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Rockfish, Plain and Simple

Rockfish, Plain and Simple

Best rockfish I ever had was at Havana’s in downtown Norfolk, VA.  Oh, MAMA!  Turned me on to rockfish for life.  Here’s a little something from our local newspaper, a clipping that, literally, fits in the palm of my hand.  Now THAT’S a simple recipe! Ingredients Rockfish fillets 2 or more Tbsp. butter Pepper, to […]

Avocado Lime Salmon

Avocado Lime Salmon

Avocado?  Favorite.   Lime?  Favorite. Salmon?  Gettin’ up there. Avocado Lime Salmon?  CHECK!     Summer seems to finally be here, which means spending a lot of time outside: in the water, playing in the backyard with the kids, grilling outside and having lunch or dinner on the patio. Of course there is also a […]

Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia

From Rachael Ray. Ingredients 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons paprika 1 tablespoon chopped flat-leaf parsley 4 tilapia fillets (about 1 pound total) 1 lemon, cut into wedges Directions Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a shallow dish, combine the cheese with the paprika and parsley and season with salt and pepper. Drizzle the fish with olive […]

Carrot and Zucchini Bars

Carrot and Zucchini Bars

My dad adores zucchini and his favorite dessert, aside from rum raisin ice cream, is carrot cake (but of course, like any connoisseur, he is VERY PARTICULAR).  So I figure these would be a somewhat health-conscious kick in the flavor pants and meld the best of both worlds:  won’t-give-you-a-coronary and won’t-put-you-to-sleep.  And 2 1/2 cups […]

Herb Oven Baked Salmon

Herb Oven Baked Salmon

Is there anything in this recipe I DON’T like?  (That’s a trick question.) Serves two Ingredients 12-ounce fillet of salmon 1 tbsp shallot (finely chopped) 2 tbsp parsley (chopped) 2 tbsp basil (chopped, or use other herb you like) 1 tbsp dill 1 tbsp Lemon zest (finely grated) 1 tbsp olive oil to mix the […]