Posts Tagged ‘Barbecue Blog’

Barbecue Pantry #1: Just Getting Started on The Barbecue

Posted on April 10th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

This Pantry focuses on the VERY basics and keeps it simple for the person on-the-go & those not wanting to deal with too many ingredients in recipes. By using prepared barbecue rubs, salsas & sauces it keeps you enjoying the barbecue experience as you learn how to perfect your barbecue techniques AND if you don’t

Grilled Asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto

Posted on April 2nd, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto One of Michelle & Alex’s favorite Paleo midweek recipes on the barbecue. Often times we get home from work starving and ready to eat right then and there but don’t have everything ready to grill for dinner. This is a GREAT barbecue appetizer recipe as it’s quick and easy to

Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Cucumber-Orange dressing

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

 Grilled Hearts of Romaine with Cucumber-Orange Dressing  This Vinaigrette 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 recipe if you want to have extra for the next meal.  Often times we’ll make double the recipe, save the remaining

How to Prep the Grill & the Importance of Prepping the Grill

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

There’s nothing worse than having your expensive steaks stick to the grill or your burgers fall apart because you can’t quite get that spatula to loosen them.  Whether you’re using a gas grill or a charcoal BBQ, there are a few basic steps to prepping your grill so you end up with a trouble-free and

Barbecue Menu Idea #1: Grilled Salmon, Grilled Hearts of Romaine & Whole Wheat Couscous

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

Okay so a lot of people think of barbecue as time consuming to create a whole meal on the BBQ–it isn’t.  It is actually amazing because you have fewer pots and pans to wash by just throwing it all on the grill! One of our favorite Go-To easy midweek meals involves grilled salmon, hearts of

How to Smoke Salt – the Easy Way

Posted on March 28th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

How to Smoke Salt—the easy way: So this is not a “fancy” recipe for smoking salt. But we personally don’t like to spend a ton of time on it and it saves a heck of a lot of money versus buying smoked salts. Just do this some night after you’ve  barbecued on your charcoal grill

Barbecue Dry Rub Recipe: The Basic “Mama Rub” Recipe

Posted on March 28th, 2012 by barbecueforlife

The “Mama Rub” is a barbecue dry rub recipe. Sounds like a funny name right?  But it ACTUALLY came from French cooking…Well it KIND OF came from French cooking—except they were not talking about barbecue rubs….and French cooking likely never would have nicknamed a rub “Mama”.   🙂 It came from French cooking in the sense