Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo

Mardi Gras is gumbo time! This is a classic Chicken and smoked Sausage gumbo is always a favorite on our dinner table. It's so packed with flavor and is great for parties and tailgating. You can make this gumbo the night before so it will have even more flavor. Just...
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146: The Joy of A Family Baking Business

This week on The Mad Chef Podcast, we visit with Brett Borg co-owner of The family run Schmidt's Pastry Cottage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brett says that there is a lot to producing a quality product consistently than what the average customer might think. Brett shares...
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Free Tamale Class

Join us at Kitchen Kneads for a workshop entirely centered around Fagor's Pressure Cooker and Blendtec's Blenders! These amazing appliances will help you make a fantastic homemade tamale with a rich and flavorful filling and tasty sauces! The possibilities are almost...
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Hawaiian Sun’s PASS-O-GUAVA Nectar

X2 @hawaiiansunproducts A photo posted by The Caffeinated Mormon (@mormonjava) on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:04pm...
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Garlic Herb Smoked Whole Chicken

Whether you are smoking an entire whole chicken in your smoker for dinner or smoking several for a fun get-together, I would highly recommend this recipe that was adapted from the Food Network. This Garlic Herbed Smoke Chicken is packed with flavor that will change...
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Hawaiian Sun’s Pineapple Orange

Ohhh so good @hawaiiansunproducts A photo posted by The Caffeinated Mormon (@mormonjava) on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:03pm...
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Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo

Mardi Gras is gumbo time! This is a classic Chicken and smoked Sausage gumbo is always a favorite on our dinner table. It's so packed with flavor and is great for parties and tailgating. You can make this gumbo the night before so it will have even more flavor. Just...
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Grilled Greek Chicken Breasts

Let's face it, we are all looking for a quick, easy and healthy way to make weeknight entrees, grilled Greek chicken breasts are a fantastic choice. Chicken breasts that are rubbed with garlic and a lemon vinaigrette that go straight to the grill are done literally in...
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Adobo Grilled Chicken Wings

This recipe features a Filipino classic adobo sauce. In fact, Adobo is considered to be the national marinade of this Pacific island, adobos are well known for their zesty combination of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and other aromatics that are perfect for meat and...
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Balsamic Marinated Flank Steak

This balsamic marinade does double duty as it serves as a vinaigrette and a marinade. The net result is the steak takes on great flavor while it marinates overnight. This marinade comes together fast in a blender with a touch of garlic, rosemary, oregano and mustard....
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Chicken and Smoked Sausage Gumbo

Mardi Gras is gumbo time! This is a classic Chicken and smoked Sausage gumbo is always a favorite on our dinner table. It's so packed with flavor and is great for parties and tailgating. You can make this gumbo the night before so it will have even more flavor. Just...
Read More

Garlic Herb Smoked Whole Chicken

Whether you are smoking an entire whole chicken in your smoker for dinner or smoking several for a fun get-together, I would highly recommend this recipe that was adapted from the Food Network. This Garlic Herbed Smoke Chicken is packed with flavor that will change...
Read More

Adobo Grilled Chicken Wings

This recipe features a Filipino classic adobo sauce. In fact, Adobo is considered to be the national marinade of this Pacific island, adobos are well known for their zesty combination of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and other aromatics that are perfect for meat and...
Read More

Balsamic Marinated Flank Steak

This balsamic marinade does double duty as it serves as a vinaigrette and a marinade. The net result is the steak takes on great flavor while it marinates overnight. This marinade comes together fast in a blender with a touch of garlic, rosemary, oregano and mustard....
Read More

Garlic Herb Smoked Whole Chicken

Whether you are smoking an entire whole chicken in your smoker for dinner or smoking several for a fun get-together, I would highly recommend this recipe that was adapted from the Food Network. This Garlic Herbed Smoke Chicken is packed with flavor that will change...
Read More

Grilled Greek Chicken Breasts

Let's face it, we are all looking for a quick, easy and healthy way to make weeknight entrees, grilled Greek chicken breasts are a fantastic choice. Chicken breasts that are rubbed with garlic and a lemon vinaigrette that go straight to the grill are done literally in...
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Basic Chicken Rub

This basic chicken rub recipe is a go-to type rub recipe. I love it for all basic proteins like chicken, turkey, pork. These proteins need a little something to make them come alive while not overpowering the natural flavor of the piece of meat. I'm confident that we...
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Adobo Grilled Chicken Wings

This recipe features a Filipino classic adobo sauce. In fact, Adobo is considered to be the national marinade of this Pacific island, adobos are well known for their zesty combination of vinegar, soy sauce, garlic and other aromatics that are perfect for meat and...
Read More

Hawaiian Sun’s PASS-O-GUAVA Nectar

X2 @hawaiiansunproducts A photo posted by The Caffeinated Mormon (@mormonjava) on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:04pm...
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Hawaiian Sun’s Pineapple Orange

Ohhh so good @hawaiiansunproducts A photo posted by The Caffeinated Mormon (@mormonjava) on Jan 18, 2017 at 4:03pm...
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Peace Tea’s Georgia Peach

@peacetea #peach🍑 #fav @properdrinkrun A photo posted by The Caffeinated Mormon (@mormonjava) on Jan 17, 2017 at 10:10am...
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Drink Arizona’s Watermelon

#watermelon @drinkarizona amazing #PDR @properdrinkrun A photo posted by The Caffeinated Mormon (@mormonjava) on Jan 17, 2017 at 9:39am...
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146: The Joy of A Family Baking Business

This week on The Mad Chef Podcast, we visit with Brett Borg co-owner of The family run Schmidt's Pastry Cottage in Salt Lake City, Utah. Brett says that there is a lot to producing a quality product consistently than what the average customer might think. Brett shares...
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Episode 45 | Home Chef Vini Joseph’s Indian Kitchen

Chef Brian sits down with Salt Lake City resident and Home Chef Vini Joseph. Vini shares her immigration story to the United States. Vini shares her personal sacrifices and her hopes and dreams of opening her own restaurant and writing her own American dream for...
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Episode 44 | Kitchen Tips That Will Save Your World

Chef Brian sits down and talks through listener comments and questions.  Brian provides quick and easy steps to solving some common questions from how to store cheese, using honey in cooking, what to do with leftover wine and how to make a fancy balsamic glaze....
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Episode 43 | Becoming a Grandpa, Texas and Life’s Changes

Chef Brian became a grandpa while on his trip to Texas.  Brian shares his experiences, the joys of technology and how being 1,000 miles away how it brought the family together.  Brian shares his food experiences in Texas, the diversity of food in a...
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Episode 42 | Dallas Texas

Brian is going to Texas again next week and the great city of Dallas.  We celebrate the beauty of our childhood memories of where we eat food, what hamburgers we like and how region plays in our food preferences.  Dani shares her love of Jameson.  We...
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Episode 41 | Endless Summer BBQ

As the sun sets on the horizon, we recognize that the days are getting shorter and the opportunity for grilling outdoors will soon come to a hasty close.  In tonight’s episode we share some of the greatest tips and tricks on getting the most out of your grill,...
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Twiggs Bistro and Martini Bar – Farmington, Utah

In the Great State of Utah there are these open air mall's that are becoming quite the billion dollar crazes in hip and posh neighborhoods.  These open air malls can be quite pretentious and kind of give the patron the sense of being hipster giving one the impression...
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Jake’s Over the Top

I first got my taste of Jake's Over the Top as a young college student at Weber State University.  I could ride my bike over and grab a freshly hand spun shake that was as the name sake suggested over the top of the rim of the styrofoam and eat until my body tapped...
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Flatbread Neapolitan Pizzeria – SugarHouse, Utah

Pizza really is Italy's flatbread. All cultures have a flatbread recipe, that have filled the stomach's of the working class inexpensively. With the introduction of the pizza to the American palate - we (American's) have continued to pile on the toppings. We pile on...
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MacCool’s Public House – Layton, UT

MacCool's Public House was a gem that we stumbled upon when Cindy and I were looking to purchase a new house. We originally were looking in DayBreak near the District in Southwest Salt Lake County. We had been looking at several homes and this place was there in the...
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Birthday’s and Brazilian-Style Steak Marinade

Birthday's and Brazilian-Style Steak Marinade Today is my beloved's 14th Anniversary of her 29th birthday! Which means: We are rapidly approaching our marriage half life. i.e. We will have been married for longer than we were alive before we met. I know, we...
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Yelp: The Pros and Cons of Social Media in Restaurant Reviews

Yelp has an interesting user base. Those who are active posters and those who follow Yelp reviews to help them inform their dining choices. This is an emblematic experience I suppose for the world of social media. What differs in regular social media is the lives that...
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Change

This labor of love at Marinate Me Baby, is just that - labor.  I have met passionate friends, co-workers and contributors that have done so much for this website, this podcast and myself included. We discuss how change is inevitable and just how hard change is....
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Utah’s Own Apple Beer – A Fine Drink!

Apple Beer Ladies and Gentlemen, I bring you Apple Beer! This fine beverage is Alcohol-Free, Caffeine-Free, and yes Gluten-Free. And the Masses rejoice! This beverage is a local Utah product, so some of you back east folks might not quite know what to make of this...
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