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When I think of grilling in the Mediterranean, I can hear meat sizzling over hot charcoal with juices dripping onto the hot coals. I can smell the meat aromas mixed with herbs and citrus that characterize so many of the amazing marinades and sauces used in Mediterranean grilling recipes. I also think of simplicity, because grilling in the Mediterranean is all about highlighting the freshness and quality of your ingredients.
Lamb chops, when done right, are so amazingly tender and flavorful that whether they are baked or grilled don’t need a lot of complex recipes to accompany them. What to serve with lamb chops? Simplicity is the key so as to not to take anything away from the chops.
Shrimp recipes are great for the busy person who wants a quick, delicious, high protein meal. Shrimp take no time to cook and doesn’t need complex flavorings to be delicious
Looking to eat the Mediterranean diet this summer? These are some of my favorite summer recipes. In this Mediterranean diet plan, I’ve tried to include a variety of healthy breakfasts, sauces and dips, salads, grilling recipes, and dinners that will give you lots of choices this summer. The idea is to mix and match these […]
Chicken breast can be dried out if you don’t marinate it. When you marinate chicken, it adds so much flavor and enhances the flavor of the actual chicken. These are three marinades that I make all the time because they’re quick, I have the ingredients on hand, and the chicken always comes out tender and flavorful.
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