• Easter feast: tender lamb and smoky ham

    Easter, Christianity’s holiest day that celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection. It’s a monumental, moveable holiday feast because it doesn’t fall on a set date. Rather, using the Gregorian calendar, Christians in the West celebrate Easter on the first...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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  • The Super Bowl of inflated football foods

    Part II: Quesadillas and sliders Okay, I hear the mumblings: “Wayne, it’s winter, it’s been snowing, and the forecast calls for frost, frequent freeze and possible frigid feet.” Well, if you’re reading this I’ve caught your attention...

    • Posted January 28, 2015
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  • The Super Bowl of football foods

    Part I: Spiedies and wings Every region has their delicacies, and delicate or not, most often, delicious. Every corner of the country and points in-between offers unique foods and flavors for every palate. Philadelphia is famous for...

    • Posted January 21, 2015
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  • Exotic meats … grilled!

    Exotic. That word gets your mind to wandering. In 5th Avenue marketing parlance, exotic is a sexy word; a positive phrase that excites and inspires. For instance: Kilimanjaro, Tahiti, Komodo dragon, blood red Ferraris, Papua, New Guinea…...

    • Posted October 8, 2014
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  • Grate grilled wings

    Nearly every bar and restaurant has them. Nearly every stadium, rink, tailgates from Three Rivers to Mile High, even upscale hotel menus and airports have long been in the act. Huh, guess that explains the near misses...

    • Posted September 24, 2014
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  • Remarkable ribs

    Slow cooked, rubbed and basted racks of barbecued ribs. Just how sensory are those words? Their mere mention gets your mouth a-watering and nose to twitching. Smell the spicy-sweet meaty smoke? See the slightly crispy glistening baby-back...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • The endless journey

    Every day is a great day for grilling Grilled and grilling, but not grill; that’s what we use to enjoy the former. They are words we hear often. Grilled meats and fish, grilled veggies, even wood-fired breads...

    • Posted July 30, 2014
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