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Grilled Italian Sausage and Fennel Risotto

Risotto, literal translation “little rice”, is a northern Italian short grained rice dish that has a creamy texture due to the rice releasing it’s starch while stirring during the cooking process. Risotto has a bad reputation for being difficult. True, it does require some stove-top babysitting, but it’s not a difficult dish to make. This […]

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Italian Sausage Skewers

This is a SUPER easy dish. Just collect your favorite vegetables for kabobs and then select your favorite type of sausage. You can serve these with rice or pasta. Ingredients as used in this recipe (you can do your own variation- get creative!): red and green peppers zucchini onions tomatoes other great additions: pineapple, mushrooms, […]

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Memphis In May: 2010 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

As a Southern Girl, I have grown up eating Bar-B-Que. Until I moved out of the South, it never really occurred to me that this food was not something that everyone in the US ate on a regular basis. These days, BBQ has caught on all over the country and you can find decent BBQ […]

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Pulled Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Eastern NC Vinegar BBQ Sauce

As a Southern Girl, there will always be a special place in my heart for BBQ. That is why this recipe is great- it’s super easy to make, and uses a leaner cut of meat so it is a little healthier too. While this recipe is very easy, it does require a good 2.5-3 hours […]

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GrillGrrrl Smoked Paprika Dry Rub

This dry rub is great on beef, chicken and pork. I have not tried this yet on fish but I do believe it would also be good as the flavor complements but does not monopolize the taste of the meat. The quantities listed below make enough for about 4 – 6 oz. steaks but you […]

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Mediterranean Sammies

Well, it’s that time of year folks! It’s S-U-M-M-E-R and that means outdoor picnics, barbecues, camping and pool parties. If you have a boat, that means you’re doing any of latter, except substitute saltwater for the pool. This is a light yet SUPREMELY SATISFYING sandwich, while also being good for you and a nice alternative […]

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