St. Patrick’s Day Menus

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With St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday, there seems to be two camps of people: Corned Beef and Cabbage folks and the non-Corned Beef folks. Luckily, We’ve got menus for both parties. Check out our two menus below to celebrate! (Un)Corned Beef Menu: All the flavor of homemade corned beef but without the 3 days of… View Article

Recipes From Today’s Show: Mother’s Day Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: Mother’s Day is a big day for me for lots of reasons. Of course, being a mom myself makes it special but I always want to honor my own mom, Rosemary, too. I’m making a menu that is worthy of a celebration but won’t take all day to prepare, so I can… View Article

Recipes from Today’s Show: Rice Two Ways

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TODAY on MHTV: Calder and Luca are both home and I’m showing them how to make their favorite rice recipes, using regular leftover rice. First up, I shred tangy-sweet poached salmon into rice with pine nuts, raisins, and mint. Then something totally different: Thai-style fried rice with seared strips of pork loin and spicy green… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Easy Weeknight Entertaining

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TODAY on MHTV: If you’ve got a party falling somewhere between Monday and Friday, don’t go crazy trying to pull it together. All you need is a few easy, make-ahead appetizers and you’re set. Gravlax—wild salmon cured in a fennel-infused mix—can be made up to a day or two in advance. Then I’m making shrimp… View Article
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Recipes from Today’s Show: Mother’s Day Menu

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TODAY on MHTV: Mother’s Day is a big day for me for lots of reasons. Of course, being a mom myself makes it special but I always want to honor my own mom, Rosemary, too. I’m making a menu that is worthy of a celebration but won’t take all day to prepare, so I can… View Article
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A Little More on Fish

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I ate this dish recently at a restaurant and the flavors were so well drawn. Soba noodles tossed in a mild but delicious Asian flavors, cilantro-mint pesto, seared wild Alaskan King Salmon, topped with a lightly savory-sweet, mildly pickled red cabbage slaw. At first I thought there might be too many elements (enough anyway that… View Article
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A FISH GRILLING TECHNIQUE

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I leaned this from a chef friend-Michael who lives and works in Los Angeles at the restaurant Providence. Good fresh fish like salmon needs just to be salt and pepperered for flavor BUT–to grill it so it won’t stick on the grill? Lightly brush mayonaise on it to form a film before grilling. It’s not… View Article
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Brunch Ideas

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I came across this picture of one of the high school graduation brunches I gave after the actual ceremony on a beautiful sunny day in June, something for the kids, parents, aunts, grandparents etc. The salmon recipe I’ve used to cure fresh salmon is included in this great story on personal palletes in the May… View Article
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FISH PIE AND CHINA PLATE

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My mate, jimmy D, of “the alistairs“—-saved me from a torturous late Sunday afternoon and evening of American football (sorry fans) but as the only chick amongst 4 guys, it’s one of the few things I really can’t handle for too long. Meanwhile, their dinner just rocked so hard! This fish pie looks like a… View Article
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