Pan Roasted Yellow Curry Salmon

Summer time is when we eat lighter and seafood becomes a larger part of our summer meals.  This summer, I’m making a commitment to cooking more fish.  I’m not a big fish eater, but I do enjoy salmon when cooked well.  I prefer my salmon smoked and on bagels, but if I encounter an interesting…

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Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Thumbprint Cookies are not just a treat for Christmas, but a delight all year round.  Many of us like to gift these delicious cookies during the holidays mainly because they are easy to make and have a little extra touch with the art of our own thumbprints. However, I love these cookies any day…

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American Pie – Cherry Pie

When most Americans think about the 4th of July they congruently think about BBQ’s.  What about dessert?  I think Cherry Pie is the vintage American treat.  Traditionally eaten in midsummer with the harvest of cherries in North America, the culture of Cherry Pie perfectly coincides with America’s Independence Day on July 4th.  With that comes…

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Sun Catcher Star Ice Cubes

This year the Summer Solstice will be on the evening of Tuesday, June 20th here on the Pacific Coast of the Northern Hemisphere.  That means the arrival of warmer days for us to stay out late soaking up the sun and enjoying the summer season.  The summer solstice actually marks the longest day of the…

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