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Seared Black Cod with Meyer Lemon and Caper Relish

Hello.  My name is Tracey and I have just learned to properly sear seafood.  There, I said it.  It’s a little embarrassing, given the time I’ve been cooking seafood, but that’s what it’s all about, right? Learning new and better ways of doing things!  While watching cooking shows, I would often think, wow, that’s a beautiful sear on that fish! Why doesn’t my fish look like that when I do the same thing?  Well, I finally figured it out.  I simply wasn’t leaving the fish in the pan long enough to get that nice golden sear.  I have since discovered that my sense of timing is very, very off.  For instance, when I think I’m doing something for 2 minutes, it’s actually more like 45 seconds.  I blame the digital age–it’s messing with my attention span!  Or perhaps it has something to do with the way food television is edited!  Whatever the reason, to solve this, I’ve started using the stop-watch feature on my phone to time myself.  I tried this with scallops first because I …