I'd Rather be Grilling!
The Luxe List: Golf-Themed Grilling Gifts Spice Up the Occasion
Contributor: Merilee Kern
Food & Spirits: Know a golfer who also likes to grill? Don't we all? Next time you're invited
over to that backyard barbeque, delight the host or hostess with a novel golf-inspired grilling
gift from I'd Rather Be Grilling! From its Web site www.IdRatherBeGrilling.com, the company
offers an array of novelty gift sets perfect for any golf enthusiast, including:
"Hole-in-One" Gift Bucket - "This VIP gift includes the company's "I'd Rather be Grilling!"
Golfer's Cookbook, a set of three custom-blended savory grill rubs -- Spicy Chipotle, Sweet
Ginger Garlic and Savory Herb -- in 4 oz. tins, and an embroidered "I'd Rather Be Grilling!"
apron and grill mitt -- all nestled in a metal golf range bucket. ($50)
"Eagle" BBQ in a Box - "Our most popular item," boasts Michelle Mobley, the company's
co-founder. It includes the "I'd Rather be Grilling!" Golfer's Cookbook and two
custom-blended savory grill rubs -- Spicy Chipotle and Savory Herb -- in 4 oz. tins, all
attractively packaged with a raffia bow. ($20)
"Birdie" Bag of Grill Rubs - This set includes the company's perfect trio of custom-blended
savory grill rubs -- Spicy Chipotle, Sweet Ginger Garlic and Savory Herb -- each in 4 oz. tins,
all cleverly packaged in a black mesh driving range bag. ($16)
"Sports Fanatic" Sleeve of Mini Grill Rubs - Perfect for the sports fanatic in your life --
friends, family, coaches, team moms, colleagues, teachers or anyone addicted to ESPN that
you would like to delight. Includes a sample set of three custom-blended savory grill rubs --
Spicy Chipotle, Sweet Ginger Garlic and Savory Herb -- in 2 oz. tins with choice of sports
design: golf, football, tennis, baseball, soccer or a combination thereof. ($10)
"I'd Rather be Grilling!" Golfer's Cookbook - Whether a novice golfer and a grill master or
vice versa, the lucky recipient will love this fun novelty cookbook featuring flavor-infused
recipes specifically designed for the grill. Recipes featured, such as the "Hole-in-One"
Calamari and "Par 5" Juicy Blue Cheeseburger, are kept simple so the grill-master has time
to shoot an extra 9. ($9.95)
For those who like to add a personal touch to their gifts, these sets can also be customized
with your desired artwork and/or text message. Oh, the possibilities.
The bottom line? "I'd Rather be Grilling!" gift sets are sure to make any cookout a gallery
The Luxe List product review editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury goods marketplace for
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- Merilee Kern
JustLuxé.com's "The Luxe List" Product Review Editor