Thai Recipes

Asian-Glazed Salmon

There is something so fitting about fresh salmon filets and a sweet and savory Asian inspired glaze. Potatoes and spinach are also natural partners for salmon. Unbelievably, this comes together within 20 minutes (not including marinating) and is elegant and…

Stone Crabs

I love stone crabs. I cannot afford stone crabs Stone Crabs with Classic Dipping Sauce:(1 lb serves 1 for a light lunch or 2 as an appetizer)1 lb stone crab claws2 tbs light mayo1 tsp dijon mustard1 tsp Worchestershire sauceJuice…

Potato Gratin

This must be the most basic potato gratin recipe, but simplicity is sometimes a good thing. Infusing the cream with garlic by simmering slightly crushed garlic cloves in the cream would be a great addition, as would be grated parmesan…

Roasted Parsnips

Trader Joe’s had fresh parsnips today, and after realizing honestly that I may have never had parsnips, I had to buy them. I chopped them up, tossed them with olive oil, S&P and chopped fresh rosemary and roasted them. Delicious,…

BBQ Spiced Candied Cashews

Smoky, sweet and a little spicy, this recipe works with almost any nut. Snack on them, or use them to top salads. BBQ Spiced Candied Cashews:(makes 1 lb, about 4 cups)16 oz whole, raw cashews or other nut1/2 c dark…

Limequat, Lemonquat & Kumqat Margarita

A slightly different twist on a classic cocktail. Limequat, Lemonquat & Kumqat Margarita:(serves 4)8-10 lime and lemon quats8-10 kumquats1/4 c sugar8 oz premium tequilaIceSalt (if desired) for rim of glass Directions:Slice quats (seed them), add sugar, muddle. Add 2 c…

Slow Roasted Mexican-Spiced Pork

Much to the annoyance of my boyfriend Brian – ever the traditionalist – I thought a big Mexican-inspired pork roast with hints of garlic-pepper spices served with tortillas, homemade salsa and guacamole would the perfect laid-back, serve yourself Super Bowl…