Monthly Archives: May 2009

Israeli Couscous Salad

First time cooking with Israeli couscous, and I think I prefer the larger, chewier grains for preparations such as this cold salad.

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Simple Saltimbocca

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Hooked: Asian Sea Bass With Bok Choy and White Bean Puree

I had dinner at Hook last week and while I spent way too much money, I had an incredible meal – scallop crudo, a whimsical Italian dessert from arguably DC’s best pastry chef, etc. The highlight was the sablefish I had, in a fairly simple soy-sauce based preparation, served with bok choy and kind of a white bean puree.

John and I have decided to try to work fish into our diets once a week, and kicked off the plan last night. I figured I’d try to make something similar to what I had at Hook. No black cod at Whole Foods yesterday, but sea bass did the job just fine. Continue reading

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