Barbecue-Baked Sundried Tomato Brie

Melted goodness! Ingredients 2 tablespoon olive oil 3-4 cloves of garlic, minced Handful of sundried tomatoes Salt and pepper 1 round bread, slightly larger than the brie wheel 1 Brie wheel – you can use the baby brie wheels or get a slightly larger one! Method Pre-heat the barbecue at 350o (medium). Over medium heat,…

Cheesecake with Traeger

From Sara’s Kitchen, Trail Appliances, Calgary South Crust: 1 ½ cups crushed graham wafers 3 tablespoons icing sugar ¼ cup melted butter Filling: 1 large eggs at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 8 ounces package cream cheese, softened 1 cup sour cream 1 small can crushed pineapple drained well Directions: Fill your TRAEGER GRILL…

Surf & Turf Kabob

Beef Kabobs 6 oz. sirloin, cut into 1 inch pieces 1 red onion cut into 1 inch pieces                                  6 button mushrooms Marinade: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine ½ teaspoon prepared mustard ½ teaspoon lemon juice ½…

Chef David’s Old-Fashioned Burger

Ingredients  3lb lean ground beef                                                             1 egg, large ¼ cup panko bread crumbs 4 tablespoons onion powder 2 tablespoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon…

Grilled Portabella Mushrooms – Stuffed

4 (5-inch) portabella mushroom caps 2/3 cup chopped Roma tomato ¼ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon sesame oil ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary ½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil 1/8 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, crushed and chopped fine 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice…

Finger Licking, Moist BBQ Chicken

Ingredients 1 whole chicken 3 tablespoon kosher salt 5 cups ice water 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoon Sara’s green stuff 1 cup ketchup 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon maple syrup 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder Directions Soak chicken in salted ice water for…

Cleaning Your Grilling Machine

It’s Grilling Time!  Traditionally, spring is the perfect time to prep and clean your grill.  As we all know, summers in Alberta and Saskatchewan are short so we have to pack in as much barbecuing as we can, though we really can barbecue any time of the year.  Keeping your barbecue in tip-top shape is…

Veggie Burgers

We have been talking about barbecues a lot recently and many of our recipes involve meat.  There are however loads of veggie options.  Here is an in-house recipe for you to try. Makes 8-10 patties 2  540 ml cans chickpeas (drained) 4  large eggs 1  medium onion, diced 1 lemon, zest only ½ red pepper,…

Rotisserie Pork Loin

2-3 kg centre cut pork loin tied with string to hold the shape Seasoning rub (store bought will do as well): 2 teaspoons coarse salt, Kosher or sea 2 teaspoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons black pepper, freshly ground 2 teaspoons sweet paprika 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons thyme   Using…

Smoky Barbecue Baked Beans

Ingredients yield 10 servings Soak ¼ cup barbecue sauce ½ cup ginger ale 5 litres water 500 g navy beans, dry Braise 2.5 litres water ½ cup barbecue sauce ¼ cup ginger ale ¼ cup brown sugar 4 tablespoons molasses 1 ounce prepared espresso 10 drops liquid smoke – hickory Salt and pepper to taste…

Barbecued Fruit Salad with Raspberry Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients yield 4 servings Vinaigrette 4 tablespoons raspberry vinegar 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard Pinch salt and pepper ¼ cup sunflower oil Prepare vinaigrette by combining all ingredients but the oil and mixing thoroughly. Once mixed, add the oil very slowly while mixing in order to emulsify. Salad ¼…