How delicious did my guys think these Simple Beef Shish Kebabs were? Not only did they eat them, they complimented me! UNPROMPTED! If you tell them I marinated them in yogurt and onions, I will disavow any knowledge of those facts. They loved them, but I would have had a full fledged riot on my… Continue reading Simple Beef Shish Kebabs
Simple flat breads grilled over a direct flame have been around for thousands of years and can be claimed by a myriad of cultures. So, I freely admit this Grilled Flatbread is not the most original recipe in the world. In fact it is downright basic. But who says basic is boring or a bad thing? Sometimes basic is just perfect.… Continue reading Grilled Flatbread (Pita Breads)
A simple Grilled Leg of Lamb recipe for Passover or Easter Sunday. Cook the lamb on the grill and save the oven for the sides and dessert.
Beef and Bacon Tournedos was one of my Dad's signature dishes. It wasn't until recently that I found out it came from a Better Homes and Gardens cookbook called His Turn to Cook. The title is a bit condescending in today's day and age, but the recipes are wonderful. The section titled From the Hunter's Bag… Continue reading Beef and Bacon Tournedos
Your first thought was probably who is Tola. Short answer is she's my guardian angel. We met when my son was 8 days old and I wandered in shell-shocked to my first Moms to Moms meeting. She took me under her wing and kept me sane those first few months of Mommyhood, and she still does today.… Continue reading Tola’s Basic Asian Marinade
While browsing through my local grocery store I spied a bag of three organic bell peppers (two red and one green) on sale for $1. Ka-ching! SCORE! Heck, I am lucky to find one non organic pepper at that price, let alone three. I snatched those babies up to make some roasted peppers. As I was washing… Continue reading Roasted Peppers and Busting the Myth of Bell Pepper Gender
I have been known on occasion to pester my brother to send me recipes for the site, like his Peppermint Bark Cheesecake. After I received an e-mail from my Uncle Clark recently, all I can say is "like daughter like mother". Ma'am has been pestering her little brother to share some of his recipes with us. Technically, Clark used the… Continue reading Gid and Clark’s Righteous Rib Rub
Blueberries and BBQ Bread, B, B, B! Technically it is grilled bread, but then the alliteration wouldn’t work. Most people don't know the difference between grilling and BBQ anyway, but that is a topic for another blog. Blueberries: Justin and I went blueberry picking and brought home 2 quarts of perfectly ripe, delicious berries! … Continue reading Big B little b, what begins with B?