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Wild Salmon with Quinoa, Dandelion Greens and Parsley Pistachio Vinaigrette

May 7, 2012
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My mother doesn’t know it yet, but she already had her Mother’s Day Dinner at my house, a couple of weeks ago. Once again, she’s off galavanting around the world and will be gone on Mother’s Day, this time to Istanbul and Italy. Had she been in town, I would have made this for her on Sunday. Instead, a few weeks ago she asked if I could get some wild salmon, the first of the season, and I obliged with this special meal. At the time, I forgot she’d be gone, so because I didn’t say it then I will say it now, “Happy Mother’s Day Mom!

While all meals made with love are special, this was was especially so because of the ingredients. First there was the salmon. Why is wild salmon so special you ask? Mostly because of how it differs from Farmed Atlantic Salmon. Think …

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