Friday, June 6, 2014

Treat Dad To A Father's Day BBQ- Weather Permitting Of Course!

Fathers Day is getting near. It is the special day to honor the fathers and the father figures in our lives. Many of which are known for their BBQ skills. So this special day perhaps treat them to a BBQ with your BBQ skill. Invite the kids over and enjoy the day.

We'll have one of our daughters here this year for Father's Day, and just returning the Saturday before, from our trip to Orlando, so Sunday will be a great day to relax with an outdoor BBQ- weather permitting.

Some suggestions for this year's BBQ include:

New book SIZZLE & SMOKE:  The Ultimate Guide To Grilling For Diabetes, Prediabetes, And Heart Health by Chef Steve Petusevsky

From the former National Director of Creative Food Development for Whole Food Market, Chef Steve Petusevsky, comes the perfect book for dads for grilling season: SIZZLE & SMOKE:  The Ultimate Guide To Grilling For Diabetes, Prediabetes, And Heart Health.  Chef's Steve's tips, techniques, and secrets to big, hearty flavor from healthy ingredients will make dads the star on Father's Day, and all summer long, with flavor-filled recipes from lamb, beef, and poultry, to vegetarian dishes, marinades, and rubs.  Whether you grill with charcoal, gas or an indoor grill, SIZZLE & SMOKE is the perfect resource.


Great Father's Day fixings!
Recipes included- click the links!

Chicken Soup for the Soul has found another way to speak to the soul. Just in time for summer, Chicken Soup for the Soul has come out with BBQ Sauce. Who doesn't love a good BBQ? Chicken Soup for the Soul teamed up with Chef John Doherty to share some great ideas for using their BBQ sauce. Chef John has an impressive resume, cooking for presidents and royalty in addition to managing the Waldorf-Astoria in NYC. He works with the Chicken Soup for the Soul developing recipes and products, so here are his hints for utilizing their BBQ sauce this summer:

·         Use Chicken Soup for the Soul barbecue sauce on pizza dough instead of tomato-based pizza sauce for a smoky-sweet note
·         Toss steamed fresh vegetables and canned beans with any Chicken Soup for the Soul barbecue sauce for a delicious vegetable-bean salad
·         Dress up your baked potato with Chicken Soup for the Soul barbecue sauce and melted cheddar cheese for a savory meal
·         Spice up your bacon by brushing a little Chicken Soup for the Soul barbecue sauce on strips of cooked bacon and bake in the oven for 2 minutes for an explosion of flavor
·         Mix 2 tbsp of Chicken Soup for the Soul barbecue sauce to ½ cup sour cream to make a zesty dip for your raw veggies
·         Toss the ketchup for bigger flavor! Add Chicken Soup for the Soul barbecue sauce to your favorite sandwich, burger or wrap

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June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. However, safety should be your priority all year round. You can take time this month to take care of the little things that can make a huge difference in terms of your and your families' safety. Invest in tools and gadgets- however small they may be- that can help ensure your safety all year long. Products including:

The resqme emergency tool provides drivers peace of mind . Consider these facts:
  There are approximately 400-600 deaths per year caused by passengers trapped in submerged vehicles;
  Every day, someone dies in a submerged vehicle.
  Car entrapment is a present danger especially because cars today are equipped with electronic components, windows, central locking systems, and anti-theft devices;

Improve safety with resqme
  0.6 ounce rescue tool features a concealed steel blade that swiftly cuts through seat belts and a spring-like spike that easily shatters window glass with just one push, providing drivers and passengers with an easy escape should a life-threatening incident results in car entrapment;
  Originally developed for and used by first responders, firefighters, police, and rescuers. And now, is used by more than 3 million safety-conscious individuals worldwide!

** Watch this spot for more products for National Safety Month