Fish is a traditional Friday dish for Catholics on Friday during Lent, the 40 days leading up to Easter. Easter Sunday itself is usually reserved for salty main courses, like ham, or fattier ones like lamb. But if you want to avoid high-salt, high-fat meals, why not try fish for an Easter Sunday main course… Continue Reading →
Pasta is always a favorite for me, although these days I eat only multigrain pasta because of my heart issues. I normally make my own tomato sauce to avoid high-salt processed alternatives. But occasionally, I’ll try something without a traditional tomato sauce, like this fun-sounding dish, Sicilian Swordfish Pasta With Eggplant and Tomatoes. Swordfish is a… Continue Reading →
Christmas Eve is a traditional night for Italians to make the Feast of the Seven Fishes. I’ve written about it before, but the idea seems to be catching on. Iron Chef Showdown recently had a battle of the feast of the seven fishes and Bon Appetit magazine ran this piece, A Feast of the Seven… Continue Reading →
The Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency recently put out new guidelines regarding fish consumption that includes this handy infographic showing which fish have less mercury (that’s the interpretation of healthy, or best choices, here). The chart is aimed especially at pregnant women and parents but we all should be aware of mercury… Continue Reading →
The scallops didn’t have a great sear on them, something anyone who watches Hell’s Kitchen will know is not easy to do. But they tasted wonderfully fresh and I enjoyed the salsa.
The result was a delicious and relatively quick summer meal, cook entirely outside. Swordfish is so meaty and dense, I highly recommend it.
Grilling salmon has become a go-to summer dish for me. I’ve done other fish on my outdoor grill, and hope to try grilling clams this summer, but salmon is king of the grill for me. That said though, I’m always open to new grilling ideas. So I was excited to see The Ultimate Guide to… Continue Reading →
I buy my swordfish frozen at a local Trader Joe’s. If you’re lucky enough to be near a fresh fish store that sells it, all the better. Enjoy!
Try it with a salt-free honey mustard marinade as I did this past year. And then start thinking about New Year’s Eve which is almost upon us!
Because of its pink color, steelhead can be confused with salmon but it is trout, so prepare it as such.