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The Olympics, Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year, Mardi Gras...There are so many opportunities to enjoy great food this month!

Food and country flags from around the world to celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics
Ready for a taste of Korean BBQ? Celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics with our recipe for grilled Korean Kalbi (Galbi) or Bulgogi made with beef short ribs or sliced ribeye. It’s an easy dish to grill at home. While you’re at it, try some of the best grilled recipes from around the world, each listed here by country. read more
sliced beef
Korean Bulgogi is delicious beef ribeye or strip steak sliced thin, marinated, and grilled right at the table. Kalbi or Galbi is pretty much the same idea but made with short rib meat. Both are wonderful and fun! read more
merguez sausage
A tested recipe for Moroccan Mergues lamb sausage. read more
mechoui
In Morocco, Mechoui means 'roasted on an open fire.' Lamb is usually roasted on a spit, and often the cavity is filled with organ meats, herbs, or fruits. read more
mussels in the shell
Mussels are best in the cool months. This classic from France is so easy. And it's finger food. read more
chinese ribs
Experience the best Asian-style ribs you have ever had with this recipe for Hoisinful Nine Dragon Chinese Ribs. Based on an amazing dish at a now defunct Chicago Chinese restaurant, meaty baby back ribs are marinated in flavorful hoisin sauce before being finished on the grill for a sweet and smoky blast of flavor. read more
Paella pan on the grill
Paella, the national dish of Spain, is a fabulous dish for preparing on the grill. A fabulously flavored rice dish, paella has many variations including this chicken and sausage paella recipe. Presented with fanfare and flourish with a pinwheel of colors and shapes, paella is a sure fire showstopper for your cookouts. read more
Six high performance coolers tested, rated, and reviewed
Check out our detailed tests, reviews and ratings of 6 of the best high performance coolers. Several of these rotomolded super coolers are vacuum insulated to maintain cold or hot temperatures for a maximum length of time, sometimes more than 2 weeks! read more
tuscan ribs
Tuscan Marinated Ribs calls for marinating the meat in an herbed oil and vinegar bath and roasting without smoke. The results are complex and exotic. read more
pork burger
These wonderfully flavorful and juicy burgers contain most of the same ingredients found in the Chinese restaurant classic, Mu Shu Pork (also spelled Moo Shu Pork). In this delicious recipe, this famous dish is deconstructed and reconfigured as an Asian-inspired Mu Shu Pork Burger that is sure to wow your guests. read more
pimento cheese stuffed tomato
In the South, particularly the Carolinas and Georgia, you cannot have a social gathering without Pimento Cheese sandwiches. read more
Smoked Pimento Cheese Burger Recipe
Put a little south in your mouth with this delicious recipe for a smoked pimento cheese burger. Smoky home made pimento cheese and a reverse seared burger elevates cheeseburgers to new levels and makes it certain to be a hit at your next backyard cookout, tailgating adventure or weeknight family meal. read more
italian sausages
A recipe for making Italian Sausage like Nonna did. read more
spiedies grilled lamb
In Binghamton NY they make spiedies rather than kebabs, and for good reason. They're better. Typically they are marinated and grilled hunks of lamb or beef. read more
fire roasted charred red pepper pimento
Don't buy roasted peppers or pimientos when you can make stellar ones at home. Take your pimento cheese, potato salad, harissa, Italian sausage sandwiches, Italian beef sandwiches, omelets, risotto, and so many more over the top with this pimento recipe. The recipe also works for any number of peppers. read more
harissa
If made properly, harissa is a very deep, rich, complex paste, much more interesting than any bottled hot sauce. You can buy it, but it is easy to make. read more
The light and fresh flavors of this Israeli couscous salad, make it the perfect side salad recipe for any backyard cookout. Try it in place of a more traditional pasta salad at your next gathering. read more
sloppy joe sandwich
This family favorite gets a delicious makeover with smoked meat, bacon, and barbecue sauce. read more
pimento cheeseburger
Hamburger Heaven. Here is a description of all the different types of hamburger styles, regional hamburger styles, and how they are made. read more
A Hot Dog Road Trip
So many regions in America have a signature hot dog style including the Coney Island Hot Dog, New York Streetcart Dog, Chicago Hot Dog, ect. read more
salisbury steak on a plate with peas and mashed potatoes
There's a lot of bad Salisbury steak out there. Try this absolutely delicious recipe from Ruth Ellen Church, who was the food editor of the Chicago Tribune from 1936 to 1974. read more
Pico de Gallo
Skip the store bought salsa and opt for these two flavorful home made Mexican salsas: Pico de Gallo and a Grilled Salsa Roja. Known in the US as tomato salsa, salsa roja is an important building block in Mexican cuisine. Fresh quality ingredients are essential, especially fresh tomatoes, when making salsa at home. read more
jalapenos
This is a great stove-top recipe for pork ribs or chops swimming in a lush, juicy sauce on a bed of rice. read more
German Potato Salad
German potato salad is sweet and sour, spicey, savory, rich, meaty, and warm all the way down. It's perfect for those chilly fall tailgates. read more
Based on the popular Indian spice blend, this Garam Masala recipe is a complex blend of flavors including sweet, pungent, spicy hot, and savory. Garam Masala is found in numerous Indian foods including chicken, marinades, and more; but it's most often used as a final sprinkling before serving, a sort of dry sauce. read more
Smoked BBQ Beef Ribs
As succulent as brisket but with a ready-to-carry bone, this slow smoked beef rib recipe rivals those served at the top BBQ joints in Texas. Unlike the traditional salt and pepper rub, the beef ribs are seasoned with coffee, cocoa, and chile for a bold burst of flavor that perfectly compliments their smoky beef flavor. read more
Smoked Sous-Vide-Que BBQ Brisket Recipe
Create mouthwateringly tender BBQ beef brisket every time with this recipe for sous-vide-que brisket. By starting with a low and slow sous vide water bath, otherwise tough brisket is rendered moist and tender before finishing it on the smoker or grill to add the deep, smoky goodness of traditional brisket. read more
Windblocker Chafing Dish Frame at backyard barbecue
Buffet-style dining is fantastic for a crowd, but if your Sterno blows out, the food gets cold. Here’s a nifty solution: WindBlocker is a portable chafing dish frame that blocks wind while allowing some air under the food and water pans to keep the fuel lit. read more
Grill Roasted Peking Duck
Roasted Peking duck, with a rich mahogany color and perfectly crisped skin, is considered a national dish of China. This grill roasted Peking duck recipe contains the steps necessary to replicate this classic dish at home. The result is perfectly crisped skin and mouthwateringly juicy and flavorful meat. read more
weber smokey mountain in an igloo
Learn how to beat the cold, rain, snow, and wind, so you can keep on grilling and smoking in any weather. read more
ribeye steak
Add a delicious Asian twist to pork, chicken steak, or shrimp with this recipe for a wonderful all-purpose Hoisinful Asian Marinade. The best thing about Asian flavored marinades is that the soy sauce is salty so they work like both a marinade and brine, penetrating better than most marinades. read more
chinatown ribs
Everybody loves Chinese restaurant "BBQ" ribs. They have a distinct pork flavor, a glossy sheen that implies the sweet glaze beneath, and a glowing red-pink color that penetrates the surface. Here's a simple recipe for making Chinatown char siu ribs at home on your grill or in the oven featuring a flavorful marinade. read more
5 spice seasonings
This simple to make but flavor packed recipe for five spice powder will be your go-to seasoning whenever you want to add an Asian accent to any dish. Five Spice Powder is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and Szechwan peppercorns. Further amplify the rub by adding ginger, nutmeg, and/or licorice. read more
chinese ribs
Perfectly flavored with five spice powder then smoked until tender, these Asian inspired pork ribs are a sure fire hit for dinner or cut into smaller riblets for a mouthwatering party appetizer. The Chinese five spice riblets are marinated and grilled but they can also be cooked in the deep fryer for extra crunch. read more
Chinese New Year Grilling Recipes
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with these mouthwatering Chinese-inspired BBQ and grilling recipes. Enjoy five spice riblets, hoisinful Chinese ribs, grill roasted Peking duck, five spice duck confit, mu shu pork burgers, and more for the beginning of the Lunar New Year. read more

Food and country flags from around the world to celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics

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