Friday, September 18, 2015

A Simple Little Marinade™

This is a perfect marinadae for grilling or anytime. You can adjust amounts if needed.

1/8 -1/4 c olive oil
1/4 - 1 tsp.  each:  lemon juice, parsley
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each:  salt, pepper
1 clove garlic crushed and chopped
Lemon zest
Pinch each: turmeric, red pepper flakes
1 T. Worchestersire sauce

Pour olive oil into a measuring cup. 

Peel, crush and chop garlic. Put into cup with the olive oil.

Zest, cut lemon in half. Squeeze lemon juice through a strainer into cup with the olive oil.

Combine remaining ingredients with the olive oil. Mix well with fork. 

Pour over your favorite protein or vegetables. Let marinate in fridge until ready to cook.

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Last Blast Of Summer Lemonade™

This recipe is so easy you will never want to make lemonade from a powder again.

1 c. - 1  1/2 c. fresh lemon juice 4 large lemons (adjust amount needed).
1 - 2 c. prepared simple syrup (adjusted amount needed)
4 c. cold water

Cut lemons in half. Put halved lemon in microwave for 10 sec. You can roll lemons on he kitchen counter with your hands for a few seconds too.

Squeeze lemon juice into a measuring cup.  I've used an electric citrus juicer, but you can squeeze juice through sieve with your hands or citrus squeezer. Pour lemon juice through a sieve into a pitcher.

Add 1 c. of the simple syrup and water.  Mix well. You can can add more simple syrup if desired. 

Serves 6 - 8.