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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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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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Spiced Honey Lemon Chicken & Sweet Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

I realized the other day (with horror) that I have never made brussels sprouts. Maybe a carry-over from childhood rearing it's ugly head in my adult life? I didn't like them when I was little - really the only veggie I have no taste for - so I've never thought to make them for my… Continue reading Spiced Honey Lemon Chicken & Sweet Caramelized Brussels Sprouts

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Marinated Flank Steak – Carne Asada

I will never be a vegetarian. Unless the world runs out of cows. In that case, I'd be motivated enough to figure out a way to repopulate the species. Just so I could have this steak. I love it. It makes me happy. You don't have to wait until summer to BBQ ya' know. I… Continue reading Marinated Flank Steak – Carne Asada

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Marinated Baked Pork Chops

Why buy expensive marinades when making your own is so easy? And, you can control the ingredients - add a little heat, spices or whatever you fancy! Take this simple, basic marinade and let your imagination run wild! The key to tender flavorful pork chops is not to over cook them. If they are gray… Continue reading Marinated Baked Pork Chops

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Easy Chicken Marinade

This is a quick and easy way to make delicious, flavorful chicken. I use fresh lemon and herbs, but if all you have is the green lemon juice bottle and some dried spices - they'll work in a pinch. Serve up with some rice and veggies. Perfect, simple, fast meal. Photo of the completed meal… Continue reading Easy Chicken Marinade