Morels and Halibut

Nothing screams spring more than local farmers’ markets and…morel mushrooms.  If you have never heard of morel, trust me, you are not alone! We just discovered the wonderful world of morel mushrooms at our farmers’ market recently. And I could NOT get enough of MORELS. Each of these little umbrellas are full of woodsy, nutty, … More Morels and Halibut

Beet-Cured Salmon

Thanks to our CSA program we had a bounty of beets in our fridge. We made numerous beet salads, sliced raw, threaded and roasted… The boy and I never complained about the consequences of binge eating red beets. As I was considering how should I cook my beet this week, I thought about the beet-cured … More Beet-Cured Salmon

Mediterranean-Inspired Oven Roasted WHOLE Steelhead Trout

Did you know steelhead trout is the sea-run variant of coastal rainbow trout? Steelhead is actually more closely related to Pacific salmon than other trout. However, unlike salmon, some steelhead can spawn many times. I didn’t know the difference between steelhead and rainbow trout until recently, until we saw this beautiful, glistening, humongous whole fish at … More Mediterranean-Inspired Oven Roasted WHOLE Steelhead Trout

Pressed Avocado Tuna Tartare + Montreal Part 2

We packed so much into our weekend getaway in Montreal, aka ate so much, it was impossible to condense all the yumminess into one post. Rather than checking into our hotel first, we visited not only one, but two of the BEST smoked meat places in Montreal. I admit that I’m indecisive and wanted to try them all. … More Pressed Avocado Tuna Tartare + Montreal Part 2