Caprese Skewers

Caprese Skewers
Yield: Six Servings

Ingredients
2 Tbsp.      Greek Taverna Blend
2 Tbsp.      Water
2 Tbsp.      Dijon Mustard
1 Tbsp.      Honey
1/4 Cup     Balsamic Vinegar
1/2 Cup     Olive Oil

As Needed     6 Inch Skewers
1 Pint              Cherry Tomatoes
1 Bunch          Basil – Torn into 1 Inch Pieces
1 Log               Fresh Mozzarella – Sliced & Cut into Cubes
As Needed     Cracked Black Pepper

Procedure
1. Mix the Greek Taverna Blend and water together in a mixing bowl.
2. Mix in the Dijon mustard, honey and balsamic vinegar.
3. Whisk well.
4. While whisking, slowly add the oil until combined.
5. Set the dressing aside.
6. Prepare the skewers by adding a cube of fresh mozzarella, followed by a basil leaf, followed by a cherry tomato.
7. Drizzle a little of the balsamic vinaigrette over the the skewers.
8. Top with some fresh cracked black pepper.

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Blackened Ribeye with Gorgonzola Cheese

Blackened Ribeye with Gorgonzola Cheese
Yield: 4 Servings

Ingredients
4 each        Beef Ribeye (Cut 1 Inch Thick)
4 Tbsp.      Hartz Black Bayou Blend
1 Cup          Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese
Procedure

  1. Heat a grill to high.
  2. Season the steaks on both sides with the Hartz Black Bayou Blend.
  3. Grill the steak turning once on the same side to get the checkerboard pattern.
  4. Flip the steak over and turn it once to get the checkerboard pattern on that side.
  5. Check the temperature using an instant-read thermometer. When it is about 20 degrees away

    from your desired temperature add the Gorgonzola cheese.

  6. Place the lid on the grill to help it melt the cheese.
  7. Check the temperature again. Remove from the grill when it reaches the desired temperature.
  8. Set on a plate and tent with aluminum foil for about two minutes.
  9. Serve and enjoy.