Category Archives: Fish

WEEKNIGHT DINNER: SEARED AHI TUNA SALAD

  I know, by the calendar it’s Friday. But my workweek being what it is, this is technically my Thursday. So it’s still a school night. Confused? So am I. I’ve been out of town on business for a couple … Continue reading

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WEEKNIGHT DINNER: GRILLED SALAD with CHILE-LIME SHRIMP

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The son and the daughter-in-law called every day from their Hawaii honeymoon. Of an afternoon it was while standing in the Pacific Ocean so I could hear the sound of the surf, and one morning to tell me that they’d … Continue reading

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HAND-HELD SHRIMP SALADS

I started out envisioning these as lettuce cups wrapped and tied with scallion greens.  I’ve done that before, and actually with some luck, but the idea just didn’t work here.  The filling I’d used in the past, made with home-made … Continue reading

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PANTRY DINNER: SALMON & RICE SALAD

It’s hot.  Hot enough that the thought of turning on anything that generates heat, including a shower, is out of the question.  When I was in Florence with the daughter about this time last summer, I would take 2 or … Continue reading

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PANTRY DINNER: PASTA WITH CLAM SAUCE

People ask me frequently for suggestions as to what they should keep in the pantry (both dry and refrigerated) on a regular basis.  It’s a question I love because I’ll do almost anything to keep people away from resorting to … Continue reading

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LEFTOVER SALAD

Being a solitary cook, I had several shrimp left over from the Cambodian-Style Spring Rolls, along with some dipping sauce.  Perfect salad ingredients. I finely shredded some beautiful red cabbage and diced up some cucumber,   scallions, and cilantro.  I … Continue reading

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SATURDAY SANDWICH: SALMON BURGER with MY SISTER’S FAMOUS (well, we love it) TARTAR SAUCE

Saturday’s sandwich is actually going to be Sunday’s because I spent most of yesterday at a local lovely cooking store doing demonstrations of various pasta-making equipment.  Which gave rise to an inspiration for Sunday dinner plus leftovers, which as we … Continue reading

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CAMBODIAN-STYLE SPRING ROLLS

When I went back to work after my son was born,  I was the luckiest mother alive to find a pediatrician’s family for his day care. I know, amazing, right? A charitable organization placed several Cambodian women with them to … Continue reading

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FISH SANDWICH WITH GREEN GODDESS DRESSING

It’s been a long week.  I have a large class Friday night, and the first day of recipe testing on Saturday.  Lots of ducks to get in a row, and it’s taken longer than I expected.  Dinner tonight had to … Continue reading

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SANDWICH SATURDAY: PROVENÇAL TUNA MELT

Oh, baby it’s cold outside!  I put the dogs out into a backyard full of 5-degrees of coldness.      I’ll put practically anything between two slices of bread and call it a sandwich, but today it’s going to have … Continue reading

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