Bon-Fire Dinner and a Movie

We're enjoying a beautiful end of summer in Seattle this year and we decided to celebrate with having some friends join us for dinner. It all began the night before at our fire pit when the cave-men husbands were talking about how cool it would be to cook dinner over the fire.  We agreed to bring dishes to cook on the open flame at our house the next evening at 7:00.    My husband and I decided to roast shrimp over the fire...

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Clams and Lobster on the Big Green Egg with Grilled Corn Salad

When my husband realized that I was cooking the clams on the BGE instead of steaming them, he said "what???"  It was a great dinner and very simple to make. Lobster tails are on sale right now at Metropolitan Market in West Seattle for Father's Day (about $5 per tail) so I couldn't resist giving them a try. Soak a cedar plank for about an hour or longer in water.  While the plank soaked, I also soaked 2 ears of...

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Graduation Party

We're planning a high school graduation party for my son this weekend. Here's the menu: Pulled pork sliders Cole slaw Teriyaki Meatballs  Mexican Layer Dip and Chips Three-Cheese Mini Macs Antipasto Pasta Salad Deconstructed Ceaser Salad (centerpiece for a veggie tray) Sliced melons with berries What am I forgetting?  We'll find out soon!  Desert will be s'mores by the fire and chocolate cake.  Seattle...

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