Category Archives: Recipes

  • Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

    Ingredients:Portobello Mushrooms4 large cloves garlic, minced (approx. 1 clove per mushroom)Fresh herbs, chopped (try thyme, rosemary, parsley…)Pecan or olive oilBalsamic vinegarLow-sodium soy sauceKosher salt & freshly cracked black pepper1-Gallon zip-lock bags Process:1. Clean (by wiping with a paper towel, no water!) and remove the stems of the mushrooms2. Make a paste of the oil, herbs, […]

  • Grilled Marinated Veggies

    Ingredients: Zucchini Yellow Squash Eggplant Bell Peppers (red, yellow, orange, green) Red Onion Asparagus 1 head of garlic, minced Fresh herbs, chopped (parsley, thyme, rosemary, cilantro, mint, whatever you like!) Pecan or olive oil Balsamic vinegar Low-sodium soy sauce Kosher salt & freshly cracked black pepper Process: 1. Cut all vegetables in similar sized pieces […]

  • Cornbread Stuffing

    Ingredients: Unsalted Butter Onion, chopped Celery chopped Garlic, minced Red Pepper, diced Smoked Ham, diced 2 Eggs 3 cups chicken stock ½ cup of heavy cream Fresh cilantro, chopped Fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped Kosher salt Freshly cracked black pepper 1 batch of stale or toasted cornbread (approx. 8 cups), torn into small pieces Process: 1. […]

  • Rosemary-Balsamic Roasted Butternut Squash

    Ingredients: Butternut Squash, halved lengthwise, seeds removed Rosemary, finely chopped Honey Balsamic Vinegar Garlic, minced Olive/Pecan oil Butter Kosher salt Freshly cracked black pepper Process: 1. Preheat grill/oven to 400F (indirect) 2. Drizzle cut side of squash with oil and season with salt and pepper. Add a tablespoon of unsalted butter to each of the […]

  • Grilled sausage and Mushroom Ravioli

    Filling Grill 1 package mild Italian sausage links over medium hot grill Chop the sausages and place in food processor with 1/2 package sliced Portabella mushrooms Process until finely chopped Pasta 4 cups sifted flour (preferably with 1 cup seminal) 1 package frozen chopped spinach, thawed 4 eggs at room temperature 1 teaspoon + water […]

  • Blistered Tomato Salad

    The simple ingredients for this salad are brought to life over the fire of the grill. The grape tomatoes, while naturally sweet, become even sweeter from the heat. They are complemented beautifully by briny olives, flavorful cheese, fresh thyme and grilled bread. Author: Russ Faulk, Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet
Servings: 6
Course: Appetizers Ingredients: 2 pints large grape […]

  • Jalapeno Hush Puppies

    Ingredients: Canola oil, for frying Self-rising flour Self-rising corn meal Onion, chopped Pickled jalapeno pepper rings, chopped Creamed corn Eggs, beaten Kosher salt Freshly cracked black pepper Process: 1. Preheat oil to 375F 2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Consistency should be very thick like dough. There should be barely enough liquid. (use […]

  • Beer Battered and Deep Fried Vidalia Onion Rings with Roasted Red Pepper and Sun-Dried Tomato Dipping Sauce

    Ingredients: Vidalia Onions, cut into ¼ – ½ inch slices Buttermilk Flour, all-purpose Beer Eggs, beaten Kosher salt Canola oil, for frying Process: 1. Soak onion slices in buttermilk, in refrigerator, for at least 2 hours 2. Preheat oil to 375F 3. In a large bowl, mix together flour and beer. At one beaten egg […]

  • Tartar Sauce

    Ingredients: Mayonnaise Sour cream Dijon mustard Scallions, thinly sliced Lemon juice Lemon zest Cornichons, chopped Dill pickles, chopped Capers, chopped Tarragon, chopped Flat-leaf parsley, chopped Hot sauce Apple cider vinegar Kosher salt Fresh cracked black pepper Process: 1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl 1. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving to […]