Why Barbecue on July 4?
Pondering a plethora of great grilling options to properly celebrate Independence Day.
Grilling at Glover Gardens: Spicy Jerk Game Hens
Tender, succulent bites pack a one-two flavor punch of spicy-sweet and an aroma redolent of the Caribbean – this dish is a keeper. The jerk sauce and marinade are fabulous with poultry, but also with other meats and grilled veggies.
Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs
A decades-long subscription to Bon Appétit inspired this citrusy and piquant take on the ever-moist chicken thigh.
The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins
The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.
Trout Tacos with Avocado Shisito Salad
A very simple grilled fish tacos recipe with a rich, bright avocado and pepper salad.
A Plethora of Father’s Day Gift Ideas
Father’s Day Gift Ideas, AKA Gifts for Any Occasion for Anyone Who Loves Outdoor Cooking
A Memorial Day Menu from Glover Gardens
Tried and true recipes – barbecue and sides, what else? – that are just right for the Memorial Day table.
Spicy-Sweet Honey Chipotle Pork Spareribs
Succulent, fall-off-the-bone-tender and spicy-sweet, these ribs are slow-baked before a quick char on the grill and get their flavor from honey and chipotle.
Tiny Dinner Party with International Guests
Steak is on the menu at a tiny dinner party at Glover Gardens with international guests.
Found Recipe: Churrasco’s Chimichurri
Churrasco’s chimichurri sauce is sooooo good: foodie-worthy and simple to make.
Grilled Tuna Burgers for Two
We’re empty-nesters here at Glover Gardens, so I’m trying to pare down the amounts when I cook. It’s easier with some recipes than others. These delicious tuna burgers are simple to make for two, or four, or more. Just increase the recipe.
Easiest Salmon Burgers Ever
These salmon burgers are so easy they should be on the table at least once a month. Made with fresh salmon, they’re so good that you might be able to convince an innocent child that they’re actually chicken burgers…that little white lie is between you and your conscience. But hey – how is it different than Santa Claus?
Labor Day Barbecue Look-Back
I’m not able to post a new recipe over this Labor Day long weekend, so I thought I’d share links to a few of my favorites from the grill that seem oh-so-appropos for the holiday.
The Swedish (Almost) Vegetarian Barbecue
Beef and Pork Burgers Stuffed with Pesto-Cheese Filling
This recipe yields a whopping big, beautiful burger; the pesto-cheese filling is a juicy surprise.
What’s in a Name? Turkey Cevap on a Pita
The Bosnian national dish, cevap, reimagined with ground turkey and Southwest spices.
Found Recipe: This Marinade is The BOMB for Pork
Junior League Cookbooks are like war bonds or Superman or Sunday School teachers: they can be counted on. That’s why this pork marinade is The BOMB.
Spring is Here: Grilled Asparagus and Salmon
It’s a gorgeous spring-came-early evening here in southeast Texas and the Grill-Meister and I are celebrating it by making dinner in the outdoor kitchen. Nothing fancy, just dishes that remind us of spring that we’ve made dozens of times and have already been captured here […]
Pot Luck Perfect: In-the-Moment Lentil Soup
European colleagues of mine took potluck to a new level when they invaded my kitchen and created a marvelous vegan lentil soup.