Friday, April 26, 2013

Grilled Potato Wedges with Cheddar Cheese Sauce

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The sauce is made from white cheddar cheese... If I had thought about the blog, I probably would have used a yellow cheddar, but... ah well.

The sauce is incredibly easy, just two ingredients.  The trick is to grill potato wedges.  No real trick, just some knowledge that will save the BBQ Day...

You can NOT grill potato wedges.

They are too thick and by the time you have the outside crispy crunchy and perfect, the inside is still raw.  So, the trick is to get them crispy crunchy and perfect on the outside and yet the insides are perfectly cooked as well... like a baked potato.

Keep scrolling down for this easy to follow recipe...

And that's the trick.

These are microwaved baked potatoes (slightly al dente), then moved to the grill to finish.  A bit of a cheat, but this way they are always exactly right!

My microwave has a very convenient button that allows you to set the potatoes in the oven, push a button, tell the internal computer how many potatoes you have and bung bang boom, you have fast baked potatoes.

I set the machine to one less potato than I am actually cooking.  This way they are not overcooked by the time you serve.  Like I said, slightly al dente (undercooked).  But by the time you are finished, you have crispy crunchy perfectly cooked inside and out ready to serve!

The sauce is very very easy...

1 Cup Sour Cream
1 Cup freshly grated Sharp Cheddar Cheese

In a small sauce pan, add the sour cream and heat.  Add the cheese and stir occasionally until the cheese is melted.  You can even do this on the grill if you have the grate space.

pour over the wedges and garnish with sliced green onions and a little paprika.

So, one night on the grill.  The whole platter took about 20 minutes to prep, another 20 minutes on the grill and you feel like the king of the world's back yards!!!

Hawaiian Burgers with Gorgonzola Blue Cheese Sauce... Garnished with GRILLED Grilled Onions...
And of course, what makes a Hawaiian Burger Hawaiian, Grilled Pineapple!
All on a fresh home made Hamburger Bun!

These Potato Wedges as a side dish and more Grilled Pineapple as a dessert!

Just one night on the grill!


So,  I am pleased to list this as one of my Growing list of  "52 Grilling Time Secret Extras" or "52 Ways to Cook BBQ and Grilling Recipes"!!!

Well over 52 recipes actually as I just can't stop... Over 100 in one grilling season (I love to grill!). But not just leat... Drinks, Condiments (LOTS of different BBQ sauces), Drinks, Desserts... even specialty items like GRILLED Pizza, and fun shaped Watermelons.  Easy and these ideas will make you the MASTER of your Backyard Domain!


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