This is one of my favorite “instant” sides — it doesn’t leave my mouth with a residue of garlic powder and other indecipherable ingredients, and it sure is quick. (With all of the Near East blends, you may consider only using 1/2 package of seasoning to reduce the sodium content.)
Sear & season salmon, wrap in chard and bake.
Everyday salmon gets a refreshing makeover when wrapped in large blanched chard leaves, and I encourage you to try it. This is a recipe I will absolutely make again — perhaps experimenting with a different fish fillet. If you’ve the time to recreate the entire recipe, I’m signing off jealous!
Must pasta insist we default to basil and oregano when seasoning the accompanying sauce? Does Indian cuisine demand we pay homage to proteins with basmati rice, potatoes or Naan? Break free the chains! Particularly now since Al Dente’s latest line of Piccola Pastas have hit market shelves to switch things up. My last post, Pastazanella, was inspired by … Full recipe post »
Last night we had friends over for a Fourth of July warm-up dinner party. The hyper-local menu–Grilled Sumac Lamb Chops, Cherry Couscous Salad and Asparagus–was created with the bulk of ingredients sourced in a one-mile radius; easy to pull off at this time of the year in the orchards and farmlands of Northern Michigan. The day before … Full recipe post »
Taste buds prickle; wanderlust triggered. An Argentine barbecue (asado)
enticed me to Patagonia. A friend gave me a vial of ground sumac berries--4 months later I was
waking at dawn to the "Call To Prayer" in Turkey. Porcini to Tuscany, and so on. Read more about my chronicles of
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