You’ve probably made it through the summer without the tool that can make your grill the most effective, grill charms. If you’re throwing a steak on the grill for you and your wife, then that is not a problem. But if you have friends headed over for Independence Day, you can’t give somebody a well done steak when they want rare. Plus, you want to enjoy yourself also, so trying to remember grill geography takes the fun out of the beer in your hand.
In a recession, time and money are joined at the hip, and there is no time the lack of both is felt more by Americans than at mealtime.
According to a Consumer Reports poll, 71 percent of Americans said they purchased only what they absolutely needed since the economic crisis started. In addition, 61 percent said they went out to dinner less often, 53 percent put less on credit cards, 42 percent spent less on groceries, and 58 percent spent less on vacations.
Don’t be fooled by the changing weather. It’s football season so we’re grilling in snow. You still have time to get your grill game up with Kevin Goodchild’s, Executive Chef of the Bridgewater Marriott, home to Tbones, A Tuscan Steakhouse, top 10 tailgating tips: