Posts Tagged ‘ Grilling ’

BBQ Dreaming

July 24, 2013    |    By +
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The official flavor of summer is hands down, barbecue. If you do not get at least one flame-broiled and saucy something down your gullet before the season is over, you are missing out on one of the greatest American traditions there is. Chances are, we all have already entered BBQ heaven this summer and... Read more »


Ultimate Memorial Day To-Do List

May 25, 2013    |    By +
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Happy Memorial Day from the Gift Gurus at Gifts.com. Memorial Day conjures visions of firing up the grill, backyard games, beach days, and families spending time together enjoying the hot weather that we missed all winter. The heat also makes it the official kick off to summer, even if summer doesn’t start for a... Read more »


4th of July: Guru Style

June 29, 2012    |    By +
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4th of July: Guru Style

We take celebrating our nation’s independence seriously and like to make it seriously fun even when we’re off the clock! So we wanted to share with our loyal readers some of our favorite things about the 4th (fireworks and Declaration of Independence and products that make them even better. I think we all agree... Read more »


The 5Gs of Father’s Day Gifting

May 31, 2012    |    By +
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It’s no secret that the letter “G” is very important if the gifting world. Where would Gifts.com and the Gift Gurus be without the most important letter in gifting? So it’s no surprise that we once gain turn to the letter “G” to help get us on the right track to find a great... Read more »


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National Hamburger Month!

May 22, 2012    |    By +
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National Hamburger Month!

In my book, few things beat a great hamburger. So imagine my excitement, when I found out that May is National Hamburger Month! So what’s one to do to observe National Hamburger Month? First thing. Eat a lot of hamburgers!  Next thing?  As a gifting expert, it makes some sense to do a quick... Read more »


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Wicked Good BBQ Gift Idea For Dad

May 17, 2012    |    By +
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Wicked Good BBQ Gift Idea For Dad

  The Gift: “Wicked Good Barbeque” (available now for around $15) The Scoop: If authors Andy Husbands and Chris Hart ever invite you over for a meal, say “yes!” …immediately! Andy and Chris have been piling on Barbeque championships and accolades with mouth-watering regularity. They have now taken tons of their Barbeque knowledge and... Read more »


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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

August 24, 2011    |    By +
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Guru Approved: OXO Digital Meat Thermometer

The Gift: The OXO Digital Leave-In Meat Thermometer (available now for around $40) The Scoop: I have two hidden talents in the kitchen. First, I have the ability to overcook nearly everything. Unfortunately, hidden skill number two doesn’t help much as I’m fairly competent at under-cooking most things as well. Remedy? Cooking by temperature... Read more »


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How to Make the Best Hamburger

June 24, 2011    |    By +
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How to Make the Best Hamburger

We’re BIG burger fans at Gifts.com. Turkey, veggie, beef we love them all! And with 4th of July right around the corner, what better time to “beef” up your burger game? Like any recipe, it’s important to start with the basics. What type of meat (or veggie) you choose makes a huge difference when... Read more »


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Gifting News from Around the Web

May 27, 2011    |    By +
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Gifting News from Around the Web

If you’re still reading this and haven’t left your office yet or still checking some last minute emails, take my advice, step away from the computer and get outta there! Today kicks off the long Memorial Day weekend. That means BBQ’s, beaches, and whatever else begins with a B. It’s finally starting to feel... Read more »


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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

May 25, 2011    |    By +
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Memorial Day Weekend: Fun in the Sun

As the official kick-off to summer draws near, people are making their last minute Memorial Day plans for the long weekend. While the original intention of the holiday is to honor fallen soldiers, it’s become more of a symbol of celebrating the American way of life. Whether that’s flocking to the beach, roasting hot... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.