At last…my arctic char has come along


Share Tweet I had given up on finding any Arctic Char locally before the end of this project, but a mere week away from the finish line, there it was! I will say that I had to endure a parking ticket (dumb mistake on my part) and another Three Stooges conversation with a fishmonger (“what [...]

Understudies steal the show in this recipe (warning: baseball analogies follow)


Share Tweet Understudy : A person who learns another’s role in order to be able to act as a replacement on short notice If you are a baseball fan, you know the story of Wally Pipp and Lou Gehrig…if not, indulge me for a moment.  Pipp was the starting first basemen for the NY Yankees in [...]

Roasted romaine is ridiculously right


Share Tweet On a warm, beautiful summer night, one of the last things you probably expect to find when you open the lid of your backyard grill is a head of lettuce…am I right?? But then you would be missing a surprisingly delicious treat, as I found out when I assisted Becky when she taught [...]

A fillet o’ fish and a frying pan


Share Tweet Count me among the lazy cooks who would prefer to buy a beautiful cleaned, filleted, ready-to-cook piece of fish.  I never really saw any reason to know how to fillet a whole fish – that’s for those crazy people that get up at 0-dark-thirty and go fishing out in the middle of nowhere. [...]

Trout saves the day for missing arctic char


Share Tweet Alright, I finally give up!  I’m waiving the white flag over finding any Arctic Char in the greater Seattle area. In Good Fish, Becky explains that there was a 2009 landslide at one of the largest arctic char farms (Washington’s Cascade Aqua Farms) that affected the availability of local sourced arctic char, but [...]

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