Archive for June, 2010

“Daddy’s Kitchen Rules”

I have mentioned early on in this blog how the memory of my Grandfather having me stir his pot of chili over a campfire has stuck with me all of these years – and alluded that I would like to pass on similar good memories to my own grandchildren – In the Navy we called […]

Meatballs and sauce on the grill

I think of meatballs as “the other incredible edible”. 🙂 Doing them on a good hot grill is just about as easy as on the stove top. Plain Old Meatballs Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground beef 1 pkg Lipton Onion Soup 1 tsp of garlic powder 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt (optional) 1/2 […]

Red Chili Rub recipe

I love using rubs, particularly for grilling ribs or on just about anything in the smoker.  This one is particularly good for baby-back ribs – the amounts will suffice for about 3 or 4 racks. Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. ancho chile powder 1 Tbsp. paprika 4 Tbsp. brown sugar 1 tsp. kosher salt 2 tsp. ground […]

Grilling with indirect heat

Several of my recent blog entries have talked about grilling using indirect heat, (i.e. Slow Grilled Meat Loaf, Grilled Spiral-cut ham, etc.). There is more one can do around the old grill than just “burning beast” and using indirect heat for cooking is key to expanding your “Outdoor Cooking” repertoire.  Just about anything that can […]

Burgers and common fare

Have I mentioned IT’S SUMMERTIME? 8) Last weekend’s “Burgerin’ Time” was a huge success and old Papa was the “Hero of the day”.  In all grilled a whole rack of ribs pre-cut to contain about 3 ribs per serving, 16 hamburger patties, 6 Hillshire Farms hot links, a whole kielbasa sausage cut into 4″ lengths. […]