Category: Recipes

Acala Farms Cottonseed Oil

Acala Farms Cottonseed Oil

ManGrate is proud to announce a partnership with an established and impressive American company, Acala Farms. After careful research as to the best type of oil for seasoning ManGrate’s cast iron grates, Acala Farms’...

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Fall Roasted Veggie Bisque

pumpkin soup

My husband, John, knows I am a huge fan of pumpkin. Yes, I am one of those people, the ones who love pumpkin in just about any form: beer, bread, dessert, pasta, bagel, coffee…....

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Tomato Pie

Tomato pie

Summer. The heat and humidity of July and August make my hair approach “almost afro stage” and I honestly don’t enjoy doing much outdoors in the sweltering mid-Atlantic afternoons and early evenings. But this is...

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Spent Grain Dog Biscuits

Home brew grain dog treats

My husband and I have four craft breweries within 10 miles of our home—with a fifth one due to open soon. Inspired by the creative beers we have tasted, we decided to try home...

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Coffee Press Cocktails

Coffee Press Cocktails

One of my colleagues recently told me about a new venue in Washington, DC, that she and her husband really like. But what really intrigued me was her description of the beverages they ordered, part of...

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Cinco de Mayo: Eat Well, My Friends

Grate Bites, Cinco de Mayo recipes

Who doesn’t like a holiday that centers around eating? Well, this one incorporates quite a bit of Coronas and tequila, but still… Here’s a Mexican-flavored meal that incorporates something grilled in each recipe. Corn Casserole...

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Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez!

Mardi Gras masks

The past week has been interesting. Turns out I was allergic to a prescription drug. So I had to take Benadryl, which essentially made me a groggy mess. After a drug-induced nap, I watched my...

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Super Bowl: All About The Balls

meatball on a fork

Over the past two weeks, sports news networks and talk shows, mainstream press, social media and almost anyone in the United States with barely a passing interest in football has been talking about balls....

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