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Something on a Stick Day

Today, we celebrate the art of skewering delectable morsels and transforming them into mouthwatering delights. Whether you're a seasoned grill master or a novice in the kitchen, here are some tips to help you elevate your skewer game and turn every bite into a tantalizing adventure.

Choose Wisely, Skewer Savvy:

When it comes to skewers, selecting the right type is crucial. Opt for metal skewers for durability or wooden ones for a rustic touch. Soak wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes prior to grilling to prevent them from turning into unintentional fire-starters!

hand putting skewers on the grill

Get Creative with Ingredients:

The beauty of skewers lies in their versatility. Don't be afraid to mix and match different ingredients to create unique flavor combinations. From succulent meats to colorful vegetables, seafood, and even fruits, the possibilities are endless. Let your imagination run wild!

Marination Magic:

To infuse your skewered marvels with flavor, marinate your ingredients before skewering. Allow the flavors to mingle for at least 30 minutes, or overnight for an extra taste explosion. With no-sugar added, Hungry Squirrel's wide range of sauces and dressings cater to all dietary preferences, including keto, paleo, vegetarian, and more. Each product is thoughtfully crafted to enhance your favorite dishes while maintaining a focus on quality and taste.

Size Matters:

Keep your ingredients uniformly sized to ensure even cooking. Cutting them into bite-sized pieces not only ensures faster cook times but also makes them easier to eat. Nobody wants to wrestle with an oversized chunk of meat while trying to maintain their elegance!

friends dinning outside toasting skewers

Avoid Flaming Disasters:

When grilling your skewers, it's important to control the heat. Maintain a medium-high heat to ensure a beautiful sear without turning your skewers into charcoal sticks. Keep an eye on them and rotate regularly for even cooking.

Play with Seasonings:

Elevate the flavor of your skewers by experimenting with seasonings. Sprinkle them with a dash of your favorite spice blend, add a sprinkle of sea salt, or drizzle with a zesty sauce. The world is your oyster (or kebab)!

skewers of vegetables

Garnish with Gusto:

Don't forget to add a final touch of visual appeal to your skewers. Sprinkle some fresh herbs, squeeze a hint of lemon, or toss on some toasted sesame seeds. Aesthetics can make a dish go from ordinary to extraordinary.

Dip to Your Heart's Content:

Pair your skewers with tantalizing dipping sauces like Hungry Squirrel Teriyaki, Sweet & Spicy Chili, Ketchup or BBQ Sauces to enhance the overall experience. These sauces are paleo-friendly, plant-based creations not only delight the taste buds but also align with a health-conscious lifestyle. Whether you're a seasoned chef or an aspiring home cook, these flavorful additions will take your dishes to new heights.

Hungry Squirrel's dedication to using all-natural ingredients ensures that you can savor their sauces and dressings guilt-free. With a focus on reducing sugar and providing low-calorie options, we prove that healthy eating doesn't have to compromise on flavor. Whether you're grilling, dipping, or dressing your favorite dishes, Hungry Squirrel brings a burst of deliciousness to every bite.

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