• Pan seared striped bass, freshly caught from Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia!

    Pan Seared Striped Bass

    This pan seared striped bass, marinated in an aromatic blend of citrus and herbs, is a simple and flavorful addition to your weeknight meal plan! We just returned to reality from Smith Mountain Lake in Virginia. Gorgeous dark green trees line the five hundred miles of shoreline, and houses play hide and seek along the steep hills that surround the water. An ideal relaxation spot, and a throwback to the good ol’ days when swimming, fishing and wild imaginations were enough to make kids happy during a family vacation. Our rental house had a whimsical view of the lake, almost as though we were perched high up in a tree…