Posts tagged grilling
Spicy Stewed Sausages with Peppers

This recipe, my first attempt at a Paleo lifestyle, is not labeled as such. I like that because it makes me feel I'm just eating a super yummy meal I found on Food & Wine's website, featuring a hearty Italian dish contributed by Mario Batali. This dish comes together quickly after you get all the veg chopped up. It's hard to imagine a dish of sausages and sweet peppers being boring, but Mario bumps up the flavor factor another notch by stewing everything in a bit of red wine.

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Vindaloo Flank Steak Wraps

Living in the high desert in northern Arizona, there are few days when it's too cold to cook outside on the grill. Pretty much the only thing that keeps me to firing up the grill instead of the oven is when I run out of propane. Yes, I love cooking with charcoal - I love the flavor, I love the screaming hot heat (my propane grill is a bit on the lower-end of the BTU scale) but I'm often cooking for one and haven't yet invested in a smaller, more intimate grill and I hate to waste all that smokey heat ...

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Plancha-Grilled Rib Eye and Summer Vegetables (Recipe)

This post is more about a technique than an actual recipe, though I'll share bits and bobs at the end of course. The more I cook, the more I want to cook better. I was made aware of this when I started reading Thomas Keller's "Ad Hoc At Home" cookbook. It's a behemoth, man. The thing is a serious weapon, in more ways than one. I remember Thomas instructing me not to cut corners, to follow the instructions in the recipes to the letter (at least the first time, until I was comfortable with it) and not to settle for anything less then perfection. I'll admit I found that a little (okay, maybe a lot) intimidating and I doubted I'd ever be a serious enough cook to want that.

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