Posts Tagged ‘Barbecue Blog’

Appetizers for Party: Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed With An Almond

Posted on October 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Bacon wrapped dates stuffed with anything are always a huge hit at parties and beyond simple to make and prep ahead of time. You can stuff them with goat cheese, almonds, blue cheese….the possibilities are endless AND delicious. As we go into the holiday season, time to do a lot of food prep becomes more difficult

Simple Broccoli Salad: Great and Affordable Side Dish for Parties & Picnics

Posted on September 12th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Broccoli Salad is a delicious & affordable side dish for parties, picnics and barbecues. Takes only a few minutes to put together, holds up well even if you make the night before and is delicious!  Whenever I go to a barbecue potluck or anything where I should bring a side dish, this is one of

Simple Shrimp Skewer Recipe Wrapped in Basil & Bacon

Posted on July 24th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Who doesn’t love shrimp or prawns hot off the barbecue? Well then, have you ever tried shrimp wrapped in basil leaves and bacon then skewered together?  If you haven’t then you are missing out! The smoke from the barbecue combined with the fresh basil leaves and bacon infuse the shrimp with such a great and

Easy Grilled Pineapple Salsa Recipe

Posted on June 26th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Looking for an easy salsa recipe to make from scratch? This recipe we will show you how to make a grilled Pineapple Salsa from scratch but also give you some other variations. Make the Poblano-Red Onion Salsa base and then continue the recipe with variations.  So if you are throwing a party you can just

Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Salad Simple Recipe

Posted on June 4th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Who doesn’t love an Heirloom tomato and Mozzarella salad sprinkled with fresh basil and then drizzled with a balsamic reduction?   We know we love it! While you can make this recipe in so many different variations, with cherry tomatoes or otherwise, our favorite is with heirloom tomatoes when they are in season.  Tomato and Mozzarella

Delicious & Easy BBQ Beef Short Ribs Recipe

Posted on June 4th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Beef Short Ribs can be so quick and easy to make on the barbecue when you do a little pre-cooking of them on the stove first.   We often buy a 1/4 of a cow of grass fed beef each spring so we usually have some short ribs that we need to cook up as well–and

Delicious & Easy Chicken Apple Sausage Sandwich Recipe

Posted on May 28th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Who doesn’t love a great Chicken Apple Sausage Sandwich Recipe? Well we have an easy recipe for you to enjoy all year long! We go back to this recipe over and over again during summer months. Whether you are enjoying an easy backyard barbecue, camping or tailgating, this is a great recipe to have on

Homemade Caesar Salad Dressing – Simple & Easy Recipe

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Do you love a fresh homemade Caesar salad dressing over romaine lettuce? Maybe add some grilled chicken or grilled shrimp skewers on top? We do!  Bottled Caesar salad dressing just doesn’t cut it for us. Below is another recipe we often use for our side salads. Sally has broken it down for us in simple

Sally’s Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette

Posted on May 24th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

We love a nice side salad to compliment any barbecued meal and Raspberry Walnut Vinaigrette is often one of our go to salad dressing recipes.   The coolness of a crisp salad with a fresh raspberry walnut vinaigrette is a great addition to almost any grilled meal.    See Sally’s recipe below for a delicious, quick

Grilled Rib Eye Steak Recipe

Posted on May 22nd, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Who doesn’t love a perfectly grilled BBQ Rib Eye steak on a warm summer night? Or any other night for that matter? A good bone in Rib Eye is one of the simplest main dishes you can make on the grill without a ton of extra prep. All you need is a good steak, some