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Hi,I'm an expatrioted Washingtonian living in the Sunshine State now. I had a friend who used a marinade from one of the Congressional Cookbooks.It was a steak Marinade,kept in a jar and shaken before use.I was hoping somebody might have access to this,I'd love to add it to my arsenal again!Thanks in advance!
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  1. maybe start here:

    https://www.google.com/search?q=libra...

    was it served in the House or Senate cafeteria?

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    1. re: hill food

      Hill F--
      I adjusted your search to:

      "library of congress" "Congressional Cookbook" marinade
      http://bit.ly/1jjRpOG
      which resulted on only ONE hit and found the recipe posted.

      1. re: Kris in Beijing

        I'm going to marry the Library of Congress as soon as I can afford the rent.

    2. This is the only thing I can find online that fits the "library of congress" "Congressional Cookbook" marinade requirement:

      http://bit.ly/1slsKyu

      Berber Marinade

      Servings: 1 Servings
      Ingredients:

      1 SMALL ONION
      2 SMALL CLOVES GARLIC
      1 1" PIECE OF GINGER ROOT
      2 teaspoon CRACKED BLACK PEPPERCORNS
      1 teaspoon RED PEPPER FLAKES
      1 teaspoon CORIANDER SEEDS
      1 teaspoon CARDOMOM GRAINS
      1 teaspoon FENUGREEK SEEDS - OPTIONAL
      ⅛ teaspoon CINNAMON
      ⅛ teaspoon GROUND CLOVES
      ⅛ teaspoon GROUND ALLSPICE
      1 tablespoon SALT OR TO TASTE
      1/3 cub PAPRIKA
      ½ cub OLIVE OIL
      1 JUICE OF ONE LEMON
      Preparation:

      FINELY CHOP THE ONION. MINCE GARLIC AND GINGER. PLACE ONIONS, GARLIC, GINGER, PEPPERCORNS, RED PEPPER FLAKES, CORIANDER, CARDOMOM, FENUGREEK, CINNAMOM, CLOVES, ALLSPICE, SALT AND PAPRIKA IN A DRY SKILLET. COOK OVER MEDIUM HEAT FOR 3 TO 4 MINUTES, OR UNTIL SPICES ARE LIGHTLY TOASTED AND FRAGRANT. COMBINE ROASTED SPICES, OLIVE OIL AND LEMON JUICE IN BLENDER AND PUREE UNTIL SMOOTH. SPREAD PASTE ON MEAT AND MARINATE OVERNIGHT. WARNING!!
      A LITTLE OF THIS SPICY MIX GOES A LONG WAY. MAKES ENOUGH MARINADE FOR ABOUT 2 LBS. OF MEAT. (PORK, SIRLOIN STEAK, TUNA). NOTE:: FENUGREEK IS A RECTANGULAR SEED FOUND IN INDIAN OR MIDDLE EASTERN GROCERY STORES.

      Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #142 by roy@indy.net (Roy) on May 22, 1997

      1. Thank you for your efforts!Those Berber recipes look like keepers for sure.