How To: Make a DIY Mini Tabletop Grill from Household Items!

By: Capreek Feb 03, 2012

created at: 02/02/2012

It's a strangely warm and sunny winter day today and I've got the itch to get outside and grill something.  A personal-sized mini grill made from items around the house seems like the perfect lunch-making tool to me!  Just throw on some fresh veggies and you've got yourself a tasty… Continue Reading

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Global BBQ

By: Diy maven Dec 17, 2010

File under “Why didn’t I think of that?”: World BBQ grill, from  See also: Golden Hen’s art installation known as “Eggo house” — made out of egg cartons. (hat tip to Liane Rossler)

Cooking outdoors (aka barbecuing) is a universal experience, so why not make a bbq out of a globe?

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Curbly Video Podcast: How To Make Simple, Delicious Compound Butters

By: Chrisjob Aug 06, 2009

created at: 2009-08-04

Compound butters combine the best of both worlds - the bright and bold punches of fresh herbs and seasonings with the velvety wonderfulness of whole butter. Whether the grills are a-blazing with summer-fresh produce, or the fall harvest has you aching for one last ear of grilled corn, there's every reason to create all sorts of 'em to keep on hand.

Click play above, or watch the video here.

created at: 2009-08-04

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Make a Mini S'mores Grill.

By: Chrisjob Mar 24, 2008

S'mores from the microwave are convenient, but just don't offer that toasty goodness of the open flame. Instructable-r JWilson27 offers a step-by-step to create a mini, safe grill/firepit for inside s'moring....


(1) Cedar Plank
(4) Bolts - 1/4 inch and 2 and 1/2 inches tall
(4) Nuts - 1/4 inch
(4) Optional washers for the bolts
(1) 2.5oz Stainless Steel Condiment Cup
(1) Box of cheap toothpick

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The Curbly Guide To Kitchen Thermometers.

By: Chrisjob Nov 20, 2007

Regardless of the sort of food you'll be creating this holiday season, you certainly don't want to under OR overcook your dishes. Use the right thermometer for the job, and count on perfectl feasts everytime.

Digital Remote Thermometer. $20-30 A probe connects to the digital unit that stays outside the oven. This makes it perfect for roasted dishes, i.e. your Thanksgiving turkey, as it prevents frequent opening and closing the door. Look for a… Continue Reading

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Grill Better.

By: Chrisjob May 13, 2007

Disclaimer: Though I do identify as a male, I am by no means a suburban beef-worshipper with a tacky apron that won’t let anyone else’s spatula touch my holy grates. But as with sautéing, roasting, broiling, braising, and the like, grilling is an essential and obtainable mode of cooking for the home chef. It is, in fact, probably humankind’s oldest, and most misunderstood, method of heat application.

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