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Crispy Sesame Salad Stack with Orange-Soy Vinaigrette

Crispy Sesame Salad Stack with Orange-Soy Vinaigrette

Impress your family and friends by serving this fashionable Crispy Sesame Salad Stack with Orange-Soy Vinaigrette. Easy enough to prepare during the week and add charm to any special occasion. Make an extra batch of sesame won ton crisps to munch on or to top with your favorite cheese spread for a tasty snack. Continue Reading →

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Eggs and Smoked Salmon in a Puff Pastry

Smoked Salmon Puff Pastry

This Eggs and Smoked Salmon in a Puff Pastry is perfect for an afternoon brunch and is usually met with gasps of awe and excitement as it appears, swiftly followed by virtual silence with only the squeaking of forks on plates can be heard. Continue Reading →

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Bacon-Wrapped Halibut

Bacon-Wrapped Halibut

One of the benefits of living in Southeast Alaska is the availability of a diverse range of fresh seafood. It makes experimenting a bit more challenging and puts my creative brain to the test. It was time for me to think of something different. And then, I found my star ingredient. Bacon! This Bacon-Wrapped Halibut turns out flaky and full of bacon juice. These make you feel as if you should add bacon to your dinner every night! Continue Reading →

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Spicy Tomato Salsa

Spicy Tomato Salsa

This Spicy Tomato Salsa is bursting with tons of fresh flavors and couldn’t be any easier or quicker to make. Just put everything into a food processor and pulse to your desired consistency. Then sit down with an entire bag of tortilla chips and a bowl of this salsa and watch them both disappear. It’s amazing how quickly that can happen, right? Continue Reading →

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Chocolate Mocha Baked Alaska

Chocolate Baked Alaska

The secret to this wonder is in its construction. Cake and ice cream are frozen together, then covered with meringue. The meringue acts as insulation, protecting the ice cream from the heat. The cake acts as a buffer from below and shields the ice cream. Baked Alaska is truly a unique treat. Your family will love it! Continue Reading →

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Fluffy Salmon Omelette

Summer Sunset

Eggs are easiest to separate when they are cold, but will beat to greater volume when they have been allowed to warm at room temperature. Even a tiny speck of yolk will retard the white’s expanding, so do separate the eggs carefully. A non-plastic, grease-free bowl will help whites to achieve the greatest volume. For brunch, serve this Fluffy Salmon Omelette with some sliced fruit and a coffee cake and you’re set. Continue Reading →

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Chicken, Corn and Edamame Chowder

Chicken, Corn and Edamame Chowder

To turn this hearty Chicken, Corn and Edamame Chowder into a weeknight feast, serve it with some crusty garlic bread and a mixed green salad. The result is a staggering meal that takes minutes to make. Continue Reading →

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Grilled Salmon with Creamed Pesto Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Creamed Pesto Sauce

Swirling reduced fresh cream in herb pesto creates a delicate sauce for this Grilled Salmon with Creamed Pesto Sauce. Continue Reading →

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Seared Scallops with Teriyaki Salad

Seared Scallops with Teriyaki Salad

You just got home and you want a healthier answer to lunch or dinner than prepared foods or take out, but what to make? These Seared Scallops with Teriyaki Salad are a quick, fresh and flavorful dish using healthy and delicious ingredients to add to your repertoire. Continue Reading →

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Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Salmon

Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Salmon

Pungent rosemary is one of my favorite herbs. Incredibly versatile, its pine-like flavor complements everything from meat to vegetables to this Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Salmon. Rosemary can easily tolerate heat from cooking, but use it sparingly. Its strong flavor can quickly take over a dish. Continue Reading →

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