The Grill Deal
If your idea of barbecuing is setting up a $10 grill on your fire escape (illegal!) and browning a couple of hot dogs, salvation is on the way. No, Bobby Flay is not coming anywhere near your apartment, but FRESH DIRECT will. The online grocer (freshdirect.com) offers a selection of ready-to-grill products that includes lime-cumin skirt steak, marinated portobello mushrooms and plum tomatoes, organic-dill skewers, shrimp-mango kebabs, and other treats that are super-easy to cook (each packet includes grilling instructions for the clueless)and tasty too. And if you get inspired and want to create a real campfire ambiencesans mosquitoesorder a box of individually wrapped s'mores. No more lonely summer nights involving just you and a burned wiener.
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