California Rolls

by Heather Harris Brady Sushi originated sometime before the second century A.D., when people in parts of China started wrapping fish in rice to preserve it via fermentation for later meals. At first the rice was discarded, until some thrifty soul ate the whole thing.  This technique spread to Japan, and in the 1600s people…

Summer Crab Salad

by Heather Harris Brady Earlier this year in California I had an amazing plate of pasta – achini de pepe and crab in an alfredo sauce. It was all things it should be – thick, rich and luxurious at the point where it left rivulets of butter on the dish. But one can’t live like…

Seattle Salmon

by Heather Harris Brady After a convincing victory last night by the Seahawks we’ll wrap this little Super Bowl series with Seattle Salmon. The rub is based on a recipe in Smoke and Spice by Cheryl and Bill Jamison. If you have time, by all means smoke the salmon with the rub. Either way this…