baked shrimp

Posted on Jul 23rd, 2013

Shrimp is one of my favorite things to keep on hand for easy, quick meals. It takes next to no time to cook, and can be easily defrosted in a couple…

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butter poached salmon and secret sauce

Posted on May 20th, 2014

My late grandfather came to America from Norway in the 1950s with just a pair of skis wrapped in paper. While I'm pretty sure that he actually…

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easy, peasy shrimp

Posted on Dec 5th, 2013

  Once upon a time, my go-to meal for nights that I didn't want to cook and was super hungry was shrimp in a bechamel sauce over pasta or…

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low country boil

Posted on Jul 8th, 2014

I came across this recipe on Pinterest last year, and have been meaning to make it since then. I don't know why I waited so long because this a…

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maple-garlic glazed salmon

Posted on Jan 13th, 2015

Salmon is still one of my favorite go-to meals for nights when I want to make something quick. This salmon has a sweet maple glaze that is a great…

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maple-walnut crusted salmon

Posted on Feb 11th, 2014

This is one of this dishes that has a big impact, yet is fast and simple to put together. Besides preheating your oven, it takes at most 5 minutes to…

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mussels in white wine

Posted on Aug 15th, 2013

I've spoken of my love of clams before, and how it reminds me of summers in Maine. Before I moved to New Jersey I had never eaten mussels before. I…

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orange-thyme shrimp

Posted on May 27th, 2014

I am usually not drawn to thyme as a flavoring. I like it enough, but when I think about what seasonings I want to add to my dish, I never reach for…

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poached salmon and leeks

Posted on Feb 17th, 2015

Salmon and leeks are two of my favorite foods, so I combined them in this dish. I had though about frying the leeks to top the salmon, but decided…

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salmon and leek spaghetti with spicy panko

Posted on Aug 29th, 2013

Salmon is one of my favorite foods. Raw, cooked - it doesn't matter, I love it all. When I cook it, I usually leave it filet form, but this time I…

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salmon en croute with pea puree

Posted on Sep 9th, 2014

This salmon is easy enough to make on a weeknight, but impressive enough to make for a special occasion. It combines two of my favorite things -…

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Salmon with Blueberry Sauce

Posted on Apr 22nd, 2014

It took me a while to make this recipe. I like salmon, and I like blueberries, but I wasn't sure how they would pair together. It turns out that they…

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salmon with oranges & beet salad

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015

Beets are still one of my favorite veggies to put on salads. The beautiful color and sweetness is a great contrast to a spring mix of lettuce.  I…

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shrimp salad with miso dressing

Posted on Jun 10th, 2014

Recently we've been eating a lot of salad. With the abundance of fresh, in season vegetables and not wanting to spend a lot of time over a stove,…

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shrimp tacos

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014

These tacos are perfect for a summer meal. I had leftover coleslaw, so the only thing that I had to prepare were the shrimp. They are coated in a…

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shrimp, mushrooms, and spinach over mafaldine

Posted on Oct 7th, 2014

This is one of those pasta dishes that you can almost classify as healthy. It has more spinach and mushrooms than pasta, and steamed shrimp is a…

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steamed clams in white wine & butter

Posted on Jun 14th, 2013

Some of my fondest summer memories involve sitting at a picnic table with friends and a box of steamed clams with a bowl of melted butter. This is a…

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steamed salmon

Posted on Jan 9th, 2014

Steaming is one of my favorite ways to lighten up food, and it is also an easy and quick way to get dinner on the table. Win-win-win in my book. I…

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