Caliber Appliances’ Featured Dealer, Albert Lee Appliance in the Pacific Northwest, talks about their dream kitchen in LUXE magazine’s fall edition.
Learn how to trim short ribs in Sam’s video and make a delicious marinade using: minced onions, ginger, red holland peppers and green onions in addition to brown sugar, lime juice, oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, salt and ground pepper.
Chef also experiments with smoking wood chips to impart that smoky flavor and Caliber uses a similar smoker tray on our gas grills.
For the full recipe and grilling demonstration for these ribs by Chef Sam click on any of the pictures above or the video below or here.
For over three decades the Outdoor Kitchen Design Store by Preferred Properties has served Connecticut, New York and Southampton. President and founder Michael Gotowala has been designing outdoor kitchens with Caliber products and we are featuring one of his Southampton, New York installations this month.
The Rockwell by Caliber Social Grill and Power Pro Dual Top Burners make this project the perfect featured Caliber installation. The disappearing grill canopy was the focus of this creative island design and allows the chef to cook and serve the guests near the pool from the grill area. To see more “seriously fabulous” photos of this installation click here.
Click here for the video to find out how baking these ribs in the oven first then finishing them off on the grill makes these ribs amazing.
Sam’s Rockwell by Caliber Social Grill is perfect for putting that nice crisp on these ribs, and he uses only five simple ingredients: pork ribs, white vinegar, BBQ sauce, brown sugar, and maple syrup.
For this full recipe click here or on the video below.
See also another version of Sam’s foolproof ribs with an Asian sweet, sticky, and spicy variation.
For the full recipe click here or on the video below.
For over three decades the Outdoor Kitchen Design Store by Preferred Properties has served Connecticut, New York and Southampton. President and founder Michael Gotowala has been designing outdoor kitchens with Caliber products and recently established a new Southampton location that features the 48″ Rockwell by Caliber Built-In Social Grill, 14″ Power Pro Dual Top Burners and 22″ Caliber Pro Kamado.
The Outdoor Kitchen Design store is Caliber’s featured dealer this month and they can manage, design and build outdoor kitchen projects back east. This includes help with the right product selection and installation.
Click here for the location of this new showroom.
To see a “seriously fabulous” Southampton, New York installation of Caliber outdoor products click here and see the sneak peek picture below.
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I’ve been a grilling enthusiast for as long as I can remember. But being completely devoted to charcoal for many years, I was late to discovering the wonder of the gas grill. I still love grilling with charcoal, especially while camping, but since starting a family almost seven years ago, I’ve switched over to cooking on a gas grill. Why? Because the best gas grills are much more efficient than their charcoal counterparts, and are much easier to use.
When picking out a gas grill, there are a few basic factors to consider. The first factor is fuel. If you can hook up to a hard line of natural gas, then you won’t ever have to worry about replacing propane tanks, which can be cumbersome to stock up on, but a necessary added step.
Then you’ll want to consider grill size. If you plan on cooking a lot of food at once, you’ll likely need a model with 1,000-plus square inches of total cooking area. If, on the other hand, you’re only looking for something to cook a few burgers and hot dogs, then a smaller two-burner grill will likely be enough. And when considering your options overall, don’t forget about a top shelf, which easily adds to your total cooking area.
Next, there are special features, like a rotisserie kit, side burners or cabinet storage, and other smaller details, like fold-down shelves and accessory hooks. They’re all there to improve the grilling experience, but be honest with yourself about which you think you’ll really use.
Lastly, there’s price. While there are a number of good gas grills you can get for well below $500 (many on this list), if you’re looking to invest in something bigger with lots of features that will last for years, you’ll probably need to set your budget closer to $1000.
With all those factors in mind, here are the best gas grills for summertime barbecuing and beyond.
Best High-End Freestanding Gas Grill
Rockwell by Caliber Gas Grill
Having a built-in outdoor grill will cost you several thousand dollars if you want materials of decent quality, not to mention a decent built-in grill. So while the $10K price tag of this Rockwell from Caliber is steep, when you realize it not only negates the need for a built-in but means you can move your high-end gas grill anywhere on your property, the price begins to make sense. Plus, it’s stunning — with beautiful lines, integrated Brazilian cherry hardwood, and handsome hardware. And when it comes to cooking, this three-zone grill’s burners each crank out 20,000 BTUs that heat a 675 square inch cooking space.
For the full story click here.
Established in 1949, Snyder Diamond proudly remains an independent, family owned and operated company located in Santa Monica, Pasadena and North Hollywood. Snyder Diamond is a premier dealer of Caliber Appliances and kicked off their summer grilling with designer and Caliber grill owner, Kathryn Ireland. Ireland fell for Caliber’s 360-degree walk-around Social Grill, a grill designed exclusively as an installation for David Rockwell of the Rockwell Group, notable for its fully retractable ‘disappearing’ lid—a feature that Ireland loves, though its bright red color is what grabbed her attention first (it also can be any custom color). “The one thing I kept of my house was its red garage door, so I saw this and thought, ‘Oh, it’s crying out to be in my backyard,’” the designer says.
With so many of us pressing pause on any vacation plans that involve air travel this summer, the whole concept of a “staycation” has taken on new meaning—with our own backyards suddenly looking like the best bet for a safe retreat. Of course, being stuck at home isn’t so bad when your space actually looks and feels like a getaway. So when Snyder Diamond had the opportunity to check out the lush oasis of Kathryn M. Ireland (see picture above) they jumped at the chance with this summer grilling kick-off video.
For the full story visit Snyder Diamond here.