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Nov 10, 2014, 12:29 ET Celebrate Thanksgiving the Traditional Way: Outside

When the Pilgrims and the Wampanoags sat down to celebrate the harvest and give thanks together for the first time, the meal was largely cooked over...


Nov 04, 2013, 08:45 ET Thanksgiving on the Grill: Consumers Bring Holiday Feasts Outside

Year-round outdoor cooking remains a popular trend among households from coast to coast, with many consumers opting to cook their holiday turkey on a ...


May 01, 2013, 09:00 ET Consumers Focus on the Fundamentals of Cooking Outside this National Barbecue Month

Today kicks-off National Barbecue Month, the lead-in to the peak outdoor cooking season, and consumers are preparing by revisiting the grilling...


Nov 01, 2012, 08:00 ET Start a New Thanksgiving Tradition with Turkey and Trimmings from the Grill, Smoker or Fryer

Each Thanksgiving, many consumers head outdoors to the grill, smoker or fryer to spice up their holiday meals and enjoy fall's cooler temperatures...


May 01, 2012, 08:00 ET New Poll Reveals It's All About The Cookout

May is National Barbecue Month, the kick off to the peak outdoor cooking season, and consumers are eager to fire up their grills and smokers and get...


Mar 01, 2012, 08:00 ET New Products and Latest Trends Heat Up the Barbecue Industry

The Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) unveils the hottest new products and trends the barbecue industry has to offer today during HPBExpo,...


Jun 30, 2011, 10:45 ET Fourth of July Ranks as Most Popular Holiday to Cook Out

Seventy-one percent of Americans say they celebrate Fourth of July with a cookout, according to a recent survey from the Hearth, Patio & Barbecue...


Apr 28, 2011, 09:00 ET New Poll Reveals Outdoor Cooking Beats Eating Out

Outdoor cooking remains more popular than ever, with seventy percent of Americans revealing that they prefer cooking out over eating out to save...


Nov 03, 2010, 07:30 ET Ignite New Outdoor Cooking Traditions for a 'Happy Thanksgrilling!'

Turkeys can be fried in less than an hour, smoked over low heat for several hours or even cooked on a grill – offering mouthwatering flavor, crisp...


Jun 17, 2010, 05:10 ET Grilling is a Patriotic Duty: Fourth of July Tops Charts as Most Popular Outdoor Cooking Holiday

Fired up for the Fourth; Americans agree Independence Day is the number one holiday for barbecues and outdoor cooking. In fact, 80 percent of adults...