Fire Up The Grill: Grilling Basics

Grilling has been around since man walked the earth so you would think we would have all the answers by now. However grilling is probably one of the most individualistic way of cooking, everybody has their own prefereces, gas or charcoal, meat or vegetables and when it comes to technique the styles are endless. I’m […]

Spring Vegetables: Grilled Asparagus

The weather this week has been a bit chilly, but that didn’t stop us from firing up the grill and throwing on one of our favorite Spring Vegetables…Asparagus! I remember my Dad {an amazing gardener} had an Asparagus bed, when I was growing up. If I remember correctly, it didn’t take much work once the […]

Grilled Thai Chicken

Having your meals planned out is sometimes half the battle…having them prepared ahead of time is brilliant! Make ahead meals can make your life so much easier, and this Grilled Thai Chicken is a delicious start to a stress-free dinner. Grilling season is quickly approaching and what better way to get dinner on the table […]

Italian Sliders

We’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen lately adding new recipes to our recipe box. Some have been new creations that I have concocted, some have not made it past the planning phase (Liz needs to reign me in sometimes) and some are new variations on old ideas. These Italian Sliders kinda […]

Asian Pork Kabobs Recipe

Every time I add a dish that calls for pork to the menu, Liz cringes. It’s not because she dislikes the taste, she just doesn’t feel that it is that budget friendly. So I’ve had to be creative with the cuts of meat I incorporate into the dishes. This Asian Pork Kabobs Recipe uses one […]

How to cook Turkey on the Grill

There are certain times during the year when we indulge our desire to try something different. If you are looking for a different way to cook your turkey this Thanksgiving here’s an idea for you. Beer Can Turkey! Yes you heard me right you can grill your bird this year using the same technique as you would for […]

Barbecue Pork Salad with Peaches

When you have a house full of men sometimes getting away from the standard meat and potato fare can be a challenge, lucky for us there is a majority that like to experiment and have some fun with our meals. This Barbecue Pork Salad with Peaches is a spin on a recipe that Liz developed; Easy Barbecue […]

Jamaican Jerk Chicken Fajitas and Our Menu Plan

Doug’s become quite the fan of marinating for grilling this past Summer and even though the weather is getting chillier he still fires up the grill once or twice a week. He had planned on trying the World Harbors Jamaican Jerk marinade for quite awhile so this weekend Doug grabbed some at the store and […]

Sesame Chicken Satay: On A Stick Cookbook Giveaway

We continue our Food on a Stick series today with this Sesame Chicken Satay. The inspiration came from the On A Stick Cookbook, but Doug changed up the recipe a bit to make it more budget friendly and a little easier to make. We love the way that the flavors in Asian cuisine always seem […]

Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp: Food on a Stick

If you love seafood, or love Red Lobster’s Shrimp Scampi, you will love this Grilled Lemon Garlic Shrimp! You don’t typically think of shrimp when you are planning your budget friendly meal, but actually most seafood including shrimp is a good frugal option. You can find the Shrimp for this delicious treat for under $7.00 […]

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