This week is the anniversary of my father’s final fishing trip to Alaska.

I treasure this photo taken of him with his catch of the day only six weeks before he went to heaven.  He had cancer, but was not about to miss a trip to his favorite place: on a boat in Alaska fishing for halibut.  

A medical team had to get him home, but he made that trip and caught that fish.  His zest for life influenced mine profoundly.  I still have his tackle box from this trip in my garage.  

Since heaven is a perfect place, I bet he is on a boat fishing right now.  Daddy not only liked to catch fish, he loved cooking them.  

In honor of him, I share one of his most favorite halibut recipes.  I updated it from one of my earlier cookbooks.  

Tell Me: What’s your favorite way to enjoy Alaskan halibut?