Category: main dish

Oyamel: Tequila and Mezcal Festival
[ 0 ] February 27, 2014 |

Oyamel: Tequila and Mezcal Festival

  Oyamel Cocina Mexicana will hold a Tequila and Mezcal Festival from March 10th through the 23rd.  You can visit the restaurant during the festival for an authentic taste of Mexico.  The restaurant will feature a live Mexican band, small bites, and tequila tastings.  Check out a few upcoming events! Festival Kickoff Party (3/10/14- 6PM […]

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Recipe Alert:  Mardi Gras Jambalaya
[ 0 ] February 26, 2014 |

Recipe Alert: Mardi Gras Jambalaya

*Thanks to Vicky Braun, inventor of the Lid Pocket (www.lidpocket.com), a hands-free lid solution for most slow cookers.  This week’s recipe is courtesy Vicky featuring one of her fave Mardi Gras recipes. Ingredients: 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves – cut into 1-inch cubes 1 pound sausage (Andouille, Polish or Jennie-O turkey sausage) sliced 1 […]

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Recipe Alert:  Game Day Chili
[ 1 ] January 29, 2014 |

Recipe Alert: Game Day Chili

Cocoa Bella Chili (*Recipe courtesy Karen Mosebrook, owner of Cocoa Bella Brewing Chocolate out of Culpeper, VA) 2 tbs chili powder 3 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp salt 3/4 cup hard cider 14oz beef stock 1/2 cup ketchup 1 lb grass-fed or other lean beef 2 Tbs olive oil 5 cloves garlic 1/2 cup minced […]

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Recipe Watch: Grilled Chicken Gizzard’s
[ 0 ] January 8, 2014 |

Recipe Watch: Grilled Chicken Gizzard’s

Ingredients Bammboo Skewers (Soaked) 2.5 Tablespoons of Fresh Lemon Juice 1/4 Cup Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon Sugar 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Black Pepper 1 Teaspoon Mexican Oregano 1 Pound Fresh Chicken Gizzards Gizzard Prep Cold Water wash gizzards. Trim away any cartilage and cut in half to make  equal size pieces. Marinade Prep Combine […]

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Recipe: (Indoor) Grilled Hanger Steak
[ 0 ] October 16, 2013 |

Recipe: (Indoor) Grilled Hanger Steak

With temperatures gradually dropping, grilling outdoors is becoming a thing of the past.  Thanks to the indoor grill, that flavor does not have to become a summer pasttime.  Season 3 Iron Chef winner, Chef Marc Forgione, and T-fal have linked up and provided this recipe that utilizes T-Fal’s OptiGrill in just the right way:  making […]

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