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2013, December 26

One Common Plate, week 2 – Creamy Dill Sauce for Any Fish Dish

1 Common Plate

Is all it takes to bridge the gap

In the words of their Editor, Slurrpy is a place where people cook, tell stories, share culinary experiences, grievances and create a community that thrives on the love for good food.

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The common man who work 10 hours a day and come home to wonder what to eat. The everyday cooks who feed hungry people, everyday, 3 times a day, 21 times a week keeping in mind each of our family member’s preferences. The people who do dishes, chop vegetables,  have zero sous chefs.

When people start using their “super powers” for good, it bridges differences, I think. Taking part in One Common Plate, I think we’re doing a world of good, with something as simple as experimenting in our kitchen across the globe.

Following the link below, is my second recipe to have been uploaded to Slurrpy’s website, during week two of four.

1CommonPlate: Creamy Dill Sauce for Any Fish Dish by Estrella Azul

 

I already submitted my third recipe, so hope you enjoy this one and drop back here next week, for the upcoming one(s).

2012, July 14

Recipe of the month: Creamy Dill Sauce

I read a recipe for Parmesan-Crusted Fish with Creamy Dill Sauce back in February I think. I never got around to making it. Then, a few weeks ago, my mom asked if we were going to have fish for lunch (a friend of hers suggested to try it out with corn flake crumb breading)?

Of course I was all IN, it gave me the opportunity to try the dill sauce! And let me tell you something: it was absolutely delicious and super flavorful! :)

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Creamy Dill Sauce

  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • splash heavy cream or half and half
  • one lemon
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, plus more for serving

To a bowl, add the sour cream, mayo, and heavy cream.  Then, using a teeny grater, grate in the garlic and lemon zest.

If you don’t have a handheld grater you can zest the garlic and lemon on the side of a box grater or just mince it really finely – no worries either way.

Save the lemon for serving, and mince up lots and lots of dill – it’s the star of the show here! Add the dill to the lemon/garlic/cream mixture with a sprinkle of salt and pepper, then stir everything together.

Taste your dip and add more of whatever you’d like, though!  Keep in mind that the garlic flavor will get a lot stronger as the dip sits, so don’t add more of that.

Yum.  Keep the dill sauce in the fridge while you get the main dish ready.

 

* Make the sauce first (like in the morning or even the night before) so it will get super duper flavorful for awhile before you eat.

* This dill sauce can also be used as a veggie dip – who needs packaged ranch when you have THIS?

* Recipe originally posted by FunnyLove ~ Eating our feelings, one kitchen disaster at a time.

Bon appétit! ;)

PS: tried this with grilled fish as well – it was possibly more yummy than before :)

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