Tag Archives: grilling

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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Lazy Sunday: Steak Edition

By Katherine Is there anything easier than grilling a steak? I found two New York Strips on sale and since it’d been a few months since we’d had steaks, I just couldn’t resist. (Steak on sale is still a splurge!) … Continue reading

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Grilled Truffled Fingerling Potatoes

By Katherine I would say these are too simple to post, but grilling potatoes can be tricky. OK, here’s the trick — parboiling. So that’s not tricky at all. Parboiling keeps the potatoes crisp, lets them pick up some grillin’ … Continue reading

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Grilled Figs Topped with Heaven

We’re not getting free figs like last year, but the ones from the farmers market are worth their weight in gold. (Good thing they don’t charge that though.) Grilled Figs with Honeyed Ricotta 12 figs, washed, stemmed, halved For Marinade … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp and Polenta with Peaches and Peppers

Why save fruit for dessert? It’s best to use polenta made the night before. If you’re making a fresh batch, make sure the polenta is very firm before you cut and grill it. If you have time to devein the … Continue reading

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