Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

     The other day I was walking through my local Sprouts and I spotted some beautiful okra sitting in a large barrel. For those that don’t have one in their area, Sprouts touts themselves as: “Sprouts is a neighborhood grocery store with the feel of an old-fashioned farmers market. Our bright, friendly stores are filled with… Continue reading Stewed Okra and Tomatoes

Barbecue Pork and Pepper Jack Twice-Baked Potatoes

     So, you smoked too much pulled pork? I don’t call that bad planning. Hell, I call that good planning!! You went through all that effort and time to cook the perfect pulled pork, who wouldn’t want some for leftovers? Truth be told, if I’m going through all that effort to cook a pork butt,… Continue reading Barbecue Pork and Pepper Jack Twice-Baked Potatoes

Alabama Mashed Potato Salad

     About two weeks ago, when I posted the Bacon Blue Cheese Grilled Potato Salad, I promised that the next time Mrs. G made her Mashed Potato Salad, I would post it up here. This recipe was handed down from MeMaw (Mrs. G’s Grandmother) to her daughter and then to Mrs. G and will be… Continue reading Alabama Mashed Potato Salad

Bacon Blue Cheese Grilled Potato Salad

     A few weeks back, I was talking to my good buddy Mr. Grayson on the phone. He mentioned that the day before he had made one of my rib recipes and he and the wife really enjoyed them (at least that’s how I choose to remember the conversation). He went on to say that… Continue reading Bacon Blue Cheese Grilled Potato Salad

Jimmy Dean-like Breakfast Links

     I got into making sausage about a year and a half ago. Partly because you have no idea what goes into store bought sausage and partly because of my love for sausage. The more I read about it, the more fascinated I became. I knew right away that I was going to try to… Continue reading Jimmy Dean-like Breakfast Links

Creamy, Cheesy, Mashed Cauliflower

     Hello all my loyal readers. How are you enjoying “National Barbecue Month”? If you follow Griffin’s Grub on Facebook (and you really should), you probably saw how I feel about “National BBQ Month”. Not a fan. First off…one month? Like we grill/BBQ one month a year? Second, all the people jumping on the bandwagon…TV… Continue reading Creamy, Cheesy, Mashed Cauliflower

The Most Hated Vegetable

     Brussels sprouts…they have to be one of the most hated vegetables on the planet  (and yes there is an “s” at the end of Brussels, which is also capitalized, BTW). It ranks above broccoli, spinach, beets and lima beans as the most despised according to some polls I read. It’s not hard to see why.… Continue reading The Most Hated Vegetable