Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

This is a nice healthier and easier alternative to Creamy Brussel Sprouts. Ingredients: 1/2 lbs. Brussel Sprouts Olive Oil Kosher Salt Fresh Cracked Black Pepper Directions: Cut off stems and then half sprouts. Preheat oven to  350°F Coat in Olive Oil Sprinkle with Salt and Pepper Bake in oven for about 40 min or until Sprouts have crisped. Continue reading Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Bloody Mary Flank Steak

The other day while standing in line at the grocery store I picked up the Food Network Magazine. Flipping through it I found this recipe for Bloody Mary Flank Steak by Guy Fieri. I couldn’t wait to try it. I made a few tweaks and I was surprised that after marinating in such a strong collection of flavors the final flavor was very subtle but … Continue reading Bloody Mary Flank Steak

Chili-Lime Beer Can Chicken with Roast Veggies

This year for Father’s Day the family and I decked out my dad’s new grill with tools (since he melted all his old ones to the grill by accident this spring), gadgets and a variety of rubs. Among some of my favorite gifts were a Chicken Roaster and a Chili-Lime Rub. I used these to make a great beer can chicken the other night, its a … Continue reading Chili-Lime Beer Can Chicken with Roast Veggies

Beer Brats with Onions

This Minnesota favorite has never been one of mine, but this year for Fathers day I cooked up a batch for the fam. They were a big hit and super easy. These brats are great served with Cheesy Packet Potatoes. Ingredients: 1 package brats 1/2 sliced red onion 1 bottle IPA Beer Directions: Use fork to prick brats on all sides. Place brats, onions and beer in … Continue reading Beer Brats with Onions

Lemon Garlic Asparagus

This lemon garlic asparagus recipe will forever be my go to side dish. They are the perfect accompaniment for any meal and so easy to make. Ingredients: 1 Bunch Asparagus 3 T. Lemon Juice 2 T. Olive Oil 2 T. Garlic Salt Directions: Preheat oven to  350°F (if you’re making these in the grill use medium low heat) Rinse asparagus and snap off woody ends Place on cookie … Continue reading Lemon Garlic Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

I’m not a huge fan of pork tenderloin, but its one of my fam’s favorites. I am always trying to find new ways to cook it in order for to find a way to like it. This recipe came pretty close. It was so tender and packed with flavor! Based on the “Rosemary Balsamic Pork Tenderloin” recipe found at: littleleopardbook.com. Such a cute website, I couldn’t … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken

I make these tasty little morsels every year for my mom’s birthday. They are the perfect balance of sweet and savory and will leave you begging for more. Ingredients: 6 boneless skinless chicken breasts. 6 slices pepper bacon For sauce: 2 1/2 cups Famous Dave’s ‘Rich & Sassy’ BBQ Sauce 2 1/2 cups Sweet Baby Rays BBQ Sauce 1 cup Italian Dressing 1 cup Brown … Continue reading Bacon Wrapped BBQ Chicken

Balsamic Roast Beef

This juicy roast beef is great for the ultimate french dip sandwich. Ingredients: 1 three-four lbs. Boneless  Beef Roast (chuck or round roast) 1 C. Beef Broth ½ C. Balsamic Vinegar 1 T. Worcestershire Sauce 1 T. Soy Sauce 1 T. Honey ½ t. Cayenne Pepper 4 Cloves Garlic (minced) Directions: Place roast beef into slow cooker. Mix together all remaining ingredients in a separate … Continue reading Balsamic Roast Beef

Pork Tenderloin with Pan Sauce

Ingredients 1⁄2 C. Olive Oil 1⁄3 C. Soy Sauce 1⁄4 C. Red Wine Vinegar Juice of 1 Lemon 1-2 T. Worcestershire Sauce 1-2 T. Fresh Parsley (finely chopped) 2 t. Dry Mustard Freshly Cracked Black Pepper (to taste) 4 Cloves Garlic (minced) One 1-lb. Pork Tenderloin (silver skin removed) For Pan Sauce: Pan Scrapings from Pork Tenderloin 1/2 C. Chicken Broth 2-3 T. Pork Marinade … Continue reading Pork Tenderloin with Pan Sauce

Whiskey Soaked Steaks

To go along with my amazing Ranch Mushrooms, I made these melt in your mouth steaks (another recipe I found on Pinterest).  I upped the measurements since I was grilling three giant Ribeye steaks that would have made even a vegetarian’s mouth water. I had them grilled rare to help keep in flavor and also basted them with the marinade throughout the grilling process. Marinade: … Continue reading Whiskey Soaked Steaks