Category Archives: Spice and Seasoning Mixtures, Marinades

Seasoned Salt

It was a dark and stormy… ermmm… morning, and Rich was sleeping in after a night of tossing and turning, so I decided to take a (quiet) moment too replenish my supply of seasoned salt. Sure, you can buy seasoned … Continue reading

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Corned Beef Rub for Barbecue!

There’s still time! Don’t trust your corned beef to the spice packet that it comes with; make your own seasoning blend. I use this rub as the base for my slow cooked, then barbecued corned beef, and trust me, it … Continue reading

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Another Look at Seasoned Salt

We spent a lovely Book Club afternoon on Sunday at a friend’s new house, and I brought, as requested, Soul Rolls, which are a hoooge favorite. Mira, asked me how to make them, and I was telling her, explaining the … Continue reading

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A New Take on Steak and Chop Marinade

I have been using my old favorite Steak and Chop Marinade for years and, we do really love it, but, while prepping for a week away in a (very) nice cabin up north, I found myself without a few of … Continue reading

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Marinated Pork Tenderloin

Consider the pork tenderloin. Wicked easy to overcook and turn into a dry, tasteless hunk o’ meat. Now… consider this pork tenderloin. Moist, tender, and oh! so tasty, with just the right amount of char from the grill on the … Continue reading

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Beer ‘n Buttermilk Marinade

So, YEH, I have featured buttermilk and beer marinades before, here, and here, among others; but this time, I’ve mixed things up a bit, and am even happier with the results. Give it a try, I think you will be, … Continue reading

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Ollie’s Burger, Steak, and Chop Marinade

Who’s Ollie? I haven’t a clue, but I came across this interesting vintage marinade after researching a restaurant mentioned in a novel. The restaurant is long gone in real life, but Ollie’s kinda surprisingly zippy marinade lives on across the … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Marinade!

I picked up a couple of really nice looking steaks at the butcher, then considered what, exactly to do with them. Grilling was a no brainer; the weather was perfect and Rich had spent the day chilling, so, no issues … Continue reading

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Yogurt Marinade for Pork Chops

We were at the market, and Rich was perusing the butcher’s case. He came across these lovely thick cut, bone in pork chops and asked me about having a couple for dinner. We were a couple of days away from … Continue reading

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Key Lime Marinade for Shrimp, Chicken, or Fish

Who wouldn’t love a tasty batch of shrimp marinated in zippy key lime juice, then grilled with sliced Halloumi cheese on the side? Note: yes, you can grill Halloumi, it is actually better grilled. But wait, there’s more! I know, … Continue reading

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