Sugar-Crusted Salmon with Avocado Peach Salsa… a Guest Post by Alaska From Scratch

It's amazing how new friendships are born.  I've been following Maya at Alaska From Scratch for a while now and after a few blog comments and email correspondence she has become a cherished colleague and dear friend.  Her delicious food blog captured … [Read more...]

Roasted Mini Pepper and Fresh Basil Relish over Grilled Salmon

Roasted Mini Pepper and Fresh Basil Relish

My youngest gal told me this morning that I talk about food all the time. Really? This, after my subtle launch into why we don’t consume sugary chocolate cupcakes on an empty morning tummy.  (can you see her eyes rolling?) I know, I know, once … [Read more...]

Cilantro Salmon

Cilantro Salmon

Last week I told Ranger Craig I’m in need of a field trip.  For those of you who don’t know Ranger Craig, he’s my main man, best bud, adventure partner, resident food critic and husband.  I had a reader ask me once if he was my boyfriend. (Hee hee, … [Read more...]

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Chipotle Lime Crema and Fresh Cilantro Slaw… and a visit to Port Townsend Farmer’s Market!

Grilled Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Slaw

It's amazing how far I will travel for a good taco.  Not just any taco, a Pacific Northwest Alaskan salmon taco!  I think it's safe to say the Bennett Crew are crazy about tacos. Imagine my surprise stumbling onto these heavenly tacos at the … [Read more...]

Avocado, Tomato and Cucumber Salsa with Fresh Basil

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I've got a big yellow bowl sitting on my kitchen counter.  I love that bowl.  It looks like sunshine.  And it’s overflowing with all my beautifully delicious fruits and veggies.   I also love my big yellow bowl because one of my dear friends gave it … [Read more...]

The Great Alaskan Canned Salmon Giveaway!

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Huge gigantic thanks to everyone who entered the Pure Alaskan Salmon Company canned salmon giveaway!  This is the most difficult part of giveaways,  there can only be one winner.  :(   I wish I could send each entry a case of canned salmon, all … [Read more...]

Salmon Crepes Mornay and Salmon Giveaway!

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Crepes are so easy to make.  Really.  Once you get the hang of it, its just like making pancakes.  Nope, I'm not crazy (I know that's what you're thinking) just completely in love with crepes.  Crepes are fun food.  They make dinner a little more … [Read more...]

Lemon, Tarragon and Mustard Cream Sauce over Grilled Salmon and Spring Peas

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Spring is in the air... or at least it was in the air on Saturday.  Yes, I make lots of subtle but possibly sarcastic remarks about the fantastic weather (oops there's one!) here in the Pacific Northwest, but truly, there is no place more beautiful.  … [Read more...]

Salmon With Shallots, Garlic, Lemon, and Fresh Herbs en Papillote

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It's been one of my busiest weeks this month and I've got to tell you, dinner has been a challenge.  Almost every night this week I've resisted the urge to run in to my local market and grab a roasted chicken.  Instead, I decided to visit my local … [Read more...]

Grilled Salmon with Arugula and Lemon Mayonnaise

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It was one of those days… again.  You know, the kind of day that’s filled with lots of running errands, returning phone calls, scheduling meetings, school activities, and let’s not forget the dreaded laundry.  Yes, my least favorite chore… in the … [Read more...]

Sesame Seed and Nori Crusted Salmon

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It's been a whirlwind of a summer!  Travel to new locations, family visits and lots of delicious food that has inspired me to develop a new collection of tantalizing recipes for the approaching fall season.   One of the highlights of our summer … [Read more...]

Salmon Stir Fry with Fresh Cilantro, Bean Sprouts, and Sugar Snap Peas

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I believe I have worn out the welcome for Salmon in my house.  Recently the Bennett crew decided to hold a "family meeting" to discuss the constant appearance of salmon on the Bennett dinner table.  Not that the crew doesn't love salmon, … [Read more...]