoulder and pulled it apart for sandwiches. Maybe there is something else you can make with all the tasty tender smokey pulled pork.

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My First Cook: Pulled Pork

My First Cook: Pulled Pork

Preparing a classic dish like pulled pork is just a bit easier with the Big Easy 2-IN-1 Electric Smoker Roaster. One happy owner shares his story of the first cook in his new cooker.

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Baby Back Ribs

Baby Back Ribs

Preparing ribs used to be a daunting task for many outdoor cooks, no longer with the Char-Broil Big Easy group of TRU-Infrared cookers.

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Bacon-Wrapped Mallard Breast Montmorency

Bacon-Wrapped Mallard Breast Montmorency

For those not familiar, wild duck is totally different than farm raised duck. The texture and character of the meat is much closer to extra rich lean beef tenderloin aka “Filet Mignon”

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Rustic Crostini

Rustic Crostini

A crostini is simply toasted bread, but when that bread is grilled to toast it, the flavor becomes almost magical.  Making a crostini is a fairly simple thing to do using different herbs and cheeses to create a variety of flavors to please your guests. Feel free to […]

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New Year’s Libations: Champagne and Pomegranates

New Year's Libations: Champagne and Pomegranates

A special “Aloha” version of a sophisticated champagne cocktail – perfect for toasting in the New Year on any island, even the one in your kitchen!

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Holiday Cooking Tips

Holiday Cooking Tips

For many cooks there is nothing more stressful than the idea of having your house full of friends and family anxiously awaiting a home cooked feast. Hosts should be spending time with their friends and not closed up behind kitchen doors slaving away.

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Breakfast Fattie “Benedict” on the Grill

One of my favorite meals of the day has to be breakfast and this is my favorite version of Country Eggs Benedict. With deer season in full swing and hungry hunters in the house…. I like to have a few of these “fatties” on hand for a stick-to-your-ribs […]

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Add Layers of Flavor.

For me the best tasting things have layers and layers of flavors and I am not talking about a muddled jumble of tastes I am talking about clean and distinct flavors. One way to add one more layer of flavor is with your grill. Yes that’s right […]

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Debunking Six of My Most Despised Grilling and Meat Myths

Debunking Six of My Most Despised Grilling and Meat Myths

Some say that “ignorance is bliss”, but being unlearned about certain aspects of grilling and barbecuing does not make me a happy camper. Let’s put an end once and for all about some of these meat and grilling myths. Myth #1: Grilling and Barbecuing Are the Same […]

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“Pig Candy” for Holiday Snacks!

"Pig Candy" for Holiday Snacks!

Have you heard of “Pig Candy?” If you gather ’round barbeque folks long enough you’re sure to hear it mentioned. Seems that everyone who enjoys it has their own particular version of the recipe. This is one prepared by “Old Dave” that he made popular with members […]

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Multi-Course Grilled & Roasted Meal!

Multi-Course Grilled & Roasted Meal!

Whenever we post a recipe for something that looks tasty – many folks give it a try. And when they share the results we couldn’t be happier. This is a photo from a birthday meal that Dave1944 posted on the Char-Broil LIVE Community Forums. First course was […]

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Making Flavored Wood Smoke

Making Flavored Wood Smoke

Using different wood species for cooking – in the form of chips or chunks – will enhance the flavor profile of food you cook on your outdoor grill. Many people find they double their enjoyment of food cooked on a gas grill with the addition of a […]

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