Dill Salmon Patties

Imaginary conversation that took place in my head while making these: Imaginary person: Look at those great appetizers! Me: They would make great appetizers — except I made them for my son. Imaginary person: Wow, how old is your son? Me: Almost 14 months. And he LOVED them. — End Scene — Obviously that didn’t…

Parsnip, Sweet Potato and Leek Bread Pudding

This may seem a little heavy for the warm weather but when you serve it with a light, white fish (think: halibut or turbot. See below for a surprise.), you are in for a treat! This makes an enormous amount, too, so get ready to eat it for at least 2-3 days. However, it’s not…

Smoked Salmon, Dill and Goat Cheese Quiche

I’ve made this twice with great success and passed it on to a friend who ‘wooed’ her future in-laws with this delightful culinary treat. Here’s the secret: it’s super to easy to make while totally impressing anyone who eats it. I prefer making the crust from scratch, but last week when we were at the…

Spring Risotto with Garlic Shrimp

Chef Gordon Ramsay says one of the the marks of a “really good chef” is being able to consistently produce good risotto night after night after night. Well, we don’t have risotto that often, but I can say that from the first time I made the dish (which was a complete disaster) and up to…

Parmesan Crusted Tilapia with Peach Salsa

One way to ring in the warm weather is to spice up a regular fish filet with some fresh salsa! I combined a recipe for tilapia with the peach salsa. James commented that although the parmesan and salsa tastes blended well, there is room for improvement in blending the two flavors. Next time I’d like…

Pan Seared Salmon with Avocado Remoulade

I haven’t made fish in forever and this was the ultimate comeback dish! It’s very well balanced and delicious. There’s not much else to say except it’s great and you should try it! Ingredients Recipe courtesy of Simply Recipes 2 large avocados, peeled and chopped 3 T. freshly squeezed lime juice (can substitute lemon) 3-4…