Tagged with grilling

Snapshots From The Weekend

Snapshots From The Weekend

This weekend was all about relishing the fabulous Ann Arbor weather. On Friday evening, we visited Palio’s rooftop for Happy Hour, sunshine, and a warm breeze. Half-off beer, wine, and apps! This bruschetta was especially amazing! Downtown Ann Arbor. The Voodoo Chicken with Plantains entrée was split at Grizzly Peak. YUM! La Dolce Vita Dessert … Continue reading

Tomato Bruschetta, Grilled Brats ‘n’ Corn

Tomato Bruschetta, Grilled Brats ‘n’ Corn

This week has been about me trying to nom all my summer faves before I stop denying that August is really over. Case in point: three of my absolute favorite, ultimate summer foods on a plate. Er, on two plates. Tomato Bruschetta – I just cannot get enough tomato-basil goodness. I rub the toasted baguette … Continue reading

Red, White, and Blue Bang + Mac-n-Cheese

Red, White, and Blue Bang + Mac-n-Cheese

Check out these monster ‘matoes. Still doin’ well I think. Saturday, while the huz was outside grilling this: ..I was indoors making this. “This” is homemade macaroni and cheese. Alton Brown’s recipe, which I blogged about last year, for Stove Top Mac-n-Cheese. Using a quality cheese is vital in this recipe. I used Hoffman’s Super … Continue reading

Important Life Goals

Important Life Goals

I know I say it every year, but summer meals involving the grill really are the best! The huz fired up the grill last night and built a fire that he described as an especially “good one.” Meanwhile, indoors, I prepared Corn, Black Bean, & Avocado Salad. The salad is dressed in lime juice, salt, … Continue reading

First Grillin’ Sesh

First Grillin’ Sesh

Spring has sprung here in Michigan. Evidence: our forsythia bush flowered this past week. Bright and cheery yellow beside our yellow house. On Saturday I went to my parents’ for the day (and night), for a spring shopping extravaganza, followed by a pre-movie dinner next door to the theater at Bdub’s with my mom. Commence … Continue reading

Grillin’ and Chillin’

Since we moved into our house last October, we haven’t really had a chance to enjoy our yard and our deck yet. Tonight though, we tried out our new grill for the first time. We thought burgers might be a good place to start! We still don’t have any deck furniture but we made a … Continue reading