FOR THE RUB 2 Tablespoons kosher salt 1 Tablespoon dry mustard powder 1 Tablespoon seasoned salt 1 Tablespoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 – 8 pounds beef ribs Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix dry ingredients together in a small bowl. Generously rub [...]
Fresh tortillas make a world of difference when it comes to fajitas. The seasoning for the steak is subtle yet familiar and allows the richness of the meat to shine. A bit of grilled pepper and onion give it sweet crunch, and the pico de gallo turns up the heat. A dollop of creamy guacamole [...]
Grilled Peaches with Balsamic Drizzle and Feta Cheese 2 ripe peaches 2 Tablespoons Vanilla-Fig Balsamic Vinegar (or other tasty balsamic) 3 Tablespoons feta cheese crumbles Cut peaches in half and remove the pit. Grill, cut side down, on a medium hot grill for about 4 minutes. Place grilled peaches, cut side up, on a [...]
It was a hot one today here in Eugene, Oregon, so I decided to grill instead of heating up my kitchen. I had fresh corn and green beans that my neighbor picked up for me at the farm stand, as well as three perfectly ripe peaches. A bag of frozen shrimp in the freezer [...]
A great classic salad is filling and simple to make. Chicken can be baked or pan sauteed if grilling is not an option. Also try this with a rotisserie chicken from your favorite market. The dressing is great on other salads, too. Grilled Chicken Cobb Salad Dressing 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoons [...]
Here is the perfect cheeseburger, grilled to perfection with Tillamook Cheddar melting into the crunchy bacon and avocado slices. Crisp lettuce and a slice of tomato send this one over the top. I didn’t include the recipe because burgers are burgers, right? Let me know if you don’t know how to do it….I will [...]
Sweet monkey sunshine, folks! I finally have a shadow! In Oregon, that’s big! One bonus is that I also get to cook outside on the grill. Comfortably. No rain and it isn’t freezing cold out. Just sunshine. I’m gonna fire up my Weber grill a lot this summer so everyone needs to get their grill [...]
Fish tacos sounded like a good idea for dinner, so I went and got some Tilapia to grill. Perfect for a light dinner on a hot summer evening. Fresh pico de gallo and fresh shredded cabbage did the trick. Next time I will make my own tortillas, even! Serves 4 1 pound Tilapia [...]
Just a little snapshot of the feast created at the cooking class for Pad Thai, Spicy Thai BBQ Chicken, Cucumber Salad, Fresh Spring Rolls and some awesome sauces. Watch the schedule for the next class!
If you love shrimp then hold on to your taste buds because these are the tastiest little shrimp you will ever eat. Firecracker Firecracker boom boom boom. Serve with watermelon and cucumber salad to cut the fire! They’ll make you sweat and help beat the summer heat! The secret’s in the sauce, y’all. Enjoy!