Poached Salmon

salmon dinnerThis is a wonderful recipe for a refreshing summer afternoon or evening.  Poach the salmon in the morning, let it chill for a few hours, and enjoy it whenever you’re ready to eat.  It’s delicious with a lemon wedge, a dollop of mayonnaise and a sprinkling of fresh dill.  Cold cucumber salad or potato salad are a perfect complement to the fish, along with a dessert of fresh fruit and cheese.  This is one dish to make those long summer evenings that much more memorable.

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Fish & Chips

Good fish (with chips) are crunchy, not soggy, and have just the right amount of batter coating the fish to keep the fish moist but well-cooked. ‘Just the right amount,’ of course, is completely subjective, but I think the proportions here are a great jumping off point for anyone wanting to tweak this recipe a bit to make it their own. It’s actually pretty quick to make, just assemble everything and make sure you have an oil thermometer — temperature is everything! Continue reading