Category Archives: Spice and Seasoning Mixtures, Marinades

Parfait! Greek Marinade For Souvlaki (or Salad)

Not too, too long ago, I posted about Chicken Souvlaki, which made for a fine pita sammich dinner. Now I’m back, having thought long and hard about the marinade/salad dressing that made the Souvlaki ermmm, Souvlaki; and I believe it … Continue reading

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(My) Garam Masala

After a quick tour o’ da Google, it is my understanding that Garam Masala is, or can be, different things to different people. Aarti, over at Food Network, shares my disdain for cumin and coriander, preferring her own blend rich … Continue reading

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Cider and Tamari Chop Marinade

So, yeh, I know I have my standard ‘steak and chop marinade‘ – and it is pretty darned good – but I was looking at a jug of apple cider in the fridge that was just wasn’t going to drink … Continue reading

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Grilled Chuck Steak and a FINE Marinade

It is well known that I am a sucker for a deal; so when I came across this packet of chuck steak at the market with a $3 off coupon on it, there was absolutely no doubt it’d be coming … Continue reading

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Parfait! Bourbon Mixed Grill

Earlier this week, I posted this lovely little mid-century marinade from a vintage recipe collection via Southern Living magazine – a few basic ingredients brought together to make for one fine flavor-enhancer for a nice bit of steak. Then, I … Continue reading

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A String of Pearls…

Southern Living magazine called this recipe from a vintage Junior League of Lousiville cookbook the “little black dress” of marinades, because it goes with just about everything; but I think it much more akin to that classic mid-century iridescent adornment … Continue reading

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My Cajun/Blacken/Spicy Seasoning

I usually make my own Chili Powder blend… Which I use as part of my Taco Seasoning… I even have a Dry Rub recipe that is pretty darned tasty on ribs and chops. Well, I believe that I can ignore … Continue reading

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mmm, Taco Seasoning

We do like a nice taco every now and again; be it beef or chicken, with refried black beans or without (tho’ usually with), and with lots of crisp romaine, pickled jalapeño, onion, fresh tomato, shredded cheese, and a nice … Continue reading

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Seasoned Salt

SRSLY? SALT?!? Yep – and nicely seasoned, too, if I do say so myself. A bunch of recipes seem to call for seasoned salt anymore – and I finally gave in when I made my first batch of Soul Rolls. … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

Folk who know me are well aware that I loathe/abhor/hate-with-every-fiber-of-my-being/really don’t care for pumpkin pie. Still, Rich likes it, and it IS Thanksgiving, so I don’t begrudge him his seasonally appropriate dessert. I DO, however, refuse to spend good money … Continue reading

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