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Entries from March 2008

recipe: 15-minute Braised Salmon with Fennel

March 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

15-minute Braised Salmon with Fennel, originally uploaded by foodietots. Salmon Recipe #3: This is a terrific low-effort weeknight dinner dish, and may just be my new favorite way to cook salmon. Braising is very quick (only 4 minutes for the fish!) and results in a moist and flavorful slice of fish. I used Whole Foods’ […]

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Friday finds: natural egg dyes

March 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Now while I generally try to avoid foods with artificial colors, I make exceptions several times a year for holidays and birthdays. I did make “brown velvet” cupcakes for my son’s first birthday, though, when an attempt to use natural red dye turned out unsuccessful. (Apparently natural dyes rarely hold up to baking.) Frankly, I […]

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Salmon Burgers

March 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } salmon burger, originally uploaded by foodietots. Ingredient of the Month: Salmon, Recipe #2 This is a great weeknight dinner that can be prepared in under 30 minutes. Canned Wild Alaskan salmon […]

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Tags: proteins · recipes · salmon · weeknight meals

Maple-Roasted Salmon

March 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment

roast salmon and risotto Originally uploaded by foodietots Recipe # 1: Maple-Roasted Salmon Our first salmon dish was a success with the toddler – he devoured his serving and a large portion of the husband’s as well. I used this simple recipe from However, I take offense to the opening comment that alleges farm-raised […]

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Ingredient of the Month: Salmon

March 10th, 2008 · 2 Comments

To get through these last, long months until our CSA harvest begins, I thought I would take one item each month and find three new ways to cook it. I tend to fall into a rut with my standby recipes, and experimentation with familiar ingredients is a great way to spice up the routine. For […]

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