–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–tomato (1, medium, chopped)
–capers (bottled, drained, 1 tablespoon)
–minced garlic (in a jar, 1 tablespoon)
–cayenne pepper (one-eighth teaspoon, bottled)
–onion (one-half, medium, sliced)
–parsley (1 handful, chopped, fresh)
–potatoes (2 medium, cut into bite-sized pieces)
–lemon juice (bottled, 1 squirt)
–white wine (one-quarter cup)
–salt and pepper
1 – Cut the potatoes in bite-sized pieces, and place in an uncovered baking dish with 1 inch of water. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. Potatoes should not yet be soft. Set aside.
2 – Place the tomato and onion in a large covered baking dish with the white wine. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
3 – When the tomato and onion are ready, add the potatoes to the dish. Make a trough in the middle for the cod, and add the cod. Season with salt, pepper, cayenne pepper, garlic, thyme, and olive oil. Sprinkle capers on top. Finish with parsley.
4 – Microwave on high for 9 minutes. Cod is done when it is flaky.
5 – Serve the cod and vegetables hot.
–cod adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.