Category Seafood

Pacific Northwest Fare

On a recent trip back to Washington state {Two Rivers Run Through It}, I took advantage of the opportunity to stuff my face with as much Pacific Northwest goodness as humanly possible. One of the definite highlights was sinking my teeth into fruit fresh from the orchards of my hometown {Apple Of My Eye}, but […]

Why More Panko Is Like More Cowbell {Quick Crab Cakes}

There is very little I love as much as seafood, and crabmeat is way at the top of the list. So when I found some lump crab meat at Sam’s Club recently, I scooped it right up. Sam’s really is a great go-to for seafood (as illustrated by our incredible ahi tuna on Valentine’s Day), […]

Keeping It Simple In The Kitchen {Seared Ahi Tuna}

This past Valentine’s Day, we once again outsourced the kids and made plans to visit our favorite local place for a delicious meal: our house. I’ve written before about staying in with your sweetheart, and I can honestly say that it would take a lot of convincing for us to do things differently after so […]

On Staying In With Your Sweetheart

Being an all-around food enthusiast, it’s always been easy to get caught up in the frenzy of Valentine’s Day and other special occasions. ¬†And don’t get me wrong, I am obviously a huge advocate of celebrating with food, particularly at one of the restaurants of my friend Chef Miles James (James at the Mill and […]

Parmesan & Nut-Crusted Fish

First, as I type this, I am devouring some strawberry and basil scones concocted by my sister.  Rest assured I’ll track down the supposed simple recipe and post here.  She swears she thought them inedible and almost trashed them.  Heathen! In the interim, I’ve been day dreaming about a favorite recipe of ours: essentially, a […]

Baked Salmon & Quinoa Yumminess

Our standard salmon has just about reached perfection, and that happy moment when a recipe or way you make something becomes second nature – no double checking instructions. I’ve purchased salmon at three places recently – our regular grocery store, a dedicated butcher/seafood market and a gourmet grocery store that brings in fresh fish daily.  […]