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Tequila Lime Marinade

This marinade was originally paired with large sea scallops, but it was so delicious we could see it going with virtually any protein of your choice.

  • ¼ cup tequila
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 to 2 jalapenos, stemmed, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup green onion, cut in ½” pieces
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp salt

Combine ingredients in food processor and puree. Taste mixture and add more jalapeno as desired.

Add comment October 14th, 2009

Chicken with White Wine and Mushrooms

This recipe reminds me of a version of coq au vin that I make using red wine and chicken broth. I found this in the May 2000 issue of Bon Appetit. The sauce is a basic mire poix with some diced tomatoes and mushrooms. I used Muir Glen brand Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes which added a nice smoky dimension to the sauce. If you add too much wine or you find the sauce too thin, you could always thicken it with a bit of roux. I made this with one breast skin-on and one skin-off for Ellen. Enjoy!

Continue Reading Add comment June 26th, 2007

BBQ Tri-tip

BBQ Tri-tip

A perfect saturday summer barbecue…

Continue Reading Add comment June 10th, 2006


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