Seafood

Buckwheat Scallion Pancakes

March 17, 2014
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Happy St. Paddy’s Day! This month marks 6 years since I created this blog, and 5 years since I began using a DSLR camera and started learning photography (Ok, actually I got my first DSLR about 6 months before that as a wedding gift, but it literally took me several months to figure out how […]

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Spring Salmon and Poached Egg Sandwiches

May 8, 2013
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I better blog this while it’s still Spring! Because soon it will be time to pick out squashes and eggplants and berries, and the asparagus will be done.  So it’s Springtime still, let’s embrace it – 2 months ago we were snowshoeing in the Alps, and now the trees are in bloom by the lake. […]

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Butter Poached Salmon. Learning to Listen.

April 15, 2013
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Have you ever stopped to listen? Listen to the sounds of the world around you? Sitting outside I find myself appreciating the different songs of the birds, and taking comfort at night in the rhythmic inhale/exhale of my sleeping baby girl.  I hear the traffic outside amidst the gusty thrusts of the year’s first thunderstorm […]

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Prosciutto Wrapped Scallop and Fig Salad

September 24, 2012
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I think we are finally figuring out how to do the guessing game that is parenting a baby.  After three months, it still is totally a guessing game – diaper? check. hungry? check. tired? check. bored with toys? check. just want to hang out and get a change of scenery? ok, maybe that’s it.  But […]

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Shrimp and Rice Noodle Salad

April 19, 2012
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I never really considered myself a “healthy” cook.  In truth, because I don’t feel I am qualified to know what the word “healthy” means.  My Ph.D. is not in anything related to food or nutrition, nor anything that could even be remotely construed as such. To me, what seem like obviously healthy foods may not […]

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Jhinga Masala – Coconut Curried Shrimp

March 19, 2012
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I have very little experience with Indian food.  A couple of times I’ve gone out to eat at an Indian restaurant, but even then I can count those experiences on just one hand.  Why? I’m not really sure.  Every time I’ve had a chance to taste Indian food I’ve enjoyed it, and much of it […]

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