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Sunday Suppers: (Almost) Summertime and The Living is Easy

We love grilling year round, but in the spring and summer it helps us keep the house cooler to fire up the grill or cook on the stovetop. Here’s a meal that won’t heat up the house. Blackened Salmon with … Continue reading

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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

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Mustard and Molasses Pork Chops on the Grill

This is a simple marinade that works wonders on pork chops or pork loin. The pork chops can be bone in, but center loin chops work the best. Make sure they are at least 1 1/2-2″ thick. The chops can … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Meat and Potatoes Redux

Meat and potatoes are always a great combination no matter the season. We hope blueberries are in season where you are. Bison Burgers on Texas Toast Katherine’s Mustard Potato Salad Barbecue Boston Baked Beans Blueberry Fold

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Sunday Suppers: It’s getting hot

If all went according to plan, we stepped off a plane a few hours ago from the lovely Pacific Northwest where it was about 20 to 25 degrees cooler. (We’re writing this before the trip to give us more time … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fire Up the Grill

Summer is just around the corner and we want to get in as much grilling as possible before it gets here. Grilling in the summer, which we do often, is far more miserable than grilling in the winter. Grilling in … Continue reading

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Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks

Use this simple rub on the cut of your choosing. It should be enough to coat four 6-10 ounce steaks or two porterhouses. Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks 1/4 cup whole black peppercorns 1/8 cup sesame seeds 1 tsp white peppercorns salt steaks … Continue reading

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Grilled Rack of Lamb Two Ways

Grilling lamb chops individually reduces the cooking time and is a great way to boost the flavor of the meat. Make sure to have a good bed of coals and close the grill to reduce flare ups from the dripping … Continue reading

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Fish Tacos Baby

When we first moved to San Diego everyone always talked about fish tacos. The idea seemed fairly gross to me. (This was a decade ago.) Then I had one. The combination of crisp cabbage, deep fried fish and creamy hot … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: Fiesta Time

We never get tired of tacos! So welcome to our Sunday Supper taco bar. Pick a meat: Mezcal and Lime Chicken Carne Asada Blackened Shrimp Pick a side: Spicy Black Beans Mexican Slaw Saffron Rice Refried Beans Pick your poison: … Continue reading

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