Category Archives: grilling

BBQ Beef Ribs

Geesh, Cheap Bastid waited until after Labor Day to write about a fantastic dish tailor made for late summer grilling and feasting—BBQ Ribs. Well, better late than never. And, at least in our little slice of SoCal, the grocery stores … Continue reading

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Sriracha Mayo on Grilled Chicken Breast

Here’s another quick recipe—especially good on those hot summer evenings when you just don’t want to heat up the kitchen. OK, this is actually because I had a small “brain-fart” last night and decided to try something just a little … Continue reading

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Pretzel Buns

Have you noticed the commercials from both Wendy’s and Sonic touting their new pretzel buns?  Wendy’s is promoting a pretzel bun cheeseburger while Sonic is peddling a hotdog in a pretzel bun. I see those commercials and think to myself, … Continue reading

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4th of July Veggie Feast

I knew heading off to work yesterday that I was going to grill chicken when I got home for our 4th of July dinner.  And, I knew that I wanted something a little less ordinary than potatoes in one of … Continue reading

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Grilled Sirloin for Two

Help!  All of a sudden I’m getting an Andy Williams song coursing through my brain—“It’s That Most Wonderful Time of the Year.”   Arrrghhhhh, I can’t stand its incessant reverberation at Christmas let alone in June. This is supposed to be … Continue reading

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