Friday, April 23, 2010

Giveaway: McCormick's Grill Mates Package

Grass is growing, birds are singing, temperatures are rising, the sun sets later every night and outdoor cooking is getting into full swing. McCormick's is wanting to help one lucky Nibble Me This reader kick their grilling season into gear by giving away this sample package.


This package includes the following new Grill Mates rubs, marinade mixes and Lawry's bottled marinades that I have utilized during the past week.

Brown Sugar Bourbon Marinade
Goes with beef, chicken, pork or shrimp. I used it to grill this flank steak. We thought it had very good flavor but I'd suggest adding 1 Tbsp of bourbon when mixing up the wet and dry ingredients if you're looking for that mellow bite of real bourbon.
Lawry's Szechuan Sweet and Sour BBQ
Great for chicken, pork, or beef. This marinade quickly brought flavor and that classic sweet and sour color to grilled chicken. If you are tired of your normal grilled chicken, shake things up and use this marinade and serve with stir fried veggies and sweet jasmine rice. That's what we did.
Apple Wood Rub
Apple and pork go together like.....well, like Pete Brady said on the Brady Bunch, "Pork chops and apple saaauuuuche". So I used this rub to grill some boneless pork chops and used one of our standard glazes. It produced a nice flavor that complimented the chops but didn't make them too strong.

Lawry's Tuscan Sun Dried Tomato with Minced Garlic and Olive Oil

I used this rustic marinade on some fantastic grilled chicken breasts with some Tuscan fries and grilled zucchini. I think this one was Brett's favorite.

Smokehouse Maple Rub
This smoky and sweet spice rub really delivered on a half rack of smoked spare ribs.

Mexican Fiesta Marinade
You could use this one for beef or chicken fajitas on the grill. I used it to make chimichangas with fajita chicken, beans, cheese, roasted peppers, and served with a southwestern queso sauce for dipping.
So how do you enter for the chance to win this Grill Mates ultimate care package? It's easy. Just click on THIS LINK to their recipe site. Then leave a comment in my comments section below tell me which recipe caught your eye. You can enter until 4pm Monday, 4/26/10. Monday night I'll do a random draw from all of the candidates.

Giveaway rules and info:
1 - One entry per blog owner / forum handle.
2 - If you are entering via the anonymous option in my comments section, you must include your contact information so I can get in touch if you win. For example, if you're from the EggHead forum, you could just say, "Joeblow from the Egg Forum".
3 - Drawing will be random number generator based.
4 - McCormick's will ship the package directly to the winner.
5 - All results are final. Any complaints should written in Aramaic and filed with my pet chinchillas for processing.

So dust off your grills and enter below.

45 comments:

  1. I really want to try to do a grilled pizza, particularly the buffalo chicken. I am going to use the Brown Sugar Marinade next week.

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  2. LOL I love #5! Enter me please...Kathy @ The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook. I think the Hickory Apple Chicken looks awesome over there on their site :)

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  3. I loved the ribs (still do)!

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  4. The cornmeal crusted steaks caught my attention but there's no photo with the recipe. If I win I'll make these and take a nice photo for them :-)

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  5. the Sizzlin' Steak Burgers recipe caught my eye! It sounds so good. I've never really tried any special seasonings in my burgers. We usually just do a little salt and pepper or onion soup mix.

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  6. Alright you guys got a McCormick sponsored giveaway, and I am not surprised.
    Congratulations, just checking in to see what we are cooking this weekend? Looks like My Captain John has been shopping Green Eggs, wonder why? um

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  7. You know what caught my eye was the Montreal Turkey Burger. The only way I would ever eat that would be if I was stuck in the airport and somebody had already eaten the carboard signs. Yuck.

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  8. I would love to try the new products. The fijata looks wonderful. pattikake eggforum.

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  9. I LOVE McCormicks seasonings!I have used them all and they are AWESOME!!!HOSS,from the Egghead Forum!

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  10. the Memphis Ribs are a must, been to Memphis and love the ribs. Also the Feelin Blue Burgers look so good, we love a good burger!!

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  11. Please enter me in the contest. WhackMaster719 @ EggHead forum.

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  12. I want to make cool laser light show type effects with my steaks too!

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  13. I have to say I'm all about the Baja Shrimp Pizza.

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  14. This is an awesome giveaway Chris and I want them all:D Maybe if I win I can convince my husband to do more cooking? If not, I'm sure I would have a field day thinking of ways to use all these goodies!

    P.S. I was Krogering tonight and saw that they have those circular cast-iron kebab holders. I know you wanted some of those awhile back. It was in the seasonal/holiday aisle. I hope you can find them in your local Kroger store.

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  15. I like the slow cooker pulled pork recipe. Sounds real good!

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  16. The Mushroom and Swiss Stuffed Burgers look really, really good!

    Thank you for the giveaway - I'd love to win this for my dad.

    anthy_stl [ATT] yahoo [DOTT] com

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  17. looking good.
    stevesails2 on the egg forum

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  18. Do I get extra points if my great grandmothers maiden name was Lawry? No? Ok...then just count me in for the one entry I'm allowed. I think the Buffalo Chicken Pizza would be awesome....'specially on the grill!

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  19. I had no idea until your posts that McCormick had this wide variety of rubs and seasonings for grilling and I've been drooling over your posts so definitely count me in on this! I'm digging those Applewood Rubbed Ribs over there for sure, although I gotta admit there are some great recipes over there.

    mary at deepsouthdish dot com

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  20. Would love to try the chipolte peppered marinated ribs.SmokinJ from egg forum.

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  21. I like the Fired Up Southwest Fajitas
    - flyfishnc on the egg forum

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  22. I'd be interested in trying those seasonings and entering your give away. PhilOsh from the Egghead Forum.

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  23. They all looked good, but I'd have to go with the ribs

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  24. O yum. "Blazing Glory Raspberry Chicken breasts" sound pretty awesome.

    I'm in! :)

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  25. You have been a grilling machine!

    I think I would like the Balsamic peppercorn steaks as my recipe.

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  26. The hubby is getting a grill for his bday so this would be the perfect addition!! Your recipes look so tasty!

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  27. The tequila lime steak sounds wonderful. Send some of the grilling weather out west!

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  28. Grill dusted, 4 months of mildew/mold removed and the propane tank is loaded for bear...ship those babies my way please and I'll do my best not to burn the heck outta them!

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  29. Mushroom and swiss stuffed burgers. Yum

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  30. I have tried a couple of the new McCormick's marinades - Mojito Lime and Baja Citrus. Pretty tasty! However, don't marinate too long if you are cooking chicken breasts. The taste can be a little overpowering. Count me in on the drawing!

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  31. Grilled Chipotle Orange Chicken - thanks for posting that link. I saw lots of recipes that I need to try.

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  32. The Cuban Style Marinated Steak is right up my alley. It would work well on the Performer.

    Thank you for the drawing . . .

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  33. Oh boy am I hungry now! Pick me! Pick me!
    Geoduck from EggHeadForum

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  34. Ooops, it was the ribs with the Smokehouse Maple Rub that made me so hungry!!
    Geoduck from the EggHeadForum

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  35. Cool giveaway, Chris. Cuban marinated steak caught my eye.

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  36. Great giveaway! Throw my name in the hat! I just cleaned my grill. :)

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  37. Citrus Herb Chicken and Vegetable Kabobs
    sounds good to me.

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  38. Since I love the taste of blue cheese, I would have to say the "Feelin' Blue Burgers," would be a favorite to try.
    I came upon your site from "Welcome to OuR KrAzy kItChEn." I am now following your site and you can be sure that I will return. The Lawry's Szechuan Sweet and Sour BBQ looks awesome!

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  39. Throw my name in the hat, please! buffalodickdy@yahoo.com..or www.buffalodickdy.blogspot.com

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  40. Smokehouse Maple Rub!!! Nothing finer.

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  41. Grilled Lemon Pepper Herb Shrimp Kabobs look awesome thanks for the giveaway minsthins at optonline dot net

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  42. Those grilled peppers in the last photo were the most beautiful peppers I've ever seen. Visual poetry.

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  43. The Smokehouse Maple Rub sounds delicious!!

    Jennifer
    jb2mw@hotmail.com

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  44. That brown sugar marinade photo is awesome! You always take amazing photos.

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