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Sauteed Sea Asparagus with Bacon and Balsamic Red Onion

Note: Various species of sea asparagus grow around the globe A succulent – its pea-green segments are plump with salt water – and it has a crisp texture and salty taste.  If you want to tone down it’s salinity you can either soak it in cold water before serving raw…

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Mama Pat’s Cedar Planked Salmon

Our spiritual connection to the fish of this region has sustained us for millennia. Sockeye or King salmon, with a hint of smoke, sweet and savory, honors the fish’s journey and nourishes our souls. We have countless ways to prepare our bounty, and this is one of my favorites. For…

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Salmon in a Bag with Citrus, Olives and Chiles and Borscht Beets

Start to finish: 45 minutes Hand-on time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 1 small orange, sliced very thin plus 2 tablespoons fresh juice 1 small lemon, sliced very thin plus 2 tablespoons fresh juice 4 (4- to 5-ounce) skinless center-cut salmon fillet pieces Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4…

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Join me for Season 11 of #SarasWeeknightMeals! It starts this Wednesday October 5th.

The 11th, yes 11th! Season of #SarasWeeknightMeals is airing starting this Wednesday October 5th around the country on public television. Who is ready to set sail with me with show sponsor, @OceaniaCruises?

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Asparagus is tastier if you buy it locally and in season.

Even though you can buy asparagus from South America out of season, I think of this versatile vegetable as a sign of spring. Asparagus is tastier if you buy it locally and in season. All the thicknesses are fine with me – from pencil-thin spears to thick stalks. However, I…

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Try my elegant Butter Lettuce Salad for your holiday dinner.

  For the dressing: 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 2 teaspoonsDijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup heavy cream 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil   For the salad: 4 heads butter lettuce or 2 large heads Boston lettuce, separated…

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A new series on Julia Child is premiering today. Learn more here.

Today on @hbomax, a new series on Julia Child is premiering! I, for one, will be curled up with a glass of wine and perhaps some French cheese in front of the screen. I hope you will all join me. Find it here.

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On Monday, March 14th I was on the @rachaelrayshow.

I demonstrated 3 unusual ways to use everyday sandwich bread; my favorite kind of cheating recipes. You can find them here. . . Spring Soup with Bread Dumplings, Lemony Pear Turnovers and Shortcut Mushroom Rolls.

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Olympics, Pro Bowl, Super Bowl: Here’s my Celebration Cookbook!

About this time each year, as Super Bowl Sunday is almost here, I get requests from viewers who need last minute help finding crowd friendly party recipes so I create a collection of some of my favorites. This February is an extra specially big event month with the Olympics starting…

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My dear friend Grace Young reminds us why America’s Chinatowns matter.

Chinatowns are struggling to survive and my dear friend Grace Young is reminding Americans why they matter. I was fortunate to contribute to this piece. Author Kristen Hartke included a paywall free link for those who don’t already subscribe to the Washington Post. Find it at #LoveAAPI (but please do…

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