On The Grill

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Asian Grilled Steak Salad

4 comments August 12, 2013

Apparently I like cleaning my outdoor grill about as much as I like cleaning my oven (otherwise known as almost never) – because I had another gas fire while grilling […]

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Hawaiian Grilled Chicken Sandwiches

12 comments July 17, 2013

I’m a sucker for any dish with “Hawaiian” in the name. Chances are it’s going to involve pineapple juice and brown sugar, so what’s not to love? After raving about […]

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Fig Balsamic Glazed Grilled Beef

5 comments July 15, 2013

Hamburgers, whole trout, BBQ chicken breasts, brats, baby back ribs, shrimp…they know my grill well. But for some reason, I rarely just grill a steak. I don’t know why. But […]

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Kicked-up Peachy Baby Back Ribs

14 comments July 10, 2013

I may not be very skilled at making a pie crust, and I still struggle with phyllo dough, and yes, I could use A LOT more practice with roasting a […]

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Grilled Fish Tacos with Chili-Lime Slaw

15 comments June 5, 2013

Where I am, summer weather hit a long time ago. But this past weekend I officially made the shift, swopping out the long sleeved shirts and pants for shorts and […]

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Grilled Shrimp with Brown Buttered Rice and Mushrooms

3 comments August 28, 2012

End of August always seems about the time when a lot of people start longing for cooler temperatures and Fall recipes – kids are back in school, they’re tired of […]

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Hawaiian Pork Sliders

54 comments July 31, 2012

The second I saw these, I knew I’d be bumping something else off of the current week’s planned for and already bought ingredients. I needed to make them - with some […]

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Grilled S’mores Banana Boats

5 comments July 19, 2012

I calculated that I probably waste about $145 a year in bananas that go bad before I eat them or freeze them…so black, there’s no salvaging them for anything tasty. […]

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Video: OXO Corn Stripper (Garden Pizza with Grilled Corn, Feta, and Balsamic)

32 comments July 17, 2012

There’s an independent pizza joint down the street from us that serves up really good whole wheat crust and super fresh toppings. Non-traditional type pizza, some with an unusual mix […]

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Grilled Chicken and Pineapple Quesadillas

9 comments July 12, 2012

Up until recently, I’ve never been very eager to buy fresh pineapple. Not because I don’t like it, but because it’s sort of a pain to deal with. (Very similar […]

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Video: OXO Pineapple Slicer (and Grilled Cinnamon-Sugar Pineapple Rings)

50 comments July 10, 2012

Right about now, you need a crowbar to get me away from my grill. Even in 100 degrees, you’ll still find me out there. The end result is just so […]

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Grilled Hawaiian Chicken Thighs

24 comments June 28, 2012

Don’t you think anything that includes Hawaiian as part of the name, automatically takes it up 5 notches? I’ve read about people selling everything they own, relocating to Hawaii (and […]

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Southern Grilled Baby Back Ribs

15 comments August 16, 2011

Our dinner group on Saturday was a southern success. We said things like ya’ll. And ate many foods fried in oil. And licked our sticky fingers, lacquered in barbecue sauce. […]

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Grilled Corn with Feta and Lime – and an OXO Corn Peeler Giveaway

54 comments August 31, 2010

A few weeks ago, I got a fat package from the lovely people at OXO. (And when I say lovely, I mean killer, fantastic, and all around sensational.) I don’t […]

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Grilled Tilapia with Cherry Salsa

61 comments June 8, 2010

For me, there’s no such thing as a grilling “season.” I grill all year round. I’ve been known – and mocked – for standing out in the snow…5 below, thermal […]

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Steak and Mango Lettuce Cups

5 comments January 6, 2009

Whenever Paul sees me marinating a steak, I usually get an inquisitive look that says, “what did I do to deserve this?” Truth is, I wasn’t even thinking of him […]

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Grilled Salmon with Blackberry Sauce

4 comments January 6, 2009

I grill so much that Paul and I have actually paid a plumber $400+ to install an exterior gasline, at every place we’ve lived, so I wouldn’ have to deal […]

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Turkey Burgers with Mango

0 comments January 6, 2009

When Paul sees me defrosting ground turkey meat, he gets all excited with the hope I’m making these burgers. So moist and flavorful. Sometimes I forgo the bun and all […]