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Since 1973, Redi-Gril products have been a stalwart in most restaurants and top fast food chains as the grill scraper of choice. Safe, efficient, easy to use, and easy clean up, Redi-Gril products have earned a respected reputation. Virtually indestructible, the handle to our blade is perfectly positioned for cleaning a flat top grill. Although there are replicas, nothing beats Redi-Gril.​

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Get that Pumpkin on the Grill!

Have you noticed that suddenly pumpkins are everywhere? It’s as if our entire country has decided to decorate itself in orange fruit. Yes! A pumpkin is a fruit. Who knew? And to be even more specific, it’s actually a berry. Go tell your kids and see if they believe you. If you want to surprise them one more time, see if they know what the biggest pumpkin ever grown weighed. As of last year, the record was held by Mathias Willemijns of Belgium who grew a pumpkin weighing in at 2,624.6 pounds. That’s a whole lotta pumpkin.

Everyone knows about pumpkin pie and pumpkin puree and it’s suddenly showing up as a flavoring in coffee and almost anything else you can imagine. And of course, Halloween pumpkins with carved faces. Also known as Having Fun with Fruit. Just kidding.

Before we tell you how to grill a pumpkin, please note that jack-o-lantern pumpkins are not the same as the ones you’ll be cooking. There’s a definite difference, and you’ll want to purchase the ones that are sometimes known as “pie” pumpkins. You’ll find these inside the store, and not outside stacked up almost begging to come home with you.

You can grill the pumpkin in slices or in halves. The outside, as we all know, is very thick, so you’ll need a serious knife to get the job done. Once you’ve sliced the pumpkin in half, clean out the inside until it’s smooth and attractive. You can save the seeds for other uses, but you don’t want to grill them now.

If you’re grilling the pumpkin in halves, grill with the flesh side down. Use some olive oil and some sea salt for seasoning. Those are just the basics. Add whatever else strikes your fancy. For instance, you can add rosemary, or pie seasoning or even a barbecue rub. Then give it roughly 45 minutes to be soft enough to eat. If you plan on using the pumpkin for a pie or another dish, you might want to grill it for close to an hour to get really soft and you’ll want to use a little less salt. If you’re going to grill the pumpkin in slices be sure to rub both sides with the olive oil and they should be ready in 40 minutes or sooner, depending on the temperature of your grill. Fork tender is what you’re aiming for. And if you toss some butter on them...yummy. And no need to remove the skin before you grill or eat. The skin will soften as it cooks.

You’d be right if you expected some of the pumpkin to stick to the grilling surface. What to do? Just so happens, we make the best grill scraper available. Our scrapers keep your grill clean and well-maintained. You can get a mini one, or a heavy duty one, or a heavy duty one with a squeegee. Any of them will get the job done right, save you time and money, and take some pressure off your back, legs and feet. And with that physical pressure off, you’ll probably complain a little less and be a whole lot more fun to be around. Just saying.

If this is your first time visiting us, we’d like you to know that our products are made right here in the USA. This is something we’re extremely proud of. We know that it helps to keep Americans working, and there’s no question that we help them keep on grilling. Either in a restaurant, or in a food truck, or right at home.

Please follow our Upcoming Products page for more of what we’re up to, and of course come to our website to view all of the products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If a product doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original!


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Friday, September 8, 2017

Grill the Last of Summer

The kids are back in school, vacation time is behind us, and while it’s getting dark earlier, we still want to hang on to a piece of summer. We can’t think of a better way to do it than to grill the last of the summer fruit before it’s gone.

Before you get started, you’ll want to put a little bit of olive oil on the fruit. It will help it from sticking to the grill and adds another layer of flavor to it. Once you’ve got it on the grill, don’t forget about it! It won’t take it long to cook, and if you wander off you won’t be happy when you get back to it and see it ruined. Keep an eye on it. Or assign someone else to. (Have you ever noticed that people usually like to help?)

Nectarines, peaches, apricots and plums are more than delicious when grilled. You can leave the skin on once they’re finished grilling, or peel it off. Your choice. And while they’re so good on ice cream for dessert, how about serving them either on, or as a side with grilled pork, steak or chicken? (If you have any left over, then you can use them for dessert. Or just pop them in your mouth and save some calories!)

A grilled apple will probably be even better than you could imagine. Baked apples have been around forever, but grilled? The same way that the flavor is enhanced in something like an apple tart, they’re just as good without the crust. And nothing is stopping you from adding it to your protein, or topping it with whipped cream or ice cream for dessert.

What about grilling a banana and adding a s’more to it for a different kind of banana split. Note: leave the bananas in the peel and slit them lengthwise while grilling. If you don’t have any young sprouts running around making s’mores, just add some hot fudge. Or go back to your youth and make those s’mores yourself. You can skip your Boy Scout or Girl Scout uniform. It probably won’t fit anymore, anyway.

For a riot of flavor, put different kinds of fruit on skewers and let ‘em rip. You can include cantaloupe, cut into chunks, and even figs. But make sure the figs are a little bit firm so that they don’t fall apart. And don’t forget the strawberries! As good as they are raw, grilling adds something wonderful to them.

Now make that run on your local market or street fair or even your own backyard and gather up that fruit. Then get busy! And when the grilling is over and it’s time to clean up, please remember that we make the best grill scraper available. Our scrapers keep your grill clean and well-maintained. You can get a mini one, or a heavy duty one, or a heavy duty one with a squeegee. Any of them will get the job done right, save you time and money, and take some pressure off your back, legs and feet.

If this is your first time visiting us, we’d like to point out that our scrapers are made right here in the USA. This is something we’re extremely proud of. We help keep Americans working, and there’s no question that we help them keep on grilling.

Please follow our Upcoming Products page for more of what we’re up to, and of course come to our website to view all of the products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If a product doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original!


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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Burgers You Never Thought Of!

There’s something about summer and burgers. They just seem to go together. Meat lovers, chicken lovers, vegans...everyone seems to crave a burger when the seasons change and the grills fire up. You’ve already made it through the July 4th onslaught, but we have a ways to go before summer is over.

You probably know by now that just about anything goes on a burger. People put guacamole on them, and eggs and pastrami and hot peppers and garlic and bacon, of course, and all sorts of cheeses and greens and pickles. We’ve seen them made with ahi tuna and harissa tomato sauce and cream cheese. Not all together, but you’re getting the picture. Whatever makes your mouth water and your stomach happy belongs on that burger!

There’s a sort of insanity that hits in the burger world. This picture is of the BIGGEST burger in the world - so they say – at The Clinton Station Diner in Clinton, New Jersey.

They call it ‘The 8th Wonder Burger’, and it’s also known as the Mt. Olympus Burger. It’s 11.5 inches high and 28 inches across. If you want to enter a contest, you and nine others will have just 60 minutes to eat the whole thing. If you win, and no one ever has, you’ll get $5,000!

Should you find yourself in England, you might like to wrap your mouth around this one.  In Exeter at Red Ruby, you can take your best shot at The Monster Red Ruby Burger Challenge. You’ll be facing seven six-ounce burger patties, seven slices of cheese, 14 slices of bacon and two giant portions of double-fried fries and you’ll have just 20 minutes to down it all. The prize? A free meal, and a t-shirt. (You could consider this a warm-up to the $5,000 in New Jersey!)

Ready for one more? How about the Triple Coronary Bypass Burger Challenge at the Vortex Bar & Grill in Atlanta, Georgia. 

You’ll never guess what this one has. Three burger patties, 14 slices of American cheese, 10 bacon rashers and three fried eggs. Here’s the surprise: two grilled cheese sandwiches sitting there on top. The prize is that the burger is free, but you get bragging rights.

We hope this has inspired you to get a little creative. But you know what? If you like a plain burger that’s just fine. When all is said and done, it’s that real grill flavor that people are looking for.

And when the grilling is over and it’s time to clean up, please remember that we make the best grill scraper available today. It will keep your grill clean and well-maintained. You can get a mini one, or a heavy duty one, or a heavy duty one with a squeegee. Any of them will get the job done right, save you time and money, and take some pressure off your back, legs and feet. Think of it as a Christmas present in the summertime. That keeps on giving.

If this is your first time visiting us, we’d like to point out that our scrapers are made right here in the USA. This is something we’re very proud of. We help keep Americans working, and there’s no question that we help them keep on grilling.

We are always thinking and innovating so please follow our Upcoming Products page for more, and of course come to our website to view all of the products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If it doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original!


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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Easy Fixes for Your Aching Back from Redi-Gril, LLC

Even if you’re grilling for one, or if you are a cook that uses a commercial restaurant flat top grill, standing on your feet all day is no picnic. It’s lousy for your feet, your joints and your ligaments. There’s new research that suggests it may also increase risk for chronic disease.

One of the best things to help alleviate the back pain is to work smarter and more efficiently. Our grill scrapers speed the cleaning process, clean up time is cut in half! With our newly patented Heavy Duty Grill Scraper with Squeegee, the time savings is even better.

Of course, this work is still hard on your back. Look through this list of easy exercises and see how many of them you can fit into your working day. You’ll be doing yourself a big favor. *These are tips and not intended to be given as medical advice. For any serious injury or condition, please consult a medical professional.
  1. You can do this one while you’re actually cooking. Starting on your heels, put your weight onto the heels of your feet and then lift your toes into the air. This will help stretch all the muscles in your feet. After you've completed about 10-20 reps, do the same with your heel. Place your weight onto the balls of your feet, then lift your body up. This will benefit your circulation.
  2. Shrug the stress away in your shoulders and back. Raise your shoulders up towards your ears, and then let them go. Each time you raise your shoulders, move your shoulder blades around for extra relief. You can also roll your head back onto your neck. Hear it cracking?
  3. Keep your hips loose by swaying from side to side. You can pretend there’s a song in your head and you’re swaying to it. Keep a steady motion and just pull the muscles in your hips slightly to give a small stretch. Do about twenty reps and then move your hips in a circular motion, first, counter-clockwise and then do the same clockwise.
  4. If you can walk away from the grill for a few minutes, try doing some squats. If you’ve never done them before, go easy. A squat will tone all of your muscles, so work on getting the reps up.
Take good care of your feet. Wear the best shoes you can find. You might want to look into something with a “rocker bottom”. Then, at the end of the day, massage your feet. Lacing your fingers between your toes to spread the toes can help to promote blood flow and balance your foot muscles.

And remember that you want to keep moving. Standing all day is no better for your health than sitting all day. Mix it up when you can.

Please check back with us to read about healthy grilling and lots of things to make your life better!

We are always thinking and innovating so please follow our Upcoming Products page for more, and of course come to our website to view these products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If it doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original! And all made in the USA!

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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Healthy Eating in 2017

We’re one month into the New Year, and have you thought about eating a little bit healthier this year? It’s something that shows up on the top of a lot of resolution lists, and quickly gets discarded. We’re going to give you a few tips to help get you started. Nothing drastic and nothing scary, just some easy stuff you might never have thought of before.

Here are some very basics:

  • Use whole-wheat flour whenever you can, in place of white flour.
  • Greek yogurt works in place of sour cream. You want to buy the all-natural kind.
  • Ground turkey works in place of red meat for just about anything.
  • Oatmeal will make healthier meatballs and meatloaf than breadcrumbs will.
  • Instead of salt, use citrus juice or herbs that you like. Life shouldn’t be a salt lick.
  • Steam instead of boil. It saves nutrients.
  • Brown rice or wild rice is healthier than white.  You can try bulgur, too.
  • When you’re baking you can reduce the amount of sugar you’re using by adding vanilla or cinnamon or nutmeg. Or apple sauce. Make sure that you buy the unsweetened kind and you can use it in a lot of baking recipes. You can use it in place of butter and your creation will remain moist and delicious. Applesauce will also substitute for eggs. Go figure, and don’t tell the chickens. The ratio of applesauce to butter is one to one: if a recipe calls for 1/2 cup of butter, simply sub in 1/2 cup of applesauce. For every large egg a recipe requires, use1/4 cup of applesauce in its place.
  • Instead of bacon you can try turkey bacon or Canadian bacon. They’re both good, but try not to eat bacon too often. It’s sort of a classic “no-no”.
  • Don’t butter your pans! Use cooking spray or non-stick pans...unless you’re in a French cooking competition.
  • Cottage cheese isn’t just for diets, if that’s what you were thinking. Read the label and make sure you’re getting the low-fat kind, then you can use it in place of sour cream on a baked potato, or instead of ricotta cheese in lasagna, or when you bake a cheesecake, or with any kind of fruit for a fruit salad, or on some whole wheat toast with jam on top, or you can drizzle it with honey and cinnamon and stick a cherry on top for dessert! You can also use it to thicken a sauce without having to add butter and flour. The bonus is that it’s packed with protein.
  • At some point in time butter became the enemy. During the 1970s people blamed it for everything and then ran to margarine. When margarine turned out to be not the world’s best choice, people ran back to butter because, well, you can’t beat the flavor of butter, as long as it’s the real thing. But how to use less of it? You can use butter along with olive oil or canola oil or peanut oil when you’re cooking. When it comes time to “butter” the bread or muffin or bagel, how about cream cheese instead? Or unsweetened jam or jelly?  Or the all-time favorite peanut butter.
  • What about that olive oil? First off, you want it to be EVO. That’s not a brand name. It stands for extra-virgin olive oil. If the bottle doesn’t say “extra-virgin” it won’t have all the antioxidants that you’re looking for. It’s the staple of the famous Mediterranean diet which just about everyone agrees is the best for your heart. What you do have to know is that the taste and price vary drastically. Ideally, you’d like to buy the highest quality that you can afford. What you might not know about olive oil is that it comes in flavors! You can buy it flavored with basil or garlic or bacon (!) or chipotle... the list goes on. You can learn how to flavor or “infuse” your own, too. It just takes a little imagination. There might even be a store in your town that will swamp you with choices and ideas.
These really are just some of the easy basics. A lot of good things start with baby steps. Check back with us and read about healthy grilling and lots of things to make your life better!


We are always thinking and innovating so please follow our Upcoming Products page for more, and of course come to our website to view these products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If it doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original! And all made in the USA!


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Monday, January 2, 2017

Wishing you all the best in the coming year!

Happy 2017!

As singer Brad Paisley said about a new year: “Tomorrow, is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one.” 

We hope that this bright new year bring you everything that you need and want. Be happy, have fun, and do some great grilling! (You’re in charge of the first two, we’re here to help you with the third!)

Cheers to you and yours from Mike and Margaret at Redi-Gril, LLC.

We are always thinking and innovating so please follow our Upcoming Products page for more, and of course, come to our website to view these products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If it doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original! And all made in the USA!



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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Happy Holidays to You!


Whether you’re standing at your grill or just kicking back, we wish you all a very happy holiday! Whichever holiday you celebrate, take some time to enjoy the lights and the music and don’t forget to count your blessings. We hope that this is a joyous season for you and yours.

And should you - still - be on the lookout for that special gift, is there someone in your life who doesn’t yet have a Redi-Gril scraper? It’s just a thought.

Stay warm and drive safely, and keep your eyes on the sky on the night of December 24th. You never know what you might see! (Hint: You might hear the bells first.)

Our best wishes to you from Mike and Margaret!

We are always thinking and innovating so please follow our Upcoming Products page for more and of course come to our website to view these products and everything we offer at Redi-Gril.com. If it doesn’t say Red-Gril it’s not the original! Cheers!


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