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Grilled Peaches at Their Summer Best

It was not my intention, but this is going to be “Peach Week” here at CBTB. Or at least a half‑week devoted to the best summer fruit. And the trickiest to work with. Peaches come hard, soften to perfection while you are asleep, and five minutes later are sprouting mold. They demand constant care, but…

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Beef Ribs with Sorghum Glaze from Grill Nation by David Guas

Not all of us eat pork, so succulent pork ribs may not be on your menu this holiday weekend. But beef? That’s another animal. And this recipe, from Grill Nation by David Guas, makes the most of those beef ribs. The idea here is to marinate/cook in stages over a long time. It's classic, long-term barbecue.…

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Serrano Pepper Burgers from Grill Nation

It’s Labor Day Weekend, the weather is good for most of us, and we need dinners as the days unfold. This recipe from Grill Nation by David Guas is quite a turn on your traditional burger. For three pounds of meat, you are adding in one pound of serrano peppers and another pound of pepper…

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Grilling Corn with a Gas Grill

In an earlier post, I’ve suggested that the microwave is a quick, very quick way to cook fresh corn. You can leave the corn with the shucks still on and simply “cook” for 4 minutes for one or 6 minutes for two ears at a time. Microwave cooking gives you an ear that is certainly “done”…

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