Posts Tagged ‘ bbq ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Putting it Together: Your Summer Cookout

What to Make for a Cookout Hey, Betty! you shout. I have guests coming over. What should I make for my cookout? Ooh, there are so many options to choose from, but I’m going to go with a chicken-based meal. I’ve had a few awkward cookouts where I learned at the last minute that one […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Top 5 Independence Day Don’ts

As the holiday weekend kicks off, let’s not forget some important common sense points: Don’t let the kids play with fireworks. In the drier parts of the South and Southwest, don’t let the adults play with fireworks, either. Be safe out there, guys! Don’t forget the¬†sunscreen. Reapply throughout the day, even more often than you […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Indoor Barbecued Brisket

I found this recipe in the Cook’s Illustrated “Spring Entertaining” supplement that I bought at Costco. It’s a good recipe, and available nowhere online that I can find (not even cooksillustrated.com), so I thought that I should share it here. The key to the recipe, in my humble opinion? Coffee BBQ Dry Rub from Muddy […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Try Something New: Hungarian Bacon

I’ll start by explaining that until Saturday, I didn’t even know that Hungarians had their own bacon. Our Hungarian friends invited us to a late afternoon beach bonfire and cookout, I assumed that we’d be having the usual hamburgers and hot dogs. Little did I know that we’d be grilling 1/2″ thick strips of the […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Learning to Cook

Because I post recipes online, it seems only natural to assume that I learned how to cook by watching my mother and my grandmother. Wrong. While both cooked, neither one of them was a particularly stellar chef. My grandmother, for example, didn’t have any spices in the house, including salt and pepper. My mother had […] Read More