Month: August 2012

Grilled Sirloin Steak with Warm Barley-Spinach Salad

Grilled Sirloin Steak with Warm Barley-Spinach SaladServes 4-5 24 ounce sirloin steak1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar2 tablespoons red wine (any variety)Black pepper Place steak in a Ziploc baggy. Add next four ingredients. Let the steak marinate, turning occasionally,

Posted in Barley, Beef, Cookbook, Grilled, Salad, Spinach

Baked Cod, Baked French Fries, and Brussels Sprouts

Baked Cod with Baked French Fries and Brussels Sprouts with Balsamic GlazeServes 4 24 ounces Alaskan Cod fillets2 tablespoons butter Your preferred herbs (I used dill weed and Penzey’s Sunny Paris.)2 large Russet potatoes3 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon Parmesan cheese1

Posted in Brussels Sprouts, Cod, Cookbook, Fries

My Garden Is Beginning to Produce

Some of my garden. A bowl of Sweet 100 and Lemon Drop tomatoes. Large red sweet Hungarian peppers, medium-sized red jalapenos, and Thai (“Bird’s Eye”) chili. In case you are wondering about the heat of each pepper, the Hungarian peppers

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Asian Steak with Asparagus and Mushrooms

Asian Steak with Asparagus and MushroomsServes 4 1 pound lean beef steak, 1/2 inch thick1 large Vidalia onion, chopped2 discs of fresh ginger, 1/8 inch thick, sliced into matchsticks2 cloves of garlic, mashed and chopped1 pound asparagus, chopped into 2

Posted in Asian, Asparagus, Beef, Cookbook, Mushrooms

An Awesome Motto for Life

Some of the new decorations. My wife is redecorating our home and one placque now hanging on the dining room wall says: A good motto. And I have to agree with that sentiment. Oh, I don’t actually suggest that you eat

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Ribs! A Perfect Summer Meal

This post is more of a story, but it is also a recipe for happiness. I like ribs. Baby back ribs, short ribs, beef ribs, spare ribs, country-style. I am completely rib-centric and open-minded in my love for ribs. I like

Posted in Barbeque, BBQ, Grilled, Happy, Pork, Ribs, Smoke