Tag Archives: barbecue

Eggplant and Tomato Sandwiches with Pesto and Feta

Katherine came up with this veggie sandwich to help use up some eggplant and leftover French bread. To say it was the greatest sandwich ever would be silly. It was the greatest sandwich that I ever had this week. Spicy … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Grilling/Smoking, Italian, Recipes, vegetarian | Tagged , , , | 11 Comments

Red Wine Marinade

This is my go to marinade for steaks. It can be reduced for a sauce if desired or discarded after the meat is grilled. This is enough to season two 1 1/2″ thick steaks. Red Wine Marinade 1 cup good … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Chicken Marinade #9

This is an easy marinade that comes together quick and is ready for the grill after 30 minutes. This would work well for fish as well. Fresh mint is not optional. Cilantro Mint Marinade 1/2 cup mint leaves 1/2 cup … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Dinner, Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Happy Memorial Day

Portabello Burger Hope everyone has a fun filled Memorial Day. Here are a few things that some folks may decide to have. Don’t forget the beer. Asparagus Salad Potato Salad Boston BBQ Beans Cornbread Burgers Parfaits

Posted in Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Sunday Suppers: Barbecue Season, Hoooooooooooowie

For those of you who do not celebrate bbq season 365 days a year then let the grilling begin. Here is an assortment of different recipes all dealing with the only food group necessary, meat. Smoked Beef Brisket Strip Steaks … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Grilling/Smoking | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Grilled Vegetable Red Cabbage Slaw

This is a very simple coleslaw that takes advantage of grilled vegetables and sweet cabbage to kick it up a notch. Go here for how to prepare the corn. Red Cabbage Slaw 1/2 head of cabbage cored and sliced thin … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes, Sides, vegetarian | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Zesty Pasta Salad

This is a simple recipe that is perfect as a side or light lunch. Canned tomatoes can be used if fresh are not available. Pasta Salad 1 lb bow ties or other small shaped pasta 1/2 cup red onion diced … Continue reading

Posted in Food, Italian, Recipes, Sides | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Liquor and Steak Together at Last

This recipe is adapted slightly from our good friend Richards’ secret handbook. The onions are fantastic. Serve this with a good Cabernet and some more bourbon. This makes enough for two thick steaks. To make this an all-Richard meal, serve … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes | Tagged , , | 13 Comments

South American Grilled Chicken

Now that you know how to spatchcock a chicken here is a recipe for one. Remember to use indirect heat over a bed of hickory or apple wood coals would be best. This recipe is adapted slightly from Raymund’s Pollo … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Dinner, Food, Grilling/Smoking, Recipes | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

How to Split a Chicken

Spatchcocking a chicken is a great method for cooking a whole chicken on a barbecue, especially if you do not want to smoke it. By splitting the bird in half the cooking time is shortened and the meat cooks more … Continue reading

Posted in Chicken, Grilling/Smoking, How to | Tagged , | 7 Comments