Seafood


…at least, the recipe that was assigned to her in my Middle-earth cookbook. Callista originally wanted a particular lemon cake assigned as her favorite, but my late mother ended up with it. These rich little salmon treats are a close second, however. I’m sharing these in honor of her birthday month, the merry month of May. Before I revised my cookbook, I had a chapter called “Tea-Time.” In The Hobbit, the...

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When I was around 18, I visited my mother’s best friend in New York.  She took me for a drive out to Montauk on Long Island, then we stopped for lunch.  The restaurant had garage doors for walls—all were opened to the ocean; the gulls were screaming; the weather was chilly.  It was truly a delightful day, and even though I was born in New York, I was definitely a New Mexican at that point.  My main problem with visiting my...

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