Spicy Baked Beans

Time: 45 minutes This is a cheat recipe for sure – but a great recipe for barbeques and potlucks. Easy and delicious (and even healthy). Music Selection: Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson – The Last Cowboy Song Ingredients: 1 lb bacon 1 onion, diced 2 – 348 mL can of your favorite baked beans 1…

Grilled Radicchio Bundles – Two Ways!

Time: 30 minutes These little magical bundles are soooo delicious and easy to make. I like that you can serve them two ways with little extra effort, too. Great for keto dieters. Music Selection: Coldplay – Magic Ingredients: 1 medium head of radicchio 1 ball fresh mozzarella ½ cup pesto Option 1: 3 Tbsp olive…

BBQ Italian Porkloin

Time: marinating time: 2 hours; 30 minutes Wowsee – you will enjoy this simple and tasty recipe. Great for company! Music Selection: Lindsey Stirling – Til The Light Goes Out Ingredients: 2  porkloins, 2 lbs each ½ cup balsamic vinegar 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp dried basil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried…

Stuffed Grilled Porkloin

Time: (brine overnight or for 3 – 4 hours) and cooking time – 1/2 hour This dish is best shared with those you absolutely lovely – the flavours are amazing. The effort is worth it, just like love! Music Selection: Chantal Chamberland – L’Hymne de l’amour Ingredients: 2 pork tenderloins (12 oz), cleaned of excess…

Peach Melba Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce

Time: 90 minutes This dessert is an “everything” dessert – tasty, simple, healthy and perfect for nearly every occasion. Enjoy. Music Selection: Michael Buble – Everything Ingredients: 4 cups heavy cream 3 large eggs, beaten ½ cup brown sugar 3 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp vanilla extract 4 cups baguette, cut up…

Smoked / Grilled Pork Tenderloin

Time: 1 hour You will not be able to speak lowly about this dish – wow – flavorful, easy to make and perfect for a BBQ. Music Selection: Tony Bennett & Norah Jones – Speak Low Ingredients: 3 pork tenderloins Olive oil 3 Tbsp freezer dried coffee (extra fine) 1 Tbsp salt 1 Tbsp brown…

BBQ Leg of Lamb

Time: 4 hours to marinade; 2 hours to BBQ Music Selection: Faith Hill – This Kiss “Perpetual Bliss” – is a fitting phrase for this super flavorful, healthy and simple recipe for leg of lamb. It is a whole lot of marinating and slow roasting… relax and enjoy! Ingredients: 1 – 4 ½ – 5…

Brined BBQ Pork Chops

Time: day to brine; 15 minutes to BBQ Let your hair down with this super simple, very flavourful soul food. You will put your records on, sway to the tunes as you grill and dive into this delicious BBQ pork chop! Music Selection: Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On Ingredients: ¼ c salt…

BBQ/Firepit Potatoes & Bacon

When I was a kid, my parents had a cabin with a firepit and often, they’d make these foil packet potatoes. Maybe it is nostalgia, or maybe it is just that these potatoes “take it to the limit”, but we just had to make them, although we did ours on the BBQ. Still delicious and…

Whisky Apple BBQ Salmon

Time: 25 minutes Some days we just need to chill, but we have too much energy. Here is some classic, yet invigorating music to accompany a classic but delicious dinner! Enjoy. Music Selection: Kashmir Led Zeppelin – Epic Symphonic Rock Ingredients: ½ cup apple juice 1/8 cup maple syrup 1/8 cup whisky (Jack Daniels) 2…