Posts Tagged ‘Barbecue Recipe’

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

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

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

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

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