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Ratatouille from Cook’s Illustrated Magazine – Summer Grilling, 2011

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When I was in kindergarten, I had a best friend. Her name was Sue and we were inseparable. Though I could tell you of some of the silly, fun things we did together, what stands out the most in the … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

Is there a person in the U.S. that hasn’t been sitting in a restaurant when a server walks by with a loudly sizzling, obviously very hot, aromatic smoke producing dish well in front of him? No matter what you’ve ordered … Continue reading

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Joyeux Le Quatorze Juillet! ~ Celebrate with Super-Crusty Grilled Steaks from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

It is days like this that make me happy that I straddle two countries. Fifty years ago my parents immigrated to the United States from France. I was a four-week old baby so I can’t really really tell you if … Continue reading

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Green-Chile Cheeseburgers from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

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A few weeks ago, Hubby, Dudette and I met some new friends for dinner. I don’t want to give away any names, but their meals are picture perfect. During the course of conversation, Adam happened to mention that every once … Continue reading

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Barbecued Baked Beans from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

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If I were to ask you to quickly name the ingredients you’d use in baked beans, what would you tell me? Which kind of bean would you include in your recipe? Remember your answer and stick with it. Don’t let … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Huli Huli Chicken from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

Is it even possible to dislike a dish with the name huli huli? Saying it makes me smile. The thought of eating something called huli huli makes me giggle. Ok, that’s not true. I’m not much of a giggler. The … Continue reading

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Charcoal-Grilled Bone-In Chicken Breasts with Spice Rub from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

Let’s pretend. Just for a few minutes, let’s pretend that I have never grilled before. That I don’t know better than to walk away from the grill and get involved with something else while chicken is skin-side down. That when … Continue reading

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Apple-Cabbage Slaw from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling, 2011

Yes, this is from Cook’s Illustrated’s Grill issue and no, there were no briquettes injured in the making of this dish. Tucked in the pages of grilling meats and vegetables are a variety of side dishes that are really worth … Continue reading

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Smoked Turkey Breast from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling 2011

 Do you smoke? I do. I love to smoke and my Hubby encourages me in my habit. In fact, a few years ago we went to a home improvement store together and we purchased a grill that had a smoker … Continue reading

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Best Charcoal Grill-Smoked Pork Chops from Cook’s Illustrated Summer Grilling 2011

All hail the pork chop. I’m not a Simpson’s fan, but I do stand with Homer in his love for chops. I love a good pork chop and it’s one of the meats that I can eat any way it’s … Continue reading

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