Until then, we just hijack our parent's whenever we're in town ;)
One of our favorite things to grill when visiting Frog Prince's parents are the "famous" white hot dogs. Growing up in the land of the frozen tundra, I never had heard of such a thing. Frog Prince took care of that and introduced me to ...
Zweigle's. Pop-open "white hots" as they're referred to by the locals. They are basically a pork version of a hot dog with great flavor! They are the official ball-park hot dog for all of the regional teams... baseball, hockey and football! Just pop these puppies on the grill and then enjoy a special treat.
Even without a "real grill" these are quite tasty on our Foreman!
One of our favorite "grilling" recipes is Italian Grilled Chicken. This chicken is loaded with flavor and is great accompanied by veggies (like the potato packet -- see recipe below), great in a tasty homemade hamburger bun, or is amazing on top of a salad.
Italian Grilled Chicken
3 T extra virgin olive oil
1 T lemon juice
1 T Italian seasonings
1-2 garlic cloves, minced (or 1 tsp. garlic powder/salt)
1/4 tsp. pepper
4 chicken breasts
Fire up that grill!
Meanwhile, combine all ingredients except chicken, in a microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. Stir.
Dip chicken into the mix and coat evenly.
Place on the grill and cook for 6-8 minutes per side until chicken is 165 degrees and juices run clear. Allow to sit for 5 minutes before serving.
And, to accompany these chicken breasts, you can grill up a potato pocket.
4 potatoes, sliced thinly
1/2 onion, sliced thinly
1/2 green pepper, diced
1 T butter, melted
salt and pepper, to taste
Slice the potatoes and the onion and toss with diced green pepper. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
Pull out a piece of tinfoil and lightly spray it with cooking spray. Place the potato mixture in the center of the tinfoil and cup up the edges slightly. Drizzle with melted butter and then wrap potato mix into a nice tight packet. Place on the grill (usually the upper level) and grill for 10-15 minutes, or until potatoes are tender.
To mix things up a bit, change the seasoning... add cheese, or use Italian, or parsley to the potatoes.