Blueberry & Coriander Gravlax with Quick Pickles

Gravlax with a Twist

Gravlax is something I only think to make a couple of times a year, and then kick myself for not having it at least monthly. It's incredibly simple to make — the only difficulty is leaving enough refrigerator space for a few days' curing time — it keeps well and for much longer than you're … Continue reading
Fresh dill

Field to Feast: Dill

When Kasha suggested dill as an ingredient for this week's Field to Feast challenge, I was stumped. It doesn't grow well on my deck, so I never have it around and therefore haven't really experimented with it beyond the occasional pickles or recipes here and there that call for it. So perhaps this … Continue reading

Grilled salmon with blueberry salsa

"Your eyes are bigger than your stomach" was one of my dad's favorite sayings -- which never got old, by the way -- when I was a kid. Of course, by the time I hit my teen years, that saying was defunct, as I became an eating machine and the "hollow leg" jokes started (which also never got … Continue reading

Bad photo, good fish

I'm not usually the most pleasant person during my commute -- not that I'm particularly unpleasant, but I typically don't go out of my way to socialize with other people on the bus. In fact, I find it really annoying when I'm sitting near people who … Continue reading