Category Archives: Grilling/Smoking

Sunday Suppers: Shaking Off Winter

Is your grill still covered in snow? Then maybe bookmark this one for later. Spring is in full swing down here. Don’t be jealous. By mid-April we’ll probably need to turn our AC. Artichoke Bowls Grilled Truffled Fingerling Potatoes Salmon … Continue reading

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All Up in My Grill

After 10 years of excellent service it was time for a new grill. Guess which one it is. The main reason for the old ones replacement was this. The fire box is burnt. For normal grilling this kind of hole … Continue reading

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All Our Thanksgiving Recipes in One Place (Take Two)

We hope you all have a great holiday. If you’ve forgotten a recipe or still have room on your table for one more dish, we hope this roundup helps. Cranberry Sauces Brandied Cranberry Sauce Cranberry Sauce with Raspberries Cranberry Gelee … Continue reading

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Grilled Mahi Mahi with a Sesame Crust over Wilted Kale

Because fish went on sale and it’s always grilling season … Grilled Mahi Mahi with a Sesame Crust over Wilted Kale For the Marinade 3/4 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tsp oyster sauce … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: Almost Time for the Most Awesome Holiday This Year

To celebrate the end of summer and the one month of fall that begins in mid-November, we smoked ribs one last time. At least until next year. (We grill year round, but ribs only go on sale in the summer.) … Continue reading

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Grilled Asparagus

Serve this hot right off the grill for best results. Grilled Asparagus 1 lb asparagus trimmed 2 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp soy sauce 1/2 tsp fish sauce 1 tsp cayenne pepper Salt/pepper Toss everything together and then grill until … Continue reading

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Rufus Reruns: Grill Master Part Two

You’re all caught up on how to smoke after reading yesterday’s tutorial right? Then let’s get to it. Pick one or more of the following: Smoked Brats Smoked Lamb Shanks Smoked Brisket with Espresso Bourbon Mop Sauce Smoked Salmon Spicy … Continue reading

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Grilled Watermelon Salsa

This is one way to use up leftover grilled watermelon. Wait, people grill watermelon? Grilled Watermelon Salsa 2 cups grilled watermelon diced small 1 green bell pepper diced small 1 small red onion diced fine 1 large tomato diced small … Continue reading

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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

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Sunday Suppers: More Goodies from the Grill

Grilling in the summer is kind of torture in these parts. Sure you keep the house cooler, but you have to stand in triple-digit heat, or close enough to it. Here are some recipes that reward your suffering. Grilled Whole … Continue reading

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