The Rustic Burger

 

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BBQ season is in full swing and there is nothing like a juicy flavour packed chargrilled burger. Perfect for dinners at the cottage, weekend backyard barbeques or date night on the patio! Seasoning the burger before it’s cooked is the key to cramming all the flavour in. Use fresh ingredients to garnish your burger and going the extra mile by using a buttery delicious brioche bun is something you will not regret! Serve with a simple fresh seasonal salad or quick slaw for the perfect side!   

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Grilled Cantaloupe Skewers with Mozzarella, Prosciutto, Fresh Basil and Balsamic Glaze

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There is something about grilled fruit that just screams summer, don’t you think? It may not seem like the most obvious choice to grill but the result is juicy, refreshing and absolutely delicious. Especially when paired with a few extra ingredients! Make an easy appetizer out of it with grilled cantaloupe, mozzarella, fresh basil and prosciutto skewers….finished off with a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

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Seared Octopus Bites

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This appetizer has all the summer flavour vibes that we are craving right now! So fresh, light and delicious these bites are truly a delight. Enjoy the most succulent chargrilled octopus, so tender it melts like butter in your mouth. Garnish with an ultra fresh bruschetta mix and pair with a chilled glass of white wine. Bon Appétit!

Did you know octopus is a very lean protein? It is low in calories and is filled with an abundance of vitamins and minerals that your body needs! Some may think the task of cooking octopus is daunting, but trust us, once you expand your cooking horizons and give it a try, you will love adding this protein into a variety of dishes!      

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Grilled Street Corn

Add an extra pop of flavour to your next backyard BBQ cookout! Char-grilled to perfection, then slathered with a lightly spiced cream sauce…is there a better way to eat corn on the cob? Pair these with any protein and enjoy all year round! This recipe has been become a family favourite and we encourage you to keep this one in your back pocket. Try serving this dish family style; by putting out all the toppings and having people build their own.

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Spiced Beer Can Chicken

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Looking for a way to spice up your chicken recipes? Try this deliciously seasoned and super moist Beer Can Chicken! This technique is super easy and low maintenance. You can quickly throw it together, and get back to entertaining your guest while the BBQ does all the work!  As an added bonus, you only need half a can of beer for this recipe. So enjoy the other half while you are waiting for the chicken to cook!

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Grilled Corn with Tomato and Dill Salsa

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This versatile salsa is superb for incorporating into wraps or alongside your favourite grilled meats. Fresh is best with this recipe. The smoky grilled corn flavours mixed with the sweet tomato’s and aromatic dill is exquisite. This quick salsa will certainly add a burst of colour to your plate and makes for some delicious leftovers!

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