Salmon and grits combine to make a hearty dip or spread for any occasion

Fish and Grits Spread

Pro tips for spreads and dips, and a recipe for a tasty Southern spread made from salmon and grits

Poseidon’s Spring Break in Cancun

We over-shopped the other day when we set out to make Bananafish, so today I had a bunch of extra tilapia that needed to be dealt with. Seemed like a great excuse to take a crack at an old favorite, the fish taco. First, I stood back and asked myself: Kristina, what do you even know about fish tacos? They’re …

Shrimp Fried Rice

Grandma’s shrimp fried rice tastes authentic, but way better than takeout. She showed me how to make it ages ago, but then I didn’t make any for a long while. As a result, shrimp fried rice is something I always feel as if I’m doing wrong, like I’ve left something out or skipped a step. Sometimes I’m right. Sometimes, the …

Salmon with Orange-Balsamic Glaze

I love the Frantic Home Cook. I don’t always love salmon. But this salmon is the best I’ve ever made. I grabbed it here. I’m copying it below just, you know, in case it ever goes anywhere. Because it’s very important to me. Ingredients: 4 medium-sized salmon fillets 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup good balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup brown …