Category Archives: Grilling

Steak, grilled potato, and asparagus. 9/16/22

Tonight we are finishing up our celebrations. Our final celebration is marking the anniversary of John’s retiring from full-time employment. We have enjoyed these years without the tedious commute and the office politics. Better that he be employed as my … Continue reading

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Grilled flank steak, baked potato, steamed broccoli 8/26/22

Once again having good products means that they can be treated simply and be delicious. John put a dry rub on the flank steak. The rub consisted of salt, pepper, garlic powder, and cumin. He did that around lunch time … Continue reading

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Grilled hamburger and salsa slaw. 8/18/22

When I was growing up in New Jersey this type of hamburger was called a “California Burger.” I guess it was because it had produce on it. Now that I live in California we just call them burgers. LOL! Since … Continue reading

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Grilled steak, grilled potatoes, salad 7/19/22

Greetings from the Olympic Peninsula as we begin our homeward trek. Tonight we we are staying at the Quillayute River Resort which has self-catering units. We are so excited to be cooking together again! John does a masterful job grilling … Continue reading

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Hamburger with grilled cauliflower and coleslaw. 6/14/22

A hot day calls for cooking outside. While I made a cool cole slaw indoors, John cooked the burgers and cauliflower on the grill. While John and our daughter had burgers on sesame buns, I had mine without the extra … Continue reading

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Grilled burger and black-eyed pea salad 5/25/22

We do not eat much red meat at our house but when we do I choose ground beef over any other cut. Forget your prime rib or filet mignon and just give me a straight up burger (or meat loaf, … Continue reading

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Grilled portobello with 2-bean vegetable salad 5/13/22

If you are trying to eat more plant-based meals, grilling a portobello mushroom instead of a meat burger is a great substitution. John marinated the mushrooms in no fat Italian salad dressing and balsamic vinegar and sprinkled on some garlic … Continue reading

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Lamb chops with fennel, leek, potato braise. 3/1/22

These lamb chops are part of the pack we bought at Costco for Valentine’s Day. Once again John did a super job grilling them. I am pretty happy with the vegetable side dish I concocted as well. After thinly slicing … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Lamb chops and sheet pan veg. 2/14/22

We had delicious grilled lamb chops for Valentine’s Day. John grilled them perfectly. I was in charge of the vegetables (as usual.) I bought a packet of already peeled and chopped butternut squash which I have decided is worth the … Continue reading

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Flank steak, baked potato, Brussels sprouts. 11/18/21

We had a change of plans tonight because I bought a bunch of Brussels sprouts and wanted to see if I could reheat them successfully for Thanksgiving. Our three remaining meals for the week were Chilean sea bass, chicken enchiladas, … Continue reading

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