Marinades And Brinerades

There are several ways to bring flavor to the party before you cook. In addition to spice rubs and pastes there are marinades and brinerades. Why use a marinade over a rub? There are flavors of liquids like juices that you can't find in dried form. What is a brinerade? A wet bath that combines the flavor of a marinade with the power of a brine. 
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Hawaiian huli-huli chicken is a hugely popular grilled chicken with a sweet teriyaki style barbecue sauce. Here's how to make it. read more
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Marinades work on some foods but not on others. A good marinade contains certain ingredients but not others. Here's the truth about marinades and brinerades. read more
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As I explain in my article on the science and myths of marinades, they don't penetrate most foods very far. The exceptions are seafood and vegetables. This one is based on a wonderful, herby salad dressing that my wife created. read more
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Add a delicious Asian twist to pork, chicken steak, or shrimp with this recipe for a wonderful all-purpose Hoisinful Asian Marinade. The best thing about Asian flavored marinades is that the soy sauce is salty so they work like both a marinade and brine, penetrating better than most marinades. read more

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