Posts Tagged: dinner

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Sockeye Salmon with Blackberries and Leeks

It’s salmon and blackberry season and I am visiting my mother on Gabriola Island.  We are picking buckets of blackberries every few days, so I apologize in for the flood of blackberry recipes, but that is what we are eating.

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Sockeye Salmon with Blackberries and Leeks

It’s salmon and blackberry season and I am visiting my mother on Gabriola Island.  We are picking buckets of blackberries every few days, so I apologize in for the flood of blackberry recipes, but that is what we are eating.

Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/slow-roasted-salmon-with-citrus-fennel-and-green-olives/
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Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives

I fell in love with a photo of this dish that I saw on Pinterest. The photo filled me with an instant and overwhelming salmon craving.  I made it once according to the directions in Bon Appétit .  I usually cook salmon

Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/03/15/slow-roasted-salmon-with-citrus-fennel-and-green-olives/
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Slow Roasted Salmon with Citrus, Fennel and Green Olives

I fell in love with a photo of this dish that I saw on Pinterest. The photo filled me with an instant and overwhelming salmon craving.  I made it once according to the directions in Bon Appétit .  I usually cook salmon

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

Simple Curried Quinoa with a Crunchy Kale and Coconut Topping

I tend to be skeptical about health food.  Spending my childhood in the Pacific Northwest and in Hawaii, I was always around glowingly healthy hippies who claimed that some ridiculously healthy thing they had taken to eating was “delicious”.  You

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/crispy-horseradish-gnocchi-with-beet-greens-goat-cheese-and-pancetta-gluten-free/
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Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta (Gluten-Free)

I make ricotta gnocchi fairly frequently.  I make big batches of them and freeze them in single serving bags.  That way when I want a fast meal, I can boil the gnocchi and toss them with some greens and goat

Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/02/08/crispy-horseradish-gnocchi-with-beet-greens-goat-cheese-and-pancetta-gluten-free/
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Crispy Horseradish Gnocchi with Beet Greens, Goat Cheese and Pancetta (Gluten-Free)

I make ricotta gnocchi fairly frequently.  I make big batches of them and freeze them in single serving bags.  That way when I want a fast meal, I can boil the gnocchi and toss them with some greens and goat

Vegan Saag  Paneer http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/saag-paneer-vegan/
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Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

Vegan Saag  Paneer http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/01/25/saag-paneer-vegan/
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Saag “Paneer” (vegan)

My husband’s maternal grandparents raised their family in India.  Chris’ grandfather ran an international boarding school in his capacity as a United Methodist Minister.  Chris’ mother and all of his aunts and uncles grew up playing in the foothills of

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo/ A story about my cat

My wonderful cat Hazel loves Brussel sprouts.  He likes to chew on green things, and I am happy to provide him with anything that will keep him away from my begonias.  Brussel sprouts are not only tasty to Hazel, they

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Chorizo/ A story about my cat

My wonderful cat Hazel loves Brussel sprouts.  He likes to chew on green things, and I am happy to provide him with anything that will keep him away from my begonias.  Brussel sprouts are not only tasty to Hazel, they

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Cornbread Stuffing with Sage and Cherries (gluten-free)

I grew up eating a classic bread, onion, celery, sage and apple stuffing.  I have learned to love cornbread stuffing since becoming gluten-free and changing the base of the stuffing seems to have opened the floodgates of experimentation.  I have

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Cornbread Stuffing with Sage and Cherries (gluten-free)

I grew up eating a classic bread, onion, celery, sage and apple stuffing.  I have learned to love cornbread stuffing since becoming gluten-free and changing the base of the stuffing seems to have opened the floodgates of experimentation.  I have

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Buttermilk Chive Spoonbread (Gluten-Free)

Here is another dish that I plan to make for Thanksgiving.  It is a spoonbread, which is basically a cross between a custard and a cornbread.  If you have gluten-free eaters to feed on Thanksgiving this is a very good

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Buttermilk Chive Spoonbread (Gluten-Free)

Here is another dish that I plan to make for Thanksgiving.  It is a spoonbread, which is basically a cross between a custard and a cornbread.  If you have gluten-free eaters to feed on Thanksgiving this is a very good

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/roasted-brussel-sprouts-with-kim-chee-sauce/
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce

I am planning on making these Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving.  They are unconventional, but delicious.  I ate this dish at Star Noodle in Lahaina when I went home to visit my mother on Maui last spring.  Star Noodle is an AMAZING restaurant,

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/11/16/roasted-brussel-sprouts-with-kim-chee-sauce/
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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce

I am planning on making these Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving.  They are unconventional, but delicious.  I ate this dish at Star Noodle in Lahaina when I went home to visit my mother on Maui last spring.  Star Noodle is an AMAZING restaurant,

Nolichucky Bluffs B and B
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/mystery-squash-gratin-nolichuckey-bluffs-b-andb/
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Mystery Squash Gratin/ Nolichuckey Bluffs B and B

I mentioned in the Succotash post, that my husband and I visited family and went camping in Eastern Tennessee recently.  Well, we also stayed at a wonderful Bed and Breakfast.  Our camping trip was followed directly by a visit to

Nolichucky Bluffs B and B
http://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2013/09/21/mystery-squash-gratin-nolichuckey-bluffs-b-andb/
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Mystery Squash Gratin/ Nolichuckey Bluffs B and B

I mentioned in the Succotash post, that my husband and I visited family and went camping in Eastern Tennessee recently.  Well, we also stayed at a wonderful Bed and Breakfast.  Our camping trip was followed directly by a visit to