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Creamy Spinach Salmon

I love salmon! It’s easy to cook and tastes delicious, my entire family loves it so it’s a win-win dinner option for us. It goes well with so many sides – my favorite include mashed potatoes, rice, farro, steamed potatoes, steamed veggies – or you can serve it over a salad; leftovers can be used in our Baked Salmon Patties recipe. This time I tried a creamy spinach sauce and we served it with Farro and a red cabbage salad. It was so good that I completely forgot to take a picture of the plated meal but i’ll do so next time I cook it.

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Grilled Salmon

Grilled Salmon is one of my favorite dishes of the grill. When seasoning the salmon feel free to play with the spices and fresh herbs. No exact quantities on this recipe as they depend on the size of the fish and your taste buds. If you prefer more herbs, add more herbs; if you like garlic, add more garlic. Be careful with the wine and lemon juice, don’t put too much as you need to wrap the salmon in the aluminum foil without spilling the juices. Usually I serve the grilled salmon with rice and potatoes.

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Meat Stew (Tochitura)

Usually when I cook a stew I don’t follow the exact recipe every time, instead I like to play with the ingredients and I often use whatever I have in the refrigerator. You can use any combination of meat – sausage / bacon / pork / beef / chicken add garlic, onion and spices, add wine and you are set for great reviews for dinner. The meat stew goes really well with polenta and pickles or you can make some steamed or mashed potatoes on the side.

Every time  I go to a Romanian restaurant this is what I get. It’s a perfect combination of meat and tomatoes infused with wine and garlic, simply delicious. This is definitely a comfort food that you will want to serve all year round.

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