Grilled Salmon on Fresh Spinach; meanderings

Our mini-vacation is over. We had a wonderful time playing tour guide and tourist for 4 days. We had a wonderful time sampling a variety of wine (and, just perhaps, a wee bit too much) for 5 nights. Our weather was perfect, the sunsets were beautiful and the dogs fairly well-behaved. What more could one … Continue reading…

Grilled Salmon with Tarragon Mayonnaise

I plant dill in my garden every year. I used to plant it so I could make dill pickles…. But I haven’t been able to successfully grow gherkins or cucumbers here. Now I just plant a small amount so I have it fresh for grilling fish. Grilled Salmon with Tarragon Mayonnaise Total time: 20 minutes … Continue reading…

Grilled Miso Salmon, May days

I think I’m converting mon mari to a fish lover. This marinade / sauce was made with some of the lovely new (to me) ingredients I bought at the Asian market. The Asian flavors, coupled with being able to cook it on the barbecue, made him very happy. I’m predicting a delicious summer. Grilled Miso … Continue reading…

Glazed, Grilled Salmon, the update

After two weeks of almost-winter, summer has returned. Mon mari was almost ready to give up on the grill. Almost….. I think he’s starting to like salmon, despite the fact that it’s fish. I have to admit though…. I’m ready to start ‘real’ cooking again. It’s nice to have the summer off (almost) but it’s … Continue reading…