Bleu Cheese Burgers

Ingredients 1-1/2 to 2 lb of ground chuck roast 4 oz of crumbled Bleu Cheese 4 burger buns or 8 pieces of thick bread 8 tomato slices from large tomatoes 4 red onion slices salt and coarse black pepper to taste 8 strips of cooked bacon (optional)   Preparation Form beef into eight, thin, 4-inch […]

Spicy Grilled Corn

Ingredients 6 ears of corn with husk on 6 tbsp butter, room temperature seasoned salt (to taste) cayenne pepper (to taste)   Preparation Peel back the husk (leave attached) and remove the corn silk. Rinse corn and dry. Mix butter and seasonings in a bowl. Brush or spread butter over the corn. Replace the corn […]

Applesauce Rubbed Pork Rib Roast

Ingredients 3 lb pork rib roast 1 cup applesauce 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 tsp coarse black pepper 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp marjoram apple wood chips (soak in water for 30 minutes)   Preparation Pat pork roast dry with towel. Combine applesauce and seasonings into paste. Rub paste onto roast and refrigerate for at […]

Tiger Sauce

Ingredients 1 cup pickled hot peppers (yellow) with pickling juice 8 oz tomato puree 8 oz tomato sauce 8 oz hickory-flavored barbecue sauce 2 tbsp basil 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 4 tbsp Louisiana hot sauce 4 tbsp crushed red pepper 1/8 tsp garlic power 1 tsp MSG (monosodium glutamate) Preparation Pour pickling juice from […]

Grilled Basil Shrimp

Ingredients 3 lb fresh shrimp 1 tbsp olive oil 3 cloves garlic salt (to taste) 1/2 tsp ground pepper 1/3 cup butter, melted juice from 2 lemons 1 tbsp Dijon or honey mustard 4 oz fresh basil   Preparation Peel and de-vein shrimp. Mince garlic and basil. In a shallow bowl, mix olive oil and […]

BBQ Sauce Americana

Ingredients 2 tbsp melted butter 2 small onions 2/3 cup ketchup 2/3 cup water 8 tbsp brown sugar 8 tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup A1 steak sauce (or similar product) 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 tsp Louisiana hot pepper sauce Preparation In saucepan, heat butter over medium-low heat. Chop onions and cook for 3 […]

Peach Cobbler

Ingredients 6 ripe peaches, halved, pit removed 1 stick (8 tbsp) unsalted butter, melted 8 tbsp light brown sugar, divided 1 tsp ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 cup granola 1 pint vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup prepared caramel sauce, heated   Preparation Heat the grill to medium.   Cooking Place the peaches cut side down on […]

Texas Style Smoked Brisket

Ingredients 8 to 10 lb beef brisket (will shrink considerably during cooking) 3 tbsp of coarse ground pepper 3 tbsp of salt 3 tbsp of mild chili powder 1 tbsp of ground cumin 1 tbsp of brown sugar 1/4 tsp of thyme   Preparation Mix dry ingredients and rub onto clean brisket. Wrap brisket in […]

KC Rib Rub

Ingredients 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 tbsp black pepper 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp chili powder 1/4 cup paprika 3/4 tbsp garlic powder 3/4 tbsp onion powder 1 tsp cayenne (optional for heat) Preparation Mix all ingredients together and store in container. To use: rub mixture on meats or ribs at least 15 minutes before […]

Porterhouse Steak with Bleu Cheese Sauce

Ingredients 1 Porterhouse Steak (2-inch thick or 2 to 2-1/2 lb) 1/4 cup olive oil coarse salt freshly cracked black pepper   Preparation Set grids at highest level and preheat grill to medium-high setting. Pat the steak dry with a paper towel, rub with olive oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.   Cooking Place […]

Beer Grilled Pork Chops

Ingredients 6 large pork loin chops (1 to 1-1/2 lb) 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 (12 oz) can beer at room temperature 3 tbsp brown sugar 2 tsp grated ginger root (fresh is best)   Preparation Combine soy sauce, beer, brown sugar and ginger into a sealable bag, mixing ingredients well. Place chops in plastic […]

Sweet Bing Cherry Marinade

Ingredients 1 can (24 oz) of sweet Bing cherries 1/4 red onion 2 cloves of garlic Preparation Combine all ingredients in a food processor and puree. Marinate at least 4 hours (overnight is preferred). Brush marinade onto meat while slow cooking. This marinade works best on hams or other pork dishes.