Is Omega-3 on your New Year’s Resolution list? It’s on mine! With potential benefits in areas like cardiovascular disease, cancer and anxiety (souce: Dr Axe), this healthy fat is no slouch. And salmon, like in this tasty Salmon Salad is a great source. Now, mind you, my version of Salmon Salad is not a bowl of greens topped with a … Continue reading
Tasty and cute. Easy. Healthy even. Can’t beat that in an appetizer. Like this Salmon Mousse on Cucumber Slices. Omega-3 fats, like those found in oily fish like tuna and salmon, are all over the news today. Consume twice weekly and your heart, joints, you-name-it, will thank you.
Have you seen the PBS series New Scandinavian Cooking? Besides some of the most breathtaking scenery ever, there’s a lot of fine cooking going on! When I saw them make burgers out of chopped salmon I was intrigued. I even meant to give it a try. But life got busy and I never followed up. A year or so later, … Continue reading
This year I resolved to eat more fish. Nothing like a good New Years Resolution, right? Fish is healthy and tasty so it may not be the world’s toughest goal! One of my creations for this was Cod Poached in Herb Butter. Don’t let the word “butter” scare you–it’s still healthy. I promise! This recipe had an odd genesis. A … Continue reading
Good, easy, food. It can be the subject of awe and guilt–at the same time. As in (she frowns to herself) “What do you mean you don’t have time for a complex dinner–you cooked from scratch when you worked full time.” This recipe for easy herbed tilapia is as tasty as a big complex dish–and it’s also healthy and efficient. … Continue reading
Last week I found a sale on wild-caught canned salmon–and I used my first can to make salmon cakes. I bought the limit of 6 cans; we don’t get enough Omega-3! I used to try to get my healthy oils by taking fish oil supplements–but now I am a pretty strong believer in getting your nutrients directly from foods. Over … Continue reading
I came across a recipe for Cornmeal Crusted Catfish with Lemon Caper Dill Sauce and decided it would be a good way use up some of my abundant cornmeal. It could be part of my Kitchen Cupboard Spring Cleaning Challenge (yes I know it’s summer, already…) Back when I bought the 25 lb bag of rye flour I baked with … Continue reading
Summer is prime picnic, potluck and outdoor party time! Hooray! I am always delighted to bring an edible contribution (anyone surprised?)–and dips are perfect for any spread. A longtime favorite is a Smoked Fish Dip that I make with Lake Michigan Whitefish but which would work with almost any smoked fish. I was especially happy to make it this year. … Continue reading