Summer is almost here.
I want to say it’s here! it’s here! because I love sunshine, warmer weather, and the more relaxed pace that comes around this time of year. I always say, any day that it’s warm enough to not wear socks is a good day.
But this morning it rained, and the air is still stubbornly chilly once the sun disappears behind a cloud. (I’m still wearing shorts, but I had to bundle up with a heavy jacket to tame the goosebumps on my arms.)
With summer coming on I’ve been trying to work more seafood into meals. I typically fire up the barbie when I want to cook any kind of fish, because I hate the lingering smells that come from cooking fish in the kitchen. But a good way around this — especially when it’s a drizzly June day, and the last thing I want to do is hover over the barbecue in the rain — is to roast salmon in a hot oven. …