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just love rubbing my meat…

The rain held off… just until it was time to throw some beautiful ribeyes on the grill!! I rubbed my beautiful ribeyes with a spectacular homemade dry rub and let them soak everything in overnight. The rub is one that I absolutely adore… super simple, but packed with flavor! The rub is made from brown sugar, salt, garlic powder and cayenne pepper [you can elevate the spice level to your liking]. Cooked over a super hot grill for ten minutes [turning once and depending on thickness] and a quick rest… As a side, a light arugula salad mixed with sliced olives, garbanzo beans and oranges.
These juicy steaks were sweet yet spicy, had beautiful grill marks and a perfect crustiness! I could grill all the time…

at a low simmer…
-R

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light and delicious!!

To take a healthier approach to dinner, after a weekend of devouring everything in sight, I decided on grilled chicken marinated in garlic and olive oil. I sliced and rested the chicken on a bed of bitter radicchio, tossed with sliced olives, garbanzo beans, shaved provolone and homemade croutons. Simple, yet healthy and very filling!

at a low simmer…
-R

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mid-week eats…

Today was a mediocre day in regards to the weather… so I opted to cook indoors. On the menu, a hearty salad and chicken francaise with artichokes! The salad was made up of bitter greens, butter lettuce and red leaf lettuce. In addition, some applewood smoked bacon, toasted slivered almonds, black olives, dried cranberries and gorgonzola made their appearance to complete this masterpiece.
As for the chicken francaise, thinly pounded chicken gets lightly floured, dipped in egg and then pan fried. The sauce a lemony fresh butter sauce made in the same pan. So GOOD!!
Tomorrow the area will be flirting with some 80* temps, so might have to pick up some big pieces of meat to grill… we shall see!!

at a low simmer…
-R

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