Rolling gnocchi, smoking fish and playing Scrabble

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Share Tweet It only took me 61 recipes to find the most difficult dish in Becky Selengut’s “Good Fish” book, but it was well worth both the wait and the effort! I knew Smoked Halibut with Stinging Nettle Sauce and Nettle Gnocchi (pg 128) would be a tough one, not only because it’s the #5 [...]

This is shrimply one Thai-rific soup

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Share Tweet This is another of Becky’s home run recipes, thanks to her month-long tour of Thailand and first-hand experience with the local cuisine.  It hits every single flavor profile – salty, sweet, sour, spicy and bitter – and my dinner guests, all veteran Thai food afficianados, said this was the best soup they had [...]

Oysters and Artichokes – yay or nay?

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Share Tweet My guess is that you will be in one of two camps about today’s recipe, love it or leave it.  That’s because Oyster and Artichoke Soup (pg 37) is an intriguing combination of very distinct flavors that will likely thrill you or chill you. The easiest of the five recipes in the chapter, [...]

Winner Winner, Trout for Dinner

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Share Tweet You’re in for a double treat today – a delicious, easy trout dish AND the actual recipe for you to try for yourself! The Cast-Iron Rainbow Trout (pg 151) was a smashing success, and exactly as Becky described in the book – nutty trout, woodsy mushrooms, smoky bacon, piney sage and bright wine.  [...]

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