Grilled Flank Steak with Chipotle Butter

Flank Steak with Chipotle Butter | Marinated Flank Steak grilled to perfection, then topped with Homemade Chipotle Butter! This recipes is stellar!

Flank Steak with Chipotle Butter | Marinated Flank Steak grilled to perfection, then topped with Homemade Chipotle Butter! This recipes is stellar! Today's post is a bit different. I'm sharing a recipe, plus a little story about something a bit off topic. But I felt it was an important story to share with you. Many of you may remember me sharing the tale of my hairdresser turning my green this summer. I know right. It was horrifying. Needless to say I was quite upset. She fixed it but … [Read more...]

Mini Pizza Sandwiches: Guest Post for It’s a Keeper

Mini Pizza Sandwiches- These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it!

These adorable little Mini Pizza Sandwiches are perfect for game day, or for an afternoon snack. Grill them for the full tailgate experience. You'll thank me for it! Okay folks, these little sandwiches are going to knock your socks off. They are absolutely delicious. The added bonus is they are super easy to make. And quick. You can have these ready so fast you'll think you made a mistake. But trust me, you didn't. They are meant to be that quick to make. These are born of necessity. … [Read more...]

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Onions #CharcoCapsNoMoreGas

Grilled Sausage with Peppers and Onions | Easy to make and an absolute crowd pleaser!

Grilled Italian Sausage on a Soft Bun, then covered in caramelized onions and roasted red peppers. A real crowd pleaser! This recipe makes me so happy. I could eat this all the live long day. The hard part is my IBS doesn't always cope well with pork. Or peppers. Or onions. Freaking IBS. When Charco Caps asked me to do a sponsored post for them, and offered to send me some of their pills to try out I jumped at the chance. Some folks would feel weird posting about gas pills on … [Read more...]

Grilled Peach Cobbler in Mini Cast Iron Pans

Grilled Peaches and Cream Cobbler by Kim Beaulieu of Cravings of a Lunatic and Kiss My Smoke

Fresh peaches combined with a cream-based cobbler topping, with fresh whipped cream piled on top for a rustic grilled dessert! Come on now. How flipping cute are these Grilled Peach Cobblers in Mini Cast Iron Pans? I love small food and I cannot lie, You other brothers can't deny, When a dessert shows up in a little bitty pan, With a mound of whipped cream for you fans! Okay, okay, I'll stop. Before I embarrass myself. More than usual. … [Read more...]

*Announcement* New Grilling Site is up! Find out more about Kiss My Smoke!

Kiss My Smoke Website |

Ta-da! Have you been wondering what secret has been brewing? Well this is it. I have a new blog/website called Kiss My Smoke. So thrilled to finally share the news with everyone. It's been hard to keep it under wraps. So what does this mean for Cravings of a Lunatic? Nothing. Cravings will still be up and running as per usual. I love to bake and cook so this one isn't going anywhere. What is Kiss My Smoke? Well, it's a grilling blog. All grill/bbq recipes all year round. I'm so excited to … [Read more...]

Grilled Burger with Caramelized Onions, Mozzarella and Bacon #baconmonth

Grilled Burger with Caramelized Onions, Mozzarella and Bacon | Cravings of a Lunatic | #baconmonth #bacon #baconallthethings

Some days you just want a burger that's dripping with toppings. This one fits the bill. Huge beef patties topped with caramelized onions, drizzled with barbecue sauce, loaded down with melted mozzarella and piles of bacon. You're going to want to sink your teeth into this bad boy. If you can get your hands around this massive burger first! Good luck! I love a great burger. They just scream summer to me. This incredible burger is no exception. It is one of my favourite burgers. I have a thing … [Read more...]

Lunatic’s Top 10 Grill Recipes

recipe for the grill

Welcome to day 7 of the top 10 extravaganza. We are enjoying our down time, trying to spend some time together. There's also lots of prep for a trip like this. Just organizing the animals is like planning a summit. We have 1 horse, 1 dog, 3 cats, and 4 birds. So travelling poses lots of issues and lots of people to watch them all. Horsey will be cared for at the place we board her. Mini-me is friends with the owner's daughter so we've hired her to make sure Gingy gets worked every other day. … [Read more...]

Give a Girl a Grill: T-Bone Steak

grilled t-bone steak

Yah Baby! Sorry but I had to do it. It precluded the usual "hi folks". It had to be said. I don't even feel bad. Sort of the same way  I don't even feel bad I ate this whole freaking thing all by myself. What can I say, I was home alone and hungrier than a starving grizzly. Some girls eat more than salad. I ate beans too. I know right. I'm screaming "lady" right about now aren't I?  … [Read more...]

Lunie and Mini-me’s Grilled Pizza | Give a Girl a Grill #SundaySupper

Grilled Pizza by Cravings of a Lunatic

  Sunday Supper's theme this week is Kids in the Kitchen. I have to say I love this idea. You all know mini-me helps me in the kitchen on occasion. I love for her to help make pizza. She actually works at a local pizza joint so she's really good at making pizza. Like better than me. And I'm pretty darn good at it. Lots of practice. We make pizza a gazillion times a week. You learn some stuff. Like mini-me is better at stretching dough than her mom. Like loads better. She can make … [Read more...]

Grilled Stone Fruit Shortcakes | Give a Girl a Grill Special Edition for National BBQ Day

Grilled Stone Fruit Shortcakes

I received an email awhile back letting me know that June 23rd was National BBQ Day. I had no idea. So being the kind of gal who loves to grill I knew I had to participate in this fun event. Then I pinched a nerve in my neck. Yup, that's me. Either falling down or something to that effect. Then mini-me's achilles injury reared its ugly head again. So it's been an interesting week here at the Bee household. Never one to miss an opportunity to grill I decided to come up with something easy to do … [Read more...]

Grilled Pineapple with Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Vanilla

Grilled Pineapple by Cravings of a Lunatic

I am so happy to be here with a new edition of Give a Girl a Grill. I love to grill. I mean love, love, love it. I will not let hubs anywhere near my grill. Ya, you heard me. MY GRILL! It is mine. All mine! He can go water the flowers or something. The grill belongs to me. Most days I can be found grilling in the summer time. It saves our house from getting swelteringly (what? it's a word!) hot. Our a/c blows, but not in a good way. When we bought my folks place after my dad passed away we … [Read more...]

New Series- Give a Girl a Grill: Grilled Asparagus


Hi folks. Okay no need to panic. Vegetables two days in a row should not inspire wide spread panic. Seriously, just calm down. I promise more "sugar rush" food later this week. … [Read more...]

Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa and Jasmine Rice with Black Sesame Seeds: Guest Post for The Little Ferraro Kitchen


Hi folks. I have something fun for you all today. Isn't this pretty? You will love this meal. I know we did! … [Read more...]

Rib Steak on a Gorgeous Day

Grilled Rib Steak by Cravings of a Lunatic

Hi folks. We had one beautiful day last week so I decided to make the most of it and barbecue some steaks. So simple. These were thicker than I normally do. Quite often when I buy my steak at Costco I cut it in half as I find them too thick. This time I left them alone and slapped them on the grill nice and thick. Turned out wonderfully. … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Garlic Bread

Easy Garlic Bread | Cravings of a Lunatic | Easy to make garlic bread. cooked on the grill.

Hi folks. Another quick post as we need to head to the barn to visit horsey. Mini-me has not ridden her much this week as horsey's feet needed to be done then once they were done we gave her a couple days off. Her toesies were a bit long so good to give her a break as it was a good trim. Let her have time to adjust. So today we need to haul butt and get mini-me's butt in the saddle before she goes to work. … [Read more...]

Fruity Chicken Kebabs/Kababs

Chicken, Coconut and Pineapple Kebabs | We love these kebabs, coconut done on the grill is freaking amazing.

Fruit and Chicken Kebabs are something we love so very much. These ones are fantastic. One batch is Chicken, Mango and Papaya and the other is Chicken, Coconut and Pineapple. Trust me, these kebabs will rock your world! Hi folks. I told you I'd be back. Well, more like warned ya. Whatever! So I have been busy. I made something a little out there but we love them. These are something we make every summer and then gobble them up like mad. Not sure if you will. But you know, whatever! So … [Read more...]