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Spicy Salmon on Seaweed Salad

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This salad is spicy! Salmon marinated for a few days in sugar, salt, cayenne, hot sauce and cognac (the same idea as Gravlax) and served on a bed of preserved seaweed. This dish is inspired by the "Poke Salad" served at one of our favorite restaurants, but it's quite different in how the fish is prepared. To make this a full dinner, you can serve it with pancakes. Read more »

Marinated Tri-Tip Roast in Caramelized Onion Sauce

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Tri-tip is one of my favorite cuts of beef. Marinated and roasted it has a wonderful texture and flavor. For this recipe I'm using a "cooked" marinade with caramelized onion, dark soy sauce and port wine. This tri-tip recipe goes very well with pan-fried potatoes and a vegetable. Read more »

Orange Cardamom Creme Brulee

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Creme brulee is one of my favorite desserts. It's remarkably easy to prepare. This recipe is my favorite creme brulee - it's a classic combination of orange and cardamom flavors. Read more »