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Guest-Worthy Tilapia with Herbed Panko Topping

 

It’s been a little while.  A few weeks ago, I caught the really gnarly crud going around Seattle and was down for the count.  Then I healed up to about 90% and it was off to Coachella for four days of nearly unbearable heat, lots of great shows, and camping with dear friends.  Needless to say, I haven’t been in the kitchen much lately and therefore haven’t been posting.  But spring has definitely sprung and sown seeds have turned into seedlings with real sets of leaves, ready to be transplanted outside soon.  Things are warming up around here and with the arrival of spring comes my love of light, easy dinners in anticipation of a garden in full bloom and more vitamin D.

This tilapia is very simply prepared and makes your mouth sing at first bite.  Fresh thyme and parsley are a must here.  If you don’t have tilapia available, any white fish with semi-firm flesh will be just as delicious.  You can also substitute regular bread crumbs, or run some day-old bread through a food processor, if you don’t have panko available.

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Perfect Honey Dijon Pork Loin

Pork loves just a touch of sweet.  If you’re the type who likes to drizzle maple syrup over your bacon AND your pancakes, this recipe is for you.  If you’re not, I urge you to try it anyways.  The not-too-sweet honey dijon mix provides a delicious glaze and a super moist end result.  Thyme is a winner in the kitchen and the garden…it doesn’t seem to care much about a snow storm as I’m still able to pluck it from our yard these days. Continue reading


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