A cookout in the park doesn’t have to mean hamburgers and hot dogs. Last week we invited friends to the local park for grilled marinated tuna and shrimp. They were just about as easy to make as hot dogs, but much more impressive (We spend a lot of time finding low-effort ways to make our friends think we are amazing chefs. They are easily fooled).
This tuna was tender and juicy, with a great smoky sear on the outside. If you are a fan of fish, this is a great way to go. Continue reading
We really love Indian food, so we wanted to find a way to make tandoori-style chicken over a fire (at least until we break down and buy a tandoor oven). The yogurt marinade full of garam masala flavor made this chicken juicy and delicious and the smoky flavor from the fire made it feel like a summer barbecue. Continue reading
Like their full-sized cousins, these mini stuffed peppers are juicy, flavorful, and as healthy as you care to make them. This is a very simple version, stuffed with a mix of seasoned ground beef, onions, and rice. Roasting them on the fire adds a smoky flavor that really complements the sweetness of the peppers. Continue reading
Earlier this year, we spent some time in Ely, Nevada. Naturally, we had to eat at the famous Cellblock Steakhouse because who doesn’t want to experience fine dining from a repurposed jail cell? I ordered the Chicken Alaska, had my life forever changed, and was determined to combine crab and chicken in as many ways as possible. Continue reading
How great is it that sausage, bacon, and pork chops all come from the same place? In honor of the ever-versatile pig, we decided to combine these three awesome flavors in one glorious pork kebab. The fact that it ends up looking like a lollipop is just a bonus. Continue reading
This recipe is as easy as it is delicious. Your guests will love the look and taste of these chicken bacon teriyaki skewers and you will love all the time you save by making something so simple. Top these woven chicken and bacon kebabs with teriyaki sauce and you’ll have a dinner anyone will love. Continue reading
Chicken Cordon Bleu is my husband’s favorite thing, but with the weather so hot I can’t bring myself to turn on the oven. So we did some experimenting with grilling. Turns out, you can successfully grill the delicious little bundles! It’s all the great taste of traditional chicken cordon bleu without the 350 degree house. Continue reading