Tag Archives: Fish

Chilean sea bass with rutabaga and snow peas. 7/8/20

This was a delicious fish dinner. We had bought a bag of frozen Chilean sea bass at Costco and had three pieces left. John marinated them briefly in olive oil, garlic powder, paprika, lemon zest, salt, and bay leaf. The … Continue reading

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🐟 Insulated fish with collards and corn. 2/4/20

What is that thing that looks like an ice cream sandwich doing on a plate with collard greens you might ask! The ice cream sandwich is a piece of Chilean sea bass sandwiched between coatings of mushroom duxelles. And it … Continue reading

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Leftovers. 5/4/19

We had lunch with friends today which turned out to be quite a bit of food as we had some pretty good pizza and a little dessert. So it was really more like dinner. Around 8 PM John suggested we … Continue reading

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Roasted cod with chickpea purée and asparagus. 3/12/19

This morning we went to Whole Foods where there was a sale on fresh Atlantic cod for $8.95 a pound. Combine that with the Amazon discount and we bought enough cod for dinner plus 2 bananas for $7.95.  What a … Continue reading

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A swing and a miss. 10/18/18

Sautéed cod with potatoes in a mussel-chorizo broth sounds pretty tasty. I found this recipe on the NYT Cooking site and the remarks said that the dish was an adaptation of one made by Eric Ripert, the famous NYC chef. … Continue reading

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Swimming up stream. 4/30/18

I posted our menu for the week. As you can see there are a lot of old favorites plus some Spring produce added to the same-old, same-old dishes. I am feeling like we are in a rut as far as … Continue reading

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Insulated fish. 10/8/17

I am really surprised that I have not posted this dish before. I guess it fell out of favor when Chilean sea bass became so expensive. John once wrote out the recipe for me to use in a cookbook that … Continue reading

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Just for the halibut – 1/5/17

We cooked the halibut with our Anova sous vide but it came out not quite right. We are having trouble getting fish right. We set it at 130F after reading various suggestions. It was a little over done and at … Continue reading

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Dover sole, smashed potatoes, and spinach – 9/19/16

This was not a photogenic dinner. I tried to make it more attractive by adding lemon pieces, some paprika, and thyme but mostly it looks like beige food with a bit of green. John dusted the fillets with flour and … Continue reading

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August 16, 2016 – Brain food

I wonder why fish is called brain food. Is there some sort of scientific proof behind this? At my house growing up, my father detested fish, even the smell of it. No fish was ever allowed! Even our poor cat … Continue reading

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