How to Marinate Steaks (Using Olive Wood Smoked Olive Oil and Espresso Balsamic Vinegar)

For red meat, we love the combination of coffee with a smoked flavor, but feel free to use any of your infused olive oils and vinegars. Your marinade should be at least 1/2 oil. The oil helps emulsify the marinade into a thick sauce that coats the meat. It's also a flavor-carrier. And having a coating of an oil-based sauce on your steak before you grill it will help it cook better and more evenly. You'll need 1/2 cup of marinade per pound of meat you're grilling, and you want that marinade to be at least half oil, so for two pounds of steak, start with 1/2 cup of oil. Acid helps tenderize tough connective tissues—which my favorite steaks have plenty of—but too much acid will actually cook

Spicy Neapolitan Chicken with Capers and Olives

5 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 package of frozen tri-color peppers and onions 2 tablespoons of Cayenne or Green Chili Olive Oil 1 lb of cubed chicken breasts 1 10 oz can of diced tomatoes 1/3 cup Neapolitan Balsamic 1/2 cup of sliced green olives, drained 3 tablespoons capers, drained 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon each of salt and pepper Heat in a large saucepan the Cayenne Chili Olive Oil over medium heat. Add your onion, peppers and garlic. Season with salt and pepper and sauté until tender. About 5 minutes. At this point you can throw all of the remaining ingredients in with the pepper, onion, and garlic mixture, or throw them all together into a crock pot. Simmer on the stove top for 30-

Asian Marinated Shrimp

Click here to watch a video of how it is made! 2 pounds of frozen, already cooked shrimp, thawed 2 garlic cloves finely minced 1/4 cup of chopped fresh parsley or cilantro 1/4 cup chopped green onion 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/3 cup of Joe and Son’s Dark Toasted Sesame Oil* 1/3 cup of Joe and Son’s Honey Ginger White Balsamic* 1 tablespoon of low sodium soy sauce fresh cracked pepper 1 12 ounce bag of cabbage slaw 1/4 cup chopped peanuts unsalted or lightly salted Whisk vigorously or shake in a sealed jar the garlic, Sesame Oil, Honey Ginger White Balsamic, soy sauce, pepper, and parsley. In a bowl add shrimp, green onion, cilantro or parsley and red bell pepper. Pour dressing over

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