Just because I love cheeseburgers and 1990s technology. Also because I haven't been on a bike in months and I'm losing my mind.
|14 days old.|
|Little Red Car|
Unfortunately, not my Little Red Car.
|National Corvette Museum.|
The rainy day did not keep people away.
|I think they used to call that a Targa Top, which was a step up from a T-top.|
But I could be wrong.
Call it whatever... I love that look.
|I love this car.|
I love this place.
I see my seats.
|If grilling for one, a chimney starter makes a fine grill all by itself.|
|Both types can usually be found in grocery or hardware stores.|
|I prefer hickory for almost everything, and along with mesquite it is easy to find.|
I've noticed more cherry and apple wood at grocery/hardware stores during the last couple summers, also.
|Direct heat -- this flat iron steak is cooking right above the hot coals.|
|Brats, spiral-cut hot dogs, shrimp, and veggie kabobs cooking over direct heat.|
|Indirect heat -- this turkey cooked over a gravy pan on one side of the grill with coals & wood on the other side.|
|Bacon Explosion smoked slowly with indirect heat.|
This setup has the gravy pan in the center with coals & wood on both sides.
|iGrill with the ambient probe, meat probe, and iPad interface in the background.|
|iGrill iPhone interface.|
|Thermapen and Bacon Explosion.|
|I like tongs and basting brushes with silicone tips.|
|These are available in my grocery store year-round.|
|Planked asparagus & pears w/ cheeseburgers.|
|Planks are great for grilling meat, also, such as this prime rib.|
|Some experiments go better than others.|
These poor peppers actually tasted a lot better than they looked.
|If you've already got a hot grill, might as well throw some veggies on with the meat.|
|Once -- once -- we grilled only vegetables.|
|A grill basket makes it easier to work with some veggies and other small items like shrimp that can easily slip through the grill grates.|
|Grill lemons with seafood.|
|Or grill lemons and make lemonade.|
|Grilled farmer's market meal.|