seafood

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

I’ve been back stateside for a year now, and I truly miss Slovenia and all the traveling we got to do while living there. So it’s no surprise that I couldn’t wait to get cooking when I saw this month’s…

Mom’s Pistachio Crusted Salmon

Mom’s Pistachio Crusted Salmon

  My mother-in-law’s pistachio crusted salmon is famous in our family. I think it has something to do with the sweetness of the honey, the spiciness of the cayenne, and the saltiness and crunchiness (is that a word??) of the…

Maple Glazed Salmon

Maple Glazed Salmon

The first time I made dinner for my mother-in-law, I made this Maple Glazed Salmon recipe… She approved. This was so important to me, because I felt like I had big shoes to fill in terms of cooking. The hubby…

Pan Fried Lemon Tilapia

Pan Fried Lemon Tilapia

Just so you have an idea about my cooking ability when I first got married, the first book my hubby bought me early in our relationship was called “How to Boil Water“, and let me tell you-it was a real…

Citrus Tuna Steak with Avocado

Citrus Tuna Steak with Avocado

First off, I just have to say this recipe is SOOOO good!  Here in Monterey, there are some great places to get fresh seafood.  I went to the seafood market on the wharf and picked up these tuna steaks to…