Category Archives: Recipes

Australian seafood skewers, soft shell crab, and my first video

Australian seafood skewers, soft shell crab, and my first video

Yesterday I did a Facebook poll asking: what should I do for Memorial Day weekend? The overwhelming response was seafood, and quite a few indicated the soft shell crabs were hitting the market. So I decided not only to do

TGM Mac and Cheese: no messing around

TGM Mac and Cheese: no messing around

Mac and Cheese is a totally under-appreciated and overlooked art form. So for the first time, The Grilling Man is straying from grill-focused recipes and bringing you a gem: TGM Mac and Cheese, which will bring you happiness, fulfillment, and

Valentine’s Day Grilling Man Style

Valentine’s Day Grilling Man Style

When it comes time for Valentine’s Day, I stay far away from the restaurants. Why? Many restaurants jack up their prices just a bit for the night, knowing that it’s a full house. On top of that, there are many

The perfect meat rub for grilling and barbecue

The perfect meat rub for grilling and barbecue

One of the many secrets top notch grilling and barbecue chefs have is the use of the “rub”, or the combination of dry spices added to meat just far enough ahead of cooking to impart some wicked flavor. There are

Sous Vide at home (and how I cooked a 15 pound rib roast in a cooler)

Sous Vide at home (and how I cooked a 15 pound rib roast in a cooler)

In mid-December, this was my first experiment with sous vide at home, a rack of lamb. Based on the utterly delicious success of the lamb, I awoke Christmas Eve morning and decided to do a fifteen pound rib roast in

Grilled meatloaf

Grilled meatloaf

Tonight it’s a modified meatloaf recipe, done on the charcoal grill of course. The results were fantastic. Pitch perfect spice, sweet, and savory. Here is the recipe: TGM MEATLOAF Ingredients for the ‘meat mixture’ 3 pounds of ‘meatloaf blend’ from

Pork Loin with bacon fat and pico

Long story here. We went to Mexico for a week of grilled fish and came back and craved some pico di gallo, so we made some. The onions were too strong so we didn’t eat it much all week. It

Pork loin roast covered in bacon

I scored the meat so the fatty drippings leached into the super lean roast. Worked out great and was a good method of keeping the loin from drying out. Cooked to an internal temp of 125, then wrapped in foil,

A whole mess of kebabs

A whole mess of kebabs

Tri tip steak is still one of the great bargains out there. Always keep some kebab sticks in the drawer for the next time you find yourself with a random pile of veggies and some good tender meat. Here we’ve