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Salmon rillettes with potato chips

Last week, we went to a cooking class/demo at one of our favorite local restaurants (Mon Ami Gabi) that was led by MAG’s executive chef (Chef Phil). For the appetizer, he made Salmon Rillettes.

What’s a rillette, you might ask?

Well, as someone who not only studied French in college but also lived in France for a year, I should have known this already! But I didn’t. Basically, it’s like a Continue reading

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Roast salmon with artichoke-parmesan topping

Wow, it’s been a while — my apologies!

Tonight, I made roasted salmon with a topping of chopped artichokes and parmesan cheese. It was inspired by a recipe in my local paper, though I made a number of modifications to fit our preferences (and the contents of my pantry!).

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Collops of salmon

What’s a collop, you may ask?

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Well, according to the definitive Oxford English Dictionary, collop may be related to the Swedish kollops which Continue reading

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