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Fished from the deep sea beds of the Pacific, Alaska black cod has a mild flavor with a light texture that should become flaky when it is properly prepared. Because of these characteristics, it is possible to use this fish in a multitude of different dishes. From baking and broiling to frying and smoking, there are tons of techniques that can be used to create distinct meals for your family. Yet no matter how you prepare it, the meat retains a high nutritional value primarily due to the high amount of omega 3 fatty acids that it contains.

One delicious take on this fish requires marinating it, so it is good to plan ahead of time if this recipe interests you. While the time can be shortened, the best flavor is obtained when you do the first step a day ahead of time. Simply place pieces of Alaska black cod fillet in a dish and cover it with a marinade made white wine vinegar, honey, grapeseed oil, and soy sauce. Play with the proportions until you get a taste you like. Leave the covered fish in the refrigerator until the next day.

Twenty-four hours later, broil the fish until it is caramelized and then finish cooking it in the oven. Next, sauté spinach, using butter, garlic, salt, and pepper. Once it is tender, serve a portion of spinach on each plate and add the Alaska black cod on top. Then, finish it off with the leftover marinade, after you have boiled it and let it simmered for a few minutes. If you are feeling adventurous and want to create a slightly different flavor, you can try cooking the fish over charcoal or a wood fire.

If that dish seems too sweet for your palate, you might prefer this variation. Place the fish in a dish along with boiling water, milk or light cream, bay leaf, and a bit of salt and pepper. Allow it to simmer for a few minutes until the texture takes on the flakiness that the Alaska black cod is known for. Apart from that, prepare your favorite risotto. If you are short on time, remember that you can always make it from a box although you might have to sacrifice a bit of the flavor. Then, serve and enjoy the delicate interplay of flavors.

Another simple option for preparing Alaska black cod involves steaming the meat. Just place it into a steamer along with a can of lager beer and water. Then, you get to sit back and relax for about twenty minutes as the steamer does all the work. Once it becomes flaky, take out the fish and butter it or just add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a fresh greens salad and you have a fast and easy dinner idea.

Looking for wonderful Alaskan Seafood recipes? Check out great meals to make for your family from the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Check out the ASMI Facebook page for more information on Alaska Seafood!

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Make Cabbage Soup Recipe
1/2 cup tomato juice
2 cups water
1 beef bouillon cube
3 cups shredded cabbage
1/4 cup celery, diced
1/2 cup onion flakes
1 teaspoon parsley flakes
garlic salt and black pepper to taste

Combine all ingredients. Cook until cabbage is tender.

A friend gave this recipe to me years ago. I use this recipe for a base for vegetable or beef vegetable soup. Add flour to the broth and it becomes a stew. The main recipe is great to serve, when a person is watching their weight. Enjoy!
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Source: Nancy Carol Elder

It’s always fun to find new ways to use matzah during the week of Passover. I remember being about thirteen years of age and having dinner at a friend’s house. His mom made lasagna with matzah. I knew I wanted to make this myself once I had a family.

The recipe uses two pounds of frozen chopped spinach. Thaw and drain thoroughly. You want as little moisture in the spinach as possible. Allow the spinach to cool. Once cooled, mix the spinach with four eggs, one cup of shredded Monterey Jack cheese, a half pound of cream cheese, ½ teaspoon of salt and ¼ teaspoon of pepper. If you like mushrooms or onions, chop some up and add about ¼ cup of each to the mixture. I’ve seen recipes that call for cheddar cheese, instead of the Monterey Jack cheese. I personally prefer the taste of the Monterey Jack. Shop around and see what cheeses are offered at the stores during Passover. You’ll find different cheese available in different towns.

Next you’ll be softening mitzvah. Start with a mixture of milk and water. You want a total of 1 ½ cups liquid. I use non fat milk so I use more milk than water. If you’re using regular milk, mix the liquids half and half.

Place the liquid in a bowl large enough to hold the matzah boards. Place the matzah in the liquid to soften. Don’t let it turn to mush, but let the matzah absorb some of the liquid. This only takes a few minutes.

Now it’s time to layer the lasagna. Spray your casserole dish. Start with a layer of matzah. Put a layer of spinach on top of the matzah. You should have enough for three matzah layers and two spinach layers.

To create the topping, mix two eggs with one cup of cheese. Spread this mixture over the top of the lasagna. Bake about fifteen minutes at 350 degrees.

I’ve seen many recipes that are variations of what I’ve shared here. Some recipes use either a marinara or spaghetti sauce. If you use a sauce, put a very thin layer of sauce over each layer of matzah.

I’ve also seen recipes that call for cottage cheese instead of some of the Monterey Jack or even in place of the Monterey Jack. So much depends on the products you’re comfortable to eat during the week of Passover and the availability of dairy products in your town.

This is a fun dinner to make and the leftovers are great for lunch the next day. They heat up wonderfully in the microwave.

Audrey’s mom always entertained when she was growing up. Audrey learned to prepare for large groups and has often entertained 15-30 people in her home at a time. You can find more great recipes at http://www.recipe-barn.com

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Angel Hair Pasta With Chicken
2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1-inch cubes
1 carrot, sliced diagonally into 1/4-inch pieces
1 (10oz) pkg. frozen broccoli florets, thawed
2 cloves garlic, minced
12 oz angel hair pasta
2/3 cup chicken broth
1 tsp. dried basil
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1) Heat 1 tbsp oil in a medium skillet over medium heat; add chicken. Cook, stirring, until chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes. Remove from skillet and drain on paper towels

2) Heat remaining oil in same skillet. Begin heating water for pasta. Add carrot to skillet; cook, stirring, for 4 minutes. Add broccoli and garlic to skillet; cook, stirring for 2 minutes longer.

3) Cook pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, add chicken broth, basil and Parmesan to skillet. Stir to combine. Return chicken to skillet. Reduce heat and simmer for 4 minutes.

4) Drain pasta. Place in a large serving bowl. top with chicken and vegetable mixture. Serve immediately.

VARIATION – Substitute one 10oz pkg. frozen peas for the frozen broccoli and 1 cup cooked ham for the chicken
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Source: “ryanandtylersmommy”

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Make Old-Fashioned Potato Salad Recipe
4 cups frozen hash browns
1 tablespoon salt
1 quart boiling water
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup dairy sour cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon sweet pickle juice
1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
1/4 cup chopped celery
3 tablespoons diced sweet pickles
2 tablespoons chopped onion
2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped

Cook potatoes in the boiling water with the 1 tablespoon of salt added, covered, until fork tender. Drain. Combine the next 6 ingredients. Mix till smooth. Add next 4 ingredients and the warm potatoes. Toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.

This potato salad has a very mellow taste. It’s my favorite! My family prefers more mustard.
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Source: Nancy Carol Elder