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Salmon with Tomato, Onions, and Capers

Print One of the best ways to prepare salmon is to poach it, in just a little liquid. We often use this “shallow poaching” method with a little white wine and herbs. You can also make a simple sauce and poach the salmon in it, which is what we are doing here with these fillets, cooking them in a sauce of onions, tomatoes, white wine, and capers. Preparing salmon …

Cucumber Salad with Mint and Feta

Print When the hot weather hits, nothing is more cooling than a cucumber salad! I especially love the thin-skinned varieties of cucumbers—Persian, Armenian, English. Their peels are thin and delicate, not bitter like regular cucumbers, so they don’t require peeling. They’re also not usually as seedy as their thick-skinned cousins. Persian cucumbers, about 5 inches long In this salad, we are tossing thinly sliced cucumbers with …