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Archive 07-2015

Garlicky Chicken Wings on the Grill

7 Easy, Delicious Recipes for Your Fourth of July Cookout

Spencer Flynn, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/02/2015 |

The Fourth of July, one of America’s biggest grilling holidays, is nearly here, and for many that means hosting a large family style cookout. We’ve put together a delicious, easy... Read More


Grill Rules to Break

Break These Rules for Better Summer Grilling

Bradley Carlson, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/15/2015 | Grilling

It seems like there are rules for just about everything, even grilling. With 80 percent of Americans having an outdoor barbecue, grill or smoker, according to the Hearth, Patio and... Read More


Amazing Pizzas at the Aspen Food & Wine Classic

Lauren Jones, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/17/2015 | Food and Drink

Every June the who’s who of the culinary world descends upon the idyllic town of Aspen to take part in the annual Food & Wine Classic. The weekend is a three day extravaganza of gourmet... Read More


20 Questions with Eric Groft

The Kalamazoo Questionnaire: Eric Groft

Chris Mordi, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/27/2015 | Design

Kalamazoo’s 20 Questions With: Eric Groft is a landscape architect and principal at the Washington, DC-based Oehme, van Sweden, and a Fellow at the American Society of Landscape... Read More


Outdoor Kitchen Designer, Eric Groft

3 Thoughts on Outdoor Kitchen Design with Eric Groft

Chris Mordi, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/27/2015 | Outdoor Kitchen Design Trends

Eric Groft, principal and landscape architect at Oehme, van Sweden in Washington, DC, offers his three thoughts on making outdoor kitchens that are simple, tailored to a homeowner’s own... Read More


Tips for designing kid friendly outdoor spaces and outdoor kitchens

Designing an Outdoor Kitchen with Kids in Mind

Chris Mordi, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/27/2015 | Outdoor Kitchen Design Best Practices

Dinner’s made, the grill is cooling, everyone’s fed. You’re lounging on the patio. Kids are laughing. They run by and grab their drinks from the outdoor fridge. Everyone’s happy. It’s a... Read More


Kalamazoo Outdoor Kitchen in South Western Michigan

A Riverside Farmhouse Takes Indoor Style Outside

Chris Mordi, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/27/2015 | Outdoor Kitchens

“The American farmhouse was a functional home before it was an architectural style. In fact, it is a hybrid of architectural styles that were blended to produce these practical houses... Read More


Rick Bayless cooks on the Kalamazoo Gaucho Grill

Kalamazoo at the 2015 Green City Market Chef’s BBQ

Spencer Flynn, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet | 07/31/2015 | Food and Drink

This year Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet was excited to participate in the annual Green City Market Chef’s BBQ in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. For the 2015 event Chef Rick Bayless of Frontera... Read More


Innovation is at the heart of every Kalamazoo product. Each part of the collection – from grills and pizza ovens to refrigeration and cabinetry – represents a significant departure from the established norm. Our passion for outdoor cooking and our fiercely independent design philosophy drive us to establish new industry benchmarks. Consequently, our list of exclusives and innovations speaks for itself.