Tagged: ‘dill’

Microwave Cooking: Salmon with Crème Fraîche and Dill in Parchment

Cooking fish “in parchment,” is so simple you can assemble the packets in a few minutes once you have your ingredients. The edges are folded to create a little cooking bag which becomes an airtight steaming pouch. It is one of the fastest methods for cooking fish with the least cleanup.

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Wine-Poached Salmon with Dill


Word is that there is a lot more salmon coming since the three year moratorium giving time for the fishery to build up its stock again is lifted for salmon fishing on the West Coast. There are never enough recipes…

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Baked Crab Cakes with Caper-Dill Sauce and Red Pepper Coulis

Crab cakes, once down home food in seaport towns, are the darling of the restaurant scene these days. They are so very easy to whip together, especially if you keep a can of premium crab meat on your shelf, although fresh is always just that tad more tasty.

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soup and stew season: Slow Cooker Ragoût of Veal for 20

Every so often you need a good dinner party dish or family-style stew. Here is a luscious braised veal stew for that occasion. You must have a very large, family sized slow cooker for this recipe.

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Chez Dining Room: Mount Athos Monastery and Spanakopita

The food of Greece is wholesome regional and seasonal peasant food. One of the main foods is the pitta, or savory pie. Vegetables of all types, olive oil, herbs, grains, the famous thick yogurt, feta cheese are wrapped in phyllo, Greek for leaf. Greek cuisine, influenced by both Eastern and Western cuisines is considered one of the healthiest on the planet.

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