Fish Wednesday: Blue Bayou Edition

I know nothing about the food of the south. Nothing. Less than nothing, perhaps, other than sometimes, I like to eat it and man, does it taste good. I love greens and blackened fish is a thing of wonder. Plus, at my local supermarket, you can get catfish fillets that have been marinating in Cajun …
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Lighting Round: Vancouver

“Let’s just go home,” we said. Why? Well, sometimes, the Northwest rain is a little too much. Watching the torrents pour from the sky this morning was gloomy and uninspiring. Saturday had been just fine, but short of some visiting that would have been nice to squeeze in, we’d accomplished our goals. We’d visited Little …
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Sunset, June 21st

When you come to visit me we will walk to the solstice park, just a few blocks from my house. We will go at sundown and watch the ferries – or maybe a freighter or two – cross the water. Then we will go back to my house. If it’s summer and the weather is …
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Fish Wednesday, Hooray for Summer Edition

Marlin costs significantly less than swordfish or tuna at my local fish market. At 10 bucks a pound, it was hard to resist. (Compare that to 30/pound for Chilean Sea Bass.) Marlin is very similar in density and flavor to swordfish, a little lighter, maybe. I marinated the steak in chili oil and orange juice …
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