summer Archive

  • Plank-grilled chicken with honey, mustard, horseradish glaze

    Plank-grilled chicken with honey, mustard, horseradish glaze

    I recently ordered some new cedar grilling planks from Northwest Plank Company and wanted to test them out (quick tip: the grilling planks you can buy at home improvement and other retail stores are grossly over-priced: NW Plank sells 20 individual serving-size planks for $20; at the retail stores you’ll buy three for $8). Tonight’s [...]

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  • Grills just wanna have fun

    Grills just wanna have fun

    Summer feels like it’s here, so we’ve been itching to spend more time on the back deck with our beloved grill. Sadly, the photo isn’t of our grill or our backyard — we shot it at a house party in Aspen hosted by Mario Batali — but it doesn’t matter what kind of grill you [...]

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  • Spicy, cheesy burger on a pretzel bun

    Spicy, cheesy burger on a pretzel bun

    It was 37 degrees here today, so I started thinking about summer. And of course thinking about summer leads to thinking about burgers. This recipe calls for a few "specialty" items, but you should be able to find pretzel rolls at your local grocery store, and you can order the special pickles I use online, or find another generic brand of spicy pickle if you can.

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  • Plank Grilling

    Plank Grilling

    Summer is finally here and the grill is open for business at HouseOFoodies. We’ve been experimenting with planks and have grilled a few tasty meals. It is important to soak the planks for the recommended time on the package. Otherwise, your planks will burn up instead of providing the hint of a smokey flavor. Bryan [...]

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