Category Archives: Grilling

Grilled flank steak, grilled potato, Brussels sprouts

Tonight was one of the rare nights when we have red meat. John heavily seasoned the flank steak and then grilled it for six minutes. I microwaved the potato halves and then handed them off to him for a final … Continue reading

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Beyond Meat burger, potato, salad. 8/11/21

Today’s hot weather dinner was another foray into plant-based burgers. Last week we tried Morningstar’s Incogmeato and our reaction was meh. The Beyond Meat burger was better especially if you like well-done burgers. For those of us who like our … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken and potato with broccoli 8/2/21

Chicken thighs were on the Monday menu and John did a great job grilling them. He made a hot and a less hot side of the grill and cooked the thighs the majority of the time on the cooler side. … Continue reading

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Grilling on the Fourth. 7/4/21

Happy Fourth of July! We took advantage of a beautiful day here in Northern California grilling our dinner and eating al fresco. Because we like to eat volume so we used our one roll to support two different burgers. This … Continue reading

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Father’s Day celebration. 6/19/21

We had a family cookout on Saturday in honor of our two dads, John and our son. The grandkids were excited to have “Zayde burgers” and we had some tasty salads and a banana cake (made by me!) with vanilla … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, butternut squash, broccoli. 6/15/21

Delicious dinner tonight coming from John’s great ability to accurately judge the doneness of meat on the grill. Flank steak is a very tasty cut of beef. It is important, though, to understand that giving it a dry rub and … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, Brussels sprouts, and grilled potatoes. 5/14/21

Here is how this dinner shaped up. John marinated the flank steak which is a lean but tasty cut of beef which is tender when you slice it across the grain. Then he grilled it to a perfect medium rare. … Continue reading

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Grilled harissa chicken with farro and spiced cauliflower (LFD) 4/10/21

The leftover part of our Leftovers For Dinner (LFD) this week consisted of farro that I made extra of on Friday and half of a head of cauliflower. John marinated the boneless, skinless chicken thighs in the harissa (store-bought jar) … Continue reading

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Lamb chops, mashed potatoes, asparagus. 3/27/21

Saturday night we celebrated the first night of Passover with a Seder and a festive meal. Grilled lamb chops, mashed potatoes, asparagus with sauce gribiche Since this was a festive occasion we were not counting calories and enjoyed our mashed … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak with roasted vegetables. 2/10/21

On Wednesday John fired up the grill to cook an out-of-the-ordinary beef flank steak. First he marinated it and then grilled it to a rosy pink. It was very tasty. In the time it took to heat up the grill … Continue reading

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