Salmon Shiitake Burgers

Salmon Shiitake Burgers with Sesame Sriracha Mayo Have you tried a blended burger? “The Blend” is technique promoted by the Mushroom Council to combine chopped mushrooms with ground meat to “make meals more delicious, nutritious and sustainable.” (1) People are positive about the combo (2) because it combines the best of plant and meat worlds; […]

Summer=Salmon

White or Red? I simply can’t get enough of wild Alaskan salmon.  On a recent shopping excursion I faced two choices, typical rose-colored filets and ghost-white filets called “Ivory” salmon. I lunged for the Ivory, a rare find with unique buttery flavor.  When another shopper asked about my choice, I assured her it was succulent […]

Copper River Salmon – A Taste Test

Spanish-Style Salmon with Fennel, Orange & Olive Relish If you like sunshine, June is generally a horrible month in Seattle.  As summer launches in most places, we have grey skies and rain, often lots of rain. There is one consolation: fresh wild Alaska salmon, in particular, salmon from the Copper River.  The season starts around […]