Category Archives: fish

Grilled Black Cod with Fried Garlic and Red Chili Flakes + Books You CAN Put Down

I have a confession to make: I really hate the book that I’m reading right now. I purchased it at Powell’s Books in Portland, noting that it was a Pulizer Prize winner, and have tried to read it every day … Continue reading

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Phyllo-Wrapped Tilapia and the Elements of Home

Lately I’ve been finding myself being unable to decide. The girl who’s made nearly every decision on the basis of a gut feeling. But lately, well, my gut has been off drinking margaritas somewhere because when it comes to decisions, … Continue reading

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Roasted Monkfish with Romesco Sauce

Ok, here’s the deal. Before you commit yourself to making this recipe, do not–I repeat–do not do a Google image search for monkfish. Just don’t do it? Ok? Because if you do, you might just miss out on one of … Continue reading

Posted in Ad Hoc, baby leeks, fish, food music blog, monkfish, Musical Pairings, romesco sauce, Thomas Keller | 7 Comments

Cast Iron Skillet-Seared Cod with Mushrooms

I miss peaches and blackberries this time of year. But, I’m becoming more aware of eating with the seasons. So, rather than succumbing to ridiculously-priced produce that’s been shipped to the city from lands far, far away, I’m eating what’s … Continue reading

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Poke: Squeezing the Last Bits of Summer

Every year, when the first rainstorm hits the Bay Area, the city seems to fall to pieces. The trains run behind schedule, traffic is at a standstill, huge puddles form in every sidewalk crevice, trees start falling, people work from … Continue reading

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Bistro Dinner Part 1: Sole Roulades and Crispy Pan Fried Potatoes

Good things come in small packages–and oh, how true that old adage is. In this particular case, the small package was a rolled up fillet of sole, encasing two thin lemon slices and a delicate pesto sauce. Once baked, this … Continue reading

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Part III: Summer Goodies Dinner: The Main Attraction

I promised you a treat as the official end to our ‘Summer Goodies Dinner‘ series, and I do believe that I will not disappoint. With our light starter and fresh fruit-oriented dessert, I thought it would be only natural for … Continue reading

Posted in figs, fish, food music blog, halibut, main, Musical Pairings, polenta, proscuitto, recipes, summer, truffle oil | Leave a comment