White Barbecue Sauce – an Alabama favorite! More of a condiment than a BBQ sauce this tangy, creamy sauce compliments both smoked & grilled chicken & pork. If you’ve visited as many barbecue joints in the southern U.S. as I have in my road trip travels over the years, you are bound to have come across a version of this white barbecue sauce. I’m...

Grilled Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza – the great flavour of a BBQ burger in pizza form; all cooked on the backyard grill. Grilled pizza is something I’ve written about several times here on Rock Recipes; it really is a family favourite thing to make around here on the backyard grill in the summertime. When it’s done right, a few little char marks or...

Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Pie – a great dessert to make a day ahead for any Sunday dinner or even a special occasion. A single lemon and a couple of cups of frozen blueberries in my fridge were the only inspiration I needed for this delectable dessert that once again brings together lemon and blueberry; one of the favourite dessert flavour combinations here...

Honey Ginger Soy Surf and Turf – a sweet, salty, warm and slightly spicy marinade does double duty on prime rib steak and succulent shrimp in this simple but delicious version of surf and turf, fit for any summer occasion. As Father’s Day approaches this coming Sunday, I’m again celebrating the occasion with my favourite type of meal, a good old...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream – A delicious homemade vanilla ice cream, stuffed with nuggets of homemade, egg-free cookie dough. An all time classic favourite. This Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream recipe is one you might say is from the lost files of Rock Recipes. I actually made this particular batch shown in the photo late last summer and forgot...

Easy Strawberry Cranberry Jam – a super simple and very easy recipe for a delicious jam without pectin, using equal parts strawberries, cranberries and sugar. We recently purchased a new fridge which is how this delicious jam came to be made. In cleaning out the freezer, Spouse discovered a small bag of partridgeberries that our friend Ellen had given us a...

Lemon Oregano Chicken Burgers – these Greek inspired chicken burgers are made from finely diced chicken breast with lemon & oregano flavours infused inside. This recipe came about as I was staring at yet another package of boneless skinless chicken breasts in the fridge and wondering what to turn them into for dinner. I already had some tzatziki on hand,...

Smoked Pork Loin with Summer Spice Dry Rub – tender, juicy, thinly sliced, smoky pork with a tasty blend of herbs & spices. Makes delicious cold cuts too. The few seconds of video below shows the pork loin after several hours of slow smoking at 250 degrees F. You can tell from the video just how juicy it is inside! Sliced thinly, it goes great with beans,...

Sticky Blueberry Cinnamon Rolls – a delicious new version of sticky buns that will have you licking your fingers in delight as you enjoy these warm and fresh from the oven. If there’s anything better than warm cinnamon rolls, I don’t know what it is. They have always been a weekend brunch favourite around here. We make several types at our house,...

Garlic Concertina Potatoes a.k.a Hasselback Potatoes – These crispy, buttery, garlicky potatoes make an ideal side dish to serve with so may of your favourite main dishes. Today’s recipe is really more of an instruction on how to bump up a boring baked potato. I’ve shown it relatively plain here to demonstrate the basic idea. At the end of the...