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Author - Lauren Cook

Dads that Cook, and Grillax

‘Dads That Cook,’ and Grillax, too!

Dads these days don’t just bring home the bacon; they cook it for breakfast. The new show, Dads That Cook, which debuted on PBS on Father’s Day 2014, will be blasting this and other stereotypes about dads out of the water as they showcase 13...

Avocado Dressing

Spicy, light avocado spread adds kick to any dish

Tex-Mex is a popular cooking method on the grill, with a little bit of spice and bold flavors of the southern region. Although good alone, it can be so much better with an easy-to-make and incredibly light, creamy avocado spread. Avocado Spread 1...

Venison Roast

Reduce the char for healthy grilling

People can be extremely finicky when it comes to healthy grilling and how they want their meat prepared. Some go the rare route, some medium, and some even … burnt. I can remember vividly  how my grandfather would request his meal be prepared...

The perfect steak starts with you.

Marinate beef: Study shows cancer prevention

The summer grilling season is still months away; however, it is not too early to look at new grilling methods, like to marinate beef, that help provide some protection against cancer compounds formed during grilling. J. Scott Smith, Kansas State...

Super Bowl Grill: Skinny on chicken fingers

Chicken fingers — They’re a classic. Kids love ‘em. They’re easy and fun to dip. Chicken fingers are a classic choice for Super Bowl and football parties. Here’s a way to keep the tradition alive without going overboard on the fat and carbs. (Plus...

Chicken Satay

Super Bowl Grill: Pepper Jelly Chicken Satay

Masterchef Whitney Miller gives her unique take on peanut butter, jelly … and chicken. She calls it PB&J and chicken satay … and it’s perfect for your food table during the big game. While in Malaysia, Whitney was quickly...

Grilled Watermelon: Sounds weird, tastes great

By Lauren Cook, Grillax Senior Writer Watermelon is one of those foods that stands alone. Some salt it, some sugar it, but everyone can agree that it’s a summertime favorite. If you’re like me, you often find yourself losing your enthusiasm for...

Grilled Green Onion and Peppers (patiodaddiobbq.com)

Grilled Green Onions: More than an appetizer

Quick poll: What’s the best style of appetizer at any gathering? American? French? Caribbean? Mexican? When it comes to the grill, it’s hard to top anything prepared with a Mexican influence. Traditional Mexican food highlights many...

Smoked Turkey

Myths and benefits: Know your turkey facts

Know your turkey facts … don’t believe the turkey hype! The holidays are here; time to loosen the belt buckle, stretch out on the couch, and nap from all the turkey you stuffed yourself with. If you’re like me, you may have heard all...