Cabbage Steamed Salmon Recipe with Citrus Shallot Vinaigrette

Savoy Cabbage Steamed Salmon Recipe

He was served this Steamed Salmon entrée, a melon salad, delicious rustic bread, and an Individual Coffee-Chocolate Mud Pie -- however, the only thing my dad requested for his 80th birthday dinner was the salmon.This was a tall order.  You see, my dad is known for his perfectly cooked salmon -- so of course, mine … [Read more...]

Olive Oil-Thyme Poached Salmon Recipe and Introducing the “Two Extra Virgins” and the Arianna Trading Company

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This is not a sponsored post -- as always I only write about things I love. I've been wine tasting, cheese tasting, chocolate tasting, and now I can add olive oil tasting to the list -- thanks to Melissa's Produce, Laura Bashar, Mary Platis and Geroge Menzelos.Melissa's Produce hosted a lovely book signing … [Read more...]

Five-Minute Mexican Blackened Salmon Recipe

Five-Minute Mexican Blackened Salmon Recipe - Cooking On The Weekends

My recipe ideas come from anywhere and everywhere:  talking with people, colors I see, the weather, my mood, my fruit bowl, food images in magazines, walking down an aisle in the market, my kids, a book, a TV show, the seasons, and the list goes on.The idea for this recipe came to me when I brought home a ton of … [Read more...]

Summer Peach Marinated Salmon and Avocado Rice Bowl Recipe

Summer Peach Marinated Salmon and Avocado Rice Bowl Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

Ever since I made Coconut Sticky Rice for the Ghost Pepper Jolokia Caramelized Pineapple, I've been having it at the ready, using it in meal after meal.  It's the perfect hearty, sweet vehicle capture all sorts of complementary flavors and textures.And much like the Meyer Lemon-Black Quinoa Plum and Avocado Salad … [Read more...]

Spicy Sriracha Salmon-Basil Burger Recipe

Spicy Sriracha Salmon-Basil Burger Recipe | Cooking On The Weekends

You have my dad to thank for all of the gorgeous basil we've been cooking with all week.You see there's a lot going on in his garden right now.  The tomatoes vines are thriving with new growth, the plum tree is full with ripe, succulent fruit, the peaches will be the perfect color and ready to pick in a few weeks, … [Read more...]

Broiled Cilantro Chimichurri Dover Sole Recipe

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Since learning from my new favorite cookbook, 50 Best Plants on the Planet, that cilantro is one of the top five most nutrient dense vegetable on the planet, I love it even more!Over the weekend I made a huge amount of my Cilantro Chimichurri, and I've been enjoying it on everything this week.  I mixed it into … [Read more...]

California King Salmon with Lemon-Caper Pesto and Zucchini

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I'm generally pretty laid back.I hang out in my sweats, I wear flip-flops or Uggs, and I love to have casual dinner parties on my sofa, where I serve a cozy one-pot meal!While I didn't put heels on or anything, (let's not get too crazy), I did recently make a "fancy" dinner.  Oh, it's fancy alright.This … [Read more...]

Smoked Salmon-Asparagus Breakfast Pizza Recipe

Salmon-Asparagus Breakfast Pizza Recip | Cooking On The Weekends

Brunch is my favorite meal. I've always loved it.Brunch happens all too rarely.  It really can't take place on workdays, school days, or "normal" days.  Brunch is special -- reserved for vacations, holidays, birthdays, Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduations, and anniversaries.   So naturally, I associate brunch … [Read more...]