Grilling Made Easy {Recipe: Tuscan Steak Salad}

Friends… I am finally manning the grill! If you’ve been following Dine & Dish at all over the past few years, you know that grilling has not been my thing, despite really wanting to learn how. It wasn’t because I lacked eagerness. It was because I just so happened to like being alive and was…

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Labor Day Entertaining {Recipe: Lavash with Spinach Avocado Dip}

Lavash with Hot Spinach Avocado Dip from dineanddish.net

Labor Day entertaining made simple with this Hot Spinach Avocado Dip featuring fresh California Avocados.  Labor Day weekend is one of my favorite weekends to celebrate yet it’s also bittersweet. I love having a big bash at the end of the summer to bid farewell to the season. Labor Day means we are one step…

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Party In the Bubble {Non-Traditional Grilling Recipes}

Lemonade with Watermelon and Grilled Lemons from www,dineanddish.net

  Lemonade with grilled lemons and watermelon and peach chutney with whiskey and onions recipes brought to you by McCormick Grill Mates.  This past weekend, my husband and I hosted one of our favorite annual events of the year… our dear friend and independent recording artist, Shannon Curtis, played a house concert in our “bubble”….

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Let’s Get Grilling (and Not Burn Down the House)

McCormick's 2013 Grilling Flavor Forecast

So, this is the summer I finally learn to grill. It’s on my own personal bucket list and it is going to happen. If you follow me on Instagram you may have noticed that my nickname for our grill is “The Ghetto Grill”… case in point… Notice the knobs? They don’t exist. So, to turn…

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Not In Kansas {Recipe: Grilled Avocado and Steak Fajita Wrap}

Grilled Avocado Steak Fajita Wrap www.dineanddish.net

There are a few things we don’t have in Kansas… the ocean, The Kardashian’s and good avocados. Of those three I believe a big thank goodness is in order for the lack of Kardashian sisters. I do, however, wish I was a hop, skip and a jump away from an ocean/beach and I wish I…

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Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Medley with Blue Cheese Dressing

Grilled Vegetable Medley with Blue Cheese Dressing

We were finally able to fire up the grill this weekend… and by we I mean my husband – I still have no idea how to use the thing. It doesn’t help that it is missing knobs and ghetto rigged to where only he knows how to turn it on. I’m not feeling bitter about…

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The Burger King {Recipe: Nick’s Best Barbecue Burgers}

Nick's Best Barbecue Burger

My husband is sound asleep right now, not aware of the fact that I am about to give away one of his biggest secrets. He makes the MOST amazing hamburgers. That’s not his secret though. Everyone who has had one of his burgers comments on how good they are and usually sneak more than one…

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Fruit on the Grill {Recipe: Grilled Bananas}

Grilled Bananas

I grew up in a household where hamburgers, hotdogs and steaks were the only things that were grilled. If we went beyond that to chicken or anything else more exotic, it was a rare day. Don’t you think the grilling revolution, where everything from salad to desserts are now grilled, has really made more of…

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Mastering the Grill (Recipe: Lime Grilled Shrimp)

Don’t miss your chance to win an apron from The Hip Hostess! Check out the giveaway on my Peanut Butter Pancake post! Show me a kitchen, and I’m right at home. Take me out to the grill and I freeze up without a clue as to what to do with the thing. My husband is…

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