Food, Recipes

Sockeye Salmon with Dill & Lemon.

I usually base my week’s dinner menu on what’s in season. I mean, it only makes sense.

If it’s in season, it’s in abundance; if it’s in abundance, it’s usually cheaper; if it’s cheaper, I’m happier.

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I love Fresh Direct because they have Seasonal Sales (dubbed President’s Picks). A couple of weeks ago, their Wild Alaskan Sockeye Salmon was on sale so of course, I picked up a couple of fillets. I mean, look at it! How can you resist that bright red hue?!

Recipe after the jump.

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Food, Recipes

Inspired by Ina Garten’s Greek Lamb with Yogurt Mint Sauce

Last week, as I was perusing the Fresh Direct Weekly Circular, I saw that organic lamb ribs were discounted. Of course, shortly after, I found myself scouring the internet for EASY lamb recipes. I thought that The Barefoot Contessa‘s Mediterranean-inspired flavors sounded delicious so I decided to give it a try with a few tweaks here and there because I hate measuring, I love shortcuts, and I’m a lazy cook in general.

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Meredith James: Land Lock, Club Sandwiches, & Why I Use Fresh Direct.

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Thought it was apropos to wear my Miss Marc flats to the Meredith James Exhibit. In other news, one lazy Sunday morning, as I was flipping through the channels, I came upon The Pioneer Woman’s show on The Food Network. I always loved her food blog – for some crazy reason, every time I Google a recipe, hers is always at the top of the search results! She happened to be making club sandwiches that day on her show and I thought, “Do people really need a recipe for this?!” I mean, I get it – the mayo has pesto and her chips are home made but still, it’s a sandwich. That’s like if I had a cooking show and I shared my recipe for nachos. Do people really not know how to make nachos? Don’t answer that.

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