This is an easy tuna ceviche recipe that can also work with salmon. Ceviche is a classic of South American cuisine that is “cooked” in lemon and lime juice – decidedly non-French, but terrific and refreshing nonetheless. I like to serve it with puff pastry but it is equally … [Read more...] about Recipe: Easy Tuna Ceviche
Years ago, I found myself the only vegetarian at a barbecue hosted by co-workers. I've dabbled with vegetarianism on and off; this was during one of my "on" phases. Thoughtfully, or so I thought, I packed my own frozen meatless patties so no would even notice that I wasn't eating … [Read more...] about Mushroom and Lentil Burgers
A small, tiny pot inspired this shrimp pasta. It started as just a tiny container from a local nursery. Then, like something out of a 1950s horror film, by August last summer, my French tarragon grew into a green tendril monster on the patio of my Seattle home. On a chilly … [Read more...] about Shrimp Pasta with Tarragon & Wilted Greens
This grilled lamb dish is my favorite recipe from The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. In the book, it's listed by its French name, Agneau grillé mariné aux olives, artichauts et tomates. People who say they don't like lamb (like my mother) will like this dish. The earthy … [Read more...] about Grilled Lamb with Rosemary & Olives and Instant Pot White Beans (Recipe)
I was inspired by The Kitchen Counter Cooking School, but I was wondering why you're so against iodized table salt? Also, why is there iodine in table salt. Is this a bad thing? I've heard that people need a certain amount of iodine and it's impossible to get otherwise. Is this … [Read more...] about Why Is There Iodine in Table Salt and Is That a Bad Thing?