The other night we had the *perfect* summer meal: kabobs with chicken, green pepper and fresh pineapple (all brushed with teriyaki sauce); green beans (with olive oil, garlic and pepper) and sweet corn. Delish!
The beans and green pepper were from our garden, and the corn was locally grown, so that made it even better. To top it all off, we enjoyed the perfect easy summer dessert: ice cream!
A couple notes about kabobs:
*I know a lot of people use the wooden skewers, but there's a greener, more thrifty alternative: metal skewers. I paid a couple dollars for a set of 4, and I plan to buy another set for when we have guests. They're easy to clean and don't have to be pre-soaked like the wooden kind!
*A friend taught me to put all the meat on one, and fruits/veggies on separate ones since meat takes longer to cook. The kabobs don't look as festive this way, but I prefer this method since I'm not a fan of charred anything. Happy grilling!
What do you put on your kabobs? Any other tips about making them?
By the way, did you know you can spell it kabob or kebab, and they're both correct?! Strange.
photo credit: mache