Marinade of Weeds for Lamb Chops

Weeds for lambIngredients:

2-4 cups of your choice of five fresh herbs (weeds) from the suggested list below:
Chocolate mint or mix of other mints
cilantro
parsley, flat curled or both
lemon grass, 1 or two stalks
Greek oregano
marjoram
rosemary
basil, all types
1 head of garlic, chopped or pressed
1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
1/2 cup red wine
1/2 cup olive oil
1/2 cup either red wine vinegar, garlic red wine vinegar, or balsamic vinegar
8-12 lamb chops Read More


Grilled Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

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Makes 24 meatballs

Ingredients:

1 1/2 lb 93% lean ground beef
1 large egg
2/3 cup fine bread crumbs
1/3 cup shredded Parmesan
2 t ground garlic – more if you love garlic
1 1/2 t ground onion
1 t dried oregano
1 t dried parsley
1/4 t ground black pepper
8 oz fresh mozzarella, cut into 24 small chunks
24 thin slices pancetta, tear one end of each piece, opening it up so it is a long strip instead of round
24 toothpicks, soaked in water
1 cup of your favorite pasta sauce Read More



Baltimore Style Pit Beef

The Spoon Mage™ loves to cook up the Food of the Cities for the Super Bowl. She is not a big fan of the game so just cooks for the fanatical fans. On the menu for 2013 was Baltimore Style Pit Beef. The meat marinates in a dry rub for 3 days and even this lowly cut of meat morphs into a fantastical sandwich!

Rub Ingredients:

2 T bacon salt, low sodium gluten free
2 T paprika
2 T garlic powder
2 t dried oregano
1 t fresh cracked black pepper Read More