Pecan Smoked Chicken Thighs


I know most people are crazy about chicken and turkey breast, but for me dark meat is where it’s at. It has all the flavor and is the most tender cut of poultry. So I go against the grain, as I am prone to do, and always opt for bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs for almost…

Grilled Cheeseburgers, Lemon Za’atar Vegetable Kabobs


I’ve never been a big fan of ground beef, preferring ground turkey and chicken instead. However, while hunting through Detwiler’s Farmer’s Market freezer section a couple years ago, I stumbled upon a 2 for $10 sale on their fresh ground beef and decided to give it a try. Their ground beef is amazingly delicious and…

Grilled Eggplant & Fresh Ricotta Pizza


Whenever I fire up my charcoal grill I make sure to cook a surplus of vegetables for the week ahead. Grilled asparagus is great tossed in a stir fry, soups, and omelets. Grilled corn, well the possibilities are endless there. Grilled zucchini is delicious in pasta salads and leftover grilled baking potatoes are perfect in…

Spicy Grilled Corn and Barley Chowder


It’s finally looking like summer outside and that means grilling! I always grill more corn on the cob than I need because the leftovers are delicious and corn is an amazingly versatile ingredient. Last week I managed to grill outdoors twice before the rain and cool weather hit us again and is why this spicy…