Tag Archives: BBQ

Bison burgers on Texas toast

Bison is a leaner meat, so we say it’s only fittin’ that you butter that toast. We think it even looks a little like 10-gallon hats! Feel free to top the burgers with whatever you choose. We used grilled mushrooms, … Continue reading

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Cedar-planked salmon with bourbon and other good stuff

Really good Alaskan salmon went on sale at Fresh Market and this idea struck us. Next time I will buy more and smoke the rest. Marinade (for two good sized filets, see above) 1/2 cup of bourbon 1/2 cup marmalade … Continue reading

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Seven Links (and then some) Challenge

Raymund over at Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for “It’s Delicious”), Sissi over at with a glass, and Yummy Chunklet recently invited us to participate in the seven links challenge. We are not accepting this challenge. OK, we are, but … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini Stacks

This is a great side with burgers or steak. Change the spice in the marinade to your taste. I like Tapatio. Grilled  Eggplant and Zucchini Stacks Marinade 1/3 cup olive oil 1/4 cup dry white wine 1 tbsp cider vinegar … Continue reading

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Grilled peaches with sweet vermouth

Ah, sweet vermouth it always makes me think of Rome, the way the sun hits the buildings in the afternoon … oh wait did Bill Murray already say that? Grilled Peaches 4 peaches 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup sweet vermouth … Continue reading

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We didn’t buy this at the deli pastrami

We’ve had this beauty in our freezer since before Saint Patty’s Day. Each year, I fancy myself Irish for a day, at least the Americanized corned beef-eating, Guinness-drinking version. (You should really click that last link, it’s an actual picture … Continue reading

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Burgers with sun-dried tomato paste, goat cheese and fresh herbs

By Katherine As most of our readers by now know my husband does the bulk of the cooking. He loves to cook and I love to eat what he makes. Who wouldn’t? When we cook together, I tend to be … Continue reading

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Foil Pack vegetables

This is a great way to use the barbecue to cook a side dish when you don’t want to get the house any hotter than it already is. Root vegetables work really well for this since they take a while … Continue reading

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Tangy coleslaw, now with half the mayo

By Katherine Despite my hatred of all things mayo, there are just some recipes in which it’s hard to get around using a bit of the gross stuff, ahem, condiment. A pulled pork sandwich just needs a creamy coleslaw. So … Continue reading

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BBQ babyback ribs and an Independence Day preview

When it comes to barbecue nothing beats ribs and when it comes to ribs, pork always beats beef. Of course the best cut of ribs are baby back, but the larger spare ribs have more fat and can feed more … Continue reading

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