The older I get, the more I forget. For example, I forgot that I took these photos of Caribbean Jerk marinated ribeye steaks back in September 2015…I just found them on my hard drive!
I also forgot the name of the guy who told me his favorite thing to grill was ribeye steaks marinated with Safeway Signature Select Caribbean Jerk Marinade.
Oh well. What I do remember is that these steaks were delicious!
Here’s what the marinade looked like in 2015. The label has changed since then. Continue reading Caribbean Jerk Ribeye Steaks
Compound butter (a mixture of butter, herbs, and spices) is an excellent way to add flavor and moisture to any grilled steak or seafood, and it’s so easy to make.
Your family and friends will be impressed at the sight of a perfectly grilled steak or piece of fish with a disc of compound butter on top, melting slowly over the meat—and the flavor will blow-away their taste buds!
Components Of Compound Butter
Compound butter consists of a good quality softened butter and any of the following mixed in:
- Herbs (minced fine) and spices (freshly ground or cracked), e.g. garlic, onion, shallots, ginger, citrus zest, peppers, etc.
- Salt, to taste.
- Acid, often lemon juice or vinegar, to balance the flavors.
- Sweet, rarely used, but might include honey, agave, maple, etc.
- Exotic ingredients, rarely used, like black truffles.
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