Grate Expectations: Checking Out the ManGrates

On a past blog, I mentioned that I would love the opportunity to review the ManGrates.  It was not long after that I was contacted by Dan from the company offering to send me some for review.  I emailed him my mailing address, and eventually a package arrived at my door containing four ManGrates along with a cleaning brush!  I was looking forward to trying this product out. 

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Grilled Pork Chops with Mint Chimichurri

A few days ago, my wife went to a local farmer’s market and came home with quite the haul.  Amongst her haul was a bag of fresh mint leaves.  She suggested that I look for a recipe combining pork chops and mint.  After some searching around and application of my Google-fu skills, I found a recipe on the Pork Be Inspired website for Grilled Pork Chops with Mint Chimichurri.  For those who are interested in seeing the recipe, you can find it here.  I had to make one minor tweak to it due to not having an ingredient, so here is the recipe I used for the mint chimichurri:

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App Review: GrillStar – BBQ Timer and Guide

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In addition to being a BBQ and grilling fanatic, I’m also a bit of a techno junkie.  It comes with the territory of working as a web and software developer during the day.  So when asked if I wanted to try out a grilling app, who am I to refuse?  So let’s dive in and take a look at GrillStar — BBQ Timer and Guide.  It’s available for 99 cents in the Apple App Store.

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Charcoal Cheese and Onion Quesadillas

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Mexican… BBQ…  Mexican… BBQ… sometimes life is full of tough decisions.  After coming home from work, I was at a loss for what to cook for dinner.  One part of me was craving Mexican while the other had a hankering for something off of the grill.  Then the rational part of me kicked in — duh, cook Mexican on the grill.  So I bring to you my first attempt at “Charcoal Cheese and Onion Quesadillas”.

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