Rocket Burgers


1 lb 80% lean organic grass fed ground beef or bison meat
2 T or so of your favorite steak sauce
1 T or so of your favorite southwest seasoning – I love Prudhomme’s Meat Magic
1-3 jalapenos – depends upon the size, how hot they happen to be, and if you like jalapenos, slice and remove the seeds and membranes if you want to cut the heat. Read More

Grilled Lemon Chicken


3-4 lbs bone in skin on chicken breasts and/or thighs (the Spoon Mage loves thighs!)

Marinade Ingredients:

2 T lemon zest
1 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup olive oil
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 t dried thyme
1 t dried rosemary
2 T fresh parsley
1/2 t red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper Read More

Flank Steak and Portobello Fajitas



1 1/2 lb flank steak
2 portobello mushrooms

3/4 cup aged Balsamic Vinegar from Modena
1/4 cup good red wine with an assertive character
2 t good quality extra virgin olive oil
10 garlic cloves, rough chopped – or 1 (4 oz) container chopped garlic in olive oil.
1 t smoky paprika
2 T cilantro, chopped
1/4 t or so of freshly ground black peppercorns
a couple twists of the salt grinder

Peppers and Onions:
2 T olive oil
1 onion, sliced
1 sweet red pepper, deseeded and sliced
pinch of salt Read More