Category Archives: Spice and Seasoning Mixtures, Marinades

Parfait! Steak and Chop Marinade

This is an old standby – a marinade I rely on for steaks, lamb chops, pork, veal… really, just about anything other than fish or chicken; and I might give a thought to trying it on both of them, too. … Continue reading

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Parfait! Seasoned Salt

Now, I realize that “seasoned salt” is not a thing that folk give a lot of thought to, but they really, really should. First; pick up that seasoned salt in the spice aisle at the market and look at the … Continue reading

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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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