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Chef Bud Live on Fox 23 Margarita Grill’s Early Summer Salad

Posted in Culinary Information, Recipes, Sizzlin News with tags , , , , , , on June 10, 2012 by sizzlinsauces

Chef Bud Live on Fox 23 Margarita Grill’s Early Summer Salad

For the salad:

Pork Hill Farm Organic Field Greens

Grape Tomato’s

Grilled Asparagus and Onion marinated in Olive Oil and Montreal Seasoning

 

Sautéed 3 – Shrimp and 3 – Scallops marinated with Sizzlin Sauces Award Winning Spittin Fire Hot Sauce and

 

Finished with our Award Winning Mojo’s Tapenade

 

 

Top the salad with Margarita Grill’s Maple Syrup Vinaigrette

 

1 cup Shallots

 

2 oz Tamari

 

2oz Balsamic Vinegar

 

1 Cup Pure Maple Syrup

 

1 Tablespoon Black Sesame Seed

 

2 Cups Olive Oil

 

Caramelize Shallots in 2 Tablespoons olive oil and allow to cool. Place shallots and remaining ingredients in blender except olive oil and process. Once ingredients start to blend slowly drizzle in oil to emulsify. Place in bottle for future use

 

Toss Shrimp and Scallops with Spittin Fire Hot Sauce and Blackening Spice and marinate for 3-4 hours

 

Sauté Seafood in Pan for 3-4 minutes in 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil

 

To Make the Blackened Spice: ¼ cup table salt ½ cup brown sugar ½ chili powder ½ cup ground cumin ½ cup black pepper 1/8 cup cayenne pepper 1/3 cup paprika

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Restaurant Week New Hampshire

Posted in Sizzlin News with tags , , , , , , on March 15, 2012 by sizzlinsauces

Restaurant Week New Hampshire

Bud Selmi has worked in the Mount Washington Valley for more than 40 years. A Certified Chef through the American Culinary Federation, he also works closely with the ACF’s NH Chapter’s Junior Program. In 1999, Chef Bud was named Chef of the Year by the ACF’s White Mountain Chapter. He is also the owner of Sizzlin Sauces, an award-winning line of sauces and marinades.

Margarita Grill in Glen opened in 1983, serving Southwestern-inspired cuisine. The restaurant is known for its own salsas and flavor enhancers. The restaurant is a NH Farm to Table Certified Restaurant that also is big in the green movement, using biodegradable takeout containers and actively reducing fuel, water and electricity.

Try out a recipe from Chef Bud:

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Margarita Grill’s Fish Tacos

Serves 4

4 – 6 oz pieces of fresh fish (we use either haddock or tilapia) 1 oz Olive Oil Blackened Spice (see recipe below) 2 oz Tater sauce 4 oz Fresh Arugula (may substitute shredded lettuce) 4 oz diced tomato 2 oz diced onion 4 oz shredded Chihuahua Cheese (may also use mild cheddar) 4 8-inch flour tortillas (warmed) Honey Habanero Sauce (see recipe below)

Dredge fish in blacken spice, and heat olive oil in a large saute pan or skillet.
Place fish into hot pan, and saute for approximately 2 minutes per side until cooked through.
Add a dab of tartar sauce to each warmed tortilla.
Place cooked fish in taco.
Top with arugula, tomato, onion and cheese. Drizzle tacos with Honey Habanero Sauce (best practice: place Honey Habenero in a squirt bottle to drizzle on top of tacos).

To Make the Blackened Spice: ¼ cup table salt ½ cup brown sugar ½ chili powder ½ cup ground cumin ½ cup black pepper 1/8 cup cayenne pepper 1/3 cup paprika

Mix all ingredients, and keep in a sealed jar for use with your fish.

To Make the Honey Habanero Sauce: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup sour cream ¼ cup Honey 1 tablespoon Chili Sweet Sensation (from Sizzlin Sauces, www.sizzlinsauces.com)

Mix all ingredients together and place into a squirt bottle for easy application.

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Chef Bud will be appearing live on WMUR Cook’s Corner

Posted in Sizzlin News with tags , , , on March 11, 2012 by sizzlinsauces

Chef Bud will be appearing live on WMUR Cook’s Corner on April 29th. Chef Bud from Margarita Grill in Glen NH was chosen as one of 10 Celebrity Chefs to sponsor NH Restaurant Week in May. Chef Bud will be preparing our famous Bayou Seafood Quesadilla inspired by Louisiana style cooking. The dish will feature some of Chef Bud’s Award Winning Sauces. With 54 National Awards Sizzlin Sauces has earned the status ofAmerica’s #1 Award Winning Sauces. Margarita Grill features Sizzlin Sauces in their restaurant and utilizes Sizzlin Sauces in some of their menu items as well as incorporating the sauces in their daily Award Winning Specials. Margarita Grill features dynamic south western cuisine and has just recently been awarded both Environmental Champions by NHSLRP and also have achieved the distinction of a Certified NH Farm to Table Restaurant. Join us for absolutely some of the best south western cuisine in theNorth Country.

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Spicy Cranberry Sauce for basting the bird

Posted in Recipes, Sizzlin News with tags , , , , , on November 20, 2011 by sizzlinsauces

Spicy Cranberry Sauce for basting the bird
1 cup Balsamic Vinegar
1 cup Port Wine
1 shallot diced fine
2 Tbls Olive Oil
2 cups frozen sliced cranberries
1/2 cup honey
2 Tbls Creepin’ Quag™ Hot Sauce
1/4 tsp All Spice

Procedure:
Add Olive oil to pan
Sauté shallot until translucent DO Not Brown
Add Vinegar and Wine
Reduce by 2/3’s
Add Cranberries, honey and Creepin’ Quag™ Hot Sauce Hot Sauce and All Spice
Simmer for 10 – 15 minutes, if you would like sauce a bit thicker add a bit of corn starch

Bast turkey for last 30 minutes of cooking

 

Dawn Smith

Charlotte N. Carolina

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Southwesten Corn Salsa

Posted in Recipes, Sizzlin News with tags , , on November 13, 2011 by sizzlinsauces

The First Entry for Sizzlin Sauces Recipe Contest: Winner gets FREE HOT SAUCE:
Southwestern Corn Salsa
4 Tomato’s pureed
1 Onion Diced Fine
1 Green pepper Diced Fine
1 Orange Pepper Diced Fine
1 Jalapeño seeded diced fine
1 bunch Cilantro Diced Fine
1 cup cooked corn
2 Tablespoon Chili Sweet Sensation Hot Sauce
1 Tsp Kosher Salt
1 Tsp Fresh Cracked pepper
Mix all ingredients, refrigerate over night!

Jose Garcia
Fort Worth Texas

 

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Sizzlin Sauces Wins at the Scovie Awards

Posted in Sizzlin News with tags , , , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2011 by sizzlinsauces

Sizzlin Sauces Wins at the Scovie Awards:

It has just been announced Sizzlin Sauces wins 3: 2012 Scovie Awards!
2nd Place Papa Jack’s Buffalo Hot Sauce, 2nd Place Mojo’s Tapenade and 1st time Winner
Chili Sweet Sensation Hot Sauce for Wings 3rd Place Scovie Award

Sizzlin Sauces has now won 47 National Awards to date next up in November is “The Hot Pepper Awards”

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Mozzarella Stuffed Meat Loaf

Posted in Recipes with tags , , , , , , on October 11, 2011 by sizzlinsauces

Mozzarella Stuffed Meat Loaf

3 # Ground Beef
2 Spanish Onion Diced Fine
Razing Cane Garlic Relish 1 – 9 oz Jar
6 oz Fresh Mozzarella Cheese
Shredded Parmesan Cheese 2 Cups
1 Cup fresh Parsley diced fine
2 cups Italian Style Bread Crumbs
3 eggs beaten 1 15 oz Tomato Sauce
2 cups fresh basil
1 Tablespoon fresh ground pepper
1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
2 Tablespoons Papa Jack’s Buffalo Hot Sauce

Procedure :

1. Mix Ground Beef, Diced Onion, Fresh Parsley, Shredded Parmesan, Bread Crumbs, Eggs, Tomato Sauce, Salt & Pepper and Papa Jack’s Hot Sauce.
2. Kneed meat mixture to make sure all ingredients are mixed well
3. Pat meat mixture into a 12″ square on a flat cutting board which is covered with a piece of wax paper
4. Coat the meat with the Garlic Relish
5. Place the Basil Leaves on top of the Garlic Relish
6. Slice the Mozzarella into thin slices and place them length wise across the center of the meat
7. Roll the meat into a loaf removing the wax paper as you go
8. Seal the ends of loaf by folding under.
9. Your loaf should now be about 12-14″ long
10. Place in a lightly greased glass baking dish
11. Place in a 375 degree oven for 50-to 60 minutes until you reach an internal temperature of 165
12. Serve with your favorite sauce

Favorite Sauces

Marinara

1 large can diced tomatoes – Drained
1 large can crushed tomatoes
1 large onion diced fine
4 cloves garlic diced fine
4 bay leaves
2 tablespoons Italian Seasoning
1 medium can tomatoes sauce
2 cans tomatoes paste
1 cup burgundy
2 tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon smoked sea salt
1 cup extra virgin olive oil

2 Tablespoon Chili Sweet Sensation Hot Sauce

Procedure :

Place olive oil in sauté pan over medium heat
Add garlic and onion, sauté until golden brown
Add all other ingredients and simmer 40 minutes

 

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