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Hot Dog Mummies with BlueStar’s Susan Swanson!

Hot dogs wrapped in dough to look like mummies on a platter

Things are getting spooky at Abt! In addition to our scheduled costume contest (you may see some fun outfits on the sales floor on October 31) we’ve decided to start making some Halloween-themed snacks with a little help from BlueStar chef Susan Swanson. Here in our BluesStar kitchen, Susan creates bites that will help pack the kids with protein before they run off trick-or-treating, or appetizers for parents hanging out with friends…

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Cooking Outdoor

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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Abt Exclusive Cooking

Memorial Day Menu with Chef Jose

This weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, which means the start of grilling season. Of course, many of you have been grilling since the temps first got above freezing (a few probably didn’t even let the cold keep you inside), but for the rest of us, Memorial Day weekend is the first good chance to fire up the grill and devote some serious time to cooking. And while we will never…

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Cooking Outdoor Videos

Gourmet Cooking with Weber Grills

There’s something so satisfying about simple burgers, hot dogs or brats cooked over the open flame of your backyard grill. These barbecue regulars are tasty, easy to make, and perfect for a typical summer evening. But sometimes we crave something that’s not served on a bun, something with some more complex flavors. Thankfully, you don’t need a culinary education to whip up meals that will wow, and you don’t need a fancy…

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Abt-Solutely Delicious: Bacon-Wrapped Asparagus & Grilled Pineapple Lemonade

It has taken way too long for summer to find its way to these parts, but it’s finally arrived. And to us, that means one very important thing—it’s time to start grilling. We’re going to grill our dinners. We’re going to grill our breakfasts. We’re going to grill our desserts. And we’re even going to grill our drinks. And since we’ve got the grill fired up, we’re going to whip up a pitcher…

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Abt Exclusive Events

Abt Chili Challenge Recap

It may have been only 11° outside last night, but it was warm and comfy in the Abt Inspiration Studio, thanks to our celebrity chefs’ delicious chili and a sizable crowd. Nearly 200 people braved the cold to taste our chefs’ offerings and support a trio of very deserving charities. A hearty thanks goes out to everyone who came out to support the event, as well as our event sponsors: Viking, Dacor,…

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Abt-solutely Delicious: St. Paddy’s Day Edition

There’s a little bit of Irish in everybody on St. Patrick’s day. For some it’s a time to don your green clothes, grab a pint, and hit the parade. For others, it’s a chance to host a party with friends and family. We’ve assembled three delicious dishes that highlight the almighty Guinness draught beer that are perfect for your St. Paddy’s day festivities. Not just a favorite drink on the holiday, the malty flavor imported from…

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Abt Exclusive Products

A Slow Cooker Helps You Cook Your Favorite Food While You Work

Whether you have a busy schedule at home, your are next to cook for an impending holiday dinner, or just want to have some delicious treats for the big game, a slow cooker gives you a wealth of options, with little work on your part.  Abt Electronics has a variety of excellent slow cookers that offer you an exceptional cooking experience, no matter what is on the menu.  The best part of…

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