Planning a Patriotic Memorial Day BBQ for Friends and Family

Memorial Day weekend will be here before you know it! It’s the BIG “Kick off to the summer Barbecue Season” weekend and you want to be prepared. These 4 tips will help you plan & host a memorable party for your friends and family: Memorial Day celebrations call for a patriotic theme from invitations to […]

Lemongrass Grilled Shrimp

Ingredients: 24 large shrimp, peeled and de-veined 2 tablespoons fresh lemongrass, finely chopped 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh scallion, finely chopped 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon honey Wooden skewers To Make:  Place the skewers in enough water to cover them completely and set aside. Combine […]

Spicy Grilled Chicken

Ingredients: 3 pounds boneless chicken breasts/thighs 1 cup roasted cashews 1 cup fresh cilantro 4 garlic cloves 2 jalapenos, seeded 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/4 cup grapeseed oil Salt and pepper To Make: Add cashews, cilantro, garlic, jalapenos, brown sugar, lime juice, and oil to a food processor and pulse until […]

Cilantro Marinated Grilled Chicken

Ingredients: 2 cups fresh cilantro 6 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 2 pounds chicken thighs/breasts, boneless and skinless To Make: In a blender, place the cilantro, garlic, and oil, and process until smooth. Add cilantro mix, and chicken, to a large zip-top bag. Combine well and place in the refrigerator for at […]

Yogurt Marinated Chicken Kabobs

Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast, cut into strips 1 cup plain yogurt 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon paprika 1 tablespoon onion powder 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper Salt Wood skewers To Make: Mix together the yogurt, spices, along with a healthy pinch of salt, and set aside. Place the chicken […]

Garlic Ginger Glazed Slamon

Ingredients: 4 8-ounce fillets of salmon Olive oil Salt 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon chili paste 1 teaspoon soy sauce 1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar 1/3 cup water To Make: Rub each side of the salmon fillets with oil, then season with salt. Grill 6-8 […]

Kebab Sampler

Insalata Caprese Kebab Ingredients: Cherry tomatoes Fresh mozzarella Fresh basil Salt Pepper Extra virgin olive oil To Make:   Teriyaki Beef Kebab Ingredients: 1lb. top round cut into 1 inch cubes Button or baby Portobello mushrooms, halved 1 medium red onion, sliced into 1 x 1 1/2 inch pieces Teriyaki sauce Garlic powder To Make: […]

Grilled Cedar Plank Salmon

Ingredients: 1 2-pound salmon fillet, skin on 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard 1 tablespoon lemon zest, grated 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, minced 1 cedar plank, approximately 6×15 inches To Make: Mix together the honey, mustard, lemon zest, and rosemary, along with a pinch of salt and pepper. Spread across the flesh of […]

Honey Glazed Shrimp

Ingredients: 30 jumbo shrimp 12 bamboo skewers, soaked in water 1 cup orange juice 1/3 cup lime juice 3/4 cup honey 1/3 cup Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons paprika 2 tablespoons chili powder Salt and pepper To Make: In a large bowl whisk together juices, mustard, and seasonings. Transfer to saucepan and simmer for about 10 […]

Grilled Spicy Tuna

Ingredients: 2 pounds fresh tuna fillets 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt To Make: Rinse and pat dry tuna fillets. Combine the remaining ingredients and place in a ziplock back. Add tuna […]