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Grilled Meat

Mr October

Russell Jonassen

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Hi everyone, I’m Russell Jonassen AKA Great Dane BBQ. I live in the beautiful 1000 Islands Ontario, Gananoque to be exact. I’m a husband, a father to 3 children my jr. cooks. I’m a backyard grill master as well as an armature competition griller. I have my dream job at ALL BQQ CANADA in Kingston Ontario (I get to talk BBQ all day). I enjoy doing Hot Sauce reviews live on Instagram.



VEGGIES ( All sliced to the same thickness)

2 long eggplates

2 yellow squash/zucchini

2 green succhini

6 Roma tomatoes


2 tbsp olive oil

1 med white onion, diced

4 cloves od garlic, minced

1 yellow bell pepper, seeded & diced

1 lg can crushed tomatoes

2 tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil

salt & pepper to taste

Sauté the onions, garlic, and bell peppers until soft. Add crushed tomatoes season with salt and pepper stir until well mixed. Remove from heat and add basil, stir once more then smooth with spatula.  Add veggies in a pattern (ie. Eggplant, yellow squash, tomato, green zucchini) on top of sauce starting from the outside into the center. Add salt and pepper.


2 tbsp thinly sliced fresh basil

1 tsp minced garlic

2 tbsp finely chopped fresh parsley

2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves

salt & pepper to taste

4 TBSP olive oil

In small bowl mix together the basil, garlic, thyme, basil, salt, pepper and olive oil. Spoon over the veggies.


Cover with foil and smoke at 300-350 for 40 min.

Remove foil and cook for an additional 20 min or until  veggies are soft.

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