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Smothered Salmon

March 21, 2021

Ok so you’re probably saying “salmon again?”. Yup. Sorry. You know my love affair with this fish.. this one smothered under roasted charred sun dried tomatoes, basil garlic pesto dripping over the sides, vinegary artichoke hearts, roasted ( slightly crunchy ) chickpeas, bursting fresh grape tomatoes, the pop of sizzled capers, soft roasted garlic cloves, […]

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I’m on a mission with one pan dinners. New ways and new flavors to put in a single pan, for single pan clean up. Half the time I don’t even know what I’m making.. but I’ll buy a protein, and there it starts. There is always a vegetable, and a can of beans, chick peas, […]

Salmon Tacos

Oh I crave these little things.. Shishito peppers are gorgeous green pops of flavor and so easy. They’re a two bite easy app and I love them with a cold crisp white wine. Add them to a hot oiled cast iron pan, make sure they are spread out and have room to charr. Otherwise do […]

Charred Shishito Peppers

Hands down this is my favorite salad. It’s fresh and easy and tastes like summer. Heres what I did:

I cut up 7 peaches, added blueberries and blackberries to a bowl, drizzled a bit of agave (or honey) and tossed all fruit together. Then I added 2 mozzarella balls, pulled apart and shredded. Next, cube baguettes into large pieces and sautee in an oiled pan. Let them toast on all sides, set aside and add next batch to toast. You want crispy edged, soft pillows of bread! Add salt and pepper and garlic powder to toasted crutons and toss into fruit. I added shredded mint and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

It is so so good, with no end to the fruit and yumminess you can add. Sometimes I use goat cheese instead of mozzarella, or with melon chunks and crispy prosciutto, thin red onion or plums and strawberries, fresh thyme…I could go on and on. You get it. It is my favorite go to. The most important thing is that you get the crutons right. What doesn’t taste good with that!!

Summer Panzanella

What’s the saying? “a picture is worth a thousand words.” We were lucky enough to be a part of this pre – nuptial shoot today. This latin beauty in stunning white shimmer, a heart full of love and a head full of dreams, married her handsome Maryland groom. What a way to kick off the […]

A Romantic Afternoon

I love the tradition of a meal, the ritual of the gather and feast at a table at the end of the day… I love the time spent reconnecting. Our tables see so much, hear so much; its wood grain holds all our secrets and dreams. Many dinners at home start and finish with a […]