Pork Tenderloin with White Balsamic-Lime Vinaigrette

INGREDIENTS Pork: 2 Whole Pork Tenderloins (1.5 to 3 pounds total) Cherry Coke Marinade: 1/4 Cup Soy Sauce 1/4 Cup Dark Brown Sugar 1/4 Cup Cherry Cola 1/2 Tablespoon Sour Cherry concentrate (optional) 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon Minced Onion 1 Teaspoon Minced Garlic 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper 1/4 Teaspoon Liquid Smoke (if searing) Vinaigrette: 1/4 Cup grapeseed oil 1/3 Cup thinly sliced shallots Kosher salt … Read more

Turkey-Lurkey Time, Redux

It’s t-day prep time. Here’s the simplified, pretty fool proof version of our recipe. We used to do all the prep, then take it over to Jay’s dad’s place. He’d put it in the oven first thing… then we’d finish when we got there. :). Enjoy!! Paul and Jay’s Turkey ★★★★★ Holiday, Main Dish, Poultry, … Read more

My new favorite drink

Pink Negroni Difficulty: Easy Servings: 1 Source: Saveur INGREDIENTS 2 ounces gin 1 ounce Campari 1 ounce fresh lemon juice 1 ounce Lillet Blanc 3 dashes Bittermens burlesque bitters 1 sprig tarragon for garnish DIRECTIONS Combine gin, Campari, lemon juice, Lillet, and bitters in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into … Read more

Sriracha Tofu Skewers

Servings: 4 | Difficulty: Easy Ingredients: 1 16-ounce container extra-firm tofu 3/4 cup Sriracha 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon white miso paste 2 garlic cloves 1 bunch scallions 1 container cherry tomatoes bamboo skewers Directions: Cut tofu into 1 inch cubes. Drain well on paper towels. Put Sriracha, soy sauce, and white miso paste … Read more

An oldie, but a goodie

Pan-fried Salmon Steaks with Lime Basil Butter Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1/2 stick unsalted butter 1/4 cup flour 6 eight-ounce Salmon steaks garlic paprika to taste basil to taste juice of 1 lime Directions: In a frying pan melt the butter. Lightly flour the salmon steaks. Place the steaks in the frying pan over medium heat, … Read more

Happy Boxing Day!!!

Seelbach Cocktail Recipe By: Imbibe Magazine Serving Size: 1 Summary:  Named after the Louisville, Kentucky hotel where it was first crafted in 1917, the Seelbach cocktail is a classic mix of bourbon, Cointreau and both Angostura and Peychaud’s bitters. Ingredients: 1 ounce bourbon 1/2 ounce Cointreau 7 dashes Angostura bitters 7 dashes Peychaud’s bitters Champagne … Read more

Happy Holidays

Tonight’s menu (in addition to Oyster Stew, of course) Mustard-and-Herb-Butter-Rubbed Prime Rib Recipe By: Lynne Curry (from Fine Cooking) Serving Size: 8 Summary: A butter, Dijon, rosemary, and thyme crust hugs this juicy roast. The genius “reverse-sear” method lets you roast the meat hours ahead of the final sear, so you can pull the rest … Read more