Tag Archives: barbecue

Farro Tabouli

I love this salad for hot summer evenings when you don’t want to turn on the oven.  You can make this salad a day ahead and let it sit in the fridge until you need it. It’s great cold or … Continue reading

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Barbecue Round Up

Please enjoy this collection of my favorite barbecue and picnic recipes for your Fourth of July celebrations! Ginger Scallion Pork Burger with Spicy Quick Pickles   Beef Burgers with Basil Aioli and Balsamic Red Onions   Spicy Broccoli Slaw   … Continue reading

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Spicy Broccoli Slaw

Broccoli is gorgeous at the farmer’s market right now, and so good for you! Did you know broccoli is a great source of calcium and can act as an anti-inflammatory?  This broccoli slaw makes a great accompaniment to burgers and … Continue reading

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

My husband is on a business trip to Kansas City today.  It made me think about this Kansas City-style sweet barbecue sauce.  This sauce is a Midwestern style tomato/molasses based sauce but it get its kick from Thai sweet chili sauce.  I … Continue reading

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Sauteed Zucchini with Bacon and Onions

This is a quick recipe for your summer table.  It’s just as tasty hot or cold which makes it great for a pot luck or barbecue. 2 t. olive oil 2 strips of bacon 4 small zucchini, about 8 inches … Continue reading

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Spareribs with Fresh Plum Chutney

There is a running joke in my family about chutney.  Larry’s Market in Rockaway Beach has a sign outside that reads: Larry’s Market- Fresh Produce, Meats, and Chutney.  If you have ever been into Larry’s you will notice that it’s … Continue reading

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Marinated Top Sirloin

When you marinate a steak and slice it thin you can get away with a much leaner, less expensive cut of meat.  Also, when you serve steak pre-sliced, people will eat less of it so you don’t need to buy … Continue reading

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Spicy Broccoli Slaw

This broccoli slaw makes a great accompaniment to burgers and dogs on the grill.  The kick comes from onion and cayenne pepper.  This would also make a great condiment for grilled brats or tacos. 1 T. vegetable oil 1/2 t. … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork Sandwiches

I guess I’m in a sandwich mood this week!  I used my own barbecue sauce for this dish, but of course bottled barbecue sauce will work just fine.  If I am buying it, I usually buy Sweet Baby Ray’s which … Continue reading

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce

If a guy from Kansas City married a girl from Thailand this barbecue sauce would be their baby.  This sauce is a Midwestern style tomato/molasses based sauce but it get its kick from Thai sweet chili sauce.  I plan to … Continue reading

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