Tag Archives: BBQ

Grilled Artichokes

So this guy named Arty walks up to the Whole Foods checkout line and before anyone can stop him chokes 3 people so he can pick up a dropped $5 bill. The next day the local paper’s headline was Arty … Continue reading

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Asian Slaw

This is a good coleslaw for fish or any grilling with a tropical/Asian twist. Asian Slaw 1 bok choy sliced into thin ribbons 1/2 head red kale sliced into thin ribbons 1 lrg green onion halved and sliced thin 1/2 … Continue reading

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Pasta Salad with Kale and Red Beans

When we lived in the South, every potluck had about four plates of deviled eggs and at least two banana puddings. Here in the Northwest, whenever we go to a barbecue where people bring sides there are about 15 kale … 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: Just in Time for Labor Day

We had to pick an all-American meal for this week’s Sunday Suppers. This meal is great for entertaining because so much of it can be prepared in advance. Fellow state siders, have a great holiday. Happy Monday to the rest … Continue reading

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Grilled and Butterflied Pork Loin

Make sure to cook this over direct moderate heat by regulating the air over the coals. Butterflying the pork will help it cook faster without it drying out due to the low amount of fat to keep the meat moist. … Continue reading

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Orange chicken skewers

Mandy over at The Complete Cookbook inspired this recipe. Her recipe uses broccoli, which we used up the night before, and mustard. And it sounds just great. We always keep our vegetables and meat on separate skewers since it takes … Continue reading

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Strip steaks with port and balsamic reduction

Normally I prefer steak to just be served plain. Every once in awhile, usually on my birthday, it gets a little fancy. The sauce is fantastic and very easy to make. When the meat is done cooking and resting on … Continue reading

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Shrimp tacos with green and pink tomato salsa

Down here a lot of people get second crops of tomatoes and some green ones can hang on pretty long. We’re not lucky enough for that to have happened in our garden, but we are lucky enough to have a … Continue reading

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Jalapenos stuffed with feta

With the football season underway, it is time to think about snacks. These peppers are very easy to make and anyone who likes spicy food will gobble them up. Remember to wash your hands well after cleaning out the ribs … Continue reading

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