|Marinades and rubs are often used to help enhance the flavors of your foods, not mask their flavors
|Marinades are seasoned liquid in which foods such as
meat, fish and vegetables are soaked
(marinated) in order to absorb and enhance their flavor.
| A tenderizing
marinade must contain an acidic ingredient (lemon juice,
yogurt, wine, vinegar) or a natural tenderizing enzyme
found in fresh papaya, ginger, pineapple and figs. The acid
ingredient is especially important for
tough cuts of meat because it serves as a tenderizer.
|Because of the acidic ingredients, the
marinating should be done in a glass, ceramic or
stainless-steel container never in metallic containers.
is a blend of seasonings, such as fresh or dried herbs
and spices, used to flavor the surface of uncooked
|Paste-type rubs often contain some oil, crushed
garlic or mustard.
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