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March 17, 2016

Cooking Fish Easy as 1-2-3

The most common mistake made when cooking fish is over cooking it. You can always increase the cooking time but you can't reverse overcooked food.

This was the first tip I gave class participants who attended my fish class. Other tips included how to successfully saute, bake and poach fish and the best fish for each technique.

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August 17, 2015

Jalapeno Encrusted Cod

Cod is a very mild salt water white fish that can be as large as 100 pounds. If properly prepared, the jalapeno peppers will provide great flavor and won't overpower the delicate flavor of the fish.

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February 21, 2014

Tuscan Rubbed Seared Tuna with Tomato Chutney Sauce

If you hear the word tuna and think of a can then you are totally missing out on what tuna is and should be. Tuna has a rich flavor and a firm, flaky and tender texture. Sashimi is the highest and freshest quality.

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December 16, 2013

Basil Pesto Encrusted Salmon reposted

I've tried several salmon recipes over the years and most of them have been really good. But I wanted to try something different so I decided to create my own. Going with what I had on hand, I rubbed the salmon with a little lemon and fresh cracked black pepper, then coated it with basil pesto and cooked it on the grill.

I opened a bottle of Saved Rosé wine from California and it was an amazing pairing.

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August 30, 2013

Salmon and Seasonal Veggie Quesadilla

Quesadillas, made with tortillas can be filled with just about any ingredients. I wanted to try something different for my cooking class and this turned out to be very flavorful. The salmon is prepared in advance with a spice rub making it a simple, time saving appetizer or meal.

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Salmon and Seasonal Veggie Quesadilla

Quesadillas, made with tortillas can be filled with just about any ingredients. I wanted to try something different for my cooking class and this turned out to be very flavorful. The salmon is prepared in advance with a spice rub making it a simple, time saving appetizer or meal.

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September 24, 2012

Maui Style Fish Tacos with Chipotle Slaw

The sweet pineapple cools down the chipotle slaw and creates a creative take on one of my favorite taco recipes. I like the fish grilled it can also be pan sautéed.

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