There was beautiful tuna at the fish counter the other day.
Coincidentally, mon mari was complaining that I rarely buy fish other than salmon.
The reason that I always buy salmon is that, as he doesn’t like fish in general, salmon is the fish that … Continue reading.....
Shrimp cook very quickly on the barbecue grill so be careful not to overcook or they will be dry and rubbery. They should just curl and be opaque. The marinade helps retain moisture.
Mon mari cooks them on a silicone grill mat, but a mesh … Continue reading.....
If it’s Friday it must be fish night.
In case you think we are in a rut, I make fish on Friday because that’s the day I do the shopping.
I like fresh fish.
I also like to find ways to use the abundance of … Continue reading.....
Mon mari hardly ever complains about ‘Fish Hell Day’ when he gets to cook it on the grill.
And especially not when it’s salmon.
We eat a lot of salmon.
It does get to be a challenge to find new ways to fix it. Some … Continue reading.....
It seems like I just did the Secret Recipe Club and yet here it is again….
Okay, not quite. This isn’t the regular monthly event but a special recipe collection to kick-start summer featuring Picnic and Barbecue Foods.
As you all know we … Continue reading.....
Month 4 of the Secret Recipe Club.
This month I had fun exploring Hun… What’s for Dinner.
The recipe I chose was for Balsamic Glazed Salmon.
We all know how much mon mari loves fish….
Okay, he does like grilled salmon and this … Continue reading.....
You can use any fish suitable for grilling – tuna, swordfish, halibut, snapper. They would all work well with the olive relish.
If you get sushi-grade tuna or swordfish you will want them seared but rare to medium-rare in the center.
Any leftover Olive Relish … Continue reading.....
Fresh scallops are rather expensive here, and only available during certain months.
Lucky for us the frozen food store has them at a more reasonable price.
Even luckier is the scallops without the coral (which I really don’t care for) are even cheaper so we … Continue reading.....
As they say: planning is everything.
Remember the garlic chips I made for the Crispy Mushrooms?
As I was stir-frying the chard to have with the salmon (the rest of the dinner, after the Stuffed Zucchini to start) I decided the garlic chips would … Continue reading.....
A simple dollop of pesto sauce is a great accompaniment to grilled fish.
I’m embarrassed to admit that I am now, and likely will be all summer, using commercial pesto.
I had such high hopes this spring.
I pulled out the lavender and the rosemary … Continue reading.....