My heart skips a beat when wild salmon is on sale; I have to buy a hunk.
This recipe makes good use of garden herbs and a profusion of nasturtium blossoms, which is an edible flower with a lovely, peppery flavor. One of the best tips I’ve ever received was many years ago from a clerk at the Produce Station. I was buying a nasturtium starter plant, and she said they are the easiest thing in the world to grow from seeds. She said she always grew a pot of them next to her grill, for impromptu easy garnishing.
Being of a somewhat excessive-compulsive disposition, I’ve taken her tip to extreme. Each year I buy 15 or so packages of various nasturtium seeds, and the kids and I plant them around my yard. I have blossoms throughout the summer; now they are everywhere, including this salmon dish, which I served with assorted baby potatoes.
This morning I woke up from a nightmare. I was the cooking wench for the House of Stark in their ancestral castle of Winterfell, located in Westeros, the northernmost province of the Seven Kingdoms. I had just pulled these birds from the pit as winter fell, promising to linger for many, many years. Yes, indeed. The weather is a … Full recipe post »
Happy Memorial Day! Perhaps the long weekend will offer you more time to relax and fire up the grill, and the following recipe for Hot Slaw and Shoulder Sliders has been a family favorite for generations. My millennial son, Zan, is getting married to Lucy in 4 weeks, I’m hosting a party the night before the wedding, the boy wants mama’s … Full recipe post »
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