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Heavy Lifting Ahead!

Heavy Lifting Ahead!

If you’ve been poking around here this weekend, watch your step, there are broken links and the layout changes are making the content a little wonky. I’m in the middle of some exciting, big changes here on the blog. 🙂

Barbecue Short Ribs

Barbecue Short Ribs

Usually, when I make ribs, I roast them in the oven all afternoon. I have no yet attempted to use my grill as a smoker and I wasn’t feeling into learning how to do it on a Wednesday afternoon, so I decided to roast them […]

S’mores Cones

S’mores Cones

When spaghetti and meatballs was requested, naturally I figured I’d just find a way to sneak in some barbecue. I’m pretty sure I figured it out actually. My plan was to make the sauce early in the day, as usual, and make the spaghetti shortly […]

Barbecue Chicken Souvlaki

Barbecue Chicken Souvlaki

Tonight’s dinner has been my favorite so far, and actually the second time I’ve made it this summer but the first time I’ve made it since Memorial Day when we started this. I grew up in Greek restaurant kitchens, so this meal was a staple […]

Top Sirloin with Mushrooms & Onions

Top Sirloin with Mushrooms & Onions

Day 9 and yes, this is the second time I’ve grilled a top round sirloin. It’s my husband’s favorite and while he is a good sport when it comes to my ridiculous cooking experiments, I need to feed him dinners I know he loves in […]

Barbecue Dad’s Hamburgers, 2.0

Barbecue Dad’s Hamburgers, 2.0

The funny thing about sharing my father’s recipes on this blog is that most of the time it’s kind of a sham. Hear me out. When I share a recipe from my father that I remember making with him or that I have called him […]

Steak and Mushroom Kebabs

Steak and Mushroom Kebabs

We are officially one week into our 100 Days of Barbecue and we haven’t missed a day! We’ve also gotten into a pretty good routine with prepping the grill, and the clean up after as well. This is the first kebab recipe I’ve made this […]

Kansas City Style Pork Chops

Kansas City Style Pork Chops

Once you start researching the different kinds of barbecue sauces there are, and where they come from and the traditional recipes they’re made from, it’s like information overload. Actually, it’s part information overload and part opinion overload. I’ve tried to get to the root of […]

Day 5 of 100 Days of Barbecue – Top Sirloin Gyros

Day 5 of 100 Days of Barbecue – Top Sirloin Gyros

I know better, I really do. Gyros are made with lamb, not beef. I know people make them with beef, but usually I would never be a part of such a travesty. However, I had already started preparing the sirloin, which was actually sliced very […]

Rosemary Chicken

Rosemary Chicken

Usually, when I roast chicken legs or thighs, I do it in my big roasting pan with root veggies, some oil and poultry seasoning and a generous heap of rosemary. Lately, I’ve been growing rosemary on my kitchen counter and it smells so good I […]