Archive for the ‘Fish and Seafood’ Category

Pan-Seared Sesame-Crusted Tuna

In Fish and Seafood on September 3, 2009 at 11:09 am

pan-seared tuna

Helloooooo September! I’m so happy she’s here now. I love September. Love it. You know how you have 60 days’ worth of stuff to cram into 30 days? That’s my September. Oops! now 29 days…

There is no better way to kick off a new month than with a dinner party. I mean, a dinner partay. I was running a little behind schedule when folks began to trickle in yesterday evening … [read more]

From use real butter

Penne with Shrimp, Salmon, Asparagus and Sundried Tomatoes

In Fish and Seafood, Pasta on September 2, 2009 at 4:18 pm

penne with shrimp

Friends, I think I’m getting old. Yes, laugh all you want, but turning 30 did something to me, messed with some brain cells maybe, I don’t know. Even when all the synapses are firing, it feels like the receptacles took a lunch break and then a coffee break and then went to happy hour for some carne asado and margaritas … [read more]

From Confessions of a Tart

Coconut Milk Lemongrass Broth with Salmon

In Fish and Seafood, Soups on August 27, 2009 at 7:55 am

Coconut milk lemongrass broth with salmon

I think I have grown more sentimental since I moved 8,000 miles away from my family. Every memory I have of home seems to be sepia-tinted and filled with gentle smiles. There is no darkness, no anger, no crying. Yes, this must be a side effect of homesickness and I won’t worry yet until I see small children running in slow motion. But it’s nice being able to go to that happy place when life gets intimidating … [read more]

From high over happy