My garden is often my cooking inspiration. Because I have a large berry patch, I especially enjoy using just-picked berries in savory dishes to add natural sweetness and sometimes a bit of tart. —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California
“With its rich, fresh flavors, this fabulous recipe is perfect for an elegant meal or a family dinner,” says Chris Otis. “I’ll even use my grill in the middle of a cold New Canaan, Connecticut winter just to prepare it!”
This recipe first came about using leftover salmon and slaw. Now we plan to make it all the time. It's a nice alternative to burgers and always well-received at parties. The salmon can also be broiled. —Edrie O’Brien, Denver, Colorado
For a special occasion or fancy weeknight supper, try these pretty salmon rounds from our Test Kitchen. Stuffed with a refreshing onion mixture and brushed with a sesame-flavored sauce, the grilled medallions have a delightful sweet and savory taste.
I came up with these everything-in-one seafood packets for a family reunion, since the recipe can be increased to feed a bunch. The foil steams up inside, so open carefully. —Allison Brooks, Fort Collins, Colorado
A lot of people fish for salmon here on the shore of Lake Michigan, so I've developed quite a few recipes for it, including this one. I love it, and so do my friends and family. When it's out of season, I look for wild-caught fresh Alaskan salmon at the grocery store. —Diane Nemitz, Ludington, Michigan
The men in my family went on a fishing trip to Alaska. They brought home an abundance of fish. The cooks in the family swapped fish recipes so we all experimented with different way to make the fish. My mom shared this recipe with us and it has become a favorite.—Sandy Zimmerman, Pierre, South Dakota
Kerin Benjamin, Citrus Heights, California relates that her family (including two small children), liked this recipe so well, she made it for a potluck the very next day. "Everyone raved about it there, too, even people who aren't particularly fond of fish," she says.