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Herb-Marinated Flank Steak

Flank Steak Recipe

Herb-Marinated Flank Steak

Herb-Marinated Flank Steak

Ingredients

  • Flank Steak 3-4 lbs, cut into 2-inch strips against the grain
  • Dijon Mustard - 1 cup (no need to measure exactly- it's more than half of a 12oz. bottle)
  • Red Wine Vinegar- 1/3 cup
  • Soy Sauce- 1/4 cup
  • Dried Oregano & Basil- 1 tablespoon each

Instructions

  1. Marinate steak a day or two in advance
  2. Make Marinade:
  3. Combine mustard, vinegar, soy sauce and herbs; mix well
  4. Place sliced steak into large zip-top baggie or shallow container
  5. Cover with marinade and coat steak evenly
  6. Seal and place in refrigerator to marinate
  7. Time To Grill:
  8. Remove steak from marinade directly to hot grill
  9. Cook until brown on both sides and desired wellness
http://tonispilsbury.com/herb-marinated-flank-steak/

 

Grilled Flank Steak is paired perfectly with these side dishes:

pasta salad recipe

Cavatappi Pasta Salad

 

Summer Sangria

Summer Sangria

 

Or, for a complete barbeque menu:

Barbeque menu

Barbeque Menu & Recipes

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Fall Pear Salads

Two Salad Recipes for Fall Pears

Fall Pears make for the most beautiful and delicious salads for Thanksgiving or for any family dinner.  Here are two simple recipes to make the most out of this Fall fruit.

Fall Pears

 

Fall Pear Spinach Salad Recipe

Pear Spinach Salad

Pear Spinach Salad

Ingredients

  • Fresh baby spinach lettuce- 16 oz.
  • Pears, 1 each (or any combination of) of Bosc (dark yellow), Red Anjou and Green Anjou- sliced
  • shredded Parmesan cheese- 2 oz.
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette, or Steakhouse Vinaigrette

Instructions

  1. Place spinach lettuce in your prettiest Fall salad bowl
  2. Top with sliced pears
  3. Drizzle with dressing and toss
  4. Top with cheese
http://tonispilsbury.com/pear-walnut-gorgonzola-arugula-salad/

 

 

Fall Pear Walnut Gorgonzola Salad Recipe

Fall Pear Walnut Gorgonzola Salad

Fall Pear Walnut Gorgonzola Salad

Ingredients

  • Spring or Arugula Salad Lettuce- 16 oz.
  • Pears, 1 each of Bosc (dark yellow), Red Anjou and Green Anjou- sliced
  • Gorgonzola Cheese Crumbles- 4 oz.
  • Walnuts, chopped- 2 oz.
  • Balsamic Vinaigrette or Steakhouse Vinaigrette

Instructions

  1. Place lettuce in your prettiest Fall salad bowl
  2. Top with sliced pears
  3. Drizzle with dressing and toss
  4. Top with Gorgonzola cheese and walnuts
http://tonispilsbury.com/pear-walnut-gorgonzola-arugula-salad/

 

These salad are “peared” perfectly with our Fall Rigatoni:

Fall Rigatoni

Fall Rigatoni Recipe

 

Weekly Meal Planning For Busy Families

meal plan

Weekly Meal Plan from The Organized Cook Weekly Meal Plan System

 

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Pumpkin Pie Martini

Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

We’ve been enjoying these martinis in my home to celebrate the end of another wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner for many years now.

Pumpkin Pie Martini

(makes 4)

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Ingredients

  • Vanilla Vodka- 1 cup
  • Creme de Cacao- 1 cup
  • Heavy Cream- 1 cup
  • Pumpkin Pie Spice by McCormick- 1 tablespoon
  • Whipped Cream (to rim martini glasses)

Instructions

  1. rim glasses by dipping them in a small plate filled with whipped cream
  2. mix together remaining ingredients in martini shaker with ice
  3. shake, pour and enjoy
http://tonispilsbury.com/pumpkin-pie-martini/

Pumpkin Pie Martini

Pumpkin Pie Martini

 

 

Ingredients

  1. Vanilla Vodka- 1 cup
  2. Creme de Cacao- 1 cup
  3. Heavy Cream- 1 cup
  4. Pumpkin Pie Spice by McCormick- 1 tablespoon
  5. Whipped Cream (to rim martini glasses)

Directions

  1. rim glasses by dipping them in a small plate filled with whipped cream
  2. mix together remaining ingredients in martini shaker with ice
  3. shake pour and enjoy

 

 

 

For more Thanksgiving Holiday inspiration, visit our 12 Days of Thanksgiving:

Thanksgiving Recipes

Toni’s 12 Days of Thanksgiving

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