Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Look forward to leftovers

Barbecuing is becoming more then just grilling food in the summer. It has become a time of entertainment and as soon as the weather permits all the gear comes out. The Barbecues are rolled out, the propane tanks are filled and the grills are cleaned to get ready for the intense season of fun. There are potlucks in backyards, birthdays in parks and countless trips to swimming destinations.

Interaction with people marinades, the sizzle on the grill makes music, and perfection is in the hand of the beholder. Rare, medium, and well are the main menu options that seem to explain everything and satisfy everyone.

All great things come to an end and as the sun sets and smoke escapes we look forward to the next day, just not the clean up. Its a lazy time for everyone and truth be told I would rather throw leftovers away then take the hassle of cling wrap. This was the wasteful me until "Genius" made these wraps for lunch one sunny, summer day.

I was in love with leftovers and when a person is in love they shout it to the world. Let me shout out mine.

1. Thinly slice the meat and fry on the skillet until browned. Place on cutting board and chop into smaller pieces.

2. Cut bell peppers and onions into 1/2 inch slices and toss together with salt, pepper and balsamic vinegar. Grill them and then chop them into a similar size as the meat.

3. Add diced tomatoes, minced garlic, and chopped available herbs. Mix everything together.

4. Place in a burrito and add a favorite sauce, we did a spicy one by Beano's called Roasted Chipotle. Check it out at www.conroyfoods.com.

5. Fry the burrito on both sides or grill it. It always needs to be your preference for enjoyment.

Shout out, Hope.