Grilled Broccolini with Lemon and Garlic

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Well, the infamous USB cord has been found.  No, my daughter did not throw it in the trash.  No, my son did not flush it down the toilet. My third child wonderful husband put it in his briefcase.  Because he just assumed it was one of his.  All that garbage digging, brain wracking for nothing, friends.  Sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you.  So as promised, here is the recipe for the grilled broccolini we are so crazy about around here.  Its barely a recipe.  It barely takes effort or time.  But its tastes so darn yummy. Continue reading

Sweet and Smokey Roasted Potatoes

SONY DSCPraise the Lord, it’s grilling season!  Many nights, as our protein is cooking away outside, these potatoes are in the oven smelling our house up just wonderfully.  They’ve got a crispy texture on the outside with a soft, warm center and the sweet and smokey combination is such a winner.  Sometimes the most simple dishes yield the most sophisticated flavor…and this is one of those.  What’s your favorite go-to grilling side?  Share the wealth, my friends!SONY DSC

Sweet and Smokey Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients

1 Pound Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-2 inch pieces

1 Pound Baby Red Potatoes, cut into 1-2 inch pieces

3 Tablespoons Olive Oil

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Tablespoon Chili Powder

Directions

Preheat oven to 425.  Place the potatoes on a large baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and chili powder and toss well to coat.  Spread them out into an even layer and roast, in the oven, for 35-45 minutes or until they begin to crisp up, flipping once in the middle of cooking.  Serves 4-6