Steak Sandwich

Craving a tender, flavorful steak recipe? Then check out this grilled steak sandwich!  The tenderness of the meat packed with the amazing charcoal flavors and creamy horseradish spread makes this the ultimate sami. It’s beefy, it’s savory, it’s spicy, it’s perfect! Best of all, it’s fast and easy to make.  Saut√© and mix first. Before […]

Tri Tip in Whiskey Peppercorn Sauce

  The tenderness of the meat packed with the amazing charcoal flavors and simple spice mix makes this the ultimate feast. And to top it all off, the homemade whiskey peppercorn sauce adds another layer of savoriness that will make you lick the plate clean. If you are not familiar with this cut, this steak […]

Shrimp Fried Rice

I’ve already made chicken and steak fried rice, so it was only fitting to make shrimp fried rice this time around.  It’s a very filling meal and perfect for those picky eaters since it has protein, carbs and veggies all in one. The slight hints of ginger, paprika and onion are the perfect balance to […]

Game Day Crunchy Meatballs

It has the traditional taste of homemade smokey BBQ meatballs with a twist.  Coated in crunchy chips of your choice, this delicious snack works both as an appetizer and chip challenge.  What potato chips would you select for your flavor face off?   How to make homemade meatballs     For the meat, use a […]

Grilled Octopus

Going deep into the ocean for this recipe!  I have had grilled octopus at restaurants numerous times, but never made it myself.  So, as we are in the middle of an arctic freeze, why not grill up some tentacles and pretend I’m somewhere tropical. The added freshness from the zesty lemon and vinegar are perfect […]

Braised Short Ribs

There is nothing more hearty than braised short ribs.  In true GWD fashion, I had a twist on a classic recipe by first smoking the beef ribs over the veggie broth and reusing the wine sauce for my gravy.  The hints of smokiness on the ribs mixed with the savoriness from the veggies and wine, […]

Buffalo Chicken Dip

The delicious taste of a rotisserie chicken, savoriness from the melted cheeses, kick from the hot sauce ranch mix and smokiness from the charcoal make this recipe a ultimate crowd pleaser.   This dip is super easy to make with a few shortcuts along the way to make the process even faster.   Ways to prepare […]

Loaded Italian Sausage Skewers

Looking for a quick dinner or party snack than look no further than these loaded Italian sausage skewers.  It’s deliciously savory, crunchy and gooey.  With only 4 ingredients, this is a fan favorite. Slice up the veggies. This recipe requires very little prep time.  Pick 3 colorful bell peppers and a yellow onion.  Slice the […]

Steak Pinwheel

This Steak Pinwheel stuffed with cheese, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes is a great option if you are trying to impress people at dinner.  Best of all it’s fast and easy to make.  With  the beefy and veggie flavors all in one bite, the flat top grilled chunks were a hit!  Using just a few ingredients, […]

Chicken Drumsticks in Alabama White Sauce

Growing up, my favorite part of the chicken were drumsticks.  I’ve made my fair share of them over the years, from grilled, oven roasted, lollipops and the latest were butterflied chicken drumsticks.  Wanted to change it up a bit and instead of making a hot sauce, I made chicken drumsticks in Alabama white sauce.  Wow, […]