Keep things exciting and extra flavourful with this terrific steak marinade. Perfect for flank, striploin or even flat iron steaks. Whichever cut you are grilling up, be sure to try this quick-to-make marinade. Let rest and absorb for up to 24 hours to really maximize the flavour of your steaks!Continue reading “Balsamic Steak Marinade”
Balsamic-Glazed Cipollini with Lemon and Bay Leaves
Whether you are looking for a fantastic accompaniment to a delicious rich roast, a yummy new pizza topping or a delightful addition to your next charcuterie board, these balsamic-glazed cipollini onions are to die for! We love adding a warm spoonful of these sweet and savoury gems to crostini with aged cheddar. Keep a jar of these in your fridge for an easy addition to so many family favourites.
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Balsamic Roasted Fennel
We often challenge ourselves when grocery shopping to select items we have yet to use and become determined to create something delicious with them! This time it was fennel and what a delightful treat. This vegetable is light, slightly sweet and wonderfully aromatic. It is often said to have licorice undertones that become more subtle once roasted. Being so versatile, try adding fennel raw to salads or wraps to give a nice crunch, incorporate into your next soup recipe or roast like we have below!
Beat the heat with this beautiful seasonal salad. This combination is so fresh, fruity and is absolutely bursting with the flavours and aromas of summertime. Incorporating the watermelon creates a refreshing burst, which mingles so deliciously with the fresh basil, cherry tomatoes, feta and green onions. Top this salad off with a generous drizzle of balsamic glaze to create the most delightful summertime side.
Grilled Caprese Style Portobello Mushrooms
This side dish is so aromatic, garden fresh and bursting with vibrant flavours. We love cooking these caprese style mushrooms on the BBQ but of course the oven works great as well! These beauties pair wonderfully with steak and a glass of wine! Not only are they extremely easy to recreate, but are guaranteed to be a hit for dinner guests. Take these portobellos to the next level by seasoning with fresh herbs and a drizzle of balsamic reduction. The blend of flavour profiles are a symphony when paired together!
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Strawberry Balsamic Baked Brie
Ooey, gooey, cheesy goodness smothered in strawberries, basil, honey, balsamic and sprinkled with pistachios! Not only does this colourful appetizer look beautiful, it is completely addicting. Serve with toasted baguette and voila, you have a luxurious work of art to serve at your next event!