Tag Archives: seafood

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 Recipe Redux theme. A Vacation-Inspired Recipe – Start unpacking your favorite vacation memories. Think about …

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 pistachios–they all just work together so beautifully. It was love at first bite for me. …

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 grew up with an amazing cook for a mom. Before we got married, I had …

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 page turner! Really, I didn’t know the first think about cooking back then. I wanted …

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 cook for dinner. Aren’t the salad green flowers pretty? I got them from one of …