Moorish Kabob Tapas Marinade

September 9, 2012

From our tapas dinners, use Trader Joe’s pork loins (about 1 lb each). Skewer meat. Grill on BBQ or under broiler 3 min per side. Serve with lime wedges.(4-5 servings)

  • 2 garlic cloves chopped fine (or use frozen garlic from Trader Joes)
  • 2 tsp salt

Mix garlic and salt together. Add following ingredients to make marinade:

  • 1 tsp mild curry powder
  • ½ tsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ¼ tsp dried thyme
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs lemon juice

Skewer cubed meat, lay out in pan or shallow dish, cover with marinade, at least a few hours (we did overnite).

  • 1 lb lean pork (loin- cut into small cubes)

Cumberland Sauce

March 28, 2012

Mormor’s recipe. approx 1 Cup. Serve with venison, lamb…

  • 1 orange zested and juice squeezed
  • 1 lemon, zested and juice squeezed

Use potato peeler to peel citrus, 1″ long strip sliced into 1/8th strips. Cover with water and boil 5 min, drain, save peels.

  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/3 C ruby port wine or madeira
  • 2 TB red currant jelly
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

Boil juice, jelly, wine, reduce heat, add cornstarch. Simmer until clear, add rinds.

(Another version is 3/4 C Port, 2 TB jelly, pinch cayenne & cinnamon)