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Video Tutorial: The Tailgating Grill

Posted by Dave On September - 1 - 2008

Sarah East and David Hobbs of Food Gear Show are back and this time it is to expound on the right and wrong types of tailgating grills to bring to the game. Although Sarah does not mention the Freedom Grill by name (she calls it a trailer hitch grill) we all know this is the way to go.

Tailgating Video: Eagles Preseason

Posted by Dave On August - 31 - 2008

The Philadelphia Eagles lost to the New York Jets 27-20 in preseason yesterday, but that didn’t stop the fans from doing what they do best: tailgating in the parking lot. Karama from streettalkin.com was there to see what everyone was grilling and swilling. She also attempted to start a new Eagles cheer (complete with dance moves)

College Colors Day This Friday

Posted by Dave On August - 27 - 2008

You’ve got a day or two to break out the old jersey, t-shirt and hat combo in time to show your school pride this Friday. This will be the fourth year organizers of “College Colors Day” have encouraged fans to wear their college colors on a particular day right before the start of the college football season. Organizers claim “College Colors Day is an annual celebration dedicated to promote the traditions and spirit that make the college experience great by encouraging people across America to wear apparel of their favorite college or university throughout the day of August 29th.”

Who am I to argue with such a compelling argument? So break out your gear and show everyone on Friday who you support.

Attention: The Freedom Grill FG-50 is now the Margaritaville Tailgating Grill. Same great craftsmanship and quality, just new colors and theme. If green is not your color, see our video tutorial on how to customize the Margaritaville Tailgating Grill to your own team colors.

margaritaville_tailgating_grill.jpgGreat tailgating gear needs to be portable, convenient, affordable and functional. I have been to more than my fair share of tailgate parties and rarely have I experienced those four characteristics in one single product. That was true until I tailgated with my own Freedom Grill FG-50. The Freedom Grill is by far and away, hands down, the coolest and best tailgating essential on the market today. (click images to see larger size and more detailed.)

The fact that you can attach a full sized gas grill to the back of your tailgating vehicle, drive with it on and start grilling five minutes after you park is simply amazing. As long as you have a standard 2″ tow hitch receiver on your truck, trailer or SUV, you can use the Freedom Grill. No more worrying about if your grill leaked meat juices in the back of your SUV. The Freedom Grill rides outside of your vehicle and once parked, swings away from your tailgate or SUV lift gate allowing you access to all your other tailgating gear.

Check out this short video with Stephen Linn to see exactly how easy it is to grill with the Freedom Grill.

My own experience with the Freedom Grill FG-50 could not have been better. My first time using the Freedom Grill, I was amazed at how fast the grill reached 500°F. (the optimum temperature for grilling.) The FG-50 has a 20,000 BTU stainless steel burner under a 352 square-inch cooking area. That means it has enough room to cook the fattest of Tri-Tip steaks and more than enough heating power to have your food come out just to your liking. Make sure to keep an eye on your food and know when to flip your meat. The Freedom Grill is pretty awesome but can’t turn your brats while you are off playing cornhole.

For years I tailgated with a Coleman RoadTrip Grill. It was a nice grill and served me well. Now that I have a Freedom Grill, I doubt that little guy will see the tailgating parking lot ever again. The Freedom Grill is without a doubt the one piece of tailgating gear you have to have if you want to be taken seriously as a tailgater. There is no equivalent and there is no substitute for a Freedom Grill.

I put together a demonstration video on the speed and ease of setting up a Freedom Grill FG-50 compared to my old Coleman Road Trip Grill. You’ll see that with the Freedom Grill you are up and cooking well before you would if you used a Coleman Road Trip Grill. See for yourself.

Video Tutorial: The Tailgating Cooler

Posted by Dave On August - 26 - 2008

Sarah East and David Hobbs of Food Gear Show break down the right and wrong types of coolers you should bring tailgating.





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