Smoked salmon has been cured and then cold- or hot-smoked for added flavor. Smoked salmon is served thinly sliced, and it's a favorite seafood course on breakfast or brunch spreads. It's heaven on bagels with cream cheese and equally fantastic blended into egg dishes at breakfast or brunch.See Popular Smoked Salmon Recipes
Heart-healthy salmon is featured in this brunch egg casserole.
As a nod to their Norwegian heritage, Sophie Dahl and her family ate blini (mini pancakes) topped with smoked salmon every Christmas Eve. Now Dahl makes the blini with wonderfully earthy buckwheat flour and serves the salmon-topped hors d'oeuvres at parties throughout the year.
The high-sided, free-form crust makes this spring quiche an especially elegant addition to brunch. If you can't find hot-smoked salmon, cold-smoked will also be scrumptious, although it will lose some of its silky texture once it's baked.
We've given traditional quiche a new twist by adding salmon. Serve it at a spring brunch or enjoy as a dinner entree.
Fill this low-carb omelet with smoked salmon this time; try turkey or ham next time.
Creme fraiche gives this rich salmon tart a wonderfully tangy flavor. Look for creme fraiche in the dairy section of your grocery store or make your own.
Smoked salmon and egg whites on a toasted whole-wheat English muffin is the perfect power breakfast. For a more substantial meal, pair it with a piece of fruit or a glass of 100% juice.
Healthy, light-and-lovely salmon: That's pretty much what fish meant when I was growing up on the West Cost. I'm sure in other parts of the country people ate plenty of catfish and cod, but my dad fished for salmon, and we happily ate it fresh and smoked. Summer is prime time for wild Pacific salmon, which is truly a superfood, a great source of omega 3 fatty acids and protein as well as Vitamin D, B12, niacin, B6, and magnesium. Best of all, you can grill salmon one night (click for Perfect Grilled Salmon: What's the Secret?) and useread more
When asked to describe pasta meals, most Americans might say "cheesy," "meaty," and "heary." These descriptions are true of some of our favorite cold-weather pasta dishes (lasagna!), but they overlook a multitude of summery options, like the perfect pairing of fresh seafood and pasta.
These quick and easy salmon cakes are the perfect candidate for a weeknight dinner with a simple salad, a favorite grains, or a bun and some chips.
First of all, we didn't realize actual food was served on airplanes any more -- save the random tiny package of peanuts or pretzels. Can you tell we fly coach? But it gives us some smug sense of satisfaction to know that the swells in first class dining on "asparagus and wild-Alaskan smoked salmon quiche" (we kid you not) aren't really enjoying their dinner as much as they could be.
Salmon with dill. Dill with salmon. Those two go together like vinegar and oil, sugar and spice, everything nice about a healthy, light summer dinner. (Watch this video and learn how to make Easy Grilled Herbed Salmon.) And while you should think of dill as the perfect herb for great grilled salmon -- there's a reason "salmon and dill" go together -- you should not treat dill as if it's only reason for being is to bring an added layer of tart flavor to everybody's favorite fish. (Don't forget dill is also the basis for great party dips.) read more
We know: cabbage has a sort of ... dowdy reputation. That's no doubt attributable to those hard-luck immigrant stories of about a century ago, which all seemed to involve cramped tenements, rickety stairs, and the pervasive smell of boiled cabbage. Relatively inexpensive and easy to keep, cabbage was a staple of the poor man's table, but just because it's cheap and hearty doesn't mean cabbage can't be (dare we say it?) sexy. Especially when we're talking about red cabbage, which is probably one of the prettiest things you can put on a plate. (Plus it gets its red color fromread more
Seafood can be fancy, like grilled lobster tails, or casual, like popcorn shrimp, but we like it best when it's a little bit of both. That's why we're big fans of seafood salads. They showcase all the delicate flavors of seafood, but they're also easy to prepare, easy to enjoy and easy to transport. Think parties, potlucks, and summer picnics. To help you explore this deliciously multi-faceted world of seafood salads, we're giving you some of our very favorite recipes. From a traditional dilled seafood salad to a salad packed with scallops, mussels and asparagus, each of theseread more