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Cajun Spice Blend

Makes 1/2 cup Ingredients: 2 tablespoons + 1 teaspoon paprika 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon onion powder 2 teaspoons black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 tablespoon dried thyme 1 tablespoon dried oregano Directions: Blend all ingredients together and store in an airtight container, away from heat and […]

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Chinese Five-Spice Marinade

A perfect new marinade for all your summer grilling needs.  Works great with meat, fish, vegetables, or whatever you like!   Chinese Five-Spice Marinade makes about 1–1/4 cups   Ingredients:   Marinade: 1/4 cup garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh ginger 1 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder 1 […]

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Recipe: Grilled Rib-eye Steak

Simple and hearty, enjoy with sauteed onions and mushrooms or grilled vegetables. Dijon mustard rosemary sauce would be a delicious addition as well. Grilled Rib-eye Steaks  Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil ½ tsp or less salt  Approx ¼ tsp black pepper, ground 2 lbs Ribeye steaks, 1 ¼ to 1 ½ inch thick, […]

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Recipe: Homemade Tomato Sauce

I got a box of amazing tomatoes from our CSA, Loon Organics, this past weekend, and wow! They are so delicious. I decided to make a basic tomato sauce with the majority of them. This sauce can be a base for all sorts of things from soups, pizza sauce, spaghetti sauce.  The same night I […]

Chef Marshall O'Brien Citrus Pork Steaks

Three Healthy Grilling Recipes for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is upon us which means Americans across the country will be firing up their grills and ushering in summer. Treat yourself and your family with some tasty, lean, healthy meats. Here are three of my most popular grilling recipes…enjoy!  Citris Pork Steaks           Grilled Lamb Chops with with Fig […]

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Recipe: Basic Pizza Dough

  Serves 6 Makes 2 pizza dough batches   Ingredients: 1 C warm water 1 packet active dry yeast 1 tsp honey 2 tsp sea salt 3 T ground cornmeal 1 ½ C white flour 1 ½ C wheat flour *¼ C Fresh herbs if desired, mix with flour if used   Directions: Mix dry […]

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Recipe & Video: Leg of Lamb

serves 6 3lb boneless leg of lamb 4-6 sprigs fresh rosemary, few inches in length 4 cloves garlic, whole or sliced in half lengthwise Olive oil Kosher or sea salt Ground or cracked black pepper Clean lamb as needed, washing with water then patting dry with paper towel. Place on plate or sheet pan. If […]


Recipe: Stuffed Trout

Stuffed Trout Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 – 8 oz. trout, butterflied (fish will be gutted, bones removed and scaled, with the head, tail and fins intact) 1/2 tbsp. butter Salt to taste Pepper to taste 2 tablespoons (approx.) fresh herbs – parsley, basil and/or thyme, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 fresh lemon, one half […]


Recipe: Chicken Sate with Sweet Plum Sauce

Chicken sate – makes 15 skewers 5 chicken breasts 15 8 inch skewers marinade 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 T fresh ginger, minced 2 tsp. thai fish sauce 2 tsp. light soy sauce 1 T clear honey Cut chicken breast in strips, 5 or 6 strips each. Skewer chicken, and marinate. Plum sweet chili sauce* (this is an […]

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Recipe: Basil Stuffed Jumbo Scallops

Serves 6 6 U-10 scallops, clean, sweet smelling, muscle removed on the side 6 thin slices of fresh plump red tomato 3 tsp fresh basil, thinly sliced 2-3 tsp grated parmesan Olive oil Kosher or sea salt Fresh ground pepper Favorite hard crusted bread if desired… Take the scallops, insert a knife in the side, […]

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