Appetizers: Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Grilled stuffed mushrooms make the perfect appetizer for any occasion. Using the grill to prepare familiar foods such as burgers, hot dogs or brats is well within most people’s comfort zone. While the backyard barbecue offers some tantalizing main course meals in a bun, it can also offer amazing first-course morsels, such as this easy

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Honey-Glazed Pineapple & Grilled Sweet Bananas

Grilling Desserts: Honey-Glazed Pineapple & Grilled Sweet Bananas Fantastic meals made on the grill are rounded off spectacularly with the right sides, the perfectly-paired beverages and even the finale’ – the desserts! With the heat source warmed up and the coals still hot from the burgers or ribs, why waste your time baking in the

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Grilling the Perfect Steak

Follow these easy guidelines next time you fire up the grill for the most tender, flavorful steaks! Having spent 15 years in the steakhouse business, I can tell you a thing or two about grilling the perfect steak. One can employ a number of seasonings, marinades or sauces to impart a wild variety of flavor

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Dutch Oven Baked Beans

Cooking over a fire in cast iron pots dates back centuries to the time at which humankind first learned to forge tools out of the Earth’s metals. Cast iron camp ovens gained in popularity and helped to feed the American expansion west, from Lewis & Clark to early American settlers. Cooking in a Dutch oven

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Grilled Flatbread Pizza

Grilling a pizza can be so easy and intensely delicious — you’ll wonder why you haven’t tried it before! When most people think of grilling a meal, it’s usually all about the proteins. Steaks, burgers, brats and ribs take center stage in the outdoor kitchen and many people rarely venture outside of the tailgating comfort

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Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

You may be familiar with the quesadilla, but this classic Southwest dish is taken to a whole new level when prepared outdoors on a grill.   A fantastic Southwest dish that makes a great appetizer or main dish is the classic quesadilla. Numerous variations on the quesadilla exist, but the basic dish is made by

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Winter Grilling 101

Winter time grilling can be effortless and rewarding. With just two easy steps, you can easily keep the coals burning until the return of the warm weather! With the onset of winter in the Northland, the fall of the season’s first snow typically puts the last nail in the coffin of the grilling season. Sure,

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