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Jul
18
Summer grilling delight

South Seas Delight!

It's summer here in Colorado and at our place we like to spend as much time as we can out on the patio creating on the grill and giving the event a theme. This recipe is quick and simple and as with all my, "Old-Soldier" creations, the only salt and/or sugar is what you find in the condiments that you use.

I use flash frozen Mahi Mahi fillets from Trader Joe's market which I like because they are fresh caught, flash frozen and come from sustainable fishing practices. along with the mahi I served grilled pinapple slices as the side. It only takes about 3 minutes per side to give them the grill marks and warm the slices. It's not on the ingredient list but adds to the meal.

Another great part of this recipe is that ...


Jul
25
Chicken Kabobs Old Soldier Style

Being sick of the same old flavours on the grill, we came up with a great recipe that uses Mexican Poultry Seasoning from the Old-Soldier seasonings blended together with a few extra ingredients for a great new twist on regular old Kabobs. Enjoy these Chicken Kabobs that you can do either inside with the broiler or outside on the grill.

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Jul
12
Fish Fry the Old-soldier way

Summer time means quick easy meals that aren't to heavy. With my Western New York upbringing that usually meant at least one or two fish fry dinners a month usually on Friday night at a restaurant along the lake enjoying the sunset and a cool breeze.

I don't have the lake here in Denver but having a casual Friday night dinner pool side is even better and for one thing, no mosquito's along the front range!!!

Keeping in mind I am concerned about my health I wanted the fish fry to be as healthy as possible using the Old-soldier Mexican poultry/seafood seasoning since it is salt free, sugar free, and all natural. I also chose panko crumbs since they are low in sodium for the batter for the fish. I chose a salmon fillet and a farm raised cat fi...


Jul
12
Pork Rub ala TJ

Pork can sometimes be such a bore to eat - it's always the same type of sauce or rub with no real zing or zest. Here's a great recipe using two of the Old-Soldier Seasonings along with a few easy to find ingredients. This is one of those you can make with as much heat as you like as the fruit in it gives that sweet end of the deal.

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This is one we used with the pork loins, though you can use it on ribs as well. Here's what you need:

  • Old Soldier Chili Seasoning - approx 2T
  • Old-Soldier Pork Seasoning - approx 3T
  • Honey
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Tabasco
  • Serrano or Jalapeno Peppers
  • Crushed Pineapple or Minced Apples (or applesauce)

Place these in a food processor and puree them together. Again, remember you can play with the amounts of peppers and fruit. I went with 2 peppers and a small container of crushed pineapple, a few shakes of tabasco and worcestershire sauce and 1/2c of honey. You could add a bit of bbq sauce in this if you want - I didn't add any this time.

You can either put the meat in the sauce or brush it on the meat as it grills - all depending on whether you want to use the remaining sauce after the meat is cooked.

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Enjoy and let us know on any of our social media pages what you think - as well as how hot you made yours!


Jun
30
Easy 4th of July meal! Old-Soldier Sloppy Joe's

This time of year we would rather be outside enjoying the weather than spending time in the kitchen. Here's a quick and easy summer meal sure to please the entire family and give you time to really enjoy your summer. What I love about this one, is you can make it up in advance and reheat it the day you want it. Making plenty of left overs is the best way to ensure you have a little more for another day since these easy sloppy joes are a crowd pleaser!

It's an Old-Soldier twist on a Sloppy Joe recipe using chipotle/raspberry sauce rather than chili sauce. We purchased the chipotle/raspberry sauce at Whole Foods Market but I believe it is available at other natural markets in your area. We use the 'Old-Soldier Coffee Infused Taco seasoning'...


Jun
29
BBQ "Fried" Chicken

Sick of the same old bbq every holiday season? Start a new healthy tradition with taste you won't believe. Yes, we are giving you the opportunity for the best damn chicken on the grilled, tasting like fried chicken, but without the grease and excess calories. One of the things you will love most about this recipe is the variations you can have to really make this work for you. Using the Old-Soldier seasonings and rubs, you are already starting with the sugar free, msg free, gluten free and preservative free options. What you use next will help you keep on that same track.

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Main ingredients for the "Fried"


Jun
28
Summer Taco Salad

The heat is just starting to rev up as summer begins and that means many of us don't have a big appetite come supper time. My niece Kim, in New Mexico, that's right in the U.S.A., came up with this great taco salad using my Old-Soldier Taco Seasoning.

Using fresh spinach & low fat ground beef, this is a one pan recipe that is: sugar free, sodium free, gluten free, and is sure to please the entire family on a hot summer's night. Give it a try I'm sure you'll enjoy every bite. In fact, make up enough to share with the neighbors to make it a simple summer evening picnic!

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Kim's Taco Salad


Jun
13
Coffee Coolers

Mmmm, Coffee Coolers are a delightful treat for all times of the year, and can be created with any flavour your heart desires. As promised, here is that recipe for the Coffee Cooler from Devil Dog. Now, just to be certain, I am going to say that whatever you add into your Cooler may possibly be adding sugar and calories that are never a part of the Devil Dog Brew Coffees. So to keep things on the lighter side - if you desire - be sure to use additions with low sugar and calories. Otherwise, enjoy and be creative after you try this one.

I absolutely love having my Coffee Cooler poolside on a hot day as I float around on my lazy raft floatie, though I will admit, this is a year long coffee drink and I do indulge frequently in the hot tub at...


Jun
08
Making a Cold One

Okay, so it's not exactly the popular meme - crackin a cold one with the boys - but this one is just as great, the promised recipe for the Cold Brew. We'll post the cooler next time for you so you get some variation into the mix. Simple as simple is, the Cold Brew from Devil Dog is the only way to coffee all summer long. This is a great blend to have at the next pool party or neighborhood BBQ. The nice thing is it goes with everything from burgers and dogs to a steak or fish.

Of course I don't need to remind you that Old-Soldier Seasonings and Rubs go great with Cold Brew as well do I? Just in case you forgot, be sure to bring a packet or 2, maybe even the sampler set, to the next rondevous for a delicious meal to be worth of your Cold Br...


Jun
06
Who's Hungry? Best BBQ Shrimp with Mushrooms

Summer just makes me want to grill and spend time outside with great foods - keeping them light and easy. Nothing says "yummy" like BBQ Shrimp, especially when made with Old-Soldier Seafood Seasoning. Oh man, my mouth is already watering, just thinking about the last time I made this incredible dish. It's so light and has a bit of a zing, especially with Buffalo's own Weber's Mustard (click here to purchase). I know, if you aren't from back east, you just won't understand how special this mustard is. I always get that look -yes you know the look - "mustard is mustard, especially yellow mustard." But no, it's not. This is mustard with a kick - trust me, you will love it if you love mustard. There are just a few things we love from Buffalo...


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