Grilled Tilapia with Dijon

We’re desperately holding on to summer even though so many kids have already started school. We’ve got one week left so that means we’ve been firing up the grill every single day. I realized that while we have been grilling a ton this summer, it’s mostly been meats--- flank steak, burgers, chicken--- the basics (for me). Remember, three summers ago I was petrified of the grill and never used it but, now I’m I’ve been donned grill master of the household. Doing some research I realized the last time I cooked with tilapia was when my … [Read more...]

Broiled Tilapia Fillets

This week I took a risk in the kitchen.  Don’t get me wrong, when I first starting cooking, even boiling water was a hazard.  Now that I’ve slowly gained more confidence, I decided to venture out of my chicken and pasta comfort zone to try to create a fish dish. My challenge was two-fold: preparing the fish and encouraging my kids to get up the nerve to try it even though they firmly believe that  all fish “stinks” and has a “weird" texture.  The last time I served fish, it was in the form of Mrs. Paul’s Fish sticks. My daughter was highly … [Read more...]