Grill and Smoker Recipes

Here in Florida at what I’ve come to refer to as the Family Compound, my sister’s family and my husband and I have been grilling (with propane and on the smoker) several times a week.

Recently, my brother in law James made pork ribs and chicken wings in the smoker.  I’m sharing these recipes here, including James’s custom dry rubs and sauces.

James, Master of the Smoker

James, Master of the Smoker

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Welcome to Summer!

Mini Sliders with Chipotle Mayo and French Fry Shooters by pizzazzerie

If you’re grilling and partying this weekend, I have a Summer Board on Pinterest where I’ve compiled  lots of grilling recipes, sides, desserts, and cocktails. Just click on the images to be taken to the recipes!

Have a great, safe, and fun Memorial Day!



WTF Polenta? Recipes

Polenta is one of those things I see on menus and The Food Network from time to time, and I’ve always been kind of attracted to the idea of trying it but never did anything proactive about it or researched it.

Last week, I spotted some at the market, in one of those rolls, and threw it into my cart on a whim, but when I read it later on at home, the only instructions were to “heat and eat.” Really? This big squishy roll of yellow stuff?  WTF?

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