Tag: Grill

Cuban Mojo Shrimp

Cuban Mojo Shrimp

There is nothing better than grilled, plump, juicy shrimp complemented by Cuban mojo (pronounced “mo-ho”) on a hot summer night. It would be even better if such a meal could be enjoyed on the humid island overlooking a white sandy beach. Citrus, garlic and herbs 

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Pheasant Breasts

Smoked Bacon Wrapped Pheasant Breasts

When my neighbor generously shared the finds of his hunting trip, I was ecstatic. Pheasant? Cleaned and prepped pheasant breasts? YES, I WOULD LOVE SOME <in my most polite and rational voice>. The real question was – how was I going to cook it. BBQ 

Grilled Octopus

Grilled Octopus

Grilled octopus is a challenge and fascination for me. I’ve had memorable eating experiences when its tender and delicious, and I’ve suffered through chewy challenges as well. Like all cooking adventures, the goal is to ensure this delicacy is cooked well! Octopus and particularly the 

Smoked Beef Tongue

Smoked Beef Tongue

In South American, European and Asian cultures, beef tongue is a delicacy.  Its flavorful and very tender. The “trick” is not to think of it as tongue. Its simply beef!   If there is a restaurant with beef tongue on the menu, I’ll be ordering.  

How to Spatchcock

How to Spatchcock

Here it is, instructions to spatchcock with pictures below! I’m not sure I’ll ever get over this fowl word <haha, get it? Fowl for poultry, not a foul word!> I know you want to spatchcock, so you can brag to your buddies. Check out the 

Tips to BBQ in Cold Weather Temperatures

Tips to BBQ in Cold Weather Temperatures

I live in the frigid great white north, in Canada. Confession: I’m a total wimp when it comes to being outside and “enjoying” it. Yep, the quotation marks around “enjoy” is what I am expected to say, but that doesn’t mean I do. BUT! I 

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

(Tri) Tips to Better Beef

There really are tips to better beef below! But first, a quick tip on a lesser known beef cut. Tri Tip is a triangular cut found at the bottom of the sirloin. Originally marketed and made popular in Santa Maria, California in the 1950s, this 

Reverse Sear – Steak

Reverse Sear – Steak

YOU WILL RULE THE GRILL if you cook meat to the perfect doneness! You know what a perfect steak tastes like – perfect amount of salt and maybe a slight edge of pepper or spice. But your perfect steak is also perfectly done to your 

Reverse Sear – Smoked or Grilled Duck Breast

Reverse Sear – Smoked or Grilled Duck Breast

YOU WILL RULE THE GRILL if you cook meat to the perfect doneness! You know what a perfect steak tastes like – perfect amount of salt and maybe a slight edge of pepper or spice. But your perfect steak is also perfectly done to your