Grilling & Tailgating

How to Have a Kick-Ass Vegetarian Tailgate (Yes, It’s Possible)

Obviously, one of the best things about tailgating is the feast of footballing fare that is to be devoured before/during the game. It’s the part that everyone–football fanatics and those who are just along for the ride–can enjoy. The typical spread looks something like hot dogs, burgers, wings, etc., but what if we changed up the menu a little bit? Supposing  you were charged […]

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Do You Actually *Need* to Soak Wooden Skewers Before Cooking with Them?

It’s summer, and summer means grilling, and grilling means skewers. Obviously. But, as we all know from science and stuff, wood tends to burn when placed over an open flame. So what about the wooden skewers that recipes often call for? Won’t those burn? I mean, it’s usually recommended that you soak wooden skewers in water for up to thirty minutes before using them to minimize any fire […]

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Shish-Keballin’ : 10 Unique Skewers To Grill Right Now

If your grill hasn’t gotten a fairly intense summer workout by now, it’s time to get those flames going. Now, if you want to be a total baller, and we’re betting that you do, one of the most dynamic (yet, seemingly least appreciated) food items to get your grill going for is the kebab. Yes, if you do it right–skewering your food demands a little more […]

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Memorial Day Mains to Kick Grilling Season Off Right

Memorial Day is our opportunity to gather up with friends and family to celebrate all who have served in our nation’s armed services–it’s a holiday worth looking forward to. Obviously, the best place to bring your people together is around a table… a table covered with ample quantities of amazing food. Meaning… Memorial Day is the perfect occasion fire up […]

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Your Burger’s BBF (Beer Best Friend)

Burgers and beer…one of the greatest couples in famous food partnership history. They act as each others’ best friend, their names fatefully alliterate, and the success of their bond is focused around common interests and balance–flavors and textures that work together and compliment each other. I mean really, it’s what I aspire to in every intimate relationship in my life […]

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The Game Plan: Alabama vs. Mississippi State

College football fans, get ready. ESPN’s College GameDay is returning to the SEC this weekend for a heated matchup between the No. 1 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs and the No. 5 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. Various sources predict that the Bulldogs undefeated run will come to end in Tuscaloosa this weekend, crediting the Tide with having the one of the strongest defenses […]

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The Game Plan: Ohio State Vs. Michigan State

November is a great month to be a football fan! This Saturday, ESPN College GameDay is heading north for a rematch of last year’s Big Ten Championship Game. The Michigan State Spartans will host the Ohio State Buckeyes in East Lansing. No doubt Ohio State will be bringing their A-game this Saturday–the Buckeyes lost their shot at playing in the BCS […]

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The Game Plan: Mississippi State vs. Auburn

It’s hard to believe we’re already in week seven of college football! This weekend ESPN’s College GameDay heads to Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, Mississippi for the first time ever, and it’s for another big game: Mississippi State vs. Auburn. They may have taken everyone by surprise, but we now know not to underestimate the teams from Mississippi. Miss State’s victory […]

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The Game Plan: Mississippi’s Big Weekend!

“It’s the first time both Mississippi State and Ole Miss take a perfect record into October since 1961,” ESPN’s College GameDay tweeted earlier this morning. On Saturday, the two undefeated Mississippi teams will host another pair of undefeated teams, making this the biggest college football weekend in Mississippi… ever. The Ole Miss Rebels, ranked 11th in the Associated Press poll, will […]

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The Game Plan: Gamecocks vs Missouri Tigers

We’re back for week 5 of college football and this time we are following ESPN’s College GameDay to the Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia, South Carolina to watch the No. 13 South Carolina Gamecocks host the Missouri Tigers. This is GameDay’s first trip of the season to SEC country and it should be an exciting match-up. Whether you’re traveling to the […]

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