Give your grill a little lovin’ this coming holiday weekend and use the extra time off to slow-cook your favorite foods to perfection. Sizzling proteins, a selection of succulent sides and ALL of the necessary nibbles we just couldn’t do without. You better believe it: barbecue season is back!
My friends at Zedric’s have a lean, lip-smacking Flat Iron Steak [above] for your gourmet grill. Plated with a spicy sweet potato hash, the steak is garnished in a scratch-made Chermoula sauce — a marvelous Moroccan sauce made with cilantro, shallots, lime juice, red chili flakes and garlic.
Give these Greek Lamb Burgers a go with crumbled feta, Kalamata olives, red onion and oregano worked right into the patty mixture. About five minutes per side on the grill for an elevated alternative to beef!
Move over boys and girls- this busty, Bourbon-Glazed Barbecued Salmon from Salty’s means business! Basted in a tangy bourbon glaze and piled high with grilled corn salad, over homestyle mashed potatoes and crunchy asparagus spears:
You can bet the Lemon Verbena Butter on this Grilled Corn will steal the show! Combine clarified butter and lemon verbena leaves for a savory citrus sauce all over this classic summer side…
Funny how everything is better coming hot off the grill — even veggies with not much taste outright! This Grilled Celery enjoys a flavor boost thanks to a teaspoon of black truffle oil. Finished with a sprinkle of pine nuts and a pinch of salt.
Chef Dustin Alexander at Sysco saves the day with this super easy Grilled Fruit Salad, featuring a party of plums, peaches and pears drizzled in a mix of honey and balsamic, garnished with mint and micro basil: