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Sample Dinner Menus

Here are some of the celebratory menus I feature at Fireweed Dinner Service in Sitka, Alaska. These and many others are collected in an essay cookbook (TBA).
 

Sample 1

Maple Miso Coho with Cantaloupe Salsa

Locally caught coho broiled under a glaze of

salty yellow miso and sweet maple syrup, 
and garnished with ginger-lime fruit salsa

 

Coconut Basmati Rice

Fragrant basmati rice steamed with coconut milk
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Coconut Winter Greens Stir Fry

Winter kale and rainbow chard flash sauteed with gingery
carrots and cabbage, coconut, and toasted spice seeds

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Whole Wheat Salmonberry Thumbprints

Homemade jam in a wholesome little cookie

Sample 2

Parmesan Panko Rockfish & Parsley-Walnut Pesto

Local rockfish baked in a zesty citrus-cheese crust with

emerald green drizzling sauce on the side

 

Creamy Polenta
Slow-cooked with butter and aged Parmesan

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Tunisian Carrot Salad

Sweet carrot ribbons tossed with orange juice,
caramelized raisins, and caraway

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French Roast Brownies

Rich brownie bites made with
a splash of très dark coffee

Sample 3

Chicken Marbella

Tender chicken thighs baked with dried plums,
green olives, capers, and white wine

  

Mashed Yukon Golds

Creamy Yukon Gold potatoes
mashed in the vitamin-rich jackets

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Super Green Salad
with Wild Blues Vinaigrette

Hearty mixed greens with rosettes of 
grated carrot and slivered cabbage,
and wild blueberry vinaigrette on the side

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Rosemary-Orange Pecan Sandies

Toasted pecans + fresh rosemary + orange zest = yum