Grilled Banana Dessert Bar

Grilled Banana Dessert Bar

Putting together a Grilled Banana Dessert Bar is simple and sure to be a hit with family and friends at your next summer BBQ! I'll show you how to make grilled bananas, plus give you plenty of topping ideas. … [Read more...]

Grilled Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled Steaks with Chimichurri Sauce

Celebrate Dad and make him Grilled Steak with Chimichurri Sauce -- a  deliciously easy sauce from Argentina that is often served with grilled meats. Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. … [Read more...]

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...]

My Favorite Grilling Photos

Grilled Food Photos - Close-Up of Grilled Pizza Crust

The end is here for my Sears Grilling Photography course. Over the last several weeks, I've been given assignments designed to challenge me to take great grilling photos. Our assignment this week is to share with you our 10 favorite photos during this course. … [Read more...]

Grilled Pita Pizzas

Grilled Pita Pizzas

If you love homemade pizza, but don't want to heat up your oven during the summer, grilled pita pizzas is your answer. I will show you how easy they are to make, plus give you lots of topping ideas. Our family loves to have mini parties all through out the year. There are no "official" events -- like birthdays and holidays -- happening in our home this week. However, that doesn't stop us from celebrating the everyday! We decided to have fun with a Grilled Pita Pizzas Party that each family … [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...]

Photographing Food on the Grill


I'm into the 4th week of my food photography course, courtesy of Sears Grilling. This week, our assignment was to photograph three meals, in the process of being grilled, from a variety of angles, lighting, etc. This assignment wasn't about the steps or the recipe, it was just about the actual grilling, so please excuse the lack of recipes and step-by-step instructions. I do hope you'll enjoy seeing some of the shots I captured: … [Read more...]

Grilled Fajita Hot Dogs for National Hot Dog Month

Fajita Hot Dogs

For National Hot Dog Month, I combined my love of Tex-Mex food, with my families love of hot dogs to make Grilled Fajita Hot Dogs! … [Read more...]

Our New Gas Grill: Char-Broil TRU Infrared


Last week I shared with you that we had went to Sears to look for a new grill, as part of the free photography class I am taking sponsored by Sears Grilling. We did lots of comparisons and walked away fairly certain about the one we would buy. … [Read more...]

Shopping for a New Grill at Sears


I'm into my second week of my Sears Grilling Photography class and as promised, I'm sharing all of my assignments right here on my blog. This week, we learned more about the path-to-purchase process. The main focus of our class this week was about taking photos that tell my shopping story effectively -- also know as my "path-to-purchase" process. My family and I will be buying a new grill at Sears soon, so I headed to our local Sears to take photos of my process. I thought it would be fun to … [Read more...]