Category Archives: Capers

Baked Cod or Salmon With Capers and Olives

By Cat, April 27, 2017 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I love using capers and olives for flavor and texture, and fish is my favorite meat, and this recipe includes all of these! The original recipe includes a long list … Continue reading

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Tuna au Poivre, with Lemon-Caper Lentils

By Cat, January 2008 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I don’t eat a lot of tuna and other large game fish, primarily because they have high levels of mercury, and I already have more than enough of that in my … Continue reading

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Baked Sea Bass with Lemon-Caper Dressing

By Cat, July 4, 2016 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I used to love sea bass, but then I got tired of it and took a break – about 10 years. Then this last Saturday I saw a beautiful fillet of “sea … Continue reading

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Salmon & Pasta Salad, with Preserved Lemons & Capers

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also:  1. Fish and Seafood Menu; 2. Pasta (About) Salmon is just about my favorite fish (after lutefisk), but I avoid Atlantic farmed salmon and stick with wild-caught Pacific salmon: sockeye, coho, and chinook/king salmon. … Continue reading

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Beef Provençal (Braised or slow-cooked)

By Cat, Aug 2015 (Image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I was going to make beef stroganoff, but I’ve had it frequently this past year and I decided I needed to take a break so I wouldn’t tire of it. I … Continue reading

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Pasta alla Puttanesca

By Cat, Nov 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons, originally from originally from spaghettini alla puttanesca@giggle cafe) See also: 1. Pasta Menu; 2. Pasta (About); 3, Mediterranean Menu; Includes: 1. Basic recipe; 2. Chicken variation; 3. Original Pasta alla Puttanesca, from  Chef Engjell Vrapi of Bigfork’s “When in Rome” A … Continue reading

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Pizza Topping Combinations

By Cat, July 2008, updated Jan 2012 (photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Pizza (About); 2. Pizza Dough; 3. Crushed Tomato Sauce;  More pizza recipes: 1. Mediterranean Menu; 2. Savory Pies & Tarts Menu Includes: 1. General baking instructions for home oven; 2. Topping combinations The topping … Continue reading

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Dried Plum and Olive Chicken Braise

By Cat, Nov 2011 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) This is a Mediterranean dish similar to a Moroccan tagine, but with Italian flavors. The original recipe uses a crock pot or other slow-cooker; alternately you can use a covered casserole in … Continue reading

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Chicken Piccata, with Fried Capers

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Preparing Chicken or Other Cutlets; Piccata is one of my favorite fancy dishes to serve, or to order when I eat out. Traditionally it is made … Continue reading

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Grilled Chicken Breasts with Olive, Caper and Almond Relish

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Poultry & Fowl Menu; 2. Brining Chicken; 3. Preparing Chicken or Other Cutlets; This is a variation on Chicken Cutlets Sautéed with Olives, Capers & Roasted Lemons, but the chicken is grilled rather … Continue reading

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