I have a huge herb garden and love using herbs in almost everything I cook. Living in the Pacific Northwest, we eat a lot of wild-caught salmon, so I use fresh herbs in this moist and delicious grilled recipe. On cooler days, bake it instead. —Michelle Glassmeyer Wunsch, Bothell, WA
Alice McGeoghegan from Devevan, California writes, “The original recipe for this dish is used every year at a Fourth of July barbecue in Fort Bragg, California. My husband, Bob, added some extra ingredients to come up with the best grilled salmon we've ever tasted.”
OUR DAUGHTER sent us whole salmon for Christmas one year, so I searched the web and found this recipe. I have served this with a wild rice pilaf, and a green vegetable. With these colors, it makes a lovely presentation.
--Judy Wilson, Sun City West, Arizona
Give guests a special treat with tender grilled salmon fillets served in a delectable glaze. The marinade takes mere moments to throw together, but creates a big impact. Mildred Sherrer - Fort Worth, TX
When I’m starving after work, I want a fast meal with no-fail technique. Roasted salmon is uber-tender and has a delicate sweetness. It’s also an easy wowza for company. —Jeanne Ambrose, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
"This salmon recipe is so easy, and people often tell me it's the best-tasting salmon they've ever had," says field editor Kathleen Jones of Newberg, Oregon. "The fish is moist and tender, and the dill sauce is a delightful complement."
The combination of tender salmon, fresh cucumber sauce and a crisp, flaky crust makes this impressive dish perfect for special occasions. Mom likes to decorate the pastry with a star or leaf design for holidays.
There’s no reason to shy away from cooking fish at home with a recipe as effortless as this one. Besides basil, try using dill, fennel or coriander in the herby sauce.—Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
My family likes this dish because it's a different way to enjoy the bounty of fish we have here. Two sauces—one rich, warm and cheesy, and the other light, cool and refreshing—complement the salmon nicely.—Sue Bolsinger, Anchorage, Alaska
My husband, Chet, and I both love sport fishing—in fact, we even went fishing on our honeymoon! This tasty recipe is a favorite when we have leftover cooked salmon to use up. It's also great with canned salmon.—Lisa Royston, Wasilla, Alaska