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Grilled Meat and Late Summer Vegetable Salad by Nadalyn

Grilled vegetable salad with meat, okra and peaches #grilled #salad #okra @mjskitchen


Due to a kitchen remodel I’ll be without a kitchen for another 2 weeks, so I’ve asked some friends to keep my virtual kitchen going with some of their fabulous recipes. Today I have someone that I have known and loved all of my life – my sister, Nadalyn. This is the sister who inspired me with my Chunky Gazpacho that I posted a while back.  Nadalyn and I have always been very close even though we have lived more than 1000 miles apart most of our lives.  We both have a passion for food (I think that’s a family gene), we love to cook, and have cooked nightly for our families most of our lives.

Grilled vegetable salad with meat, okra and peaches | mjskitchen.com

When Nadalyn accepted my invitation to share a recipe I asked her to do something with okra, something she cooks quite often when she can find it fresh.  I don’t cook okra because neither Bobby nor I like it, but I do know that a lot of my readers like okra, so I wanted to have at least one okra recipe in my kitchen.  I do have to admit, that after seeing her recipe it makes me want to grill up some okra!  So without further ado, here’s my lovely sister.

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Grilled Flank Steak

Soy-Port marinated grilled flank steak

A 1.5 to 2 pound grilled flank steak provides the two of us with 3, sometimes 4 meals. We’ll usually make at least two meals from the steak before freezing the leftovers for another week. However, sometimes none of the steak makes it to the freezer. So how do we make 2 to 4 exciting meals from one flank steak in one week? I use the perfect marinade that allows the steak to be used in many, many ways.

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