Poached Salmon with Cilantro Sauce

An extremely easy, foolproof method for poaching salmon, and several choices of sauces to go with.

Poaching salmon fillets is the easiest way I know to get moist, tender fish to serve up with the sauce of your choice, or to flake into a salmon salad.  And guess what?  The method is EXACTLY like the one you can use to hard cook eggs. Could not be simpler. Other sauces that would …

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Simple Raspberry Fool

A simple, pretty, 4-ingredient summer dessert that doesn't require turning on the oven - now that's beautiful.

I was really sorry to hear that there is no known etymology behind the term “fool” as its used in this dessert.   Seriously wouldn’t you assume that there is a very good story behind the fact that someone decided this blend of whipped cream and fruit would be called a fool? And with two boys …

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Honest Kids

Ah, the good old juice box.   A snack and lunchtime staple, but most of us worry that we might be packing in a hefty dose of sugar or corn syrup and not-so-useful calories inside that box.   And guess, what? It is something to think about. So, when I received a box from Honest Tea filled …

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Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie

Holy mother of summer, it’s been HOT. My dog is sleeping in out shower because the tiles are cool. I’m testing recipes in the morning because I ‘m not so inclined to have my oven cranking all afternoon. And (this is how I know it’s really hot), I may be coming close to drinking my daily recommended amount …

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Pasta with Edamame, Mint and Basil Pesto

This was born of some leftover Mint Basil Pesto, and my desire to work edamame into every dish I can. I think edamame are one of the most perfect foods on earth.  If I ever get another dog I may name him Edamame. No offense to my current perfect dog, Cooper. And this is another …

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