More articles about barbecues

The Girls' Guide To Grilling

The feel-good, fabulous, firework-heavy holiday is finally here—hello, July 4th! With Independence Day primarily being celebrated outside soaking up the sun, it's only natural that we start prepping our ‘cue menu. But who said grillin’ was just for guys? We put together five must-know tips for our girly grillers to ensure that your barbecue turns out just as fabulous as... CONTINUE READING 14

Great Gifts To Bring To A July 4 BBQ

It's almost time to bust out the grill and enjoy the independence of our beautiful country with family and friends! At this time of the year, BBQs are a dime a dozen but the question remains: what can you bring to make this BBQ the standout of the summer season—and enjoyable for you! It doesn't have to be red, white,... CONTINUE READING 8

Hamburger Helper: Build a Better Burger

Fire up the 'cue because grilling season is here again! Memorial Day weekend will be brimming with backyard barbecues and one dish that will surely be on everyone's grill menu is that summertime staple, the burger. Think it can’t get much better than the classic meat-cheese-bread combo? Well think again, because we're bringing you a slew of scrumptious, savory burgers... CONTINUE READING 11

Girlie Takes on Guys' Favorite Recipes

A while back, we did a post on recipes guys love. Don't let fellas have all the fun, though! I’ve taken the top five guy-approved eats and found some delicious girlie twists (ahem, healthier, faster and easier!) on all of ‘em. Read up, cook up and enjoy...whether that's with a significant other or solo! -Cait Rohan Mac ‘n’ cheese is a... CONTINUE READING 12

Bacon-Infused Dishes for Labor Day

Summer may be coming to a close, but I’m excited about one thing—since I’m not required to wear a bikini anymore, I can go back to indulging in some treats a little bit more liberally. And, because the Saturday before Labor Day is International Bacon Day, I’m going to celebrate accordingly with bacon-infused eats. Here are five of my faves... CONTINUE READING 17

Labor Day Party: Tips from Event Planner Emillio Mesa

Holiday parties can be challenging, from knowing who to invite to choosing the perfect decorations. And with the long weekend fast approaching, some of you may be looking for help as you plan the perfect Labor Day celebration. Fear not, because event planner Emillio Mesa is here to share his best tips for throwing a laudable Labor Day party. Read... CONTINUE READING 14

White Sesame Chicken Lollipops

Summer is all about trying new things. New swimsuits, new guys, new activities...and new food! Make eating fun this summer with these White Sesame Chicken Lollipops. Less mess, no cutting and delicious flavor mean you'll be the Life of the Party Girlfriend (have you voted for a winner in our National Girlfriend Awards yet?) when you show up at an... CONTINUE READING 17

Shecky’s Makes a Summery Spin on Corn with Top Chef’s Nikki Cascone

Summertime means barbecue time...and one of our favorite side dishes is corn. Sure, you could make a typical corn on the cob with melted butter, but that's so been there, done that. Shecky's recently got a cooking lesson from Top Chef’s Nikki Cascone, who showed us how to make Spicy Lime Butter. The combination of butter, cayenne, paprika, lime and salt... CONTINUE READING 3

Watch Now: Shecky’s Cooks a Simple Summer Salad with Top Chef’s Nikki Cascone

Summertime means barbecue time...which usually means heavier dishes like hot dogs and hamburgers. Forgo typical meaty fare at your next summer soiree for a lighter, bikini-friendly summer salad. Shecky's recently got a cooking lesson from Top Chef’s Nikki Cascone, who showed us how to make a simple, summery Warm Quinoa Salad. Like what you see on the video? Nikki Cascone will be... CONTINUE READING 13

10 Budget-Friendly Summer Bucket List To-Dos

Happy 10th birthday to Shecky’s (have you checked out our amazing deals and more?)! In honor of the awesome party attitude that goes along with a b-day and our love for Fridays, we’re bringing you a TOP 10 AT 10AM every Friday. This Friday, I’ve got 10 cheap must-dos before summer slips away. Why so wallet-conscious? I don’t know about you, but with... CONTINUE READING 22