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veggie and meat kabobs on a grill smoking

Build Your Own Kabob

veggie and meat kabobs on a grill smoking

Summer grilling calls for a variety of recipes, with kabobs coming in on top! Whether it’s a fajita style skewer or a veggie medley, these tips and tricks will make sure your kabobs are the talk of the BBQ.

Kabob Grilling 101

  • Preheat the grill until you reach a consistent temperature before placing any skewers on it. We recommend around 375 degrees.
  • Be sure to cut your meat and vegetables into similar sizes so they can cook evenly.
  • Assess the space on the grill, and cut your meat and vegetables larger than the space between the griddles so they have a larger surface area of heat.
  • Submerge your wooden skewers in water before cooking to avoid burning the wood.
  • In order to create the desired grill marks, be sure to let your kabob settle and cook long enough before rotating them.
  • Add some olive or vegetable oil onto your kabobs before placing them on the grill.
  • It is helpful to set a timer with each turn to ensure each side of the kabob gets even heat.
  • Grilling your kabob at a consistent medium heat than cranking the heat up too high. This will help you avoid a tough and burned kabob.

Average Cooking Times

  • Most meats cook for around 12-15 minutes.
  • Fish should take around 10 minutes.
  • Veggies should take around 8-10 minutes.

Build Your Own Kabob

Try some of our favorite kabob pairings!

  • Steak, Potato & Bell Peppers
    • Stack together seasoned steak, cubed potatoes, and bell peppers to make this delicious kabob.
  • Lemon & Garlic Shrimp
    • Add some citrus flavor to your shrimp skewer and top with garlic, basil and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Veggie Medley
    • Line up mushrooms, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, zucchini and more for the ultimate veggie medley. Top with olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic to complete the palette.
  • Grilled Chicken
    • Cube chicken breasts into 1 inch pieces and pair with yellow bell pepper, zucchini, and red onion. Top with olive oil, soy sauce, honey and minced garlic medley. Top with salt and pepper.
  • Meat Only
    • Take your favorite meat and throw it on a skewer. Top with salt and pepper to taste and olive oil for browning. Pair with veggie kabobs as a side.
custom spices

Custom Meat Spices

custom spices

Make the most of your grilled summer meats with these custom meat spices. From the classic hamburger to your freshly caught fish, these spices will perfectly compliment anything grill-ready.

Beef spice mix

Beef Spice Mix

1/4 cup salt
2 TBS pepper
3 TBS garlic powder
1 TBS paprika
3 TSP onion powder
1 TSP rosemary


chicken spice mix

Poultry Spice Mix

4 TBS basil
3 TBS rosemary
1 TBS garlic powder
2 TSP parsley
1 TSP cumin
1 TSP thyme
1 TSP cayenne pepper
1 TSP paprika
1 TSP mustard powder

Fish spice mix

Fish Spice Mix

1/4 cup basil
2 TBS parsley
2 TBS rosemary
2 TBS sage
2 TBS thyme
1 TSP oregano
1 TSP celery salt


Nerds Painting

watercolor painting with nerds candy in cups with colors

Release your inner artist with this super unique watercolor technique! A delicious snack and your watercolor palette, the beloved candy Nerds is the base to your craft.

All you need is few basic supplies and you have yourself a fun afternoon full of sweets, pretty pictures and sunshine.

Supplies:

  • Nerds (preferably the small individual color boxes)
  • Cups
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper

Pour each color of Nerds into a separate cup. Pour water in each cup until Nerds are covered. The more water the more diluted the watercolor will be. Mix water and Nerds so the color candy coating is released into water. Grab a piece of paper and paintbrush and start creating your Nerd masterpiece. Have fun!

Food Club M&M Brownies

Food Club® Candy Coated Chocolate Brownies

Food Club M&M Brownies

Make a grocery list and choc(olate) it twice, because these candy coated chocolate brownies will change your life.

Ingredients:

1 box Food Club® fudge brownie mix

1/4 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

1/2 cup candy coated chocolate candies

Instructions:

Mix all ingredients together and cook according to box instructions. Serve hot with ice cream or room temp as a traditional brownie. Enjoy!

Epic Milkshake

Epic Milkshakes

We scream for these epic candy and ice cream filled milkshakes and you will too. Sweeten up your summer nights with your own candy and cream concoction.

Ingredients:

4 scoops of your favorite ice cream

1-2 tbs. milk

1 cup melted chocolate

4 tbs. sprinkles

Your favorite candy

Instructions:

Melt chocolate and dip rim of cup into melted chocolate and then sprinkles.

Blend 2 scoops and milk until smooth. Pour into sprinkle-rimmed cup.

Top cup with 2 scoops of ice cream and add your candy favorites. Voila! You have yourself an epic milkshake.

Apple Dips

Dip it real good with these candy inspired apple dips.

Peanut Butter Cup Apple Dip

Peanut Butter Apple Dip with Peanut Butter Candies and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup butter, softened

¼ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup peanut butter

2 teaspoons vanilla

1 cup peanut butter cups, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix butter and cream cheese until smooth and well combined

Add in brown sugar, peanut butter and vanilla extract

Fold in chopped peanut butter cups

Serve dip right away or keep in refrigerator. Allow dip to soften at room temperature for 30 minutes before serving if refrigerated.

Caramel Apple Candy Dip

Apple Dip with Chocolate and Peanut Candy and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup brown sugar

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

4 tablespoons caramel syrup, divided

6 fun size caramel, nougat, and peanut candies, chopped

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, mix cream cheese, brown sugar, sugar, vanilla and 2 tablespoons caramel syrup until well combined

Fold in half of the chopped Snickers.

Top with remaining Snicker pieces and drizzle on the remaining 2 tablespoons of caramel syrup.

Serve dip right away or refrigerate.

Caramel Apple Toffee Dip

Caramel Apple Dip with Toffee Crumbles and Apple Slices

Ingredients

8 oz cream cheese, softened

½ cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon milk

½ tablespoon vanilla extract

3 toffee candy bars, crushed

3 tablespoons caramel sauce

Sliced apples for dipping

Directions

In large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth, add in powdered sugar and beat until well combined.

Mix in milk and vanilla.

Fold in crushed toffee candy bars and then drizzle caramel sauce on top.

Serve right away or refrigerate.

Grilled Corn

Food Club® Grilled Corn

Grilled Corn

We know it’s corny, but this grilled corn recipe is the perfect blend of smokey, salty and buttery. Instead of blanching corn at your next BBQ, throw it on the grill.

Ingredients:

1 stick butter

2 tbs. chopped parsley or cilantro

1 tsp. salt

1 tsp. pepper

6 ears of corn, shucked

Instructions:

Melt butter and add herbs, salt and pepper.

Add the corn to a medium-high heat grill and evenly char (about 5-8 minutes).

chicken and vegetable kabobs

Buckley Farms Fajita Kabobs

chicken and vegetable kabobs

No opinions are skewed here, these Buckley Farms chicken and vegetable kabobs are the easiest and best way to throw together the perfect grilled meal. Become a kabob master with this super simple recipe!

Ingredients:

Buckley Farms Boneless & Skinless Chicken Breasts

Red Peppers

Green Peppers

Red Onion

Tomato

Salt and Pepper

Mix of your favorite fajita seasonings (garlic powder, cumin, paprika, and red pepper flakes)

Olive Oil

Wooden skewer sticks

Instructions:

Take your Buckley Farms chicken breasts and prep them into sliced/cubed pieces, sized to your liking. Prep your vegetables by slicing into skewer friendly sizes as well.

Stack your chicken and vegetables onto your wooden skewers and coat in olive oil, salt, and pepper and your spice medley. Set aside.

Heat grill to medium to high heat. Be sure it is heated before cooking kabobs.

Once heated, cook the kabobs on each side for about 5 to 7 minutes, or until chicken is cooked and golden brown, and veggies have cooked all the way through.

Serve with your favorite kabob partners, and enjoy this delicious and healthy meal!

Red, white and blue slush

Food Club® Red, White and Blue Slush

Red, white and blue slush

Cool off this summer with this patriotic red, white and blue slush. This slightly sweet treat is ready to complete any BBQ or poolside party.

Ingredients:

1/2 cup blue sports drink

1/2 cup white sports drink

1/2 cup water with Food Club® tropical punch drink mix

Instructions:

Pour 1/2 cup of blue sports drink into cup with seal. Freeze for 30 minutes.

Pour 1/2 cup white sports drink on top of blue sports drink and freeze for 30 minutes.

Once blue sports drink is frozen, add 1/2 cup of tropical drink mix on top and freeze for 30 more minutes.

When ready to serve, pull out of freezer 20 minutes prior to let defrost enough to be a slushy consistency.

Cherry Pie

Easy Food Club® Cherry Cream Pie

Cherry cream pie

Cherry yourself up with this no-bake cherry cream pie. This pie is very simple, but packs a punch with the best backyard BBQ flavors around.

Ingredients:

1 Food Club® graham cracker pie crust

1 can Food Club® sweetened condensed milk

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 cup Food Club® whipped topping

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. almond extract

Large can of cherry pie filling

Instructions:

Mix sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice and whipped topping in a large bowl until smooth. Add vanilla and almond extract. Pour mixture into pie crust and smooth. Top with cherry pie filling. Chill for 2-4 hours and serve cold. Enjoy!