I wrote my first feature article for a major food magazine in St. Louis that appeared in the January 2011 edition. Why would I write a grilling article for a January issue? January is cold and snowy. Nobody grills in January. Sadly, many don’t grill in the colder months. This article is intended to help rectify that.
The article appeared in Feast Magazine, which is the newest food publication on the St. Louis scene from the lovely and talented Cat Neville. The article centers around problems that can arise when grilling in the cold and wind that aren’t necessarily issues in the warmer months. Click here to read the article.
Along with the article, we also provided five winter grilling recipes – comfort food on the grill where we tried to use seasonal ingredients.
The cover of the magazine was the prime rib which Dad came up with by combining two different prime rib recipes we have on the site. The recipe of the one we did for Feast is here:
We also did a grilled pot roast with seasonal veggies, which is another of Dad’s brilliant concoctions:
The recipe that I contributed to Feast was the Meatloaf Shepherd’s Pie:
I’ve been working on the perfect grilled/smoked meatloaf for years and I really think I nailed it with this one.
We also did something for the sweet tooth. Tom and his wife, Tracy, came up with Grilled Acorn Squash with a Sweet Glaze:
Last, but certainly not least, we can’t forget dessert. Tom and Tracy took their apple tart, that I didn’t think could be improved, and did just that. They made it with pears and that took it to a whole other level. Click here for the recipe for the Pear Tart:
I want to thank Cat Neville and Brandi Wills at Feast for the opportunity to write the article and cleaning up my meanderings into something understandable and hopefully instructive. I also want to give a big thanks to Jennifer Silverberg who took all the pictures and was a blast to work with. You can find Jennifer on her website. She took all of the pictures you see above that I linked from the Feast website.
If you have any questions about the article, feel free to leave a comment below or shoot me an email.