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Something Fishy Going on…

There are rules – Never run with scissors,,,, Look both ways before crossing the street… Never burn bridges with a former employer… Don’t stick your finger in the electrical outlet… Never.. Ever cook cheese with fish…. … And while with most of those there is some bit of common sense going on, it’s that bit about cheese & fish that’s never rang very true. I mean, every fish sandwich out there has a big ol’ slice of cheddar on it – and tuna melts are just bubbling with melted Swiss. So, why is it that culinary snobs the world over pale and froth at the mouth about cheese and fish….. Eh, I’ll never know. But, that question brings us to tonight’s recipe. I’ve been seeing a resurgence of an old dinner mainstay lately – The Mayo / Parmesan Crusted Chicken. I hadn’t eaten it in years, so when it came time to work up the week’s dinner menu, I thought – “why the hell not?”    You know, it was delicious! I mean… really delicious…. kinda …

Something Fishy Afoot…

Sole I’m picky about my fish. I want it fresh, I want it firm, and I want it to have it’s own distinctive flavor. Which is why I never really liked flounder or sole. Bland and just a textural desert. Although I did get a hoot out of gigging for them in Savannah even if the point really wasn’t catching them but rather skulking around the marshes in a flat-bottomed boat,  getting stinking drunk on cheap wine out of a box. Ah… the joys of a misspent youth. Tilapia Come to think of it, you’ll probably never see a post containing tilapia either… but for different reasons altogether. Sustainable or not, I can’t bring myself to eat it – a weird-assed texture and an odor (not aroma)  that’s something from the bottom of a long uncleaned goldfish aquarium… it’s just nasty – and no amount of positive spin on it is going to make me like it any better. King Salmon However, I do love me some salmon… as long as it’s wild. And as a …