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Tips for Marinating

– Don’t be afraid to substitute. Make that Recipe youir own! Dominate it! Finish the check! – More than a few friends have been horrified by my casual approach to marinades. However a fluid based on booze, salt and sugar … Continue reading

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CTV Morning Marinades

Steak in Bourbon 1 – 2 lb sirloin steak 0.5 -1 Kg 1/4 c. soy sauce 50 ml 1/2 c. bourbon 125 ml 3 crushed garlic 3 1 tsp chipotle ground 5 ml (substitute: cayenne) Put marinade in zip lock … Continue reading

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White Whisky

IS it a return to the ’90s? (Remember clear Pepsi?) Maybe. Canadian Whisky has long been the whisky of choice for cocktails – hence the dominance of the brand in the ’50s and ’60s, and in the show Mad men. … Continue reading

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Angostura Bitters & the Banshee!

The thing you have to understand with cocktails (and all food) is that astringency is important. Celery is astringent. Grapefruit is astringent. Romaine is astringent. The absence of astringency begats a palate for fat people. Angostura Bitters is widely available … Continue reading

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