Tomato, Green Olive and Fresh Herb Salsa with Pan Seared Scallops

Tomato, Green Olive and Fresh Herb Salsa with Pan Seared Scallops

It’s been a busy summer.  And we’re not done yet!  Although school starts soon (doin’ a happy dance right now) it still feels like summer in these parts and I’ve got a few more summer recipes to post.  Here in the Northwest, we hang on to summer as long as we can.  For me summer is all about gardens, farms, farmer’s markets, pea patches, and anything that’ll give me fresh ingredients to create a great meal. ...

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Petrale Sole with Mixed Olive and Citrus Relish

Petrale Sole with Mixed Olive and Citrus Relish

Looking in my pantry one afternoon, I realized I had quite the assortment of olives.  Kalamata olives, Greek stuffed olives, orange peel stuffed olives, black olives, large green olives and an olive and herb mix in vermouth.  I guess it’s no secret, I love olives.  But I really needed to make room in my pantry for a few other items, so I thought I’d better start dreaming up something yummy to prepare with delectable olives.  One of...

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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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