How to Make Gravlax: Salmon Season

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Gravlax at home: You know you want to, this cured salmon deserves a place atop crackers and cheese, topping off your morning bagel, in place of the Canadian bacon on your eggs benedict (this please, over and over again). Get the how-to. This thing I do, life, sometimes I am terrible at it. I fail. […]

Grapefruit Halibut Ceviche with Plantain Chips: Spring Break Eats

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Sturdy halibut chunks are marinated in lime, then tossed with grapefruit, red onions, jalapeños, and cilantro in this ceviche served with baked plantain chips. Now that I have confessed my inner most desires to you, I thought we should continue along the road of discovery. In addition to being less than well traveled, yet continuously […]

Guinness Poutine for the Soul

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French fries and squeaky cheese curds get smothered in a dark Guinness Draught gravy for a poutine that would make any Québécois proud. I think. Little Miss Muffet Sat on a tuffet, Eating of curds and whey; There came a big spider, Who sat down beside her, And frightened Miss Muffet away. We replaced Miss […]

Ginger Plum Preserves and Easy Appetizers

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A recipe for ginger plum preserves turns into tasty crostini appetizers with thinly sliced and toasted baguette, capricho de cabra goat’s cheese, and fresh plums. Stone fruit season is one of my favorites. Coming at the end of summer, I wait patiently all year for its arrival. As the heat of summer reaches its peak, […]

Baked Mozzarella-Stuffed Arancini for Sunday Night Dinners

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This recipe for baked arancini where leftover risotto is stuffed with fresh mozzarella balls, herbs, and bacon, breaded and baked is a meal you’ll be happy to invite your family over to enjoy with you. Sunday dinners worked like clockwork when I was growing up. They were spent at my grandparents’ home, wrestling on the […]

Vietnamese Honey-Soy Shrimp Spring Rolls

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Beat the heat with these Vietnamese-style shrimp spring rolls, with honey-soy marinated shrimp. Fresh, cold, and crunchy, they make an ideal hot weather food. I hope you’re in a forgiving mood. It’s Thursday. The week has flashed by in a flurry of phone calls and well-laid plans gone wrong. It rained on the one day […]

Cilantro-Lime Fish Cakes with Sriracha Lime Mayonnaise: Leftovers Redone

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Leftover fish and rice find themselves transformed into a cilantro-lime fish cake topped off with a spicy sriracha lime mayonnaise. Do you ever feel like you’re walking around with a sign on your back that says, “Not cool enough?” I suppose it may just say, “kick me,” and the “not cool enough” factor is inferred. […]