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Crunchy Wasabi Salmon with Lime

Fish two days in a row is pretty abnormal for us, but Valentine’s day did strange things to our schedule. I am a die-hard salmon fan, and this recipe was good enough to make again. If you don’t like wasabi peas, stay away from this one. I’d never had them before, and was quite surprised....

Flourless Chocolate Cake with Toasted Hazelnuts

What is Valentine’s Day without something rich and chocolately? This cake was quite delicious. We forgoed the brandied cherries (who plans a week ahead? seriously) but even without them it was excellent. Not too rich. I turned it into a dairy-free cake by substituting margarine and soy creamer for the butter and heavy cream. Flourless...

Seared Tuna with Avocado Grapefruit Salad

It’s Valentine’s Day, and instead of braving the crowds at some fancy expensive restaurant, we decided to cook our own gourmet meal. We splurged on some sushi-grade ahi tuna, and the results were gourmet indeed. Not to mention the entire meal cost us maybe $15 tops. I dare you to find a meal like this...

Welcome to Love and Olive Oil!

My name is Lindsay, Taylor will be joining me. This is the place where we will share our adventures in cooking. We’ll be posting our weekly recipes and photos as well as reviews of what we made (not everything turns out edible, heh). Please feel free to comment or share your recipes for us to...