grilled chicken marinade with garlic, lime, and sesame

I have had so much fun grilling this summer that I am a little sad at the thought of letting our grill sit dormant all winter long. I’ve entertained thoughts of becoming “that crazy neighbor” who bundles up and charges outside in the freezing winter temperatures with a full tank of propane and a plate […]

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grilled corn with chili-lime butter, Cotija, and herbs

After our previous grill became a home to stray rodents I decided we had two options: burn the BBQ immediately in protest, or take it to the dump. After Patrick calmly told me that incinerating our propane gas grill would not be the wisest idea, he loaded it up and took it to the nearest […]

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balsamic portobello burgers with roasted garlic goat cheese and caramelized onions

Alternative (aka meatless) burgers are so hip right now. I would know, because I live in Seattle where everyone and their dog are on a special eating plan.  But, I won’t judge you if you won’t judge me, a self-proclaimed almost-vegetarian-except-for-bacon (and sometimes chicken or turkey if it’s humanely pasture raised organic blah blah blah). You […]

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bbq bourbon turkey burgers

Every September, I excitedly ask Patrick what he wants for his birthday dinner. I should have learned by now. He ALWAYS answers with, “turkey burgers.” This year was no different- but I don’t blame him. These are insanely delicious. It has become one of those meals where I silently eat until my fingers are sticky and […]

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burrata with grilled peaches

If I could only eat one cheese for the rest of my life, it would be burrata. For those of you who have not been formally introduced, you should probably finish reading this post and head straight to your nearest grocery store. You don’t even have to make this recipe, just eat the burrata with […]

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