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Flat Top Griddles And How To Use Them

A flat top griddle with steak, shrimp, fajitas and tortillas

If there’s one thing everyone can agree they love, it’s grilling. So what do we do when flat top griddles have taken the summer stage? These versatile cookers can supplement the classic backyard barbecue. While the new models of the season are crafted by longtime grillmasters who make Weber grills and Traeger pellet grills, there’s still a lot to learn. We’ll walk through how to get started with seasoning, as well as…

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Cooking With Darryl Comes To Abt!

Image of grill grates and burgers. Text reads Cooking with Daryl comes to Abt on 4/20 11am to 3 pm.

TikTok famous dad Darryl Postelnick (from the eponymous @CookingWith_Darryl) is coming to Abt! We’re excited to be hosting Cooking With Darryl, this Algonquin-father-turned-famous-TikTok-star on Saturday, May 20th, during our Weber Grill Demo! You can see him between 11 am and 3 pm as part of our summer grill demo lineup.  Darryl started his recipe-making role as Cooking With Darryl in 2020 when his daughter asked him to make a video together. Now,…

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Grill Demo Days Are Back at Abt!

After a year without them, we’re excited to welcome back one of our most popular recurring events: BBQ grill demonstration days! Every summer, our weekend grill demos give potential shoppers a chance to see the newest outdoor cooking products in action. Grills are an excellent way to enjoy the outdoors, and they make a great gift (Father’s Day is next weekend, hint hint). But it can be difficult to make a purchase…

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Outdoor Furniture at Abt

For many years, Abt has been known as the place to get everything you’d need to build the kitchen or entertainment room of your dreams, in the Chicagoland area and beyond. From a professional range that would be the envy of any seasoned chef, to a home theater that rivals the local cinema, if it’s an appliance or electronic gadget, we’ll have it. But as we grow, we’re continuing to add ways…

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