A lot of work goes into main dishes. For the most part, I tend to focus on the protein portion of our meals, but when possible, I like to double - even triple up on items that can be put on the grill for any given meal. I've already talked about the asparagus that can be done … [Read more...] about Super Garlic Toast – Flavor from the Side
From the Patio
My employer was generous enough to give me Friday off in addition to Monday for Memorial Day this year, so I've decided to pass the generosity on with a recipe guaranteed to elevate your backyard BBQ to "best ever" status. Today we're doing a Twin Cities original - the Juicy … [Read more...] about The Juicy Lucy – A Memorial Day Gift
A Philly cheesesteak isn't something to mess with, so we didn't. Instead, we created our own variety of steak sandwich, topped off with a mound of fresh grilled vegetables and a simple chipotle mayo for a bit of kick. It is the combination we keep coming back to. The … [Read more...] about Leftovers Redone: Steak and Cheese, Please!
Seeing as how my prior post about bacon wrapped tenderloin medallions glazed over a few steps, I will attempt to fill in these gaps for you. Tenderloin went on sale again and this time for $4.99/lb - what a steal! So, even though I had some of these goodies already … [Read more...] about Bacon-Wrapped Tenderloin – The Prequel
I'm not Japanese, I don't claim to know anything about Japan. I do watch Iron Chef, but the only things I learn from that are how to make fish ice cream and brain pudding. You will not find these things in my posts. I do, however, dabble in very Americanized Asian … [Read more...] about Chicken Satay with Pineapple Planks