Category Archives: grill

Turkey Shawerma

This is a spit-less version of Israeli turkey shawerma. Serve on pita with tahini sauce, sliced onion, sliced tomato, and hot peppers if desired. This was very popular at my latest “grill-luck”. Turkey Shawerma (serves 8): 2 1/2 lb boneless … Continue reading

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Chicken boti, naan on the grill, and more

I bought this great book a couple months ago in anticipation of grilling season. It is called “Planet Barbecue” (see books and websites page). We tried out some Pakistani/North Indian seeming recipes. They were quite good. The raita and chutney … Continue reading

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Toppings for Cold Noodles

I recently made dinner for some friends, Vietnamese cool noodles, and grilled a variety of toppings for it. The shrimp and tofu were widely appreciated, so I thought I’d put the marinades I used here. Tumeric Shrimp: tumeric black pepper … Continue reading

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It’s the night before leaving town, you have a bag of tortilla chips, a piece of steak, grilled corn, and chile con queso to get rid of before going. The obvious solution is nachos. These were good enough that you … Continue reading

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Carne asada

I was recently feeling like carne asada tacos. I ended up making beans and fideos to go along with them.  I also threw some chiles poblanos and a red bell pepper on the grill with the meat. Simple but delicious … Continue reading

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Miso-marinated grilled eggplant

This was an experimental thing that got thrown on the grill and eaten before any photo could be taken. It was quickly elevated to a favorite. 2 japanese eggplants (or 1 large european) 1 tsp sesame oil 2 green onions, … Continue reading

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