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Crab Cakes with Mango Salsa

I was out of town last week and happily had many delicious restaurant meals. The downside, though, was that by the end of the week I was feeling a tad gross from all of the rich food. While I did try to exhibit some restraint when ordering, it was really difficult to say no to […]

Guilt-free Fish

Even if you’re not a nature documentary junkie, it’s hard to ignore the fact that our oceans are in danger. The media reports how plastic is littering the seas and beaches, choking seabirds and poisoning fish. Overfishing threatens whole species and irresponsible fish farming destroys habitats and pollutes ocean waters. The seas boil, the skies […]

Fishsticks!

As tasty as it is, deep frying fish at home can be a bit much. Especially when you’re cooking a small amount. It’s a lot of oil. A lot of hassle. A lot to clean up. And a lot of calories for a typical weeknight meal. You can approximate most of the flavor and crunchy […]

Cod en Papillote with Tomatoes and Olives

Cod is a mild, flaky and delicate fish. My husband and I love cod but sometimes it’s hard to find true cod. True cod is Atlantic, not ling cod, black cod (sablefish) or rock cod. These types are totally unrelated to the cod family. Black cod is sometimes sold as butterfish because it has a […]

Broiled Shrimp with Soy-Mirin Glaze

Mirin is a sweet Japanese cooking wine. Blending the sweetness of mirin with salty soy sauce gets you part of the way to tare, a grilling sauce used in teriyaki. In other words, mirin + soy = cheater’s teriyaki sauce. Or at least, pretty close to the teriyaki you’ll find in your grocery store. Next […]

Scallops with Chanterelles in a Red Port Wine Sauce

Typically chanterelles cost as much as gold so we never buy them…however we couldn’t resist when our local Costco had them for about $10. We were so excited to find beautiful wild chanterelles and thought this would be perfect with fresh plump scallops from our local fish market. We couldn’t wait to figure out a […]

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