6 Great Barbeque Side Dishes

There is nothing quite as an enjoyable as a barbeque on a warm summer’s evening. It’s a time to enjoy the company of your friends and family, relax, and eat some delicious charcoal grilled food. For the perfect cook out, you need to carefully select your meat. If you live in the UK, you can […]

Secrets to Using Mustard to Spice Up Your Meal

There’s no doubt that mustard is a popular condiment, whether it’s used as a topping for hot dogs and hamburgers or a dip for chicken nuggets and fries. What people may not realize, however, is that mustard is more than just a simple condiment, and can be used to create a variety of dishes sure […]

5 BBQ Meats That Will Knock Your Socks Off

Although it has its roots in the French countryside, barbecue is one of the few culinary traditions that is almost entirely an authentic American tradition. The first barbecue on these shores was prepared by slaves in the Caribbean and in the American South, and it served two purposes: Because they were often given the less […]

Scarlet’s Sweet BBQ Sauce Recipe

A tasty and sweet recipe for finger-lickin wing sauce – or use it anywhere that you crave sweet BBQ sauce! Ingredients: One cup of mild soy sauce Half cup of vinegar 1 medium sized onion – cut into small pieces 6 cloves of garlic – chopped into small pieces Directions: Mix the above and sauté […]

Grilled Banana Pound Cake with Ice Cream

Grilled Banana Pound Cake With Ice Cream Ingredients:? 2 large ripe bananas 1 store-bought pound cake ?Vanilla Ice Cream – I like Vanilla Bean ice cream 🙂 Preparation: Cut the bananas lengthwise and place on the grill until grill marks appear. Slice the pound cake Remove bananas from the grill Place a slice of cake […]

Grilled Ginger and Lemon Tea

Try this healthy and fresh beverage at your next summer gathering. Grilled Ginger and Lemon Tea Ingredients: ?Fresh mint leaves ?1 lemon 1 orange ?1-inch fresh ginger ?Prepared tea, sweetened to your taste Preparation: Cut the lemon and orange in half Cut the ginger in slices, and place cut side down on the grill for […]

Cinnamon French Toast

Summer is approaching, and that means outdoor activities, and especially grilling. Grilling is an American tradition, but unfortunately, the choice of food to be grilled for a picnic is almost always the same fare: hot dogs, hamburgers, and corn. There is no question that those are delicious and satisfying, but there are other choices that […]

Roast Vegetable Salad

Summer is approaching, and that means outdoor activities, and especially grilling. Grilling is an American tradition, but unfortunately, the choice of food to be grilled for a picnic is almost always the same fare: hot dogs, hamburgers, and corn. There is no question that those are delicious and satisfying, but there are other choices that […]

Secrets for the Perfect Smoked Boston Butt

I am trying to up my ante and impress my family with my BBQ prowess, so for this year, I decided to begin the BBQ season by smoking a Boston Butt and making pulled pork sandwiches. The day finally came where it was warm enough to break out the Charcoal grill and so I announced […]

Vegan BBQ Ideas

Barbecues are a great way to enjoy food and good company with family and friends.  In the past, vegan and vegetarian food choices made attending the family BBQ tough to do.  However, vegan bbq options are joining traditional grilled meat dishes as wonderful side dishes and are often becoming the standalone meal as more people […]

How to Roast a Whole Pig

A hog roast is the perfect BBQ meal for a large family get together, if you don’t want too much work to do and you want to make sure there is more than enough food to go around then give it some serious consideration.  It may sound like a lot of work but it is […]

How to Barbecue Sweet Corn on the Cob

Corn on the cob is an amazing summer vegetable. There’s something about picking up a nutritious vegetable, slathering on five pounds of butter, and then proceeding to blissfully consume all those empty calories surrounded by ten other people that takes me back decades. It is a scene that is so ritualized in the mind that […]

Vegetarian BBQ Ideas

“Vegetarian food is sooooooooo boring!” I’ve heard this time and time again and in fact, yesterday I heard it during an episode of The Simpsons and I couldn’t help but shake my head in disbelief. Unfortunately it’s true; that everywhere you go, people quite determinedly believe that vegetarian food is boring and consists of pasta, […]

Creative BBQ Side Dishes

Potato salad, beans and coleslaw have long since been the staple side dishes of BBQ’s around the world but between you and me I’m starting to get a little sick of them. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m a lover of the traditional and my mama always did know how to make the tastiest coleslaw […]

Five Unique BBQ Food Items for ‘Couchgates’

There’s something deeply satisfying about hanging out with a group of friends, grilling some great-tasting food in the parking lot of your favorite stadium. You can feel the excitement build as more and more fans arrive and the air fills with tantalizing aromas. Let’s face it, though, sometimes you just want to watch the game […]

Beer Battered Trout Recipe

Growing up in up-state New York opened my eyes to the beauty of having a homemade dinner caught fresh from the lake behind my house. On weekends in the summer, my father would spend all day fishing with friends and in the winter, ice fishing was of top priority. Our lake was stocked with pickerel, […]

Barbecue Chicken – Top Tips for Keeping it Moist

Barbequing and grilling succulent chicken is an art, but there are plenty of tips to help you on your way to BBQ chicken nirvana. As well as the quality of meat think about getting every stage right in the preparation process too. The possibilities for use of BBQ chicken are endless too when done correctly. […]

Emma Rae’s Amazingly Simple and Slightly Salty Steak BBQ Dinner Recipe

If you’re like me, buy your steaks from the prepackaged section, and look for something discounted. I prefer steaks that are slightly grey, because they’re perfectly safe and the proteins are slightly broken down, making the steak a bit tenderer. However, those pickier (or with a bigger budget) should aim for higher priced, fresh red […]

Hickory Smoked Grilled Sirloin Burger, with Fried Egg, Sauteed Onions and Chipotle and Basil Aioli

This recipe comes from a version of a burger I had from a food truck.  I took it and made it my own by using different spices and grilling it with hickory chips.

General’s BBQ Chicken Skewers

This BBQ recipe has been a family favorite for decades. Men love it! This recipe is perfect for backyard barbecues and game day meals.  It is simple, yet incredible good.  I use the sauce to top meat loaf and meatballs. It is quick, tangy, sweet, and savory.