Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs

No, summer is not over yet. I’m planning on keeping it going as long as possible and I’m still grilling and I’m making these Grilled Pork & Plum Kebabs, still enjoying all of our fresh local summer fruit. I know that the stores are all about back to school, and Costco has Halloween stuff, but I justRead more

Spanish Stuffed Peppers with Farro & Salsa Verde

Spanish Stuffed Peppers with Farro and Salsa Verde

Stuffed Peppers have always been a favorite of mine. Especially this time of year when I have peppers in my garden. I’ve been picking the peppers a little small, so today when I had a bunch of them, I knew I wanted to stuff those little babies. They are at various stages of yellow, orangeRead more

Grilled Chicken & Vegetables in Red Currant Sauce

Grilled Chicken & Vegetables in Red Currant Sauce

I made this Grilled Chicken & Vegetables in Red Currant Sauce using the red currant syrup that I made a couple of posts ago for a Red Currant Mohito.  We didn’t use all of the syrup in the drinks, which were very refreshing, by the way. I wasn’t planning on making it into a post, but itRead more

Grilled Apricot & Arugula Salad

Grilled Apricot & Arugula Salad

I have fresh, tree ripened apricots just picked from my neighbour’s tree. This makes me very happy, and I intend to make some jam. I wanted to save some of these golden lovelies for the barbecue, though, because we love to grill fruit as well as veggies. Really, we like to grill pretty much anything. Then I sawRead more

Fettuccine Alfredo with Salmon & Summer Peas

Fettucini Alfredo with Salmon and Peas

  Fettuccine Alfredo is a dish that is made very differently depending on who is cooking. Many cooks, and cookbook recipes like to use heavy cream to make an Alfredo sauce. I have always made Alfredo by simply using quality cheese, namely Parmigiano-Reggiano, butter, and the water that the pasta is cooked in, to achieveRead more

Smoky Tea Marinated Chicken Drumsticks

I recently received an awesome gift from the lovely Robin Hairsine at Steeped Tea, containing a great selection of steeped tea blends, including some that are formulated for grilling. Although I do love tea and sip on it pretty much daily, I am new to cooking with it in a savory dish. I was intriguedRead more