Category Archives: Barbecue & Grilling

Cornmeal Crusted Fried Trout, Garlic Baked Potatoes, and the Call of the Loon

A little bit of heaven; fresh-caught trout, cornmeal-crusted and fried to crunchy crispness just hours after it was swimming in the lake, and a steaming baked potato, buttery and rich with sweet roasted garlic.  I’m back from the lake. We … Continue reading

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Jerk Seasoning and a Jamaican Holiday

Stir together your own mix of spicy Jamaican Jerk Seasoning and you’ll add Island flair and flavours to chicken or pork for summer barbecues. This blog has been quiet the last couple weeks because I’ve been on a tropical holiday. … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Banana Boats Cooked Over the Campfire

Banana Boats are a gooey, sweet classic dessert to cook over the campfire – utterly delicious, and they need only three ingredients and a few minutes to put together! Cooking with Meredith Yay! It’s summertime! And that means campfires and outdoor … Continue reading

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Juniper Berry and Raisin Stuffed Pork Chops over the Campfire

Juniper berries add a woodsy note to sweet raisins in these stuffed pork chops. They can be grilled, pan-fried, or cooked over a campfire for smoky flavor. For me it’s not really summer until I get to spend a few … Continue reading

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Paella Party! Olé!

This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading

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Campfire Baked Potatoes, and a Glorious Lazy Week at the Cabin

Here’s a fantastic trick for making tender campfire baked potatoes that don’t burn! All you need is a campfire or grill. Summer cooking at its best! We are so lucky to be able to spend time at the cabin every … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken with Romesco Sauce (and How to Roast Peppers)

If last year was the summer of Chimichurri Sauce, well, then this year it’s the summer of Romesco Sauce. And I need to ask . . . again . . . Romesco Sauce – where have you been all my life?!!! … Continue reading

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Juicy Grilled Mushrooms

These grilled mushrooms are so simple and so surprisingly juicy and tasty I just had to share them quickly with you. We are in the midst of a flurry of packing and repacking and organizing and list-making and loading and … Continue reading

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Chimichurri Sauce – on Steak, Salmon, Potatoes and Just About Anything Else

Wow. That is all I can say. Chimichurri sauce – where have you been all my life?!!! The bold, zesty flavours of this sauce make my tongue want to leap out of my mouth and do a kicky Latin salsa … Continue reading

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Grilled (or Broiled) Corn on the Cob Slathered with Chipotle Cream

Chipotle cream sauce – this creamy, smokey and a slightly spicy sauce dresses up grilled or broiled corn on the cob – a tasty side dish for your next BBQ. Oh yes, it finally feels like summer. It’s corn on … Continue reading

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