White platter with two Sundried Tomato Turkey Burgers and Lemon-Green Onion Sauce

Sundried Tomato Turkey Burgers

These Sundried Tomato Turkey Burgers are super moist and flavorful on their own, and are even more scrumptious with the addition of a Lemon-Green Onion Sauce! Grilling season is upon us, so I have burgers on the mind. While I love a traditional ground beef burger from time to time, I also like to experiment… Read more »

Grilled cauliflower slices with a tangy Parmesan cheese sauce

Cauliflower with Parmesan Cheese Sauce

Grilled or broiled Cauliflower with Parmesan Cheese Sauce is a scrumptious, easy and impressive side dish! We recently returned from a super fun month on the road camping in our airstream trailer. So, lately I’ve been inspired to post recipes that I’ve created over the years while camping, where most of what I cook is… Read more »

spicy rubbed pork tenderloin, sliced and served on a platter

Dry Rubbed Spiced Pork Tenderloin

This Spicy Rubbed Pork Tenderloin dish is quick and easy enough for an everyday dinner and also elegant enough for entertaining. Because it’s very lean and mild, pork tenderloin is the perfect match for a bold spice rub, like this one. Brown sugar, paprika, three peppers, onion and garlic powder combine to provide a savory,… Read more »

Grilled chicken breasts topped with caramelized red onion

Grilled Chicken with Caramelized Red Onions

Light Lemon-Mustard Grilled Chicken pairs perfectly with deeply colored, richly flavored Caramelized Red Onions in this super delicious entrée.   I love this dish for so many reasons. First, it’s absolutely scrumptious! The chicken is so flavorful; the combination of Dijon mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and garlic is amazing. And the onions aren’t just… Read more »

Best Way to Grill Shrimp

August 27, 2015

The best way to grill shrimp is on skewers, on an oiled grill rack. First, soak 12-inch long skewers in water for a least 30 minutes. Preheat grill to high. Put vegetable oil or olive oil in a small bowl. Soak an old dishcloth or paper towel in the oil, draining off excess. When the… Read more »

overhead of 4 Spicy Pork Chops in a cast iron skillet

Chimichurri Pork Chops with Spicy Pork Chop Rub

In this tantalizing dish of contrasting flavors, Spicy Pork Chops are seasoned with a sweet-spicy rub featuring brown sugar and three ground peppers (cayenne, white and black). The heat of the pork chops is then balanced by the coolness of a refreshing, citrusy Argentine Chimichurri Sauce. Chimichurri Pork Pork chops are one of my favorite… Read more »

black and gold plate with Grilled Tuna with Puttanesca Sauce

Grilled Tuna Steak Recipe

Fresh Grilled Tuna Steak topped with salty, sweet while still tangy, and a bit spicy mixture of tomatoes, olives, capers, garlic, lemon juice, anchovy paste, red pepper flakes and oregano. That’s all it takes to prepare this quick and easy Grilled Tuna Recipe with Puttanesca Sauce! Grilled Tuna Steak With this grilled tuna recipe, you… Read more »

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Airstream adventures in VA & TN, Days 15 and 16

August 26, 2011

After leaving DC, on Day 15 we drove to a beautiful state park in southwestern VA called Claytor Lake: We had a great shady, level (very important with an RV I have learned!) pretty campsite that backed up to the woods: The lake was just a short hike away . . .   . …. Read more »

bistro-grill-pan

Grilling indoors? It actually works!

July 25, 2011

I resisted buying a grill pan for years – why do I need one when I have a gas grill just outside my kitchen that is accessible most months of the year in Denver? Well, I was in Williams Sonoma one day and they had the Le Creuset Bistro Grill pan on sale, and the… Read more »

BBQ Beef Sandwiches

The BBQ Beef in these BBQ Beef Sandwiches is prepared in a slow cooker with our special Oklahoma BBQ Sauce. No need for a grill! It’s easy to prepare a delicious barbecue without having to light a single coal. We have two recipes that result in a finger-lickin’ good barbecue, but rely on either a… Read more »

Lee Clayton Roper

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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