Mixed Grilled Vegetables

Mixed Grilled Vegetables take on a smoky, earthiness when cooked over an open flame. They are an easy and delicious accompaniment to grilled meats. I love to cook food out on the grill. Not only does it (usually) require that my husband do the cooking and not me, but the act of cooking the food over […]

Salsa Verde Chicken to Spice Up Your Grill Night

platter of grilled marinated chicken

The flavors of lime, spices, and tomatillo salsa combine in a flavorful marinade for chicken, perfect for grilling. This Salsa Verde Chicken is also freezer friendly to make supper a little easier. My mother-in-law used to make a wonderful chicken that she marinaded in green salsa and then breaded with flour and spices before baking. […]

Grilled Chicken for the Freezer

grilled chicken sliced on a cutting board

Grilling chicken for the freezer is a great way to save money and time. It also allows you the luxury of tasty grilled meats at a moment’s notice. Make a bulk batch of grilled chicken for the freezer and save! Yesterday we unplugged the deep freeze to allow the ice crystal build-up to thaw. A […]

Grilled Mini Peppers

Grilled peppers are one of the easiest side dishes to pull together. Not only are they full of flavor, but they also add an element of vibrant color to the plate. Recently I found a package of mini peppers marked down at the store. They were still fresh, but the store simply had more than […]

Grilled Steak Gyros (Pita Sandwiches)

You don’t need to head to the Mediterranean or the mall to enjoy a great gyro. These Grilled Steak Gyros are packed with flavor and are so easy to make. When I was a kid, circa 1980, “ethnic food” wasn’t as widespread as it is today. Things are a little fuzzy, but it seems to […]

Grilled Shrimp or Fish Tacos

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Grilled Shrimp or Fish Tacos are super easy to prepare and packed with flavor. Make a few freezer meal kits of spice and seafood, and you can enjoy these fish tacos at the drop of a hat. I was never in love with fish tacos until we moved to San Diego. One random Saturday afternoon […]

Grilled Chicken in Buttermilk Yogurt Marinade

Buttermilk and yogurt do magical things to marinades. Mix up a batch of this Grilled Chicken with Buttermilk Yogurt Marinade, full of spices and tang, and see if you’re not a believer. Over the years I’ve developed a great affection for buttermilk. Not only is it the basis for delicious Ranch dressing, but it gives […]

Soy-Ginger Meat Marinade

For birthdays at our house, we let the Birthday Boy or Girl choose the supper menu. Myself included. If it’s not in the budget to go out to eat, then I usually propose my favorite mode of cooking: grilling. That way I do a little prep in the kitchen, but my husband is responsible for […]