What are Burnt Ends (aka: Meat Candy) you ask? These are tender, succulent bite-size chunks of brisket that are dry-rubbed, sauced, and cooked until the cubes are sticky, with crispy edges. They are delicious as an appetizer, on a sandwich, or as the stellar main Read More..
4th of July
Making Kansas City barbecue for the big game on Sunday? Ribs, brisket, chicken, or sausage? You’re gonna need sides. So, give this vinegar-based coleslaw a try to go along with your meats. The vinegary crunch cuts through all the sweetness and fattiness of the barbecued Read More..
Want something a little different to finish your Thanksgiving meal? This peanut butter pie with chocolate ganache is light and fluffy with a rich, fudgy top. It’s perfectly sweet, without being heavy. I adore anything that has peanut butter and chocolate in it and this Read More..
Why not take advantage of the last of the warm evening grilling opportunities. These grilled bbq pork chops are juice, tender, and so flavorful with the dry rub and the barbecue finishing sauce. I like to serve the chops with Old Fashioned Fried Apples, Southern Read More..
Southern potato salad is a creamy, tangy, flavorful side dish that goes perfectly with grilled meats, burgers, fried chicken…almost everything. This is comfort food that evokes happy memories of family picnics, barbecues, parties, and potlucks. Growing up in Pittsburgh one of my favorite summertime activities Read More..
This easy grilled tequila lime chicken is full of spicy Southwest flavor and yet is easy enough for a weeknight meal. I love keeping a container of grilled, boneless, skinless chicken breasts in my fridge. They make it so easy to slice and put on Read More..
Happy 4th of July! This Balsamic Fruit Salad is a super easy side dish for your holiday celebrations and takes very little time to throw together. Sweet, juicy watermelon and blueberries go so well with the salty feta cheese. The balsamic glaze adds a tangy Read More..
These Brown Sugar and Bourbon Baked Beans are the perfect barbecue side dish. Tangy, sweet, and just a hint of smoky bourbon flavor, this dish is a crowd-pleaser. I like to serve it with Fall Off The Bone Baby Back Ribs, Southern Cornbread Salad, Southern Read More..
Grilled meats are just perfect for backyard 4th of July parties, and these fall off the bone baby back ribs will not disappoint. They are tender, juicy, sweet, and just a little spicy. Start them in the oven, then finish them on the grill. Another Read More..
Perfect for summer days, these homemade orange creamsicles are reminiscent of the childhood treats we loved so much. There’s something about grabbing an icy treat on a hot afternoon that just feels wonderful. I’ve felt this way since I was a kid and would bolt Read More..
Is there anything that says summer more than a creamy, cold, watermelon dessert? This no-churn frozen dessert recipe is fresh, bursting with watermelon flavor, and has only 4 ingredients. Plus, no-churn means that you won’t need an ice cream maker to whip up this delicious Read More..
This old-fashioned Southern salad is surprisingly delicious and veggie-filled. It’s a dish that you would expect to see at a barbecue, family reunion, or a potluck dinner – homey and satisfying. You know, the one you find yourself craving for days to come. I like Read More..
This Barbecue Bloody Mary recipe is a tangy vodka cocktail with a surprising punch of flavor from the addition of barbecue sauce. This lovely libation is the perfect blend of salty, savory, smoky, and tangy. What could be a better way to start off brunch, Read More..