Archive for the ‘fish & seafood’ Category

Because we all need some magic when energy is low and demands are high.  Roast salmon with a simple, yet impressive honey-mustardy-thymey glaze, can whip together for a weeknight meal or for a special dinner party or even a weeknight meal that feels like a special dinner party.

For those of you on our holiday card exchange list, I apologize. I’m about to take away the smoke and mirrors, fling open the curtain, break the fourth wall, and reveal the illusion that those smiling subjects, posed ever so gleefully on the front of our holiday cards, are fake. … Read More

Ever since a Santa Fe girlfriends’ weekend, I’ve been craving a rice bowl meal.  This spicy tuna bowl relies on the salty rich tang of Japanese seasonings combined with wake-up your palate dressing and then it’s loaded with veggies.  Sriracha brings the spice instead of the usual suspect, wasabi, because we’re … Read More

I prepared these fish tacos on a weeknight trying to use fish, fish for which I had another ambitious plan until it became too hot to grill.  When did LA become biosphere? I have mushrooms growing in my yard at a time-lapsed movie pace. Pulling inspiration from many sources, I … Read More

Change of seasons in Southern California is determined by the shade of grass and the thickness of sweaters.  In deep January, believe me, we are grateful, but without harsh winters, we just don’t celebrate summer like everyone else. There’s a quiet in our town. Sometimes I miss that authentic neighborhood … Read More

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