Saturday, August 31, 2013

LET'S CELEBRATE LABOR DAY

This is great for a BBQ, I double the recipe and use a cooler and everyone can help them self, this is better than soda any day.



Old-fashioned Lemonade

1 ¼ cups granulated sugar
½ cup boiling water
1 ½ cups fresh lemon juice
4 ½ cups cold water
Ice cubes
Lemon Slices

Place sugar, boiling water, and lemon juice in a 2 quart pitcher and stir vigorously with a spoon until sugar is dissolved. Cover and store in refrigerator until ready to use. Add cold water, ice cubes and lemon slices. Stir. Pour over ice cubes in a 10 to 12 ounce glass.

Yield: 6 to 8 servings.



Wednesday, August 28, 2013

LET'S CELEBRATE LABOR DAY


Labor Day weekend recipes flavors,  my second great grilling recipes for summer 2013.
 
MELZIE OUR GRILL MASTER




MY FAVORITE GRILLED LEMON CHICKEN

Ingredients:

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 (6 ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves


Preparation:

Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry with paper towels. Stir together the lemon juice, soy sauce, ginger, and black pepper in a bowl; pour into a large, resealable plastic bag. Add the chicken breasts, seal the bag, and massage to evenly coat chicken with lemon juice mixture. Place in refrigerator to marinate at least 20 minutes, or up to 24 hours

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Preheat an outdoor grill for medium-high heat. Lightly oil grill grate.

Drain and discard marinade from the bag, and place chicken on preheated grill about 4 inches from heat source for about 6 to 8 minutes on each side Cook until chicken is no longer pink and juices run clear.


Monday, August 26, 2013

LET'S CELEBRATE LABOR DAY

 Labor Day weekend recipes flavor summer's last holiday with a feast of great grilling recipes, appetizers, and desserts.



MELIZE COWBOY STEAK 

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds porterhouse steak
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoons chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation:

Combine garlic, chili powder, salt, oil and pepper in a small bowl. Mix until it forms a thick paste. Rub paste over the entire surface of the steak. Wrap steak in plastic wrap and refrigerate for several hours. Preheat grill. Grill steak over as high a heat as you can for 2 minutes. Flip and continue grilling for 2 more minutes. Move to a cooler part of the grill or reduce heat to medium. Continue grilling until done. About 4 minutes per side.