Tag Archives: Fish

Tuna sandwiches; broccoli; spinach and feta salad – 10 June 2014

I had extravagant plans for a tagine tonight, but the leftover tuna (1/2 can – something like 3.5 oz) needed eating, and D had some haricots for one of his great pastas, so he pointed out that we could put … Continue reading

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Tuna patties; zucchini with walnuts and allspice; rice; lettuce and carrots – 25 May 2014

First attempt to find something Mom would be willing to cook (not complicated) and Bro would be happy to eat (no meat, fish ok). I’ve been trying over the phone to talk Mom into making tuna patties for Bro for … Continue reading

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Catfish with rub; rices and beans; green beans – 22 January 2014

So, is this “All fish, all the time”? I came home and asked D that question but he said this is the last fish of the series. It was delicious, so we are discussing in future cooking more fish than … Continue reading

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Dover Sole with rice and mysterious things – 21 January 2014

D cooked for a second night. I got home about 7:15 and smelled fish – hoping it was new fish, and that the house did not still smell of fish from last night! But yes, it was new fish. It … Continue reading

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Nicoise Salad – 17 August 2013

D suggested finishing off that can of Tonno with another Nicoise. Had more cooked beets in the fridge, and hard boiled eggs. I didn’t realize there were a few cooked beans left, so blanched (about 2 minutes b/c no further … Continue reading

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Salade Nicoise – 10 July 2013

We still had half a can of tuna (tonno) left, so I decided to make this salad once again. No doubt will make it a few more times over the summer. Here’s what needs to be done: Clean baby potatoes … Continue reading

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Grilled sturgeon; grilled corn and avocado salsa; Thai jasmine rice; cold veggies – 2 July 2013

D pointed out last night that we had some white wine in the fridge waiting for the right dinner, and then mentioned fish, so I sorted through the Weber grilling books and composed this dinner. The salsa is made by grilling … Continue reading

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Nicoise Salad – 29 June 2013

I’ve been wanting to make this salad ever since Saveur sent me their Provencal menu. They send very enticing emails. It’s a terrific magazine, to which I’ve subscribed happily for several years. I love beautiful food, so I was totally … Continue reading

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Tilapia fillet cooked in salsa – 2 June 2013

Writing this 4 July, from the photos and a pretty good memory… We had some of D’s fresh salsa left over – no doubt from nachos for a previous day’s lunch – and I wanted to cook fish, and also … Continue reading

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Grilled salmon; wilted endive and milk-soaked croutons – 29 May 2013

Well, this turned out even better than I’d hoped! I had wanted to make a “salad” D had made from “Simple Italian Snacks” from the restaurant ‘ino in NYC. I loved this when D made it over a year ago. … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon and Leek Scramble; piperade; avocado – 3 January 2011

The entire title is Smoked Salmon and Leek Scramble with Meyer Lemon Creme Fraiche. I found it on Epicurious (it was from Bon Appetit Dec 2005) when looking for something to make with the leftover creme fraiche from Christmas dinner. … Continue reading

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Dinner at Chez Panisse – 5 November 2011

R turned forty on the 5th, and, true to tradition, we celebrated by taking him and E to Chez Panisse. This was truly an exceptional dinner. I’m starting with the official “dinner shot”, though it was the third course. It … 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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29 September 2010 – Egyptian Dinner ar Mezze!

Maurice, the owner of Mezze, is Egyptian, so we had confidence this would be a fascinating meal. Indeed, it was when Maurice mentioned having done an Egyptian meal (during a tasting of Eric Stauffenegger wine imports) that we decided to … 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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