Category: Recipes

Cinco de Mayo: Eat Well, My Friends

Grate Bites, Cinco de Mayo recipes

Who doesn’t like a holiday that centers around eating? Well, this one incorporates quite a bit of Coronas and tequila, but still… Here’s a Mexican-flavored meal that incorporates something grilled in each recipe. Corn Casserole...


Laissez les Bon Temps Roulez!

Mardi Gras masks

The past week has been interesting. Turns out I was allergic to a prescription drug. So I had to take Benadryl, which essentially made me a groggy mess. After a drug-induced nap, I watched my...


Super Bowl: All About The Balls

meatball on a fork

Over the past two weeks, sports news networks and talk shows, mainstream press, social media and almost anyone in the United States with barely a passing interest in football has been talking about balls....


The Holiday Meal, Grilled

Holiday place setting

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, more than likely a part of your celebration will involve a feast. Christmas day my husband and I are usually on the road visiting our families. But Christmas eve...


Chipotle Pumpkin BBQ Sauce

Chipotle pumpkin BBQ sauce

It’s no secret to those who know me that I love pumpkin. Pumpkin bread, bagels, beer, cookies, pancakes…. You get the gyst of my addiction. But I wanted to come up with something that would...


Butternut Squash & Chicken Soup | Cornbread

Butternut squash, chicken, spinach soup

I know I should be posting about foods that are primarily grilled. But I had to share two recipes I tried yesterday while we watched football. (My husband made chili too…used a chocolate bock/beer to...


Tailgate Recipes

Tailgate party

It’s that time of year again—football season and pre-game parties. Here is a compilation of tailgate-worthy foods that can be grilled:   Appetizers Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Pepperoni Roll Moink Balls: Smoked Bacon-Wrapped Meatballs...