Tag Archives: grilling

Linguine with Grilled Radicchio and Bacon

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Sometimes certain ingredients perplex me more than others.  Last week, it was radicchio that had me scratching my head.

I knew that I had seen a million recipes for people grilling it.  That sounded good to me.  Grilled lettuces are delicious, and a totally different flavor than your typical cold salad greens.

So there was one option.  But what to do with a head of grilled radicchio?  I had run across an Alton Brown recipe for grilled radicchio with bacon vinaigrette.  Bacon vinaigrette?  Sign me up. Read More »

Spicy Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kabobs

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Hello, summer!

With the first mention of  “kabob”, you know what season it is.

Grilled chicken can incite groans from even the most die-hard grillers because of its reputation of bland flavor and dry texture.  But if done right, it can become your new favorite and quite the crowd pleaser. Read More »

Caramelized Onion Burgers

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I don’t know if onions can be considered a stand-alone favorite food, but they are one of mine.  Especially caramelized.

Eating burgers is not a regular occasion for me, especially now trying to fit into a wedding dress in a year.  But throw some caramelized onions on one…and even IN them,  like in this burger —  my ability to resist plummets. Read More »

Giada’s Steak Sandwiches

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Just made Giada De Laurentiis’s Grilled Steak Sandwiches from her cookbook Giada’s Family Dinners.  They turned out great and were a really satisfying dinner all by themselves.  Definitely going to become a new dinner staple around here.

I must admit, I was a little weary of the sour cream and gorgonzola mixture for the spread.  Spreading sour cream on bread just sounds wrong to me.   But it really was delicious and provides a nice contrast to the peppery arugula.  So do it.  Don’t be afraid.  Be the master of the sour cream. Read More »