Category Archives: <40 minutes

塩鮭のお握り: Shiozake Salted Salmon Onigiri

I find that the times I’m by myself I eat very simply. Part of it is that I’m a social eater and when the hubby’s off conferencing and schmoozing I only eat when I’m hungry and tend to crave flavorful

塩鮭のお握り: Shiozake Salted Salmon Onigiri

I find that the times I’m by myself I eat very simply. Part of it is that I’m a social eater and when the hubby’s off conferencing and schmoozing I only eat when I’m hungry and tend to crave flavorful

Spicy Crispy Pork-y Stir-Fry

This dish is a play on 닭강정 (dalgangjeong or dakgangjeong), that irresistible Korean snack food delicacy of spicy, savory, sweet, crispety, gingery fried chicken. I’ve used boneless country-style pork ribs cuz we lurrve pork but chicken would also work well

Spicy Crispy Pork-y Stir-Fry

This dish is a play on 닭강정 (dalgangjeong or dakgangjeong), that irresistible Korean snack food delicacy of spicy, savory, sweet, crispety, gingery fried chicken. I’ve used boneless country-style pork ribs cuz we lurrve pork but chicken would also work well

Moroccan Spiced Halibut With Preserved Lemon Pearl Couscous

I was finally lucky enough to snag some never frozen Alaskan halibut fillets from my local fishmonger and while lemon caper sauces and blackening seasoning are tried and true favorites, I’ve had a craving for tender, chewy pearl couscous (also

Moroccan Spiced Halibut With Preserved Lemon Pearl Couscous

I was finally lucky enough to snag some never frozen Alaskan halibut fillets from my local fishmonger and while lemon caper sauces and blackening seasoning are tried and true favorites, I’ve had a craving for tender, chewy pearl couscous (also

Miso-Blood Orange Glazed Salmon

The blood oranges have been seducing me with their siren song. Sweeter than other orange varieties with a deep ruby hue so how could I resist when even Odysseus had to be tied to a mast to resist their allure?

Miso-Blood Orange Glazed Salmon

The blood oranges have been seducing me with their siren song. Sweeter than other orange varieties with a deep ruby hue so how could I resist when even Odysseus had to be tied to a mast to resist their allure?

Tangy Meyer Lemon Shortbread Bars

Apparently medicine and academic research are itinerant fields peopled by migrant workers. You see, much as migrating birds fill the spring skies on their way back home from warmer climes, scientists and ivory towers physicians fill coach class with laptops

Tangy Meyer Lemon Shortbread Bars

Apparently medicine and academic research are itinerant fields peopled by migrant workers. You see, much as migrating birds fill the spring skies on their way back home from warmer climes, scientists and ivory towers physicians fill coach class with laptops

Dungeness Crab Arancini (Or Who Says Leftovers Are Bad?)

The hubster can be pretty picky when it comes to food, Princess Peapod he can not only tell the difference between regular and organic milk but also between different organic brands. Yup. Strangely, he’s incredibly good about eating leftovers. In

Dungeness Crab Arancini (Or Who Says Leftovers Are Bad?)

The hubster can be pretty picky when it comes to food, Princess Peapod he can not only tell the difference between regular and organic milk but also between different organic brands. Yup. Strangely, he’s incredibly good about eating leftovers. In

Dungeness Crab Risotto

Although the sun is shining brightly, the trees have a fuzzy misting of chartreuse, and the tulips and cherry blossoms have made an appearance, it’s still Dungeness crab season here in Portlandia so why not enjoy the sunshine with a

Dungeness Crab Risotto

Although the sun is shining brightly, the trees have a fuzzy misting of chartreuse, and the tulips and cherry blossoms have made an appearance, it’s still Dungeness crab season here in Portlandia so why not enjoy the sunshine with a

Broiled Asparagus With Balsamic Vinaigrette & Shaved Parmesan

Sometimes the hubster has to remind me I forget that just because something is embarrassingly easy doesn’t mean that it isn’t any less delicious or blog-worthy. This quick sort-of-salad side dish is a great way to welcome spring with all

Broiled Asparagus With Balsamic Vinaigrette & Shaved Parmesan

Sometimes the hubster has to remind me I forget that just because something is embarrassingly easy doesn’t mean that it isn’t any less delicious or blog-worthy. This quick sort-of-salad side dish is a great way to welcome spring with all

Sea Scallops With Brown Butter Pineapple Sauce

Sometimes it takes a trip away from home to realize just how complacent you’ve become. We live in a dense urban area where I can literally walk to everything (fishmonger, hardware store, library …) within 2 miles of our home

Sea Scallops With Brown Butter Pineapple Sauce

Sometimes it takes a trip away from home to realize just how complacent you’ve become. We live in a dense urban area where I can literally walk to everything (fishmonger, hardware store, library …) within 2 miles of our home

αυγολέμονο σούπα: Boston’s Yia Yia’s Avgolemono Soup

Still going through the backlog of meals I didn’t get around to posting before our balmy jaunt to the North Pacific. Soup, to me, is very welcoming and belly-warming offered by all cultures at the beginning of a meal or

αυγολέμονο σούπα: Boston’s Yia Yia’s Avgolemono Soup

Still going through the backlog of meals I didn’t get around to posting before our balmy jaunt to the North Pacific. Soup, to me, is very welcoming and belly-warming offered by all cultures at the beginning of a meal or