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margarita glass

Outback Steakhouse® Coral Reef 'Rita

The hot summer weather is right around the corner.  Here is a refreshing adult cocktail that goes down smooth after a hot day in the sun.

1 shot gold tequila
3/4 ounce triple sec
3 ounces sweet and sour mix
3 ounces cranberry juice
3/4 ounce Grand Marnier
lime wedge
margarita salt, for rim of glass

Moisten the rim of a 16-ounce glass and dip it in the margarita salt.
Fill the glass with ice.
Pour the tequila, triple sec, sweet and sour mix and cranberry juice over the ice and stir.
Pour Grand Marnier over the top of the drink.
Garnish with a lime wedge and serve with a straw.

Serves 1


My mother loves key lime pie, and always orders it when I take her to Outback Steakhouse.  She was amazed when I made this recipe at home for her, she thought I had ordered take out!


1 cup water
3 cups sugar
1 package unflavored gelatin
1 teaspoon salt
3 limes , juice of
1 cup condensed milk

1 stick butter
1 cup graham cracker crumbs

1.To prepare the filling, heat water, sugar, gelatin, salt and lime juice in pot but do not boil.
2.Then mix in condensed milk and heat again without boiling.
3.To prepare the crust, place butter in a pan and melt.
4. Mix in crumbs until it makes a crust-like substance.
5. Pour filling into crust and let cool.
Makes 1 Pie


It’s been a long time since I’ve been to Outback Steakhouse. Why you ask? Because now I make my favorite dishes at home. This is my 2nd favorite Outback appetizer next to the bloomin onion. I hope you enjoy!

1 pound bag of frozen french friesOutback Steakhouse Aussie Fries
1 cup shredded colby jack cheese
6 strips of bacon, cooked
Oil for frying

Heat oil to 350 degrees in a large heavy skillet.

Fry the potatoes in small batches, until golden brown.

Drain the fries on paper towels. Keep them warm in a 250 degree F oven until all the fries are done.

Place the cooked fries onto a plate. Salt the fries to taste, and sprinkle on cheese and cooked bacon.

Place back into a warm oven until the cheese begins to melt.

Serve with dipping sauce:

1/2 cups sour cream
1 Tbs horseradish
dash cayenne pepper
dash salt
dash black pepper

Combine all ingredients and mix well.