how to make simple herb compound butter

Simple, delicious compound butters are perfect companions for summertime dishes. Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened dash salt, to taste 1 Tablespoon fresh herbs, minced Choose your faves! Basil and parsley or rosemary, thyme and sage ~ the combinations are endless. Our choice for our Naked Corn on the Cue is: Ingredients 1 clove garlic, minced dash salt, to taste sprinkling pepper lime zest Cilantro, … Continue reading how to make simple herb compound butter

Hot Grill, Cool Beer

Author:  Ginger Johnson *ssssssss* *pop!* Mmmmmmmm… Grilling is a special treat to me because it’s a very primal act. You get something raw, slap it on the grate over hot coals and cook. It’s simple, rewarding, and very basic. Beer is in ideal partner in grilling pursuits in two ways. One as a food partner. With dozens of styles to match and complement foods, there’s … Continue reading Hot Grill, Cool Beer

Smoked Chicken Cordon Bleu

Occasionally a recipe will come across my desk and it’s a sign it’s time to fire up the smoker and make something delicious.  This always sends me straight into shivers, because three things are happening.  One, the smoker smells divine when it is cooking, two, something marvelous is coming out when the timer goes off and three, someone is cooking for me. A few weeks … Continue reading Smoked Chicken Cordon Bleu