Recently, one of my kids requested ribs for his birthday dinner so I did a quick recipe search and came up with Southwestern-Style Baby Back Ribs. They’re easy to make and very tasty. The recipe gives directions on cooking the ribs at home then finishing them on the grill at a tailgating party. We weren’t tailgating • Read More »
Grilled Citrus SalmonAugust 31, 2010 | By andrea | 13 Comments | Filed in: Fish, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Quick Cooking, Seafood.
As much as I love trying new recipes, there’s a few I make over and over again because they are delicious and reliable. Grilled Citrus Salmon is one of those recipes. It’s simple yet special enough to serve at a dinner party. If you don’t have a grill, no big deal…just bake it in the • Read More »
Grilled Salmon with Wasabi-Ginger MayonnaiseAugust 24, 2010 | By andrea | 4 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Fish, Grilling/BBQ, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Seafood.
If you like the flavors of wasabi and ginger (which I do!), you’re going to love this recipe! You get a little zip from the wasabi without it knocking your head off, plus a little zing from the ginger and lime. This is a great summer recipe, and tastes like something you’d order in a • Read More »
Dry-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin with Fire-Roasted Tomato SauceAugust 20, 2010 | By andrea | 5 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Mexican, Pork, Recipes, Summer.
This Mexi-inspired recipe will please most tastes (sans vegetarians). The lightly seasoned pork has good flavor without being dominated by the rub, which is a combo of paprika, brown sugar, chile powder and allspice. After I put the rub on the pork, I put it back in the fridge for a few hours while I • Read More »
Grilled Eggplant and Mozzarella SandwichesAugust 9, 2010 | By andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Italian, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Summer, Vegetarian.
Most people fall in one of two categories with eggplant: you either Like It or Hate It. I happen to be in the Like It category. Recently I was looking up new sandwich recipes and came across this “sandwich” using grilled eggplant. Not only are these Eggplant and Mozzarella Sandwiches beautiful, but they’re also delicious, incredibly easy • Read More »
Flavorful GrillingJuly 19, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: Entertaining Tip, Grilling/BBQ, Handy Hints, Recipes.
Since we’re smack dab in the middle of Grilling Season, I thought I’d post a tip I found on the Williams-Sonoma website for using certain types of wood chips and/or herbs to add a nice smokey flavor to grilled foods. Many grocery stores, cooking supply stores and hardware stores sell different types of wood chips • Read More »
Grilled Zucchini & Goat Cheese Roll-upsJuly 15, 2010 | By andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in: Appetizer, Grilling/BBQ, Recipes, Vegetable, Vegetarian.
This simple appetizer is a perfect starter for a summer dinner. I love the flavor combination of goat cheese, sun-dried tomatoes and fresh thyme with the grilled zucchini…delicious! Be sure not to overcook the zucchini on the grill…you just want nice char marks on both sides. Also, cooling the cooked zucchini stips on a wire rack is • Read More »
Get to grilling!June 14, 2010 | By andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in: From My Bookshelf, Grilling/BBQ, Recipes, Summer.
With Summer and Father’s Day almost upon us, I thought I’d recommend a few grilling cookbooks that I use frequently. Any of these cookbooks would make a great gift for the Grill Master or the Father in your life, or buy them for yourself (like I did)! Weber’s Real Grilling by Jamie Purviance This cookbook is filled with over 200 • Read More »
Indonesian Grilled SwordfishJune 9, 2010 | By andrea | 11 Comments | Filed in: Asian, Grilling/BBQ, Main Dish, Recipes, Seafood.
I cooked swordfish last night for the first time in ages. I was recently flipping through Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics cookbookwhen I came across her recipe for Indonesian Grilled Swordfish. I had heard good things about her Indonesian Chicken recipe so I decided to give the swordfish version a try. Boy, am • Read More »
Rosemary Lamb Chops with Grill Roasted PotatoesMay 18, 2010 | By andrea | 10 Comments | Filed in: Grilling/BBQ, Lamb, Main Dish, Potatoes, Quick Cooking, Recipes.
For Mother’s Day, I made my sweet Mom grilled lamb (one of her favorites). She was thrilled when I told her what we were having for dinner! This meal was incredibly easy and really, really good! For the grilled potatoes, I used large red potatoes, cut them in half, then parboiled them for about 10 minutes • Read More »