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Tequila Lime Chicken Recipe

Saturday, July 23rd, 2011

Andy’s Liquor – Crossroads invited Energy Products & Design to bring their BBQ Grills out and pair some great summer food with featured wines.  We decided to take the offer a step further and utilize their featured Herradura Double Barrel Reposado Tequila with our recipe.  Everybody went so crazy over the food, we had to share the recipe:

Prep Time: 6-12 hours (including marinade)

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup Herradura Double Barrel Reposado Tequila
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 5-6 Limes)
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice (2-3 oranges)
  • 2 Diced and seeded jalapeno peppers
  • 1 Tbs. chili powder
  • 1 Tbs. minced garlic (3-4 cloves)
  • 2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 tsp. course ground pepper
  • 6-8 skinless chicken breasts
  • Lime Wedges for Garnish

Directions:

  1. Combine all ingredients (except lime wedges) in one gallon zip lock bag and seal after mixing well
  2. Keep in refrigerator for 6-12 hours
  3. Set Big Green Egg Grill for Direct Cooking and bring to 375 degrees
  4. Brush grill with oil to prevent sticking, and place chicken on grill for 5 minutes
  5. Turn chicken and grill for another 10 minutes (or until cooked through)
  6. Remove from grill and let chicken “Rest” on a warm plate (covered) for 5 minutes
  7. Serve with Lime Wedge Garnish and enjoy rave reviews!

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Tip – Cleaner Glass for gas fireplaces

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Why does the glass get dirty on my gas fireplace, and how often should I be cleaning it?  The answer: it depends, because there are many factors that affect cleanliness of the window on your gas fireplace or stove. (more…)

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Tip – Use ashes to clean glass.

Monday, May 24th, 2010

Looking for something to clean the creosote stains and build-up on your fireplace glass?  Try the ashes in your fireplace. They are free and convenient and they won’t scratch your glass! (more…)

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Tip – Fed Stimulus Money Available – up to $1500

Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Federal Money Available - up to $1500Interested in renewable fuels, and energy independence?  Well the United States government sure is.  As part of the unprecedented economic stimulus package passed in 2009, home owners may qualify for a federal tax rebate of up to $1500 on the purchase of a qualifying wood, pellet or corn burning appliance.

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A Bit of Norwegian Advice for Burning Wood…

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

With over 150 years of experience in the wood stove industry, it is fair to say the Jøtul knows a little something about burning wood.  Whether you are new to wood heating, or you area a seasoned veteran, consider the expert advice that Jøtul offers on their website…… (more…)

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