Smoky Orange Vinaigrette

1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 tbsp orange marmalade 1 tbsp water 1 tsp honey 1/2 tsp paprika 1/2 small shallot – minced 1/4 cup olive oil Kosher Salt Freshly ground pepper I love homemade salad dressings, but some of the recipes are hit or miss. Tried this one over spinach, goat cheese, cashews and baked…

Greek Salad Dressing – V2

1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbsps red wine vinegar, or apple cider vinegar 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced 1 Tbsp dried oregano 1 Tbsp dried basil sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, to taste, about 1/2 teaspoon each

Tangy Dressing

Tangy Dressing Ingredients – combine in ball jar and refrigerate: 5 Tbsps apple cider vinegar 3 Tbsps raw honey 3 Tbsps extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsps dijon mustard 1 tsp red pepper flakes sea salt & pepper to taste (about a 1/2 tsp each)

Greek Dressing

1/4 cup olive oil juice of 2 fresh squeezed lemons 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp oregano 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp black pepper

Honey Lime Dressing

Mix the following ingredients in a Ball Jar for the perfect honey lime dressing!  Tastes great with spinach, avocado and strawberries! 4 tbsps olive oil 3 fresh limes, juiced zest of 1 lime 1 tbsp honey 1 clove garlic minced pinch of sea salt and pepper

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 pan heat the garlic until it becomes aromatic. Add butter, cherry tomatoes, crushed red pepper,…

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 on all sides. Place the steak, standing up on the strip of fat, in the…

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 a black bean, grilled corn and tomato mix (that recipe to follow soon). INGREDIENTS: 3…

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 to the weekly recipes. INGREDIENTS 1 small shallot, finely chopped 3/4 cup olive oil 1/4…