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    Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus

    What is the best way to cook asparagus? With bacon…on a grill! This grilled bacon wrapped asparagus is an easy vegetable side dish for summer picnics. Only two ingredients needed and the asparagus cooks alongside your main dish!   Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total time. 30 minutes  Servings 12 Ingredients 12 asparagus spears 12 ounces bacon (12 slices) Instructions Wash clean and dry asparagus. Snap off the bottom inch or so of the asparagus. It will naturally break above the woody stem. Cut the…

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    Baked Barbecue Tofu

    This Baked Barbecue Tofu is great by itself, but it also makes a terrific sandwich or taco if you add a little slaw. Ingredients 1-14 oz. package extra-firm tofu 1/2 c. barbecue sauce coconut oil or oil mister Instructions Press tofu for 30 minutes. Cut into 1/2-inch thick slices, then quarter each slice. Pour barbecue sauce into an 8-inch square baking dish. Place tofu in dish and gently toss to coat. Let tofu marinate in sauce for 1 hour (or more), turning occasionally.…

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    Bacon-Wrapped Prawns with Chipotle BBQ Sauce

    Bacon-wrapped prawns are a delicious change for the BBQ. Ingredients: 8 ounces bacon 20 shrimp (21/25 count), shelled, deveined 1/2 cup BBQ sauce 1/4 cup canola oil 3 tablespoons chipotle pepper in adobo 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon red chile flakes 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions: Special equipment: 5 to 8 bamboo skewers Soak the bamboo skewers in water, to keep from burning during grilling. Partially cook the bacon; cut…

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    Heard that Grill Meat Contributes to Cancer Risk? Read this Safe Summer Grilling Guide

    I love BBQ season, and there is nothing better than meat fresh off the grill. However I always have this nagging feeling when I hear that flame, or smell the smoke that I am eating something totally toxic.  Here is what I do to compromise my love for grilling, with the reality of its risks. Heterocyclic amines (HCAs) and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are chemicals formed when muscle meat, including beef, pork, fish, or poultry, is cooked using high-temperature methods…