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Tiki Week: Tiki-Style Beef Teriyaki Skewers

Putting authenticity aside, the things can still be quite delicious, the key word being can. At their best, they're sweet and savory with a faint aroma of pineapple and tender, meaty, charred beef. More often though, they're dry and salty with a distinct flavor that whispers "reheated". More

Gadgets: Fire Wire Flexible Grilling Skewers

[Photographs: Nikki Goldstein] I always think that grilling is a great group activity. That is, until twenty hungry stomachs show up and you realize that the grill can only hold six burgers and a few hot dogs. It may not be the end-all solution to the problem, but Fire Wire makes flexible skewers that are fantastic space-savers in this kind of situation. They're made from stainless steel cable–style wire, which means they're sturdy enough to be used and reused but bendy enough to be wrapped around whatever configuration of meatiness is already cooking away. I had my first encounter with Fire Wire skewers several weeks ago when I saw them at a local kitchen goods store. I looked at... More

More Memorial Day Grilling

For those who want to try something different for Memorial Day, we just found this recipe for Grilled Lemongrass Shrimp Skewers on Ravenous Couple. The food looks gorgeous and sound delicious and we're so adding this to our menu this extended weekend.... More

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