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5 Ways a Monthly Food Box Just Makes Life Better

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Life today is busier than ever. From unprecedented professional demands to daily family commitments, tasks like menu planning, grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning can quickly become overwhelming. As a result, many people end up turning to the takeout box — a short-term at-best solution given everything from the high cost to the even higher calorie counts of the menu offerings ... Read More »

Summer ’17: How to Make the Most of Your License to Grill

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Memorial Day has come and gone meaning the official arrival of summer is just around the corner. Looking to hit the ground running when it comes to kicking off grilling season? Here’s a closer look at seven tips aimed at helping you maximizing grilling greatness in 2017. 1. Shop Smart  In the perfect fantasy world, a successful afternoon or evening ... Read More »

BBQ of the Month Club: Father’s Day Gift-Giving Solved!

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Memorial Day has come and gone, leaving one question at the top of the list for many people: What to get Dad for Father’s Day this year? Of all the people on our collective gift-giving lists, fathers just may be the hardest to shop for. Why? Because they often don’t want for anything. Or at least, they don’t think they want for ... Read More »

How to Elevate the Flavors on National Hamburger Day

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Who doesn’t love sinking their teeth into a juicy, delicious hamburger? There’s a reason why these beefy beauties frequently find themselves atop “favorite food” roundups. However, just as noshing on an unbelievably delicious burger can be a revelation, so can slogging through an inferior burger be the ultimate letdown. The good news? There’s one easy way to ensure that you ... Read More »

The Ultimate BBQ Face-Off

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Table of Contents 1. Introduction: The Ultimate BBQ Face-Off 2. Know Your Types 3. Memphis: Positively Pucker-Inducing 4. Texas: Big on Tasty Tradition 5. Kansas City: “Nuggets of Barbecue Gold” 6. The Carolinas: East vs. West Action 7. An All-in-One BBQ Solution 1. The Ultimate BBQ Face-Off Think your hometown barbecue is the country’s uncontestable best? Those are fighting words. ... Read More »

Award-winning BBQ from The Shed in Mississippi Is Shipping Nationwide!

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If you can’t get fed at The Shed in southern Mississippi anytime soon, we’ve got you covered—they’re now shipping their award-winning BBQ nationwide, so you can be a ShedHed in your own home or backyard! Outright winners of the coveted Memphis in May BBQ Championships in 2015, brother and sister co-owners Brad Orrison and Brooke Lewis have been earning the ... Read More »

How Are You Planning to Celebrate this International Picnic Day?

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The song may enthuse that “everybody loves a parade,” but we feel safe swapping out another two-syllable “p” word instead: “picnic.” From the exhilaration of dining al fresco to the care that goes into planning a magical meal, there’s nothing quite like a simple afternoon with a basket and blanket for two or a grander gathering for family and friends. ... Read More »

Thought Leader Series: Grilling Goes Gourmet

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Trevor Kensey is an award-winning writer, photographer and self-styled “food raconteur”. To learn more about Trevor, please visit his blog, SisBoomBlog.com, where he delights readers with his inimitable style and still manages to share his most cherished recipes. Modern grilling is about a lot more more than the basic burgers, baked beans, and hot dogs of your childhood. Outdoor cooking ... Read More »

Honoring All Things Barbecue During National Barbecue Month

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Just how big is barbecue in the United States? While some foods get a day dedicated in their honor, barbecue merits the entire month of May! It’s not surprising when you consider the deliciousness, versatility, and satisfying nature of this toothsome treat. There’s no better time to pay homage to the beloved national pastime of barbecue than during National Barbecue ... Read More »

Thought Leader Series: Why the Pop-Up Dining Craze Is Here to Stay

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Erin Pennings is a marketer by trade who serves up tasty treats and fun feats as a food/lifestyle blogger at SalmonAtSeven.com. Pop-up dining is all about the experience. The experience of a fun stop at a food truck carnival for lunch with friends, and everybody trying something different. The experience of a spectacular one-off event held by a popular chef ... Read More »