Grilled Salmon with Dill-Caper-Mustard Sauce

Salmon and dill go together like ice cream and fudge sauce, though salmon is infinitely healthier.  For a couple of Fridays during Lent, this dill-topped salmon recipe has graced our dinner table, much to my kids’ delight.  Despite the presence of capers, my youngest daughter loves it too.  Our alternative sauce for salmon is a […]

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Marinade for Grilled Chicken Fajitas

My daughter requested chicken fajitas for her birthday dinner, and so I scrambled.  The last time I made fajitas–steak fajitas for my son’s birthday dinner–I made a marinade for the beef that didn’t quite hit the mark (no lime or cumin!).  Let’s just say the dish didn’t taste like beef fajitas.  This time, I didn’t […]

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Grilled Lamb for a Quick, Elegant Dinner

It was my son’s birthday and his request for dinner was lamb.  Well, really, lamb chops.   To teach a lesson in economy and compromise, we got a leg of lamb instead.  Gone are the days when chicken soup was his favorite!  Because the day was dedicated to making the birthday cake (and all the other […]

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