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Salmon Cakes

Salmon Cakes

I’ve been looking for a good salmon cake recipe for a long time…lots of trial and error.  This one is not only good, I think it’s great, but I’ll let you be the judge. Check out the HOME MADE TARTAR SAUCE recipe.  It’s a perfect companion. 🍷 Wine pairing: A …

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Grilled Picanha Steak

Grilled Picanha Steak

Picanha is a Brazilian favorite; we have another Picanha recipe that is skewered. This cut is also known as the sirloin cap or Coulotte steak. It is a very flavorful piece of meat and comes from a muscle that is not an especially hard working but still should be cooked …

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Pan Seared Cod

Recipe: Pan-Seared Cod

  Atlantic cod is one of the most popular commercial fish species, harvested from Greenland to North Carolina. Recipes for this fish abound and are limited only by the cook’s creativity. This is a simple but tasty recipe.

Hanger Steak on cutting board

Recipe: Hanger Steak

  Hanger steak is an underappreciated cut of meat. Known also as the “butcher’s cut” because the butcher often saved it for himself both for its tenderness and flavor. The hanger steak is not a working muscle so it is second only to the tenderloin in tenderness. There is a …

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Bistro Beef Tenderloin

Recipe: Simple Bistro Tender

  The Bistro Tender is a hard-to-come-by cut of beef. It is the “teres major” muscle and comes from the shoulder of the beef. It is also called the shoulder tender or petite tender and, as the name implies, it is both tender and flavorful. I think you’ll enjoy it.

Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Recipe: Pork Tenderloin with Dijon Marsala Sauce

  Since the tenderloin is not a working muscle in quadrupeds, it is quite tender. The not-so-secret to cooking pork is to not overcook it. For roasts and loins, I always recommend a good meat thermometer.