Grilled Cilantro Lime Shrimp

Last summer, I experimented with different robust seasonings and zesty marinades for grilled shrimp. The cilantro lime marinade for this recipe instantly became a family favorite and also enjoyed by everyone that tasted it. The cilantro lime marinade contains fresh classic Mexican flavors. The herbaceous cilantro and tart lime juice brighten up the succulent shrimp... Continue Reading →

Chinese BBQ Pork (Xa Xiu / Char Siu)

California weather has been perfect this week.  We've been blessed with high 70-degree weather and plenty of sunshine..perfect start to the first week of daylight savings time change.  This weather got me super excited for all the planned and/or impromptu BBQ sessions I'll be having in the upcoming months with my family and friends.  There... Continue Reading →

BBQ Beer Can Chicken

Yay for Daylight Savings Time! Even though it messes with my sleep schedule a bit, I love seeing more daylight outside until after 7PM.  It also means more time to hang out outside and BBQ more. My first post DST cook for 2017 is Beer Can Chicken. Beer Can Chicken, for many years, has been... Continue Reading →

No Limit Azn Smoked Ribs

We love ribs and wanted to give it the Asian treatment with these No Limit Azn smoked ribs. Ingredients: Ribs Ingredients 1 Full Rack Pork St. Louis Ribs (About 3 Pounds) 1.5 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon soy sauce No Limit Azn BBQ Sauce Ingredients 1 cup... Continue Reading →

BBQ Lemon Pepper Chicken Wings

We celebrated my favorite niece Joy's 8th birthday this weekend.  She's a big fan of BBQ and loves to eat chicken wings.  She asked me to make a tray of chicken wings for her birthday party to share with her friends. I happily accepted her request and was very excited to cook and contribute food... Continue Reading →

Vietnamese Style Grilled Mussels

                  10 summers ago, I went to Vietnam to visit my grandma and relatives and attend my brother's wedding. DANG! I can't believe it has almost been 10 years.  The trip was super memorable.  I learned so much about Vietnamese culture, explored several cities in Southern Vietnam,... Continue Reading →

Grilled Hawaiian Teriyaki Chicken

                    If you have been following my blog, you know that I looooove Hawaiian food.  Most of the recipes require only a few humble ingredients that result in ultra flavorful food that brings you back to the beautiful Hawaiian islands.  Hawaiian teriyaki chicken is no different.... Continue Reading →

BBQ Chicken

I recently purchased a GoPro and have been constantly playing around with it and trying to figure it out.  I'm not sure if I'm getting older or what, but I don't feel as tech-savvy as I was maybe a few years back.  Things don't seem as intuitive and while playing with these devices, I'm always... Continue Reading →

BBQ Spareribs

Six years ago, I was kinda bored and not paying attention in my economics night class at Mission College with Clayton and Judy and created a blog to record all my favorite recipes.  The purpose of the blog was to have a place I can quickly access my recipes and be able to recreate the... Continue Reading →

Butterflied Grilled Mexican Chicken

On hot summer nights when it's way too hot to cook inside the house, I like to go to the local Mexican grocery store to quickly buy a family meal from the deli.  There are always a few family meal options available, but I love the family meal that includes a whole butterflied chicken, beans,... Continue Reading →

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