How We Make Chimichurri

  There are thousands of recipes for chimichurri out there. Many claiming to be “original” or “authentic” and then some that have been modernized with all kinds of extra ingredients. I don’t remember where I got our recipe. I really wish I did. I want to say it was on a barbecue forum. Somebody probably… Continue reading How We Make Chimichurri

Grilled Blackened Trout w/ Horseradish and Tarragon Tartar Sauce (updated 2/11/14)

      Sticking with our current trend of trying to cook a bit healthier, I bring you our version of blackened trout. I say “our version” because we didn’t quite cook it the way it is supposed to be cooked.      For those unfamiliar with blackening, it is a cooking technique used in the preparation of fish… Continue reading Grilled Blackened Trout w/ Horseradish and Tarragon Tartar Sauce (updated 2/11/14)

Pico de Gallo

     Pico de gallo. Literally translated as beak of the rooster. Rooster’s beak. What a weird name for a salsa. I’m not sure where the name came from and it really doesn’t make much difference. All you need to know is this stuff is delicious. It’s something we grew up eating in South Texas and… Continue reading Pico de Gallo

Pork Chops with a Whiskey BBQ Sauce

     Last week, I saw a post on the BBQ Bible forum from a friend of mine making the Pork T-bone with Whiskey BBQ Sauce from Weber’s Charcoal Grilling. It looked so good, I knew I wanted to try it out myself. Unfortunately, I don’t own a copy of that book. The great thing about… Continue reading Pork Chops with a Whiskey BBQ Sauce

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu

     Sometimes its hard cooking for just one. And that’s been something I’ve been doing quite a bit this summer with Mrs. G on the road so much. There are only so many times you can eat wings. Or pizza. Or burgers. (Who am I kidding? I could eat them all the time, but I… Continue reading Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu

Simple Marinara Sauce

This a simple marinara sauce that can be used for pasta, as a dipping sauce or on pizzas, pizza rolls and calzones. Ingredients 1 can (14.5 oz) diced tomatoes 1/4 cup tomato paste 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves chopped 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 tsp dried oregano 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp sugar 1… Continue reading Simple Marinara Sauce

Simple Tomato Sauce

I don’t know who decided that the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day should be barbecue season. Really? The hottest months of the year? Obviously this person did not live in Texas. As much as I love to grill and barbecue, with the heat of summer sitting heavily upon us, you are more than… Continue reading Simple Tomato Sauce