Chestnut Crams No 70 - © Mary Altaffer Ap

The result is in! And it’s an upset victory for the former champ at the 2016 Nathan’s Famous Coney Island July 4 Hot Dog Eating Contest. It’s also a new record for the champ and a big upset for fans of last year’s champ who many favoured to repeat the feat this year. Here’s how it went down…

Hot Dog July 4 - © madeamericaclub.com

It’s July 4th – Independence Day in the U.S. – and as regular readers of the FFB know, there is only one story for us on this date. Yes, it’s time for the Nathan’s Famous Coney Island Hot Dog Eating Contest! And this year is a special one for the All-American New York City Tradition…

Cookie Dough - Geraldine ZeroG via Wikipedia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this past week issued a warning about – of all the things you’d figure were harmless – raw Cookie Dough. But the statement shows up some interesting associated issues you might not think about if you just read the headline…

Silicone Oven Mit - © mingwo.com

Inspired by what friends had to say about my post on the dangers of wire Grill brush bristles getting into your food, I went looking for other grilling tips that may seem obvious to experienced outdoor chefs but may be new to those just getting into Canada’s National Culinary Sport…

Canada Day Beaver - © neidicopetti.blogspot.ca

It’s Canada’s national day and most businesses and government offices are closed, so Canadians can be with family, celebrate the uniqueness of their culture and fire up the old backyard grill! far be it from me to make specific suggestions as to your personal Holiday Grill Feast Menu…

Grill Brush - © outbackdirect.co.uk

With the BBQing season in full swing as of this weekend, doctors are reminding us all to take care when cleaning the grill – especially when we use wire brushes to banish the gunk. Seems that, every year, broken-off bristles from grill-cleaning brushes send a fair number of people to hospital…