Variation on a Theme

Preparation: cook yam covered with some water in microwave 2/3 done, let sit to finish. Fry salmon in lots of extra virgin olive oil with garlic powder and tarragon, remove and cover to stay warm. Add broccoli to salmon juices and olive oil on medium high and brown, add 21 Salute, chicken broth and finish covered. Serve on 8″ plate and a glass of wine.

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Yam Patties and Asparagus

Fry patties in lots of olive oil, in a medium hot iron skillet, uncovered. Sprinkle with Old Bay seasoning, or other spice that goes with something a little sweet. TAKE CARE, the natural sugar in the yam tends to make the patties go from brown to burnt very quickly!

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A Heart Healthy Thanksgiving Dinner – this one for Valentine’s Day

Preparation: Pour the cook a glass of wine.

Chop onion and stems of greens, saute in LOTS of extra virgin olive oil, add chopped leafy collards, red peppers, curry paste and chicken broth, summer until done to taste.

Microwave yam, turning often until done. Let sit in microwave covered. Remove collard mixture to bowl, cover and add to microwave to stay warm and finish.

Cook and main squeeze have a glass of wine together. This is, after all Valentine’s Day. You should have done two other healthy activities with your main squeeze this day: exercise and sex. Dinner is the fianalle.

Coat fish with seasoning and fry in LOTS of extra virgin olive oil. Put on plate with greens, yam and serve with another glass of wine.

Leave the dishes for tomorrow and go to bed early.

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Thanksgiving Dinner 2: Salmon, yam and broccoli.

Ingredients: 1/2 pound frozen wild salmon, one large yam, two cups broccoli, one tomato, Trader Joe’s Coastal Syrah.

Preparation:

Open wine to breathe. Cook should have a glass to test.

Fry salmon, skin down in a hot covered iron skillet with lots of extra virgin olive oil, top with garlic powder and tarragon, drizzle with olive oil.

Microwave large yam, turning several times until easily pierced with a fork, cover and put aside.

Remove salmon from skillet before opaque in center, cover and let stand.

Begin frying broccoli in salmon juices with garlic powder and Trader Joe’s 21 Salute mixture, brown then finish off with chicken broth and water to steam.

Remove skin from salmon and place on plate with yam, broccoli and sliced tomatoes.

Optionally, grind sea salt and/or black pepper on yam, tomatoes and broccoli to taste.

Be thankful you have the health and means to enjoy such a meal. The Thai eat a bite of rice before each mean as thanksgiving for their staff of life.

Desert: A bowl of red grapes, or whatever fruit you have available.

A thanksgiving dinner for a wonderful day that included sunshine, fluffy clouds against a deep blue sky, and a couple of hours on a bicycle among the saguaros of Saguaro National Park, East Unit.

Ingredients: 1/2 pound frozen wild salmon, one large yam, two cups broccoli, one tomato, Trader Joe’s Coastal Syrah.

Preparation:

Open wine to breathe. Cook should have a glass to test.

Fry salmon, skin down in a hot covered iron skillet with lots of extra virgin olive oil, top with garlic powder and tarragon, drizzle with olive oil.

Microwave large yam, turning several times until easily pierced with a fork, cover and put aside.

Remove salmon from skillet before opaque in center, cover and let stand.

Begin frying broccoli in salmon juices with garlic powder and Trader Joe’s 21 Salute mixture, brown then finish off with chicken broth and water to steam.

Remove skin from salmon and place on plate with yam, broccoli and sliced tomatoes.

Optionally, grind sea salt and/or black pepper on yam, tomatoes and broccoli to taste.

Be thankful you have the health and means to enjoy such a meal. The Thai eat a bite of rice before each mean as thanksgiving for their staff of life.

Desert: A bowl of red grapes, or whatever fruit you have available.

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