Grilled Sea Bass Provencal

There is nothing like light flakey fish with the aromatic herbs de Provence for dinner to take me right back to vivid memories of summers in the South of France…. Keep Reading »

Eau De Vie Julie Anne Seafood Risotto

Last year I was honored with a limited edition bottle of grappa named after me, and Simini Catering in Turin, Italy very kindly sent me a case to sample. I don’t drink alcohol, but I do cook with it, and today I finally got around… Keep Reading »

Halibut Piccata

This is normally prepared with chicken or veal, but I find the sauce delicious on fish, pork and turkey cutlets as well. Sophisticated enough for a dinner party, yet loved by kids as well, making it a great all around dish…. Keep Reading »

Whatever You Please Pot Pie

Individual pot pies are an exceptionally versatile way to cook for varying diets in the same household with minimal effort. If you stick to this basic vegan recipe, then throw in some roasted chicken, turkey, or steamed crab or lobster (if you really want to… Keep Reading »

Lemon Baked Cod

Simple comfort food at is best (and easiest). Mild cod is gently dipped in buttermilk and seasoned flour, then baked in a scrumptious lemon-butter spiked with paprika and parsley…. Keep Reading »

Simple Marinated Grilled Tuna

I do not eat fish as often as I used to due to high mercury levels, but I still believe everything is okay in moderation. When I do, I make sure the fish is wild and line caught. Did you know you are entitled to… Keep Reading »

Halibut in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

This is my adaptation of a wonderful Kathleen Prisant recipe. The robust flavor of roasted red peppers elevate the mild halibut, and the basil adds just the right touch of summer freshness…. Keep Reading »

Roasted Garlic & Chili Grilled Shrimp

The sweetness of jumbo juicy shrimp melds exceptionally well with the spicy hues of flavor in this robust spice rub. I sometimes find garlic already roasted at the store, which does save time, but it is very simple to do – just check out my note… Keep Reading »

Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon

These simple yet delicious ingredients hold up so well and enhance the flavor of the salmon. Elegant enough for a dinner party, but easy enough for weeknight dining…. Keep Reading »

Filet of Sole Bercy

Fragrant and melt in your mouth tender! This quick but elegant fish dish of mild filet of sole is oven poached in butter, white wine, and fresh herbs…. Keep Reading »

Oven Fried Cod

The secret to making oven fried food taste as good, if not better than deep fried food is to add lots of flavor in other ways. Here…the use of Parmesan cheese, herbs, and spices compensates for the lack of flavor from the fat from deep… Keep Reading »

Herb Poached Sea Bass

Sea Bass is a mild, meaty, melt in your mouth tender white fish. Poaching keeps it delicate and moist while soaking in all the flavor from the herbs, white wine, lemon, and broth…. Keep Reading »

Greek-Style Tilapia

This mild fish is so deliciously enhanced with the lemon juice, red wine vinegar and oregano, staying moist and practically melting in your mouth it is so delicate…. Keep Reading »