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Barbecue Secrets

Recipes of the week: Planked Asparagus and Prosciuitto Bundles and Grilled Parmesan Tomatoes

May 29, 2015

Planked Asparagus and Prosciutto Bundles 

Makes 6 servings

This classic combination of flavors takes well to the plank and works as an appetizer, a side, or on top of a salad. If you can’t find real imported fontina, use Parmigiano Reggiano shaved into slivers. You really don’t want a flavorless cheese here.

Recipes of the Week: Asian BBQ Sauce and Slaw

May 22, 2015

Asian Barbecue Sauce

Makes about 21/2 cups | 625 mL

The cumin seeds in this sauce give its flavor a twist and an interesting texture. Leave them out if you want a slightly sweeter, smooth sauce. This is great as a marinade and a basting sauce for ribs and steaks but is also good with chicken and firm-fleshed fish. Be...

Recipe of the week: Kid-friendly Turkey Burgers

May 15, 2015

Kid-friendly Turkey Burgers


Makes 6 burgers


These burgers taste so much like real fast-food chicken nuggets you’ll think you mechanically de-boned them yourself!


For the burger mix:

2 lb | 1 kg ground turkey thigh meat

1 cup | 250 mL fresh bread crumbs

1 tsp | 5 mL granulated garlic

1 tsp | 5 mL onion salt