Posts Tagged ‘Barbecue Blog’

Barbecue Tip of the Week: Rosemary ‘basting brush’ for the Barbecue to Enhance Flavor

Posted on May 21st, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Have a lot of extra rosemary growing in your garden but not sure what to do with it?   Make a Rosemary basting brush to rub on whatever you are grilling that could use the enhanced flavor. Have a marinade that is already containing rosemary that you need to brush on? Use rosemary to brush it

Simple Grilled Asparagus Recipe – Ready in minutes!

Posted on May 17th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Asparagus is one of those vegetables we just love. When it is in season and therefore actually VERY affordable it becomes a part of many meals for us. Whether it’s a midweek quick BBQ dinner or a slow cookout on the smoker that takes a lot more time and we just want a simple side

Cucumber-Orange Dressing

Posted on May 15th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

This Dressing is great over any salad but in particular we LOVE it over Grilled Hearts of Romaine. Serves nicely over 4 Romaine Heart halves.  Double the dressing recipe if you want to have extra for the next meal.  This makes for a very quick salad even without grilling your lettuce.  Due to the diced

How to Make Beer Can Chicken Recipe

Posted on May 15th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Beer Can Chicken is such a delicious recipe to make that is pretty easy–put the rub on the chicken, set up the beer can then set up your grill for indirect heat and after that just keep an eye on your temperature and maintaining your fire so the temperature doesn’t drop inside the barbecue and

Rack of Lamb on the Barbecue with Lemon, Dijon and Herbs

Posted on April 27th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

This is a great special occasion recipe for us…or a good Sunday splurge. Most recently we cooked it for Easter dinner and it just melts in your mouth when cooked to medium-rare.  Compliment it with a glass of nice red wine and you feel like you are out at a Four-star restaurant! It does take

How to Grill Red Onions as a Side Dish on Barbecue

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilling red onions is another great weeknight staple for us. Takes a matter of minutes to prep, it is healthy and can be made with very few ingredients. In the case of this recipe all you need is a little olive oil, some great barbecue rub, red onions, some skewers and a barbecue! Watch this

How to Grill Pineapple on Barbecue – Fast, Simple & Easy Recipe

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilled Pineapple on the barbecue is a fast and simple side dish that can compliment a number of recipes.  We often will grill it with Barbecue Chicken Thighs, Grilled Pork Tenderloin, Mahi-Mahi or Halibut. For example, if you are doing a fish taco night!  Grill up some pineapple then chop it up and serve to

Delicious Grilled Chicken Thighs with Barbecue Sauce

Posted on April 18th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Barbecue chicken thighs are one of the easiest things to make flavorful on the barbecue without a lot of effort.  If you don’t pay attention to your grill though, you can very easily char the outside, dry the meat out by overcooking or even worse–both!  By following these simple instructions it is very easy to

Barbecue Tip of the Week: Foil Shield for Skewers

Posted on April 17th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Do you like to barbecue with wooden or bamboo skewers?  We do!  When cooking for a large group it is the easiest way to cook without having to own a lot of extra metal skewers & keeps the clean up simple. Makes for a great appetizer hot off the grill without any additional prep as

Masters Barbecue Pantry

Posted on April 11th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

The Masters Pantry doesn’t need much explanation. These are our staples we have in our Pantry, Refrigerator & Garden at any given time.  We experiment, we explore and we create amazing new recipes with these ingredients most of the time. Of course there is the occasional exotic or rare ingredient that we don’t have in