Okay, get out the shorts, roll out the grill and grab the mosquito
repellent......IT'S TIME TO HAVE A GOOD OLD FASHIONED BARBQUE!!!!!!!!!!
I am not sure about the rest of the country but here in Georgia the
weather.......that is up until today......has been absolutely beautiful and
perfect for grilling outside. Here are some of my favorite recipes for outdoors
that I hope you will try and enjoy.......
BARBECUED BEEF TENDERLOIN
|1/2 cup margarine
2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
1/2 Teaspoon Tabasco
2 Tablespoons Vinegar
Juice of 1/2 lime or lemon
3-4 garlic cloves, pressed
2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
1 dash cayenne pepper
1/4 cup catsup
2 Tablespoons dry wine or beer
1 Teaspoon salt
1 Tsp sugar
3-5 LBS beef tenderloin
|Melt margarine in saucepan and add remaining ingredients except meat.
Take meat out of refrigerator, wipe, baste with sauce and let stand 1 hour
or more. Preheat 1 side of grill to hot. Sear meat over hot fire on one side
of the grill. Move from direct heat to other side of grill. Close cover and
grill 30 minutes or until it reaches your preference.
(for inside cooking)
|6 LBS country style pork ribs or beef ribs, cut into
2 inch pieces
1/2 cup rum
1/3 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup pineapple juice
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
3 Tbsp molasses
2 tsp ginger
2 cloves garlic
|Boil ribs in water for 20 minutes. Then combine all ingredients except
ribs and pour into a glass container or heavy duty plastic bag. Marinate
2 hours at room temperature or in the refrigerator overnight. Drain, reserving
marinade and place on grill or in lightly oiled grill basket and grill over
medium low fire for 30 to 45 minutes, turning and basting frequently with
|4 pork chops
1/2 tsp curry powder (optional)
1/2 cup honey
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp garlic salt
|Mix honey, soy sauce and curry powder, if desired. Sprinkle pork chops
with ginger and garlic salt, marinate chops overnight in honey and soy sauce
mixture. Pierce chops with fork to be sure flavor penetrates. Turn several
times. The fire needs to be hot enough to cook pork thoroughly, but avoid
charring. Chops would be cooked about 30 minutes.
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CHILI RELENOS & RICE CASSEROLE
|3 cups cooked rice
1 cup sour cream
1/4 tsp salt
4 oz. chopped green chilies
4 oz. chopped pimento
4 oz. shredded cheddar cheese
4 oz. shredded Monterey Jack cheese
|Combine sour cream with salt and then add remainder of ingredients and
put into a 2 quart greased casserole. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
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|1 medium cabbage, shredded
1 cup shredded carrots
3/4 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup chopped green onion
1 cup mayonnaise
2 Tbsp sugar
1 Tbsp horseradish (optional)
3 Tbsp vinegar
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp celery seeds
Curly leaf lettuce
Bell pepper rings
|Combine cabbage, carrots, green pepper, and green onion in large bowl.
In a smaller bowl, combine remaining ingredients, except lettuce and green
pepper rings. Blend well. Pour dressing over cabbage mixture and toss. Chill
several hours. Serve in a bowl lined with lettuce, garnish with green pepper
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GARLIC, CHIVE AND CHEESE
|1 (8oz) container cream cheese with garden vegetables
2 tbsp chopped fresh chives (dry will be fine)
1 small garlic clove, minced
1 (16 oz) loaf French bread, split lengthwise
|Heat grill. In small bowl, combine cream cheese, chives and garlic. Mix
When ready to grill, place bread halves cut side down on gas grill over medium
heat or on charcoal grill 4 to 6 inches from medium coals. Cook 1 to 2 minutes
or until LIGHT golden brown. Turn bread halves, spread cream cheese mixture
on toasted sides of bread. Cook cheese side up an additional 3 to 4 minutes
or until thoroughly heated.
NOTE: To broil bread in oven, place (cut side up) on broiler pan; broil 4
to 6 inches from heat using times above as a guide, spreading with cream
cheese mixture as directed above.
HONEY DIJON DEVILED EGGS
|7 hard cooked eggs
1/4 cup purchased honey Dijon salad dressing
2 tablespoons finely chopped green onions
1/8 teaspoon pepper, if desired
|Remove shells from eggs. Halve eggs length-wise or crosswise. Carefully
remove yolks from eggs; place in small bowl. Mash yolks with fork. Add salad
dressing and onions; mix well.
Lightly spoon or pipe mixture into egg white halves. Sprinkle with pepper.
Serve immediately, or refrigerate until serving time.
I hope you will enjoy these recipes. As I have told you before, should
you be looking for a special or "forgotten" recipe, please let me know and
I will join the search with you.