How to Make Gravlax: Salmon Season

How to Make Gravlax: Salmon Season via FoodforMyFamily.com

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. […]

When You’ve Gotta Gumbo: Smoked Sausage and Shrimp

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A hearty, stick-to-your-ribs recipe for gumbo stew, packed full of smoked sausage, shrimp, okra, and served over rice. There is something you should know about me. I am slowly going insane because I used “gotta” in the title above. Gotta is not an appropriate way to say anything, but “When You Have to Gumbo” is […]

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 […]

One Skillet Portuguese Pork and Clams at Lark with Windows Phone

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This one-skillet Portuguese-style pork and clams dish is so easy to prepare, you’ll be surprised at how quickly it comes together. It’s a great entertaining dish, served with warm bread to sop up the juices. Guests will think you slaved, but really you just tossed it together in a matter of minutes. Last weekend I […]

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. […]

Rosemary Grilled Scallops and Creamy Gruyère Polenta

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Grilled scallops are covered in fresh rosemary and placed atop a pillow of creamy Gruyère polenta. This is backyard barbecue at the next level. For the seafood haters, we’ll have grilled lamb chops to grace the polenta, too. Don’t you fret. There’s this panic that’s sort of lurking in the background, almost like a lump […]

Margarita Fish Tacos for Cinco de Mayo and Welcoming in Spring

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Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner, and with the weather warming, it’s the perfect time to take out the grill for fish tacos and make yourself a margarita. On our block, we joke with the neighbors that once the snow falls, we don’t see anybody for five months. People park their cars in […]