Jun 9, 2010
There are some foods that cause rifts between even the closest of hearts. Foods like mushrooms, olives, capers, and even celery can bring an otherwise lovely dinner to the brink of disaster.
For me, that thing is cilantro. But my reaction is more complicated than I hate cilantro! – and I don’t have that genetic ‘cilantro tastes like dishwater’ thing. My problem: I only like cilantro in...
May 6, 2010
Summers in Austin, Texas, are hot, humid, and oh so long. One afternoon, deep in the triple- digit days, a frosty package arrived on my front porch: a box of 18-inch-long salmon fillets direct from my friend Cheryl in the forty-ninth state. She’s courageous and spicy, the kind of friend that’s always in your corner. So when I made this recipe the first time, I channeled those qualities, gathered my...
Jul 15, 2009
I’ve been trying to increase my fish consumption: omega-3, high protein, brain food, delicious – what’s not to love about that? Dave’s allergic, so we never eat our fin-friends together. But I pack my lunch every day. Bingo!
I’ve been kind of lazy about it… eating salmon burgers or shrimp sauteed with vegetables and then drizzling with either tahini sauce or olive oil +...
Jun 16, 2009
Dave and I, after much painful trial and error, have declared Sundays “socializing-free zones,” which means that except for major occasions — like a friend’s recent wedding — we don’t make plans with other humans on Sundays. Sunday is our day to sleep late, do laundry, cook for the week, taunt the cat about being a skinny-ass Zombie beast, read books, take a nap, sit in...