White Fish Florentine

White fish baked in Spinach, Dijon, cream, panko and parmesan

Life is not perfect.  But of course, we all know this right?   In fact, my life is messy (sometimes literally). Like many, I work diligently to keep it all together while raising a family, building a career and business and nurturing the important … [Read more...]

A Delicious New Year!

One of my favorite things to do, is share the love of good food.  Being in the culinary business, I’m constantly surrounded by fabulous foodies, inspiring chef’s, passionate farmer’s, rancher’s and food artisans and in general, really great people.  … [Read more...]

Simple Roasted Halibut Tacos with Spicy Slaw

Halibut Tacos with spicy slaw

I can't believe I've lived in the Pacific Northwest for 10 years and I just made my first trip to Portland, Oregon.  I've been everywhere else in this part of the country but for some reason a visit to Portland just never seemed to … [Read more...]

Moroccan Roasted Fish

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I have a long list of blogs I love to read.  As I was browsing one such blog today (The Faux Martha)  I noticed she mentioned “Wordless Wednesday”.  Hmmm…. I like the sound of that.  Could I possibly impose this on my two sassy gals today?  Just … [Read more...]

Blueberry Ginger Salsa with Grilled Fresh Halibut

One could say I’m a bit over zealous when it comes to our summer fruit here in the Northwest. After all, we do have to wait several seasons for the sweet treasures. So it’s no surprise when I end up with loads of stone fruit and berries on my … [Read more...]

Italian Fish Soup with Fresh Herbs, Fennel, Shallots and Garlic

For me, dinner just can't get any better than fish, Italian herbs, fennel, shallots and garlic.  All gently muddled together in a sea of tomatoes, seafood stock or veggie broth. Fish soup is grand any time of year.  But I especially love this fish … [Read more...]

Grilled Halibut Tacos with Fresh Pineapple Slaw

I love tacos!  Any kind of tacos really.  Just put a taco in front of me and I'll probably eat it, and enjoy every bite.  But alas, I'm trying hard to keep my calorie count in check, so if I'm going to indulge in my favorite food I'll need to include … [Read more...]

Simple Halibut Ceviche

Ceviche is one of the simplest seafood recipes to prepare.  I know you're probably thinking I've had way too much sun on vacation, but truly, ceviche can be simple, flavorful and delicious and a perfect summer starter. Ceviche recipes are abundant … [Read more...]

Grilled Halibut with Grilled Romaine and Cherry Tomatoes in a Sherry Vinaigrette

I love summer grilling!  When the warm weather arrives I typically use the grill for all my summer cooking.  So even the veggies, and sometimes even the salad, gets thrown on the grill.  Grilled lettuce & radicchio are actually quite delicious … [Read more...]

Grilled Halibut with Fresh Blueberries and Lemon

This is one of those recipes that truly came together last-minute.  I had a pint of fresh organic blueberries starting to shrivel in my frig and I really needed to use them.  I was thinking I’d make muffins or possibly pancakes, but then I thought … [Read more...]

Fish Stew With Fennel, Fire Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic

Simplicity is the name of the game when it comes to a fabulous weeknight meal.   Sometimes recipes are much better when the ingredients are fresh but simple.  That couldn't be more true for this divine fish stew! I came across a Provencal Fish … [Read more...]

Grilled Halibut and Mango Slices with a Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

Grilling weather has arrived (at least for the next 4 days!) and I'm taking full advantage of the fabulous weather for lots of delicious grilled dinners.  No raingear required for using the outdoor grill this week.  Yep, it's sunshine and blue skies … [Read more...]