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BBQ Master Tri Tip Steak

Beef. Gorgeous and delicious when it's done right. Tasteless hockey puck when done wrong. Don't let your meat be a tasteless hockey puck. This tri tip recipe includes a fantastic marinade that produces a flavorful, robust steak, and a grilling hint straight from Gordon Ramsey's mouth. Well, from his mouth via my TV. Ok...via my… Continue reading BBQ Master Tri Tip Steak

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Perfectly Juicy Hamburgers

This post is going to upset some people. People like Ron Swanson, who think that a burger should be made of meat...and nothing else. On this one point (and pretty much nothing else...I love you RON!) I disagree. I think that burgers should taste amazing, and be incredibly juicy without serving them mooing on the… Continue reading Perfectly Juicy Hamburgers

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Maple Grilled Salmon

Have you ever given up something you love because of someONE you love more? Some people quit smoking, drinking or gambling. Others become a slightly less obsessed sports fan because the knucklehead they are married to just doesn't understand and can't get on board. Not that I would know anything about that last one. My… Continue reading Maple Grilled Salmon

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Marvelous Marinade

It's grilling season! Woo-hoo! This tasty marinade is quick and easy and will turn just about any cut of meat into a tender, flavorful mouth party. I know, it's supposed to be meatless Monday. And obviously that's a picture of steak. Be patient. I love to soak some big chunks of steak and chicken in… Continue reading Marvelous Marinade

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

You could eat an old shoe with this marinade and it would be delicious. Which is perfect, since that's how some people think of mushrooms anyway. In my quest to have a meatless meal once a week, I stumbled upon these meaty mushrooms. They would be an awesome substitution for your burger, or sliced up… Continue reading Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

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Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sour Cream

My first experience with fish tacos was in Maui. My husband and I went to a little dive in Kihei and drank Mai Tais and enjoyed numerous fish tacos. It was bliss. I was hooked (ha-ha-ha) at first bite (ok, I'll stop now). Since returning from our second honeymoon, I've tried recreating the delicious spice… Continue reading Fish Tacos with Cilantro Lime Sour Cream