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Morrocan Grilled Salmon

Morrocan Grilled Salmon by John Spottiswood

This is a flavorful recipe that we adapted from one on Food Network. The addition of cayenne pepper along with extra garlic and cumin give this a more robust flavor than the original recipe. Serve with long grain rice or farro, pita bread, hummus or baba ganoush. Everyone we've served this to has loved it!

2 votes
5544 views
Pan Fried Miso Salmon bowl with Faro or Wheatberries

Pan Fried Miso Salmon bowl with Faro or Wheatberries by John Spottiswood

This dish is absolutely amazing and also makes a beautiful and fun party dish. We've served this three times since we discovered it - once at home and twice for parties. It's been a huge hit every time and multiple people have asked for the recipe, so I am happy to finally share it. Don't be scared to try wheat berries or faro if you…

3 votes
7591 views
Broiled Asian Salmon with Scallions and Sesame

Broiled Asian Salmon with Scallions and Sesame by John Spottiswood

This is a delicious and flavorful dish. I'm always looking for new and innovative ways to cook salmon. This is a spicy take on the traditional teriyaki salmon, and the plating is beautiful. Given that it is a minor variation of a Bon Appetit recipe, it is also remarkably easy.

3 votes
6810 views
Shaved Brussels Sprout and Farro Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Farro Salad by John Spottiswood

This recipe is adapted from one by Susan Spungen. I thought it was phenomenal. If you can't find Farro, you coud substitute brown rice or pearl barley, but get Farro if you can. It's wonderful. You might consider serving this as a side for Thanksgiving. It would make a great addition.

3 votes
9324 views
Italian Steak Salad

Italian Steak Salad by John Spottiswood

We adapted this from a Giada De Laurentis recipe. It's simple, but incredibly delicious. Our kids powered through more than we imagined possible. No leftovers at all! The biggest change was serving the steak hot of the grill instead of chilled. That makes a huge positive difference I think...as the warm steak contrasts wonderfully…

5 votes
3397 views
Flank Steak Marinated Asian-Style

Flank Steak Marinated Asian-Style by John Spottiswood

This was really simple and the steak came out incredibly tender. We bought a good quality flank steak - which helped. But I think that the marinading process may also have helped tenderize the meat.

4 votes
5602 views
Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado

Pan-Seared Tuna with Avocado by John Spottiswood

This is a delicious recipe that we adapted from one by Tyler Florence. The combination of asian flavors explodes in your mouth but doesn't overwhelm the flavor of the tuna and avocado. It's really a fantastic combination and takes only a few minutes to prepare if you make the sauce in advance. This could be served as an appetizer or…

3 votes
4788 views
Dutch West Indies Chicken Kebabs - Boka Dushi

Dutch West Indies Chicken Kebabs - Boka Dushi by John Spottiswood

This dish offers an amazing collage of flavors blending Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish and West African flavors. Personally, I prefer the marinade and dipping sauce on these kebabs to traditional Indonesian satay. The heavy sweetness of the Indonesian peanut sauce is replaced by a tangy, spicy and slightly sweet mixture of peanuts,…

3 votes
11851 views
Pork, Sweet Potato and Poblano Stew

Pork, Sweet Potato and Poblano Stew by John Spottiswood

I adapted this recipe from one on Simply Recipes, and it is really delicious. I doubled the onion, garlic, poblano, cumin and sauce from her recipe, and quadrupled the sweet potato. The result was a delicious, juicy stew that had a nice balance of vegetables and meat. I'm sure the original recipe is great too, but I'd highly…

3 votes
6449 views
Asian-Style Grilled Black Bass

Asian-Style Grilled Black Bass by John Spottiswood

This fish is simply delicious. The flesh is like butter and the flavor is from heaven. I know that sounds extreme, but it's true. I was in Costco and the fresh fish counter had whole black bass. I'd never made it before, but the woman behind the counter said it is similar to yellowtail (hamachi) which is one of my favorites, so I…

5 votes
8502 views