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Summer Party Food Ideas

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Get the most out of the sunshine and blue skies with summer party food ideas that will help you serve up a BBQ feast all your neighbors and friends will remember. So invite everyone over to celebrate the great weather, swim in the pool and, of course, enjoy your famous burgers, hotdogs and barbecued chicken wings.  We’ve asked Abt’s very own grill experts for their advice on how to make your party…

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4th of July Activities: Grilling, Chilling, S’mores and More

4th of July Activities

4th of July activities are what make the summer amazing. Whether your family always brings chairs and blankets out to watch the evening’s fireworks show or you’re not a fan of bright explosions and loud noises, the weekend of the fourth is designed for more than just an hours-long firework show. Use this three-day weekend to make the most of time with friends, family, pets and yourself. Sunny weather outdoors means it’s…

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Grill Recipe: Skirt Steak Sandwiches

Grill Recipe Skirt Steak Sandwich

Grill recipes make the summertime so delicious, whether you’re cooking for a backyard block party or just making a small family dinner. This skirt steak sandwich is the perfect choice to get a quick meal cooked, finished and served with minimal mess. Creamy, crunchy and packed with protein, these sammies will have everyone in the yard loving this grill recipe. Hoping to create a complete meal? Pair with grilled veggies and classic…

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Camping Must-Haves at Abt

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Temperatures are rising, which means it’s time to bust out the backpacks and plan your next camping trip. Before you get back into the great outdoors, make sure you’re prepared. To have a safe and enjoyable experience, you’ll need the right equipment with you. Hydration, food and entertainment will take your trip to the next level. Whether you need a new portable grill or a camera for stunning nature shots, you can…

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Grill Demos are Back for the Summer!

It’s grilling season, which means grill demos are back at Abt! Swing by the store all summer long for a chance to see grill masters from your favorite brands in action. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful weather and sample delicious grilled food. Weber is leading the first of our grill demos today (May 7), but be sure to swing by every weekend to see other brands. Throughout the…

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Kick Off Grilling Season with Recipes from Weber

For those of us who spend half of the year or more cooped up inside, there is no greater way to welcome the arrival of spring weather than that first day of cooking outside. Sure, some may brave the elements for a perfect porterhouse in the middle of the winter, but most of us give up on grilling when the mercury drops. So that first grill-out of the season becomes a sort…

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The Windy City Smokeout Is Back

No summer party is complete without good food, hot music, and cold beer. The Windy City Smokeout combines all three into one epic celebration, and it’s returning to Chicago this weekend. Twenty of the country’s best BBQ pitmasters and over two dozen country music artists will come together for three full days of food and fun. We’re happy to once again join in on the fun as an official Smokeout sponsor. This…

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The Abt Fourth of July Sale is Here

The Abt Fourth of July Sale is now on, and it’s the perfect opportunity to land some great deals on products that will help make your summer spectacular. Need to revamp the backyard with a new set of patio furniture? Time to upgrade the grill or construct a full-blown outdoor kitchen? There’s no better time than right now. We may have had a bit of a late start to summer this year,…

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BBQ Recipes From Our Friends at Weber

Weber Recipe

If you stopped by our amazing and incredibly informative Weber grill demo last month, you might have tasted some delectable offerings from the rep who helmed the grill. During Weber’s most recent visit to the store, Grillmaster Ben Marlatt cooked up some succulent prime rib and a concoction called “pig shots”. Upon seeing these mouth-watering meat treats on our Instagram and Twitter, many inquired about what exactly was being served. Luckily, we…

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Win a Kamado Joe Grill!

Grilling season is finally here, and there’s no better way to kick it off than with a new grill. Even better, a free new grill. This month, we’re giving one lucky backyard chef the chance to win a Kamado Joe Classic II 18″ grill. From searing to smoking, this versatile kamado grill can do it all. Cooking on charcoal will give you that signature BBQ flavor we all crave in the summer.…

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