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Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen

Primal Grill with Steven Raichlen

Steven Raichlen, creator of the popular public television series, Barbecue University and author of the award-winning, best-selling Barbecue Bible and How to Grill is back with a sizzling new show designed to help viewers take their grilling to the next level: PRIMAL GRILL WITH STEVEN RAICHLEN.

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A football game would be a sorry experience without tailgating. And tailgating revolves around grilling. Of course, just as the meaning of "football" varies around the world, so does what you grill. Whether the ball is oval or round, whether the game is football or soccer, this show will help you smoke the competition. Next up: grilled quesadillas; burgers two ways; and grilled pork chop "calzones." Grilled quesadillas; Burgers 2 ways: hamburgers with herb butter and Inside/out cheeseburgers; Grilled pork chop "calzones"- with pepperoni and cheese.

A lot of people are intimidated by the idea of grilling fish. With good reason! When you grill fish, does it A) stick to the grill grate; B) break into pieces; C) come out raw in the center; D) come out hopelessly overcooked; or E) all of the above? This show will give you three great ways to grill fish without fear-or tears. Cedar-planked Sockeye Salmon with a delicate miso glaze, served with a fresh fennel and orange slaw. Prosciutto-wrapped whole fresh Brook Trout stuffed with lemon wedges and dill.

Africa. Where mankind, grilling, and civilization began. Today, we take you to this mysterious, multi-cultural continent, where complex flavors and grilling techniques show just how far we've evolved since a human ancestor called Homo erectus became the first animal to cook his dinner. For starters, a South African specialty-incendiary peri-peri chicken wings. Then a Cape Malay twist on shish kebab--sosaties-pork and lamb skewers perfumed with red wine, dried fruit, and curry.

When we were growing up, barbecue meant chicken that was burned black as coal on the outside (the result of applying the sweet barbecue sauce too early), served half-raw inside, and perfumed with the scent of lighter fluid. If this sounds familiar, listen up. Here are three great fail-proof ways to grill chicken-yakitori-style, herb-scented game hens on the rotisserie, and Malaysian-style spatchcocked chicken. Yakitori chicken kebabs; Game hens flavored with herbs and mustard Malaysian Spatchcocked chicken.

Beer may be the beverage served at a lot of American cook-outs, but much of the world's barbecue trail runs directly through regions famed for their wine. This show will focus on the important role vines and wines play in barbecue-the former as a wrapping and fuel; the latter as an ingredient in marinades and sauces. Trout grilled in grape leaves; red-wine marinated filet mignon; and an interesting twist on "beer can" chicken, made with cabernet sauvignon. So the next time you fire up your grill, don't forget your corkscrew.

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Thu Mar 8th, 7:00am
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Cook indoors and you often cook solo. Light a grill and you cook for a crowd. This show focuses on grilling for parties. Mexican grilled fish tacos, for example, where a single dish becomes an entire meal. Or burgers, ranging in size from bite-size kobe-style beef sliders to plate-burying, garlic- and chile-laced Bosnian pljeskavica. Smoked turkey makes another great dish to grill for a crowd: The Primal Grill twist comes from a brown sugar and orange marinade and tangy orange slather sauce. Mexican Fish Tacos; Burgers Big & Small; Brined Turkey Breast.

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