Happy Memorial Day!

Grilling this Memorial Day? We thought so! Americana Grills wants to make sure you and your family have the best grilled food. First, you must start with the right grill to have the flame grilled goodness that can be achieved with Meco’s classic square charcoal grill, the Americana Walk-A-bout!

The Grill:

The Walk-A-Bout is 100% pre-assembled with 332 square inches of cooking space. The adjustable vents make it easier to control the temperature of this grill and the easy ash-removal system makes cleanup a breeze.

The Food:

Americana Grills has the perfect recipes for a grilled Memorial Day! Who can say no to grilled chicken and burgers?

Cali-Style Grilled Chicken:


3/4 c. balsamic vinegar

1 tsp. garlic powder

2 tbsp. honey

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

2 tsp. Italian seasoning

Kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

4 slices mozzarella

4 slices avocado

4 slices tomato

4 slices pineapple

2 tbsp. Freshly sliced basil, for garnish

Balsamic glaze, for drizzling


In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, garlic powder, honey, oil, and Italian seasoning, and season with salt and pepper. Pour over chicken and marinate 20 minutes.

When ready to grill, heat grill to medium-high. Oil grates and grill chicken until charred and cooked through, 8 minutes per side.  Grill pineapple 2 minutes per side.

Applewood Bacon Burger:


One package of Applewood chips

1 pound of hamburger meat

One package of bacon

¼ cup of favorite barbecue sauce

One Granny Smith apple, diced


Soak Applewood chips in water for at least 30 minutes

While chips are soaking, prepare burger patties by mixing diced apples and barbecue sauce together with ground beef and separate into four equal patties

Preheat grill to medium high heat

Cook bacon on grill for 15 minutes to desired crispiness and set aside

Sprinkle wood chips over heating element

Cook burger patties on the grill for approximately ten minutes, flip, and cook for another five minutes to desired level of doneness

BBQ Bacon Burger with Sweet Potato Chips:



1lb. Ground Beef

¼ Cup BBQ Sauce 

½ lb. Bacon 

½ Cup Brown Sugar 

Cracked Salt

 Cracked Pepper


Mix Ground Beef, chopped Bacon, and BBQ Sauce 

Makes 3-4 patties depending on the desired size

Grill to desired doneness.


Happy Memorial Day From Americana Grills!

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