Grillin' with Steinhafels

Published July 1, 2016

While sunny skies and warm temperatures are nice, the true sign of a Wisconsin summer is the aroma of brats on the barbie, steaks sizzling, and other meats and veggies grilled to perfection. And the Big Green Egg can help you score that perfect summer soiree.


Winning winter

Published Jan. 6, 2014

I might have taken the whole "embrace winter" thing a degree too far, but when temperatures dip below zero, I find myself wanting to do the least wintery things I can think of.


Grilling University chefs show you the way around the barbecue

Published May 28, 2013

As part of its extremely popular annual Kohler Festival of Beer, The American Club has lassoed Certified Executive Chef James Murray - who doubles as the national foodservice marketing manager for the National Pork Board - to lead Grilling University on Saturday, June 1 from 10 until 11:30 a.m.


Yum: coffee-rubbed burgers

Published Oct. 11, 2011

I love coffee, and I love burgers. So, when I stumbled upon a recipe for coffee rubbed cheeseburgers with Texas barbeque sauce, I found myself getting very, very hungry.


Uncovering the secrets to perfect corn

Published July 9, 2010

Nothing against hot dogs, hamburgers, custard, watermelon or tomatoes, but corn on the cob is truly an iconic summer food. It's the perfect side dish that occasionally works its way up to main-course status. While nearly everyone agrees that corn is awesome, there is some controversy over how to prepare it. Check our methods and see if they match your own.

Grillguide_fullsize_story1's grilling out guide

Published May 26, 2010

Why do Milwaukeeans like grilling so much? Is it just an excuse to be outside for a few more minutes? Is it because we so often tie grilling into tailgating? Perhaps it's just a primal urge to cook over an open fire. Maybe we just like brats.

Alternagrilling_fullsize_story1's alterna-grilling guide

Published May 3, 2010

At the start of the grill season, we broke down the basics of grilling just in time for the outdoor eating season. As that season comes to a close, we decided to share these barbecue options with you one last time.


Uncorked: Peak time for backyard chillin' and grillin'

Published Aug. 7, 2009

Sitting out on the patio with friends, enjoying some tasty brats, hamburgers, ribs and corn on the cob is a pastime that Wisconsinites have mastered as we have a considerably shorter time span in which to practice it. So what better libation to match up with your classic grill fair than ... wine, of course.


Perfecting grilled ribs

Published June 28, 2009

Over the years, I've had many bad, bad barbecued baby back ribs on the grill, some of which came out of our own kitchen when we were following recipes passed down from friends.


On your mark, get set, grill!

Published May 25, 2006

A bit of warm weather marks the unofficial start of the grilling season in Wisconsin. Our experts provide some do's and don'ts and weigh in on the great beer /bratwurst debate.


Brewers tailgating guide

Published April 28, 2005

For Brewers fans, tailgating is as much a part of baseball as what happens between the lines. In Wisconsin, we've made it into an art form. Here's a light-hearted guide to doing it right.