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Meyer Lemon Soup

Back in February Bill and I attended the 12th Annual Beringer Vineyard’s Valentines Day Dinner that was prepared by Executive Chef Maurine Sarjeant.  The first course wine was a 2013 Beringer Private Reserve Napa Valley Chardonnay, paired with one of the lightest and most refreshing dishes I’ve ever tasted.  Chef prepared an amazing Meyer Lemon Soup […]

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Halibut, Risotto and Roasted Carrot, Ginger Puree

I was recently preparing some Halibut and wanted to change the flavor profile up a bit and created this dish based on ingredients that I had on hand in the fridge.  Risotto is a north Italian rice dish that is really not all that hard to prepare, but you need to give yourself a half hour […]

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Halibut & Tilapia Fish Taco’s with Cilantro and Lime Cabbage

Bill and I love fish taco’s.  I try to change them up a bit based on ingredients that I have on hand.  They are simple and delicious!  One of our favorite Costco finds are the Tortilla Crusted Tilapia filet’s.  They are easy to prepare and so flavorful!  Each fillet is around 4 oz, and I like how you […]

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Pan Fried Crappies with Tarter Sauce

Earlier this winter, our son Nicholas and his fiance’s dad Chad gave us a couple of bags of freshwater crappie fillets that they had caught ice fishing on Lake Mille Lacs.  Crappies are a feisty freshwater species in the sunfish family.  They are popular game fish that are often caught by anglers fishing with minnows, worms or small jigs. […]

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Mussels with Saffron Broth

Mussels are a type of shellfish. I prepared these Canadian Farmed variety before Christmas and am finally just getting to posting the recipe. I found them dirt cheap at Costco. Although I typically try to stay away from “farmed” fish, Mussel farming is, by definition, green and sustainable. Mussels cannot tolerate the discharge of sewage […]

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