Zaher's Test Kitchen

Rod LaRocque

Zaher's Test Kitchen Chef Deke Zaher's Balsamic-Lime Beef Marinade Date : September 30, 2021 This is my go-to BBQ marinade that works well with various cuts of beef, but my favorite use for this recipe is for beef ribs or kebabs! Due to the level of acidity and abundance of flavour in this marinade, you will only need 40 minutes for this dish to marinate properly.  The longer you marinate, the more it breaks it down everything holding the muscle intact, so don't overdo it or the meat may become too tender and fall apart. As this marinade can serve several...

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International Shellfish Festival

Rod LaRocque

International Shellfish Festival PEI’s Largest Shindig  Author : Kelly Louiseize  Editor : Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : July 15, 2021   It’s a celebration from the sea, or in this case the ocean as Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island prepares for their 25th annual International Shellfish Festival beginning Sept. 16 to 19, 2021. This shindig started in the banquet hall of Liam Dolan’s restaurant, Peakes Quay with a total of 300 guests.  Now, the outdoor tent which holds 3,000 bursts at the seams on the third weekend in September. “Prince Edward Island has some of the best oysters and mussels in the world,” says Dolan, chair and...

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Pumpkin Season

Rod LaRocque

Pumpkin Season The Spice Has Arrived! Author/Editor: Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : September 23, 2021 It’s that time of year where we explore the great outdoors and the trees’ bright red and orange leaves, pumpkin patches, carve jack-o-lanterns, bake up some pies and treat ourselves to pumpkin spice lattes. Pumpkin, without added sugar and flours, can actually be pretty healthy for you.  The flesh of the pumpkin contains beta-carotene, which the body converts to Vitamin A. This cool little nutrient is good for vision, immunity, reproduction, growth, etc. The squash also has minute traces of magnesium, zinc, vitamin b, and phosphorus.  It’s also...

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