bacon wrapped green beans

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans

Bacon Wrapped Green Beans are  simple and delicious. Wrapping bundles of green beans in bacon elevates this humble vegetable to a new level.  All you need to make this delicious dish is some young and tender whole green beans and some bacon.  Wrap the bacon around bundles of partially cooked green beans, throw them into a hot oven, a skillet, or onto the grill, and […]

Grilled Aspagus skewers

Grilled Asparagus

Asparagus is one of my all time favorite vegetables.  Grilling asparagus brings out the flavor and adds a smokiness to this delicious vegetable that makes it irresistible.  This is Baker’s Man’s favorite vegetable, and he loves to have it either grilled or roasted in the oven.  Since we are still experiencing summer heat, we opted to grill our Asparagus. As a child, I didn’t eat […]

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak--marinated flank steak is grilled for just a few minutes per side before being sliced and served.PattyCakesPantry.com

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak

Flank steak is the perfect meat for grilling quickly at a high temperature, and it’s made better by marinating it.  All you need is to mix up a few common pantry ingredients, pour them over the steak, and allow the steaks to marinate.  I usually allow flank steak to sit in the marinade overnight, but it can also be marinated for as little as two […]

Bacon Wrapped Asparagus--Only two ingredients and less than 30 minutes to a delicious addition to your summer barbecue.

Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles

We love asparagus.  We roast it in the oven during cold months, and we throw it on the grill with the exact same seasoning combination in the summer.  These Grilled Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Bundles are so delicious that we just can’t get enough of them.   We love asparagus here at Patty Cake’s Pantry, and who doesn’t love bacon?   I just knew that this recipe […]

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Grilled Potatoes

If you’ve never tried grilled potatoes, you need to add them to your next summer barbecue.  These potatoes are perfectly seasoned, and the light carmelization that grilling adds to their flesh makes them irresistibly delicious.  These idea for these grilled potatoes actually started with a potato salad.   I saw a delicious recipe for grilled potato salad a few weeks ago.  The recipe looked and […]

chorizo buger

Chorizo Burgers

Recently, I was making some burgers, and didn’t have enough thawed ground beef to make burgers for all of my dinner guests.  That was when I remembered something my octogenarian friend, Pearl, told me.   She had grown up in a very large family in Louisiana.  Because beef was more expensive than pork, they frequently mixed pork sausage with their ground beef to make their […]