Grilling

Campfire or Grilled Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

Campfire or Grilled Stuffed Mushroom Recipe

Summer seems to really be over, and I’m realizing I have yet to post any recipes from our anniversary camping trip.  Every year we spend several nights camping and hiking at Mr. Rainier for our wedding anniversary.  Mt. Rainier is my favorite place on earth […]

Portabella Mushroom Steak Recipe

Portabella Mushroom Steak Recipe

I’ve never really thought about becoming a vegetarian because I’m obsessed with steak.  But, if for some medical reason I needed to give up meat, I think I would grill these giant mushroom caps at least once a week.  To me they’re the steaks of […]

Asian Burger Recipe

Asian Burger Recipe

Umami.  Say it with me…Oo-mom-ee.  That’s right, the oh so desirable savory taste that needed it’s own Umami International Symposium in Hawaii to ensure it’s recognition as one of the basic tastes.  Once the subject of controversy, it’s now widely accepted and is available in […]

Chimmichurri Sauce Recipe

Chimmichurri Sauce Recipe

Chimichurri sauce is a condiment or relish (typically green though sometimes red from the addition of red peppers) that is very popular with steak in Argentina.  It’s also used as a marinade for beef or chicken.  Argentina is the world’s second highest consumer of beef, and it’s usually served with this […]

Campfire Sausage Sandwich with Roasted Red Peppers

Campfire Sausage Sandwich with Roasted Red Peppers

The next campfire recipe from our week long anniversary camping trip is a simple sausage sandwich that’s perfect after a long hike.  The sausages, buns and red pepper are all roasted over the campfire so that you don’t need to break out a camp stove […]

Chili Garlic Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Chili Garlic Grilled Shrimp Recipe

When you’re on a tight budget, shrimp is a rare treat.  Even buying them in bulk usually leads to a price tag of 25 cents a piece, which means when you eat them you typically want something spectacular.  Sometimes I’ll chop up 2-3 shrimp a […]

Chocolate BBQ Sauce Recipe

Chocolate BBQ Sauce Recipe

I’m definitely not a barbecue expert.  My father in law has gotten really into smoking and barbecuing, if I need to know something I can defer to him.  But one thing I do know is cooking to taste, and I put my tastebuds to work […]

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

Rosemary Garlic Steak Marinade with Oregano Garlic Butter

“I think we should grill today,” Eric said, looking outside at the robin’s egg sky with fluffy marshmallow clouds.  I wasn’t sure I trusted that sky because over the past week it was filled with a beautiful sun that was deceptively cold then would shock […]