Posts Tagged ‘ grill ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Pepper and Egg Sandwiches

Grilled Bell Pepper and Egg Sandwich I’ve been looking for more (any?) meatless options in our meal plan, and when I stumbled across Bryn’s post about grilled bell pepper and egg sandwiches over at, I had to give it a try. I did make a few changes, not the least of which was serving […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Grilled Flatbread Pizza

Flatbread Pizza I love a nice flatbread. Or any kind of bread. But when I can turn that bread into pizza, magic happens. I used Bryn’s recipe for easy grilled flatbread from¬†and modified from there, making custom flatbread pizzas for everyone in the family. I topped mine with leftover zesty herb mix from a […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo You Can Make Pitas, Too

Homemade Pita Bread Ok, maybe in recent weeks I’ve become a little bit obsessed with grilling flat breads. First I made flatbread pizzas, inspired by Bryn at Then I made naan — without a fancy tandoor oven — on the grill. And now, with my goal of leaving no carb untested, I’ve made pitas. […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Homemade Indian Naan

Homemade Naan Bread Inspired by the success of the grilled flatbread pizza, I wanted to try my hand at other grilled breads. Naan seemed like an obvious choice. I’ll be honest: more often than not, I will heat up frozen naan from Trader Joe’s when I’m making an Indian meal. But for some reason, one […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Polenta with Roasted Vegetables

Polenta is an excellent base for all kinds of foods, but particularly rich, savory flavors. I’ve paired it with short ribs and beef stews, but it wasn’t until I faced a glut of soon-to-be-expiring farmer’s market veggies in my crisper drawer that it occurred to me to roast them and serve over a base of […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Banana Boats

Are you grilling this weekend? I’m talking about charcoal grilling, not firing up the old gas grill. If you’re going to be anywhere near hot coals or a campfire, add the following ingredients to your shopping list and follow along with this photo tutorial. Ingredients Bananas, 1 per person Marshmallows, torn in half Peanut butter […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops

There are times where you need a quick flavor hit without a lengthy marinade. This spice rub can be made in the time it takes to preheat your grill. The excess can be sealed in a plastic container or zip-top baggie and saved for a few weeks. Ingredients 2 Tbsp paprika 2 Tbsp chili powder […] 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 Easy Pulled Pork

It was a random Sunday morning and I took the Tiny Kitchen Assistant to the supermarket. He peered inside the butcher’s case, pointed at the boneless pork butt and said, “I want that! Pick that one!” My husband scoffed. “You can’t make pulled pork in half a day on a gas grill. You need a […] 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