Dad’s Day with Beer Butt Chicken

Beer Butt Chicken seems a favorite with the beer drinking Dads.  A beer in hand, grill going strong with favors of chicken fill the neighborhood, and kids out paying in the slip in slide.  It is the start of the summer grilling season, with a big push from Dad and his grill.  Add potato salad,…

Summer Mini-Series: Grilled Baby Back Ribs

                For part two of our summer mini-series, we will be making ribs on the grill. Juicy, tender, fall-off-the-bone ribs. Another BBQ favorite for everyone to enjoy during the summer. Don’t forget to bring your wet naps; You’re going to need them! What you will need: 3 slabs pork baby back ribs RUB: ¼ cup…

Summer-time Honey baked Beans

Honey baked beans are always a favorite at a family BBQ.  Sweet and Smokey, the beans give great flavor to Grill marinade chicken or beef. Or just as fantastic with burgers and dogs.  Add in Cole slaw or potato salad or both and you got a simple summer-time meal for adults and kids.  INGREDIENTS 1 large onion…

Homemade BBQ Sauce, Part 2

Most BBQ sauce recipes include ketchup. The first recipe did not. Just to change it up a bit. These next two recipes do contain ketchup. All are very enjoyable and highly recommended. Whatever you choose to put it on. Your taste buds are going to be more than satisfied. Ingredients: 2 cups ketchup 1/3 cup…

Steak Marinade

          There are so many ways to season any kind of meat. Today I am giving you a steak marinade for that perfect grilled steak or London broil. Perfect for any occasion. You cannot go wrong with this recipe. Ingredients: ¼ cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 2 tablespoons soy…

Tips for Small Winter Outdoor Dinner Parties

            This year has been rough on everyone. Not being able to see our loved ones and enjoy their presence is a hardship. Many of us are used to having big family dinners or even just the occasional small dinner party. Unfortunately, Covid-19 has put a damper on all our plans. There are still ways…

Aunt Cookie’s Taco Sandwich Rolls

I love passing down family recipes to the younger members of the family.  Many of grandkids didn’t have the chance to know there grandparents or learn cooking from great grandparents. There is a great deal of history that could be lost; old recipes, stories, and cooking tips.  Not mention manners and how to sit a…

Mom’s Kitchen: Grilled Ham Steaks

When I found this recipe, there wasn’t an ingredient list.  I guess she thought it to simple to create one. . Grilled  Ham Steaks Half of a medium size ham steak. Rub will with dry mustard, sprinkle with coarsely ground black pepper and press pepper into the steaks Broil over a grill, turning once. Just before…