Salty-Sweet Barbecue Salmon and Broccoli

Salty-Sweet Barbecue Salmon and Broccoli

Here’s a sheet-pan dinner featuring salmon and roasted broccoli. The sauce for the salmon is an Asian-inspired barbecue sauce. Obviously I’ve heard of oyster sauce and I know that flavor but I was curious what it actually is. It is made from caramelized oyster juices, 

Sheet Pan Dinners: Harissa Salmon with Potatoes and Citrus

Sheet Pan Dinners: Harissa Salmon with Potatoes and Citrus

Like so many of you, we’ve been trying to eat a bit healthier in January to counter our holiday indulgences. This is a sheet-pan dinner that is clean yet flavorful thanks to the harissa. What is harissa? It is a North African chili paste / 

Cod & Kimchi Stew

Cod & Kimchi Stew

I love the flavors of Korean food and I love spice! If you do too, then try this recipe. The Korean flavor comes from the two key ingredients: gochujang and kimchi. Gochujang is a Korean fermented chile paste that provides a great salty, spicy and 

Miso-Glazed Fish

Miso-Glazed Fish

My first post in 7(!!!) years. It’s so hard to believe it has been that long. I’m not totally sure why I stopped posting but if I look back at the date of my last post I can piece it together. I took a year 

Fish with Herbed Bread Crumbs & Green Beans

Fish with Herbed Bread Crumbs & Green Beans

After the decadent meal of Orecchiette Carbonara with Charred Brussels Sprouts, I decided to make a lighter dinner last night. For the fish, the recipe recommends tilapia or catfish filets.  You simply season the filets with salt and pepper and cook in a frying pan 

Barefoot Contessa’s Seared Scallops

Barefoot Contessa’s Seared Scallops

I have been cooking but, as you may have noticed, I have not been blogging.  At some point in the fall, blogging started to feel like a chore so I pulled back and just cooked without the pressure of having to document it all.  The 

A Taste of Greece: Pistachio-Crusted Halibut with Spicy Yogurt

A Taste of Greece: Pistachio-Crusted Halibut with Spicy Yogurt

Greek yogurt has become a staple in our house.  Charlotte has a bowl of FAGE with fruit every morning.  She loves the taste and I love that it does not contain the added sugar so many of the kid yogurts have. But Greek yogurt is 

Finger Food Fun: Fish Sticks

Finger Food Fun: Fish Sticks

We’re very lucky — our Charlotte is a great eater!  She loves broccoli, green beans, fruit, and cheese and is even willing to eat fish! Charlotte loves these fish sticks!  They are so easy to make and you can make a big batch and freeze 

Pan-Seared Tuna Steaks with Warm Tomato, Basil, and Olive Salad

Pan-Seared Tuna Steaks with Warm Tomato, Basil, and Olive Salad

Here is a super quick and healthy summer meal!  The dish has lots of flavor from the tomatoes, olives, and lemon juice.  What a fresh and summery combination. I used sushi-grade tuna from my favorite fish store — The Lobster Place — and served it 

Lemon Pasta with Roasted Shrimp

Lemon Pasta with Roasted Shrimp

Here is a quick and easy pasta dish from the Barefoot Contessa.  I just loved the lemon flavor with the roasted shrimp! I did make a few changes to the recipe though.  Instead of angel hair, I used Trader Joe’s Lemon Pepper Pappardelle which added