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FFwD: Corn Pancakes

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie is Corn Pancakes. Delicious, right? But here’s the catch — they were supposed to be made with canned corn. Seeing that it’s the end of June I just couldn’t do it. I confess, I used fresh corn (2 ears for a half recipe). I think if this recipe […]

Sweet & Sour Pork

I am always on the lookout for easy recipes that I can make at night and then use the next day for work lunches. So when I saw this recipe at Serious Eats recently, I was really excited because Sweet & Sour anything is kind of an old school guilty pleasure for me. But, […]

FFwD: David’s Seaweed Sablés

Okay, ya’ll — seaweed cookies for French Fridays with Dorie. I’m actually okay with that, in fact, I thought I would even like them. But, I just thought they were too salty. One thing I did do was add a mix of black and white sesame seeds to about half of them and I […]

Copper River Salmon: King Salmon with Lentils and Mustard-Herb Butter

This is super exciting: I got my second shipment of Copper River Salmon this past week. This time it was King Salmon and it was so beautiful! I almost hated to eat it (okay, not really). King, also known as Chinook Salmon, is utterly delicious and has unusually high levels of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty […]

Spanish Garlic Chicken (Pollo al Ajillo)

This was a wonderful meal and although not a predictable Summer-type dish, if you have a cooler, maybe even a rainy day this season, this could just be the perfect meal. In my case, since we are in the Pacific Northwest, there’s a good chance I’ll even be able to make this a couple […]