Coconut Shrimp & Sweet Mustard Dipping Sauce

Coconut Shrimp & Sweet Mustard Dipping Sauce

I’ve got a hankering for the sweet crunch of Coconut Shrimp, the question is, can it be made at home? Of course! I live in the Prairies, so seafood is far distance away. The easiest and most economic way to access seafood is frozen. But 

Thai Grilled Chicken with Lime & Avocado Basil  Sauce

Thai Grilled Chicken with Lime & Avocado Basil Sauce

The special aspect of BBQ, is that it is enjoyed in every country, with different ingredients and different flavor profiles. BBQ is a universal food experience. Grilled meats are not isolated to North America, Asia loves it too! It was so much fun to consider 

Thai Basil Chicken / Pheasant

Thai Basil Chicken / Pheasant

Krapow Gai or Thai Basil Chicken (or Pheasant) is a fresh Thai dish, especially great for a weeknight! The largest challenge of infusing basil into a dish, is to ensure the basil is highlighted, while keeping the dish fresh. The basil and the chicken must 

Avocado Basil Pheasant Salad Rolls with Avocado Sauce

Avocado Basil Pheasant Salad Rolls with Avocado Sauce

Avocado Basil Pheasant Salad Rolls is not your run of the mill salad roll. Similar to Thai Basil Chicken (Krapow Gai) without the spicey tingle, the infusion of basil and cilantro really accentuates the avocado. With “avocado” as this week’s theme for Supper Challenge, I 

SmellaQue Tips to Delicious Ribs

SmellaQue Tips to Delicious Ribs

Pork ribs are especially juicy and delicious when the meat is well marbled. When purchasing pork ribs, choose ribs with lots of great marbling and a lot of meat. Remove the white membrane on the back / inner side of ribs. This thick membrane can 

Quick BBQ Baby Back Ribs

Quick BBQ Baby Back Ribs

This style of BBQ Baby Back Ribs will be quick; cooking at higher temperatures will shorten the cooking time. BBQing at higher temperatures is also known as hot and fast.  Of course, if you want to cook ribs at a lower temperature, you will also have 

Pistachio Matcha Crusted Halibut

Pistachio Matcha Crusted Halibut

There is something elegant about a dish that includes a pistachio crust, the great part is, its easy! Pistachio Matcha Crusted Halibut is uniquely nutty with a vibrant citrus zing! Halibut is a mild, firm fish that enables this combination well. Alternatively, another white fish 

Cold Pan Duck Breast

Cold Pan Duck Breast

What the duck?  Duck breasts are a no fuss kind of meal, despite finding them in fancy restaurants.  I like cooking this poultry in 15 minutes on a weekday.  Its fantastic with a quick salad and a perfectly cooked breast requires no fancy layout or 

Pork Rib Basics

Pork Rib Basics

Pork Ribs are my go-to for BBQ when people are coming over for a backyard event, but before cooking, you need to know how to find them and what makes them different. Pork ribs come with their own handle, are individually portioned and everyone loves 

Smoked Tri-Tip Steak

Smoked Tri-Tip Steak

Super enjoyed myself, @jsmella_smellaque, as a guest on @prairebbq Instagram LIVE event. I smoked tri-tip steak and Rob cooked a tri-tip like a brisket. What fun! Tri-tip is incredibly versatile, affordable and so delicious. <Yes, our family devoured the steak once the recording was done!>