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Tri-tip marinade

Tri-tip marinade

This is a great dry rub for tri tip. I just made it for a recent party and the tri tip vanished.

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jun 2008
Intermediate
11 votes
12814 views
Brussels

Brussels

No not the country famous for Beer, Diamonds and Waffles, but a rather a tested method to make anyone eat Brussel Sprouts. Serve as a side to steak,…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2010
Advanced
11 votes
860 views
Sweet potato and ginger soup (with a kick)

Sweet potato and ginger soup (with a kick)

This soup is delicious and very easy to make.

Gail Dickerson
Sep 2008
Intermediate
10 votes
12669 views
Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

Easy Pan Fried Tomatoes

This recipe is incredibly easy and really tasty. We're healthy eaters, so frying tomatoes isn't the first thing that comes to mind. But you have…

Nancy Miyasaki
Sep 2009
Intermediate
11 votes
6798 views
Creole Style Butter Beans

Creole Style Butter Beans

Butter beans (another name for Lima beans) are super healthy and flavorful. I've been looking for a simple and flavorful way to cook these, and…

John Spottiswood
Apr 2011
Advanced
11 votes
1691 views
Yam & Sweet Potato Souffle

Yam & Sweet Potato Souffle

Move over marshmallows, this dish uses color and two textures to turn Thanksgiving root vegetables into a truly elegant side dish.

Deborah Parker Wong
Oct 2008
Advanced
10 votes
4854 views
Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken

Lemon Basil Grilled Chicken

This is a simple and tasty summer grilled chicken recipe. We usually cook this with legs or thighs, but it goes well with chicken breast too.…

John Spottiswood
Aug 2010
Advanced
11 votes
1825 views
Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

Fabulous Pork Tenderloin

I know that's a bold title, but this Pork Tenderloin is truly phenomenal. The sauce has a mix of Thai and Middle Eastern flavors that is harmonious…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2008
Advanced
11 votes
23251 views
Madras Curry Fried Chicken

Madras Curry Fried Chicken

Serve with a fresh green salad. The chicken may also be served room temperature or cold for picnics. In the summer, ratatouille is also a wonderful…

Foreign Cinema
Aug 2008
Professional
9 votes
17015 views
Pear & Fig Chutney

Pear & Fig Chutney

I still had a few pears from the orchard and the figs are almost finished. Why not a Pear & Fig chutney? Easily done! This is everything a…

Amos Miller
Nov 2011
Professional
9 votes
4556 views
Tex-Mex Taco Bake

Tex-Mex Taco Bake

Easy prep casserole. If you have leftover chili in the fridge, just sub it for the first 5 ingredients.

myra byanka
Jul 2012
Professional
9 votes
3365 views
Alton Brown Lentil Soup

Alton Brown Lentil Soup

I adapted this recipe from one by Alton Brown. I added spinach, potatoes, and scallions and removed grains of paradise. Our whole family really…

John Spottiswood
Dec 2012
Advanced
10 votes
2130 views
San Antone Black Bean Salad

San Antone Black Bean Salad

With friends and family living in the great state of Texas, my frequent visits have always meant new flavor profiles to experience, new ways to…

Amos Miller
Jan 2011
Professional
9 votes
4088 views
Hearty Red Lentil Soup

Hearty Red Lentil Soup

This is a wonderfully flavored soup that our whole family really enjoyed. I'm a huge fan of traditional Turkish Red Lentil soup which has more…

John Spottiswood
Sep 2011
Advanced
9 votes
1781 views
Killer Shrimp

Killer Shrimp

Nancy and I loved eating at this hole in the wall restaurant in Marina Del Ray called Killer Shrimp. It was in a strip mall and didn't have much…

John Spottiswood
Feb 2012
Advanced
9 votes
4351 views