Category Archives: Fish-centered

Swordfish with red pepper aioli; zucchini with onions; Thai jasmine rice – 13 July 2012

Our friends M&N are staying here en route to their getaway in Marin, and D&I cooked dinner tonight while M was picking up N at the airport: Grilled swordfish marinated in chili/cayenne, topped with a roasted red pepper aioli, and … Continue reading

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Grilled swordfish with red pepper aioli; Thai jasmine rice; mashed turnip – 27 January 2012

Well, I have done a pretty lousy job of cooking for myself this week, but I decided to make something really delicious tonight. I was thinking of grilled marinated beef kebabs, but when looking, ran across this recipe and decided … Continue reading

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Grilled swordfish; citrus/avocado salad; rice; and a great wine match – 30 December 2011

I cooked a recipe/meal from a cookbook from Tsunami in Memphis, given to us by R&E. I had cooked this before. When our friend V gave D several perfectly ripe avocados, I decided to use one in this meal. Good … Continue reading

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Tuna confit sandwiches on Acme rolls; arugula salad; mushrooms with rosemary – 16 July 2011

This was take-out with flair 🙂 We couldn’t go to the Kermit Lynch/Cafe Fanny/Acme Bread Bastille Day party for lunch, but I realized I could get the food and the wine before the event ended, and serve it for dinner, … Continue reading

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Tilapia; rice; Brussels sprouts; cucumber relish – 6 July 2011

D was all set to cook some fish with salsa, since we had a lot of salsa leftover from the vat he made for lunch today. However, he was really interested in tasting the fish more on its own, so … Continue reading

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Salmon in tarragon cream sauce; taku choi; Thai jasmine rice – 19 June 2011

Well, I had half a cup of heavy cream to find a use for, and also a richly leaved stem of tarragon I didn’t use in the potato salad, so this was the answer. It’s a recipe from Fifteen-Minute Meals … Continue reading

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Rex Sole with fresh salsa and rice – 7 April 2011

D stopped at the Bowl on the way home and bought some wild caught Rex Sole that was on sale. He had made a large vat of fresh salsa yesterday, and cooked the fish with that (started the fish sauteeing, … Continue reading

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31 December 2010 – Salmon Quiche: The End

I decided to end this blog in keeping with its name, at the 365th dinner. It was a remarkably interesting one, suggested by Mom. She wanted to try a salmon quiche, having heard about this from somewhere. It turned out … Continue reading

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4 November 2010 – Pizza with Tuna and onions; broccoli; tomatoes

Tuna?? Yeah, well… This is the second recipe I’ve tried from My Calabria by Rosetta Costentino. I wish I could say I loved it, but I’ll admit I was underwhelmed. It was certainly good, but not fabulous. The pizza starts … Continue reading

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9 October 2010 – Fettucine with grilled salmon, capers, red onion, and lemon; bruschetta

I intentionally bought more salmon than I needed for last night, thinking ahead to this dinner after the Kermit Lynch wine tasting lunch, with Christopher Lee cooking. The lunch was terrific. We liked the wines ok, but not so much … Continue reading

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8 October 2010 – Salmon grilled over rosemary; parsley potatoes; broccoli stems

I was trying to think of what I could cook when getting home rather late, and rather tired – but still, something that would go with a nice “weekend wine.” Tra la! I thought of grilling some salmon, and liked … Continue reading

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29 August 2010 – Fish fillets with rice and salsa; zucchini and mushrooms

D made another salsa and cooked some grenadier fillets in it again, and served it over freshly made short-grain brown rice. It’s a wonderful dish. I thought the black beans (canned, these) were a very important part of the taste. … Continue reading

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24 August 2010 – Fish fillets with homemade salsa and leftover rice

D planned this one knowing that it was going to be another seriously hot day (over 90). It was just about a perfect balance of flavors! He bought what he reports as “63 cents worth of fish” at the Bowl … Continue reading

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19 August 2010 – Bagels with smoked salmon and cream cheese; avocados and tomatoes with balsamic vinegar

We received some nice salmon for Christmas from P&B, and have finally got around to enjoying it. It was terrific on this sandwich, where its flavor was really at the forefront! D bought bagels at the Bowl, and also the … Continue reading

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20 April 2010 – Red snapper cooked in fresh salsa, over rice

This post on hold till I can get back to it.

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6 March 2010 – Grilled salmon, potatoes with parsley, and a remarkable condiment

This was the second fish I acquired pretty much by accident last week (see Tuna). At the Bowl on Friday, a staffer in the wine section told me about a Portuguese wine that had fruit and spice, and would go … Continue reading

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4 March 2010 – Tunafish sandwiches the hard way

Except that the ahi tuna was already grilled last night – there was just too much for dinner. So D made some of the rest into sandwiches. He sliced the tuna steak and made an aioli to spread on the … Continue reading

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3 March 2010 – Grilled Tuna with Radicchio and Cannellini Beans; mushrooms

Wow, talk about surprise dinners. Some free fish materialized at work, and I was lucky enough to acquire a packet of fresh tuna, and a salmon fillet. The salmon is in the freezer and the tuna is et* 😉 I … Continue reading

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