MORE 'TULIPMANIA' INFO (never enough) ...
"You may be surprised to learn that many of the same elegant flowers that inspired 'Tulipmania' in the 1600s, and appeared in paintings of the Dutch Masters at that time, are still available to plant in gardens today. "
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~ Guests proclaiming they don't like salmon, love this! Give it a try ...
(great for a buffet brunch or dinner ... Kentucky Derby, perhaps?)
For each 1 1/2 lb. of salmon fillets (skin or skinless)
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
3 Tbsp. Bourbon
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
3 Tbsp. chopped green onions
additional green onions
- Combine brown sugar, bourbon, soy sauce, olive oil and chopped green onions. Pour over rinsed and patted dry salmon fillet. Marinate several hours.
- Remove salmon and reserve marinade. Grill salmon over hot coals until opaque or until oil breaks through surface ( 9-15 minutes depending on thickness and outdoor temperature).
- While salmon is cooking, bring marinade to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes (sauce should be thick and coat spoon). Add reserved green onions to sauce or pour sauce over salmon and garnish with green onions. Delicious surrounded with tri-colored julienne sliced peppers (red, orange & yellow) sauteed in a touch of extra-virgin olive oil seasoned with a pinch of coarse salt & freshly cracked pepper.