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The classic of fisherman everywhere. No frills, no extra work, just pure flavor

    • Cast iron pan
    • Lid to cover the pan or baking sheet
    • Old bay
    • 1 stick Butter
    • 1 Lemon
    • 1 lb Wild Alaskan Salmon
    • Simon & Garfunkel Herbs (parsley, sage, rosemary, and Thyme)
      1. Take your salmon out of the plastic bag and pat it dry. Put it on a plate and coat it in Old Bay on all sides.
      2. Leave it out of the fridge while you preheat your cast iron. Once your cast iron is hot, take a big scoop of butter and put it in the hot pan. Whisk the butter so it melts and browns a little. Add the bouquet of S&G herbs to the butter.
      3. Once the butter starts to foam turn the heat down a little and add the salmon skin-side down.
      4. With a spoon baste the salmon with the butter. Once the bottom of the fish is starting to look cooked flip the fish over and baste the other side. Baste on each side for about 1-2 minutes.
      5. Flip the fish over again and squeeze a whole lemon into the cast iron and cover quickly with a pot lid or baking sheet.
      6. Reduce the heat and let the fish steam until it is cooked.
      7. Plate with vegetables and enjoy

From a family gathering to a quick lunch break mac salad is versatile for all flavor profiles and brings on memories of summer afternoons

Ingredients

  • 1 Package of macaroni
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup yellow mustard
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ bunch parsley
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 2 small red radish
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 small red onion
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1/2 lb smoked salmon picked
  • 2 tablespoons Old bay
  1. In a large pot boil water and cook macaroni to package instructions.
  2. While the noodles cook, dice the celery, radish, carrots, onion, bell pepper, and parsley. Pick the smoked salmon from the skin and rip into small pieces. Make sure to remove the bones.
  3. Add mayo, mustard, lemon juice, and Old Bay to the bowl with salmon and diced vegetables.
  4. Drain the pasta and let it cool a little then add the macaroni to all the other ingredients.
  5. Season to taste and serve cold.

Also great with a little cheese and sun-dried tomatoes!