Flourless Chocolate Cake

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Cake never lasts long in my house.  Especially flourless chocolate cake.  This light and fluffy cake is rich in dark chocolate and can be topped with whipped cream, ice cream or a simple raspberry sauce.  Although, my youngest daughter loves to smother her flourless chocolate cake with chocolate sauce. And I do have the loveliest of chocolate sauce recipes.  A Mexican chocolate sauce.  It’s divine!  Just click on the words “Mexican...

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Mango Cilantro Avocado Salsa over Grilled Halibut

Mango Cilantro Avocado Salsa over Grilled Halibut

Tropical salsas can take a fish dinner from good to great! I adore tropical fruits and especially like them paired with fresh fish of the season.  This mango salsa recipe is simple, fresh and makes dinner a breeze.  Just top your fresh grilled, or even pan seared or baked fish, or chicken with this mango salsa and serve with an herbed rice, grilled sweet potatoes or grilled plantains and you have a fabulous and fast dinner.  This delicious...

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Mixed Herb Italian Salsa Verde Over Seared Sea Scallops

Mixed Herb Italian Salsa Verde Over Seared Sea Scallops

Every year when my herb garden is overflowing with fresh herbs I start making a multitude of different toppings and sauces for my weeknight menu’s.  I also dry my herbs for use in soups and stews or to marinate feta cheese.  I’ll get that feta cheese recipe posted soon!  One of the sauces I love to prepare is an Italian Salsa Verde.   This is a versatile sauce that can be used over fish, chicken, beef and even pork.  And even...

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Grilled Halibut with a Mediterranean Sun Dried Tomato Relish

Grilled Halibut with a Mediterranean Sun Dried Tomato Relish

Halibut Season is here and I’m on the halibut band wagon!  Actually, I feel more like a walking halibut commercial.  It’s a happy day around these parts when halibut season opens each year.  Beautiful white and flaky, but delicate and sweet tasting fish from our Pacific Northwest waters.  Not only deliciously divine, halibut is a healthy dinner option and simple to prepare.  Halibut is delicious pan seared, grilled, even oven...

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Italian Parsley Vinaigrette with Mandarin Oranges over Halibut and Mixed Greens

Italian Parsley Vinaigrette with Mandarin Oranges over Halibut and Mixed Greens

I love a simply prepared halibut.  Just a nice pan seared filet with a little something drizzled over the top.  Add some fresh spring greens tossed in my fave Italian parsley vinaigrette and my lovely fish meal just became beautifully delicious.   The robust flavor of the Italian parsley compliments the sweetness of the delicate mandarin oranges.   And as a bite of this halibut with fresh dressed greens and plump sweet mandarins, all sitting...

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