Feb 16, 2017

Step by Step Home Cured Gravlax (Salmon)

It’s month two of the Food in Jars Canning Challenge–and I’m still psyched.  This time I’ve made Home Cured Gravlax (Salmon).   If you’re not familiar with gravlax, it is (per Wikipedia) “a Nordic dish consisting of raw salmon, cured in salt, sugar, and dill. Gravlax is usually served as an appetizer, sliced thinly and accompanied by … a dill and mustard … Continue reading

Mar 8, 2015

Broiled Salmon with Fruit Salsa

I have a long list of food resolutions–and it’s not even New Year’s. At the top of my list is to eat more Omega-3–especially from healthy fish. Yesterday it was Broiled Salmon with Fruit Salsa.  My sister was part of my inspiration.  She is a serious athlete, doing triathlons and an occasional cross country ski race (i.e. the Birkebeiner)–and has … Continue reading

Apr 22, 2014

Earth Day: Sustainable Oceans and Miso Salmon Pasta

Be the change you wish to see in the world.  Gandhi Last week was spring break for one of my kids so we spent some time at Chicago museums.  It may seem funny to think that a museum trip leads to a new recipe for Creamy Miso Salmon Pasta but inspiration arrives in surprising ways! The bulk of our “museum … Continue reading

Salmon Cake Closeup

Apr 2, 2014

Tasty Salmon Cakes with Canned Salmon

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