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Fins To The Left

Its that time of year again! The Buffet-mobile gets packed to the gills with everything for a 10-hour tailgate and Jimmy Buffett's 2010 Chicago concert. With preparation and anticipation, we gead to Toyota Park with the other Parrothead faithfuls and set out to get the front row of tailgating parking to allow for optimal space and fun for the day. As every previous year, we are victorious.

Our Tailgate

The New Addition - Pirate's Treasure Chest Cooler

Zach and Libby came in for the weekend from Alabama (Fun Fact: We met them on our honeymoon in 2007 in St. Lucia!)

Crazy Hat - People wear the wildest outfits at Buffett!
Kyra and Libby


  Sam's Stanley Cup
Patrick Kane brought the REAL Stanley Cup to the concert

The Blackhawks take Jimmy Buffett!
I turn around and Sam had brought in his Stanley Cup Champions Flag to wave for Kaner

Fins to the Right!
Us at the concert
This summer's tour: Under the Big Top 2010

It wouldn't be a great post here without a recipe:

Brad & Chris' Amazing Grilled Meat

3 lbs. Beef Tenderloin, cut into 2" cubes (You can also use boneless, skinless chicken breast)
1/2 c Brown Sugar
1 c Teriyaki Sauce

Mix Brown Sugar and Teriyaki Sauce into a bowl and stir until combined well. Skewer Beef onto wooden kabobs (soaking skewers in water for 1 hr. - overnight will prevent them from burning on the grill). Add to a gallon size baggie. Add mixture of brown sugar and teriyaki sauce. Seal and marinade in refrigerator at least 4 hours or overnight.

When ready to cook, heat grill to medium-high heat. Remove kabobs from marinade, shaking off extra sauce. Grill 5 minutes on each side, turning only once, until cooked through to desired level of doneness. Enjoy!

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