• Charcoal v. Propane

      The Great Debate: Charcoal v. Propane

      It’s official. Americans are divided over one of the most important debates our country has yet to face: Is charcoal better or is propane better for our grilling needs? Well, as the debate rages on, let’s hear from the experts. Team Propane Experts estimate…

    • Houston Best Pool Party

      Margarita Flavors

      Triple Orange Margaritas 1 1/2 oz. super-premium tequila3/4 oz. Orange Liqueur1 oz. freshly squeezed orange juice1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice1/4 oz. agave nectar (a natural sweetener; you can sub simple syrup to taste)1 lime wheel1 orange peel Pour the tequila, orange liqueur, juices,…

    • Houston Pool Party With Best Food

      Southwestern Chicken

      Ingredients2 tbsp olive oil1 clove garlic, pressed1 tsp ground cumin1 tsp chili powder1 tsp dried oregano leaves½ tsp salt1 lb skinless boneless chicken breast halves Combine oil, garlic, chili powder, cumin, oregano and salt; brush over both sides of chicken to coat. Grill chicken…

    • Houston Pool Party

      Potato Salad

       Ingredients •    5 potatoes •    3 eggs •    1 cup chopped celery •    1/2 cup chopped onion •    1/2 cup sweet pickle relish •    1/4 teaspoon garlic salt •    1/4 teaspoon celery salt •    1 tablespoon prepared mustard •    ground black pepper to taste…

    • Houston Flag Cake

      American Flag Cake

      Ingredients1 (18.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed1 pint blueberries, rinsed and drained2 pints fresh strawberries, rinsed and sliced Directions Prepare cake according to package directions and bake in a 9×13 inch pan.Cool completely. Frost cake with whipped…

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      What to consider when purchasing a new grill

      Combing a poolside deck with an outdoor meal in the summer air is the perfect, relaxing combination but like indoor cooking, outdoor cooking requires the right equipment and the most important piece is the grill.  With dozens of different kinds of grills on the…

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      Apple and Pear Crisp

      Get ready to curl up in a blanket and snuggle with your special someone as you indulge in this fall treat! Apple and Pear Crisp makes for a lovely Saturday afternoon of reading on the couch or a romantic candlelit evening in our outdoor…

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      Baked Corn Dogs

      Corn Dogs are a favorite for kids of all ages. This yummy baked version is an easy, healthy alternative to fried corn dogs that your child can enjoy any night of the week. It’s also a great outdoor party food for youngsters, especially for…