Roast Chicken Curry Cherry Salad and Curry Cheddar Biscuits

With our barbecue we usually batch cook on the weekend for the week ahead. Recently we grilled a few whole herbed chickens, which are tasty on their own but after a meal or two it’s time to do something different with the chicken. […]

5 Burger Recipes Inspired by Canada

For many the Canada Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer fun with the warm weather here to stay and another school year completed. Whether you’re heading to the cottage or hanging out in your backyard why not strike up the grill with these 5 burger recipes inspired by Canada’s diverse regions. […]

Grilled Mango Chicken and Dancing

The snow is still on the ground but our Big Green Egg has been smoking. It’s amazing how a simple dish cooked on the grill can taste so good. That’s exactly what Patak had us doing recently with a grilled Mango Chicken followed by a little Bollywood-inspired workout. […]

BBQ Cheeseburger with Mango-Chile Salsa Recipe

As part of Summer BBQ Sunday we’ve experimented with all sorts of great food on our BBQ but burgers are always popular. This Cheeseburger with Mango-Chile Salsa recipe from Weber’s New Real Grilling cookbook looks like a tasty alternative to plain burgers on the grill. […]

BBQ Sunday: Shrimp, S’Mores, and 25 Food Ideas

Summer may be over but for many, including our family, it does not mean the end to the BBQ Season. During the summer we enjoyed trying some classic BBQ fare as well as new dishes as part of our Summer BBQ Sunday Series. […]

BBQ Sunday: Grilled Pork Chops with Apples and Sangria

The weather has been feeling almost Fall-like here, which has me craving meat-laden dishes. I loved the pork roast we smoked on the BBQ earlier in our Summer BBQ Sunday series but this time we tried chops with apples. […]

BBQ Sunday: Grilled Shrimp Tacos and Barbecued Cinnamon Buns

The hot weather we have experienced the last few days has us eating lighter; however, that doesn’t mean we’re not using our grill. Instead of smoked ribs or hamburgers, we tried our hand at shrimp tacos and SkinnyGrape wine […]

BBQ Sunday: Burger Buffet, Grilled Apples, and Twister Dance

The long weekend is a perfect time to enjoy a little barbecuing. You could do smoked ribs or grilled salmon but for us the long weekend calls for a buffet of burgers and sweet grilled apples. […]

BBQ Sunday: BBQ Baked Pasta and Grilled Maple Brussel Sprouts and Bacon Skewers

Pasta is a popular dish in our house, especially with the kids. In the fall we tend to make (and bake) a lot of it but the baking requires the (hot) oven, something we’re trying to avoid this summer. It seems cooking pasta on the BBQ is easier than you think. Serve with grilled maple brussel sprouts and bacon skewers and Island Ice for dessert for another Summer BBQ Sunday delight. […]

BBQ Sunday: Smoked Roast, Grilled Watermelon Salad and Chocolate Fondue

Sunday dinner has traditionally been roast in our house. Just because we have moved our Sunday dinner out into the backyard does not mean me can’t enjoy a good roast, a smoked roast. Add to that fruit in the form of a grilled watermelon and feta salad and chocolate fruit fondue. […]