espresso rubbed steak with horseradish cream

Espresso rubbed steak is of our favorite summer recipes! Prep a day ahead, chill overnight and you have a quick, simple and colorful lunch or dinner the next afternoon. It’s perfect in an artisan roll or tossed with tomatoes and wrapped snugly in a tortilla. Pair with an ice-cold brew and enjoy! Are you ready for our recipes in printed, glossy color? Subscribe and receive 12 issues … Continue reading espresso rubbed steak with horseradish cream

Seafood Kabobs with Lemon-Basil Butter

Our simple recipe is perfect for warm weather and backyard grilling. Gather your friends, pour a chilled white and enjoy. Summertime grilling is the ultimate way to keep the kitchen cool and cook seasonal, fresh foods. Our recipe for seafood kabobs is perfect for keeping in sync this season. Any type of seafood will do. ( see note below ) Visit your local farm, market or … Continue reading Seafood Kabobs with Lemon-Basil Butter

Stephen Schroeter’s tips for ‘Thanksgiving on the grill’

There are many options for creating space and unity in the kitchen during the holidays. One of them is to take the turkey outdoors. Many family and holiday dinners have cooks vying for space in the kitchen as appetizers are prepped, salads tossed and pastries are baking in the oven. A full dinner table, means many helping hands in the kitchen. There are few dinners on the American calendar … Continue reading Stephen Schroeter’s tips for ‘Thanksgiving on the grill’

Toss some chicken on the grill and raise a toast to summers last hurrah

The summers last huge barbecue weekend is here and it brings to mind a myriad of things. Our last days of withering in the heat are behind us for the season, fall is in the air, days are already growing shorter and September means sharing neighborhood streets with the school bus. How many parents are doing the back to school dance? This week our focus is … Continue reading Toss some chicken on the grill and raise a toast to summers last hurrah

Celebrity Chefs from Seattle to Help Judge at the Wenatchee Barbecue Competition

The first annual Eastern Washington BBQ Championships will take place this weekend at Pybus Market in Wenatchee and three celebrity chefs from Seattle will be among the judges. The barbecue competition will begin Saturday and continue on Mother’s Day Sunday, with BBQ teams vying for bragging rights and cash prizes. On Saturday the teams will be cooking up their best chili and sausage for the … Continue reading Celebrity Chefs from Seattle to Help Judge at the Wenatchee Barbecue Competition

Brush-on Butter Recipes: Great for the grill or the skillet!

As promised from the previous post, here are some BBQ Brush-on Butter Recipes! Enjoy friends! To 1 stick of salted softened butter add one of the following recipes and mix thoroughly. Let set in fridge for at least 3 hours so flavors blend through! NOTE: The herbs in these recipes are all dried. Cajun Style Poultry Brush On! 1/2 tsp. oregano, crushed 1/8 tsp. thyme, … Continue reading Brush-on Butter Recipes: Great for the grill or the skillet!

Grilling Tips and Tricks and Yummy Grilled Pizza

Despite the day noted on the calendar, my husband Neil as well as our older boys won’t hesitate to fire up the grill- winter, spring, summer and fall. During the comfortable days of spring, summer and fall it’s our daily companion for meal preparation. When the snow begins to fly it is relocated into our garage for winter use.  Our grill is no respecter of seasons. There’s one thing though… Neil won’t … Continue reading Grilling Tips and Tricks and Yummy Grilled Pizza

Reel it in and serve it up; delicious salmon recipes

Fishermen and women have been lining the banks of local rivers pulling in some fabulous looking salmon this late summer season.  With so many recipes and prep methods for this tasty delight, we thought we would share a few of our favorites with you. Smoked Salmon Crisps contributed by Thomas Keller to Food and Wine.  A gorgeous appetizer with simple and delicious flavors that work … Continue reading Reel it in and serve it up; delicious salmon recipes

Summers last hurrah; Labor Day grilling

Leaves are changing color, the morning air has taken a cool, crisp edge and the days are shortening.  Grills everywhere are going to get a workout as friends and family make this one last traveling vacation weekend of the year really count.  It’s the annual last hurrah, of summer. Whether you are providing the entire fare for your friends and fam or you are packing … Continue reading Summers last hurrah; Labor Day grilling