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Grilled Salmon with Brazilian Garlic Marinade

Grilled Salmon with Brazilian Garlic Marinade by John Spottiswood

I adapted this recipe from one in Steven Raichlen's The BBQ Bible. It come originally from a famous seafood restaurant in Rio de Janeiro. I served it along with Tuscan grilled rib eye steaks for a UCLA-BYU game watching party. UCLA was a winner and so was this Salmon recipe! Enjoy!

3 votes
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Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado salsa

Grilled Salmon and Pineapple with Avocado salsa by John Spottiswood

None of our kids thought they were going to like the grilled pineapple in this recipe, but they all ended up loving it and we had none left over! The avocado salsa is mild and complements the salmon nicely without over powering it. The dish is beautiful and would be good for entertaining, but the meal is also easy enough for a week…

1 vote
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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
7384 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
6513 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
2382 views