September 2017 by Karie Engels Coffee is the first thing on my mind when I tumble out of bed and stumble down the stairs. I reach the coffee pot silently cursing myself for not preparing my cup of life the night before. As I sip my first taste of morning I roll through my emails and cruise through the calendar jotting down recipe ideas for … Continue reading Espresso Rubbed Steak with Horseradish Cream
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
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’
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
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
If there is one thing I have picked up from meat-smoking/grilling forums and pitmasters, it is that everyone has a secret recipe and there is only one way to smoke meat. Their way. To be honest, they are all delicious! When we smoke or grill, we change up the rubs often. Different flavors pair well with specific dishes or occasions and our choice for the … Continue reading Slow Smoked Cajun Brisket
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!