Posts Tagged ‘barbecue’

Shrimp on the Grill

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

This shrimp recipe is simple yet so flavorful you will want to add it to every meal! Since we are heading into the middle of barbecue month, the following directions are for marinated shrimp cooked on the grill. Once finished, serve over rice, pasta, salad or leave on the skewers as hors d’oeuvres!

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Grilled Shrimp1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons hot pepper sauce
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled, deveined with tails attached

Directions:

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix together olive oil, parsley, hot sauce, garlic, tomato paste, oregano, salt and black pepper. Reserve a half a cup for basting later.
  2. Pour remaining marinade into a large resealable plastic bag with shrimp. Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours.
  3. Preheat grill for medium-low heat. Thread shrimp onto skewers, piercing once near the tail and once near the head. Gently pour lemon juice over the skewered shrimp, ensuring to coat both sides. Discard marinade.
  4. Lightly oil grill grate. Cook shrimp for about 4 minutes per side, until opaque, basting with reserved marinade. Serve and enjoy!


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Tuesday Recipe: Strawberry Lemonade

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

We’re following last week’s fudge recipe with this refreshing and sweet strawberry lemonade – perfect on a hot afternoon or during a family barbecue. The secret to this beverage is to make it with fresh ingredients; and when it becomes an instant favorite this summer, you’ll be glad you did!

Glass Rooster Mugs & Nantucket Glass Beverage DispenserWhat you’ll need:

  • Blender
  • Strainer
  • Spatula
  • Approximately 1 pound
    fresh strawberries
  • 2 lemons
  • 8 cups water
  • 3/4 cups honey
  • 1/4 cup sugar

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Directions:

  1. Wash well and cut the stems off the strawberries and the ends of the lemons. Cut the strawberries and lemons into quarters; don’t take the skin off the lemons.
  2. Combine in a blender with 2 cups of water, and pour the honey over the mixture. Liquefy for about 1 minute.
  3. Pour the liquid through a strainer, using the spatula to scrape it through if necessary. Add the remaining 6 cups of water through the strainer to dilute any remaining mixture.
  4. Add the sugar to the liquid and chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour. Serve in a glass with crushed ice, or add to a beverage dispenser to enjoy at you and your guests’ leisure, and enjoy!

*Recipe adapted from Mom Spotted

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