Orange-Ginger Halibut

Are you not only in charge of making dinner, but also on clean-up duty? Do yourself a favor and cook dinner “en papillote”, or in parchment paper. Cooking fish in parchment paper is quick, super-flavorful, provides a gourmet-looking meal but with a very minimal clean-up. Plus, it can be prepped ahead, and then thrown in…

Gingered “Sushi” Salad

If you were to ask my friends where I eat the most during the week, it would be our local sushi restaurant. And if you were to ask our server there what I always order with my sushi, it would be a side of ginger dressing. I’m obsessed with it. No matter what roll we…

Curried Ginger & Lime Mahi Mahi

Put the lime in the coconut… then you feel better…. But first add some curry! Some flavors just have real harmony together. Fresh grated ginger and lime juice are key for the vibrant flavors of this dish. I used Mahi Mahi, but you can use other moderately fatty fish with firm, flavorful flesh that is…

Asian Sobo Noodles

My brother and his wife recently renovated their home, and not only do they have an absolutely beautiful kitchen, but the master chef skills to match. They are quite the team in the kitchen, and when they get creating, you’re in for a delicious treat. Their dishes are always big flavor. And they even create…

Ribboned Ginger Cucumbers

The first time I had this salad was at Jay & Kelly’s – they both were addicted to this ginger dressing and Kelly had come up with the idea for this beautiful salad. By shaving the cucumbers into ribbons, it provides a quick, easy elegance to any plate. For portions, it’s about 1.5 cucumbers per…

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

I was raised in a home that always had a balanced dinner plate – protein, vegetable, starch and a salad. So when presented to create a meal with no starch but packed full of healthy, filling ingredients, it becomes a bit more challenging for me. Luckily for this particular dinner, I was provided with the…