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Classic Marinade Recipes

August 4th, 2009 by admin

………. and Ideas For Ultra-Flavorful EatingBy Billy Bristol What is a marinade and what does it do? Generally, a marinade is a mixture of ingredients (usually liquid) used to add flavor, moisten, and tenderize foods, especially meats. Liquid marinades are usually acidic based, which allows them to break down the food enough to soak into […]

Fish Marinade

March 21st, 2009 by admin

INGREDIENTS: # 1/2 cup dry white wine # 1 small onion, finely chopped # 1/2 cup light soy sauce # 1/4 cup water # 1 clove garlic, minced # 2 tablespoons brown sugar # 1/4 teaspoon black pepper # 1/4 teaspoon Tobasco Combine all ingredients in a glass container. Store in the refrigerator

Marinade and Brine

March 14th, 2009 by admin
Marinade and Brine

source: © The Exploratorium, Marinades are usually made up of three components: acid, oil, and herbs. The acid helps to partially denature the meat’s proteins, opening up “tunnels” in the meat structure where flavor can seep in. But marinades mostly penetrate only the surface. Marinades work best on meats such as chicken breast and […]