Entries by Whitney Winter

Grilling Chicks!

Calling all ladies to the grill! It’s widely thought that grilling is a guy thing, but we’re here to say that anyone can grill – especially the ladies. Using a grill or smoker can be intimidating for anyone at first, especially if you haven’t attempted to grill or smoke meats before. Rest assured, ladies, we’ve […]

Easter Bunnies Grill Too!

The arrival of Spring brings regrowth of beautiful and colorful flowers. Spring is the time of year to reset and discover a rejuvenation of spirit indicating that it’s closer to summer grilling. Spring also brings Easter and all the festivities. The most notable way to celebrate Easter is the Easter egg hunt. Hiding colorful candy-filled […]

Irish Times With Americana Grills!

  St. Patrick’s Day – there’s no better way to celebrate than to grill! This St. Patrick’s Day, try these Irish inspired recipes for a fun and new way to celebrate the holiday. Instead of the traditional corned beef and cabbage, let’s fire up the grill or smoker and cook something fun to eat. Irish […]

Have A Grilled Valentine’s Day!

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, we think roses, chocolates, cards, and gifts. Show that special someone you care with a grilled dinner. Sure flowers, chocolates, and cards are nice gestures to those you care about, but a grilled meal prepared by you shows thought and planning. Taking the time to show appreciation by grilling […]

New England Lobster Rolls

INGREDIENTS Kosher salt 4 Large Lobster Tails 1 celery stalk, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 2–3 tablespoons mayonnaise Freshly ground black pepper 6 New England–style split-top hot dog buns 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature PREP Cut the shell with a pair of kitchen shears, but go no […]

How Americana Grills Celebrates Super Bowl 2019!

It’s Super Bowl LIII! Time to pick sides, gather friends and family and have all the necessary food for four quarters of the ultimate football showdown.  Let’s be perfectly honest; the Super Bowl is about more than just football. It’s about the food too! There is no better way to celebrate this “Winner Take All” […]

LA Fish Tacos

Ingredients: 1/4 red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 1 1/2 cups) 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped Juice of 1 lime, plus wedges for serving 2 tablespoons honey or agave nectar 1/2 cup mayonnaise Kosher salt 12 corn tortillas 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon chili powder Freshly ground pepper 1 1/4 pounds skinless halibut fillet, […]

60 Year Anniversary

The year 2019 marks the anniversary of 60 years of manufacturing in Greeneville, TN, USA. Since 1959, Meco has been in the metal forming business servicing the Contract Manufacturing and Retail business sectors. The commitment to quality and customer service is the cornerstone of our success. Thanks to our customers, community and employees that allow […]

Processes, Smocesses! Who needs’em?

By Bob Hebner /  In the alphabet soup of standards and processes we build into our businesses, who wins?  ISO-soandso, TS-16sumdangthing, CQI-this and CQI-that, the list is endless.  Today’s manufacturers spend countless hours and billions of dollars creating, establishing, implementing, and verifying everything…good grief!  All for what?  To put a flag in front of their […]