Monthly Mingle: Grill It!

This month’s Monthly Mingle is being hosted by Sig over at Live to Eat, with the theme of dishes that are cooked on the grill (or can be adapted to be cooked on the grill). Needless to say, we’ve been getting a lot of use out of our outdoor kitchen. And this was the first […]

BBQ Ribs from Trader Joe’s

I’ve always been a big Trader Joe’s fan, as a matter of fact it’s my favorite grocery store in Columbus. There are always new things to try, awesome recipes using their ingredients, it’s just one of those places that just send my creativity vibe haywire from a culinary standpoint. If I have one complaint about […]

Barbecued Sausages with Chianti Sauce

I’ve got to say, I usually have a problem with many chef-written cookbooks, in regards to the recipes employing techniques that your average home cook doesn’t possess. Not so with Gordon Ramsay cookbooks – in his Gordon Ramsay Makes it Easy, all of the recipes I’ve tried so far have been straightforward and delicious. This […]

Grill Lust Fulfilled

You know, it just occured to me I never wrote about whether not we got the ginormous grill that I was lusting after a few months ago. The short answer – why, yes – yes we did. We’ve gone from this lovely charcoal number: to this beautiful monstrosity: It’s so damn big that it doesn’t […]