BBQ

Summer’s Last Blowout

Labor Day is the prime moment to toast the best part of summer: the last part. It’s the weekend to kick back one last time and raise a toast to hot, lazy days and crickets all through the night. It’s a little bittersweet but mostly OK because, after all, September brings after-school snacks and falling leaves and, let’s not forget, football! So goodbye ’til next time, summer. And hello, fall…we missed you. Now fire up the coals and get ready to celebrate with our hand-picked menu of our most popular BBQ recipes, from cheeseburgers to ribs to cupcakes!

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(Foil) Pack It Up, (Foil) Pack It In…

Once the summer sun begins to shine, my desire to slave over a hot stove seemingly disappears overnight—and with it goes my will to clean pots and pans. So as soon as the shorts come out, so does my roll of foil. Right now, this Foil-Pack Chicken Fajita Dinner is in heavy rotation, and I’m always on the lookout for new foil-pack ideas. Later this month, our KRAFT KITCHENS Recipe by Email program is launching a special series of foil-pack emails. If you love pot-and-pan-free cooking as much as I do, you should sign up today! In the meantime, check out our collection of foil-pack recipes or head over to Pinterest for even more foil-pack ideas.

My One Trick for Making Perfect Burgers

Anytime my friends and family get together around a grill, I get to hear all kinds of theories on how to cook the perfect burger. Sometimes the tips are practical and sometimes they’re just crazy—believe me, the perfect burger has nothing to do with the feng shui of your kitchen. So what does matter? The shape of your patty. And there’s one extremely simple thing you can do to make sure you get it right. Just watch this video to see how it’s done. Continue reading