Posts Tagged ‘smoked salmon’

Appetizers for the Academy

Saturday, February 26th, 2011

When it comes to the Academy Awards, my family likes to host our own little party (yes, that means we even fill out our own ballots to predict the winners). Since I won’t be at home this year, I guess it’s up to me to make my own appetizers for the awards show. Any appetizers with smoked salmon involved are usually an automatic crowd pleaser, so I decided to make blinis with smoked salmon and a horseradish sour cream sauce. This recipe is surprisingly quick (don’t be fooled by it’s fancy appearance!). All it involves is some easy mixing and some mini-pancake flipping on the stove. (more…)

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Fancy in a Flash: Smoked Salmon Tartare

Saturday, October 2nd, 2010

Just because you’re a college student doesn’t mean you have to live off instant mac ‘n’ cheese for dinner every night. Why not treat yourself to a fancy dish after a long day of work? After all, you deserve it! When I come from a long day of classes, work, and clubs, this dish never fails to please me when I want something refreshing and flavorful. Best of all, it can be made in a matter of minutes with simple techniques like chopping, dicing, and slicing. Fancy dishes don’t always require hours of preparation or professional cooking skills, so don’t be afraid to try gourmet recipes like this one.

If you asked my family to name my signature dish, they would be quick to say, “Salmon tartare!” Even my youngest brother who can’t stand eating most kinds of fish loves eating this dish. (more…)