Category: Outdoor Living

High Quality Resin Patio Furniture That Lasts and Lasts

The Best Resin Outdoor Furniture

At least 15 years ago we tore down the little 12′ x 12′ deck at the rear or our house and built a decent sized one out of treated wood, complete with a nice pergola and a trellis wall. Once completed it was amazing how quickly it became THE place to spend family time during […]

Barbecue Beer Butt Chicken

barbecue beer butt chicken

This has to be one of my all time favourite recipes – even the name is great. It basically involves opening your choice of beer and sticking it up the bird’s rear and then barbecuing until cooked. As the can of beer heats up, it produces steam which then cooks the chicken from the inside […]

Five of the Best Barbecuing Tips – You’ll Really Want to Read These!


Barbecues and I have a long history – we go way back. Summers in my childhood were spent at the beach and the lunchtime beach barbie was the high point of the day. It’s a bit of a cliché that flipping burgers on a barbecue is the only time a lot of men ever attempt to do anything […]

Best Smoker Grill: Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker

weber smoker grill

This past Father’s day, my husband got the Weber’s grilling book as a gift from the kids. He has always been very adventurous when it comes to any type of cooking, but he definitely shines when it comes to grilling. I am actually quite inept when it comes to using the grill as he almost […]

How to Roast Root Vegetables in Your Grill


Looking for a different way to cook your root vegetables such as potatoes, beets, onions and yams? By choosing to cook your veggies in the hot coals from your grill, you do have to ditch the exterior skin of the vegetable however you are left with a tasty, smoke flavoured dish that is a perfect […]

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