Chimichurri Sauce

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Chimichurri sauce is one of the easiest ways to add some zing to grilled meats, from steaks to chicken to fish. Chimichurri sauce whips up in a flash – even faster if you’re using a food processor. This recipe, adapted from Williams-Sonoma, uses white wine vinegar, but if your pantry is stocked with red wine vinegar use that instead. To add a touch of California sweetness, I used basil instead of oregano. And to make this recipe just a hint lighter, I reduced the olive oil by a third. But whether you use my version or the original, you won’t be disappointed.
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Grilled Rosemary Chicken

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Grilling for three days in a row over Memorial Day weekend has me dreaming of chicken. Grilled rosemary chicken, that is. Combine fresh chopped rosemary, tangy lemon juice, a few spices and a dash of brown sugar, and you’ve got yourself a marinade that will lure your friends and family to the grill with the sweet smell of rosemary.

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