Cedar-Planked Chorizo Portobellos

I’m finding that stuffed mushrooms are becoming more and more a regular part of my grill outs. They’re incredibly easy to make, and you can stuff them with just about anything, from in-season fresh vegetables to pork chorizo. You can cook these cedar-planked chorizo portobellos directly on the grill. The filling has a great spiciness … Continue reading “Cedar-Planked Chorizo Portobellos”

Italian Grinders

My goodness, these Italian grinders were good. They’re so easy to make. The key is the tasty homemade marinara sauce. And fresh mozzarella. And crunchy bread. Ok, it’s all good. The same approach works great substituting meatballs for the ground meats, but we really liked them the way they were. After browning the meats I … Continue reading “Italian Grinders”

Grilled San Antonio Hot Dog

Sloppy, dripping, spicy good. That’s really all you need to know. The best dogs, like a grilled San Antonio hot dog, make a big mess. Same goes for sandwiches and burgers, come to think of it. The messier the better. Wonder why we all love Sloppy Joes? Because they’re sloppy! Same thing applies here! I … Continue reading “Grilled San Antonio Hot Dog”

Taco Melt

My wife proclaimed this taco melt as “one of the best things I’ve ever made”. That made me pretty darned happy, since I kinda thought of the idea on my own. I’m sure I’m not the first one to think of making a patty melt-like sandwich using taco meat, but I’m glad I did. It … Continue reading “Taco Melt”

Italian Sausage Sandwiches Version 2.0

This is the first time I’ve had two of the almost-same dishes on my go-to list. I’ve made my original sandwiches for years. They’re crazy good, gooey, and messy – all criteria for good eating at game-time. My Italian sausage sandwiches version 2.0 are very similar to my original version, but they use my Italian … Continue reading “Italian Sausage Sandwiches Version 2.0”

Shortcut Spaghetti

Yes, sometimes I just grab a big ole jar or two of spaghetti sauce at the grocery store instead of making a big batch of homemade. There’s nothing wrong with that. But I don’t just heat it up and toss it over cooked pasta. Nope, I gotta make my shortcut spaghetti. It’s a dish I … Continue reading “Shortcut Spaghetti”