Harissa Salmon Cakes with Lemon Dill Aioli

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Disclosure: I am being compensated by Cans Get You Cooking for my participation in this campaign as part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Please note, this post contains affiliate links.  As always, all opinions are my own!  I hail from a long line of salmon fisherman, and canned salmon has long been a staple in my diet. It’s… 

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Tuna Melt on a Rice Cake

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Back in the day, when I lived in So Cal, this was my go to lunch.  At the time there was a wonderful market called Mrs. Gooch’s (similar to today’s Whole Foods) that carried really good, line caught canned tuna and had the best avocadoes.  We had avocado trees in our neighborhood, too, and I… 

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Miso Sesame Cod

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If you’re looking for a versatile fish that can take on a world of flavors, you can’t beat cod. It works great in Italian-accented cioppino, cornmeal-dusted Southern dishes and can tuck into a Mexican fish taco or dunk into batter for British fish and chips. I recently bought a tub of red miso and was… 

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Wild Salmon Spread

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This great salmon spread came about when I asked the teenager what he wanted for breakfast, which, given his noon wake-up time, was actually closer to lunch (teenagers do that). Mr. Sleepy didn’t have a preference so I decided to test out an idea on him. Fresh wild salmon is in season right now, and… 

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Grilled Fish Tacos

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Fish tacos, guys. Grilled fish tacos. I love them so. Once in a while I’ll get a massive craving and I MUST make them immediately. It’s a sickness, but a good sickness. These fish tacos could not be easier. Use any type of flaky, white fish you love. Rub that fish down with spices. Throw… 

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Perfectly Pan Fried Salmon

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I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned it here before  (probably), but I come from a commercial fishing family. I grew up going to Southeast Alaska in the summer and sulking because I wasn’t at home with my friends. Pre-teen angst at its best. Total disregard for the beautiful scenery and fresh air. And I complained… 

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Mahi Mahi with Peppers & Noodles

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Craving a bit of summer?  After a crazy winter of unpredictable weather and a ton of dark and dreary days, I needed to make something that reminded me of a great summer meal on the patio.  This Mahi Mahi with Peppers and Noodles does the trick for me, with its bright colors and spicy kick…. 

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