Sweet Cherry Peppers Relish

Sweet Cherry Peppers Relish

I'm quite the sandwich fanatic. And while I do make them at home, I actually prefer a sandwich that someone else makes for me in a sandwhich shop or deli. Quite often, the sandwich places we go to have a sweet & slightly spicy pepper relish that David and I are always sure to get. About a week ago, we were planning on grilling some of the Farmer John Smoked Sausages that I had sent to me and I had this relish on my mind. We headed to the grocery store and I looked in the pickle and … [Read more...]

Sweet & Spicy Barbecue Sauce

Sweet & Spice Barbecue Sauce

I do use bottled barbecue sauces, but making your own homemade barbecue sauce is soooo easy. This recipe is for our favorite -- it's sweet, it's spicy...we love it. I like it the best with chicken. It's the sauce I used on my Grilled Butterflied Whole Chicken and even typing about it right now makes me crave it! … [Read more...]

Grilled Butterflied Whole Chicken with Barbecue Sauce


One of my favorite dinners to make for my family is oven roasted whole chicken. But, this is Las Vegas, and in the summer, turning on my oven is the last thing I want to do. I avoid it as much as possible. My solution for enjoying inexpensive whole chickens in the summer is throwing them on the grill. And I don't mean cutting them up and grilling the individual pieces -- I grill spatchcocked (or butterflied) chicken. Okay, okay...I don't actually grill it, my husband does. Must give credit … [Read more...]

Sports Bar Grilled Steak Tacos

Sports Bar Grilled Tacos

I'm so excited to share this with you all! Recently I was one of several lucky bloggers selected by Smart & Final to participate in their Grill Up Your Summer promotion. The challenge? Create one of my own grilling recipes using their line of Cattleman's Finest beef. That's a challenge I gladly accepted! … [Read more...]