Jalapeno Cilantro Pork Steak Bacon Burger

Happy Friday, everyone, and an early happy Memorial Day to all!  Although we all know that grilling season runs from January 1st to December 31st, this weekend marks the official start of grilling season for a lot of people.  Instead of throwing on burgers and hot dogs, try out this recipe from Bob Trudnak of The BBQ Guru for a Jalapeno Cilantro Pork Steak Bacon Burger.  Pork, jalapenos, and BACON?!?  Where can you go wrong?!

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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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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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Book Review: Peace Love and Barbecue

My wife keeps telling me that I need to read some new books, so I decided to take her up on it.  However I needed to find a book on a subject that I enjoyed.  Naturally, BBQ was the first thing that came to mind.  With that being said, the first book that came to mind was “Peace Love and Barbecue” by Mike Mills and Amy Mills Tunnicliffe.  This book has been on my radar for quite some time, and I was thrilled that my local library had a copy!

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