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Sauces + Marinades

Chef Simeon’s Tomato Confit Butter Sauce

This sauce is great on fish, especially drum! INGREDIENTS: 1 pint cherry tomatoes (halved) 1/8 tsp crushed red pepper 5 tbsp butter ¼ cup white wine 1 tbsp garlic Juice ½ lemon Kosher salt & pepper DIRECTIONS: In a small... Continue Reading →


Red Wine Steak Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 2 1-pound New York Strip Steaks 1/2 white onion (minced) Kosher Salt Freshly Ground Pepper 1 cup boxed red wine 2-3 tbsp cold unsalted butter(cubed) DIRECTIONS: Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Season steak generously with salt and pepper... Continue Reading →

Flank Steak Marinade (5 Stars)

My friend Sarah sent me this marinade recipe and it is fantastic.  The only mistake I made was cutting the meat the wrong way (word to the wise: it needs to be bias cut).  This recipe is great paired with... Continue Reading →

Citrus Vinaigrette (5 Stars)

I had an idea for a salad I had many years ago, and I was pretty certain it had been dressed with a citrus vinaigrette. While this didn't taste like I remembered, it was a fantastic homemade dressing to add... Continue Reading →

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