Archive for the ‘Barbecue’ Category

Great tailgating doesn’t mean leaving frugality and quality back at the home stead.

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BBQING with GAS

20Jul09

“this article is how the propane industry has pulled a fast one on consumers”


“Man. Meat. Flames. Men seldom cook in the kitchen…”


Free BBQ Pit

15Jun07

As a Frugal Yankee , we are always on the look out for smart and thrifty ways to save money and enjoy life. Sometimes these ideas are found in books, or magazines or newspapers. Sometimes they are passed on from person to person or generation to generation. And sometimes they come by email. The following […]


BBQ: Part 3 – TIPS Ok, we’ve shared some factoids, now it’s time to for some practical tips and perhaps some insights. For those of you thinking about purchasing one of those fancy gas grills, check out the June issue of Consumer Reports. They do some slicing and dicing on the good, the bad and […]


As we begin our summer of grilling, it is a smart human to be armed with wee facts, factoids. You’ll need them when polite chitchat wanes. Memorize these little tidbits to rekindle conversations. Especially when your neighbor’s wife’s cousin’s brother-in-law begins to drone one about the effectiveness of chlorine shock in securing a safe swimming […]


Barbecuing is a male enterprise. Yeah, women do it as well and are quite good at it, but when you envision a BBQ, your mind’s eye sees a guy, a BBQ grill and a beer. Perhaps it is a cultural bias, but that’s what we see.And why do men like bbq-ing? Lets see. There’s raw […]