This is a very basic brine recipe for preparing meats and fish for smoking. Add any personal taste preferences to the brine for additional flavor enhancement. I like to add white wine, soy sauce and various herbs and spices. Anything that you like will work, so experiment at will.
A dash of cognac flavors this sumptuous feast of shrimp in a creamy vegetable sauce. The shrimp is cooked in butter and paprika, and the sauce is a saute of bell peppers, shallots and garlic. Add shrimp, cognac and cilantro, then serve over hot pasta.
A great way to use up all those extra fresh tomatoes and zucchini from the garden during late summer. My family loves this soup! If you like, this soup can be thinned with a little bit of milk or cream.
This is a refreshing and healthy protein smoothie made with fresh oranges, bananas, strawberries, sherbet and cranberry juice. Save money by making your own fruit smoothie at home versus going to a juice place!