We’re back! After some relaxing in Key West, we are very excited to share with you this week’s Tuesday Two Minute Tutorial: How to make Simple Syrup. Spring is in the air and we are ready for cocktails! Simple Syrup is an ingredient in so many of our favorites, but we can’t figure out why so many people buy it in the store. Not only is it very inexpensive and quick to make, simple syrup can be stored easily in your fridge. And the best part? You will only need equal parts of sugar and water! Simply heat on the stove until the sugar has dissolved, then store in a Mason jar. Watch the video below and you will be making mint juleps and mojitos in no time!
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Did you know Avocados are listed among one of the healthiest and best foods in the world? It’s true!
Today we’re demonstrating to you just how simple it is to pit your avocado, slice or chop for your next meal.
Opening Day is next Monday, and spring is in the air. Well, it’s supposed to be anyway, but here in Baltimore we just got some snow! But we’re still trying to get in the spring spirit, and nothing says warmer weather like BBQ! We slow cook our ribs for four hours to ensure that the ribs get super tender. We also use a dry rub which encrusts the ribs in a beautiful crust, or bark. So, never be intimidated by ribs again! Don’t believe us? Give it a try!
We love roasted garlic! It’s super easy and healthy! So why not make some tonight? In fact, why roast just one knob? Why not two or three? That’s what we do!
For this week’s Tuesday Two Minute Tutorial video, Dave demonstrates how to roast your garlic- The Dads’ way!
Roasted garlic is great for garlic bread, garlic mashed potatoes, anti-pasta and so much more! When we took ours out of the oven, we couldn’t help but take a clove out of the knob and smear it onto a piece of olive bread. Delish!!!!
In our photo below, you can see our roasted garlic after having been roasted in the oven for a full hour at 350 degrees. Look how easily a single clove pulls out of the knob. If you need the entire knob, simply squeeze from the bottom and push all the cloves out at the same time.
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In this video below, Harris demonstrates how to make one of The Dads’ favorite spicy dishes: Chipotle Lime Chicken!
Harris picked up this recipe from his friend Dale who makes it every year on their annual ski trips. Naturally, The Dads have made a few twists to the dish and here, Harris shows you how.
This dinner dish is paired wonderfully with Quinoa and Roasted Asparagus. Be sure to check out Leah’s video from a previous post on how to roast asparagus!
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Chipotle Lime Chicken
7 ounces Greek Yogurt
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons Lime Juice
Zest of one lime
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 to 3 chipotle peppers (depending how much heat you want) in adobo sauce- We love La Costeña Adobo Sauce
4 cloves of garlic finely chopped
1 teaspoon butter (for sautéing garlic)
2 pounds boneless chicken thighs
Combine first 6 ingredients in large mixing bowl.
Lightly sauté garlic in butter just until fragrant, about 1 minute; don’t let brown.
Add cooked garlic to adobo sauce.
Reserve enough of the marinade for dipping sauce (about ¼ to ½ cup).
Add chicken thighs to the marinade and let sit for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Grill on Medium heat for approximately 8 to 10 minutes on each side.
Serve with dipping sauce. Delicious!!
This week’s Tuesday Two Minute Tutorial is about how simple it is to chop garlic. You don’t need a Garlic Press or some fancy tool that you pay a lot of money for and is difficult to clean once used. All you need is your butchers knife and a cutting board!
Watch our demonstration below!
Last month, Dave showed you how to make Princess Diana’s favorite Poached Pears that we adapted from her former butler, Paul Burrell’s cookbook In the Royal Manner.
Today, we would like to present them to you as an idea for a decadent salad! Slice them up and serve as a delicious lunch treat or as a side salad with your dinner. To view the full recipe and video from Dave, please go click on the “Recipes” and “Video” tabs on the top of our homepage! Enjoy!