Published in Carolina Country Magazine May 2015 Smashburgers! or Smash Burgers? No matter which you way you prefer, they’re everywhere these days… but do you know what that actually means? My definition is a good old ground meat burger, smashed somehow or other, and cooked so that you get a nice, uneven edge from “smashing”… Continue reading Everything Pork Smash Burgers with Toasty Hoop Cheese
Ahhh… the good ole southern NC pig picking! Here’s all you need to know to host one for yourself. Nothing is much finer than gathering friends and family to pick pork, is there?
Published in Carolina Country Magazine November 2017 Well 2020 just keeps giving us disappointment on top of disappointment. Some of us look real forward to our NC State Fair each year, each for our own reasons. I will miss going there several mornings to judge the daily cooking contests… one of my favorite fall culinary… Continue reading No fair? No fair! … so cook yourself some turkey legs at home!
This recipe is for cabbage lovers. You might not find Koolheads cabbage but you can still make this tasty grilled cabbage with what you find at the store!
Grilled eggplant drizzled with blueberry mustard vinaigrette and fresh herbs
This sweet and hot watermelon pico de gallo is the perfect topping for fresh North Carolina fish, shrimp or crab tacos. For the best texture, stir together just before serving.
Let your grill do the work on this one… dressed up or down as you’d like, grilled southwestern romaine with NC Shrimp is as quick a side as you can fix … but watch it closely, it is ready in a flash!
Arnold Palmers are a refreshing treat on a hot summer’s day. The lemon and tea pairs so well, I created a version for these deelish wings. Tailgate friendly, too!
Hot dogs are such a fun food for entertaining, and we do love our traditional fixin’s here in the South. But how about a fun twist? Light the Tiki torches and head outside and fix some Aloha Hula Hot Dogs with Mango Slawsa!!
Avoid those annoying toothpick wooden skewers that burn, even after soaking, with these great 1/2″ wide stainless steel 17″ long skewers! Great for grilling meats, seafood and veggies too. No more flip-floppin and food rolling around on your kabobs! Get some.
Fire up the grill and kabob it with these juicy citrus basted steak and chicken kabobs!
This Dilled Grilled German Potato Salad will be a “go to” side for your cookouts and gatherings. Make ahead and stack in fridge to throw on a hot grill… sensational side in only 15-20 minutes!