Category Archives: Fish

Seared tuna and salad with nuoc cham 6/17/21

Our town hit 108F according to the gauge on our car. I suggested to John that maybe our planned dinner, White Beans and Kale Stew, was probably not the best choice. Since we were visiting Costco we picked up some … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with asparagus and butternut squash. 6/12/

In the interest of making the cooking and clean-up as easy as possible we cooked our entire dinner in the oven. The last time I made butternut squash I had a bunch of cubes leftover so I froze them raw … Continue reading

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Salmon and sauce Grabiche with cauliflower rice and green beans. 6/8/21

This dinner was supposed to be made and eaten on Monday but, my bad, we decided we would rather have popcorn and drinks for supper yesterday. So the salmon got pushed to today and we have decided to eliminate the … Continue reading

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Fish tacos, spicy black beans, watermelon salad. 6/1/21

For Taco Tuesday John pan-roasted some Pacific cod with a dusting of spices, we heated up a can of black beans with some spicy salsa, and I cut up a mango and made a watermelon, mint, cucumber, red onion, and … Continue reading

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Salmon with mango salsa, rice, asparagus

This colorful plate was as good as it looks. The real stars were the mango salsa and the perfectly cooked salmon. John brined the salmon in 1 quart of water with 2 tablespoon of salt that was stirred thoroughly to … Continue reading

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Out to lunch – Togarashi ahi tuna. 5/20/21

Yesterday we met up with some old friends whom we have not seen since pre-pandemic. We went to a restaurant overlooking SF Bay and enjoyed the company and the view. From our seats we could see the Oakland Bay Bridge, … Continue reading

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Pan-seared salmon and mango salsa, rice, and green beans. 5/10/21

John brined the salmon before starting it in a cold pan and it worked out much better than his last attempt at not overcooking it and keeping the white goop from seeping out. When he was at the grocery store … Continue reading

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Chilean sea bass with sheet pan potatoes and green beans. 5/6/21

Using this frozen Chilean sea bass from Costco makes a pricy fish affordable. We probably have some rendition of this dinner every two to three weeks. It definitely does not get old! To keep the number of pots and pans … Continue reading

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Dining out – better choices 4/27/21

One thing we were planning on doing during our road trip was to have picnics. That way we would have better control of the ingredients that would go in our lunches. In fact we even brought along a folding table … Continue reading

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Winning strategies when dining out. 4/15/21

If you are like me you are yearning to get out of the house and into the world of traveling again. We are wetting our toes with a road trip. Trying to eat reasonably is difficult. It takes a combination … Continue reading

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