–cod (size of 4 decks of cards, 1 pound)
–oregano (bottled, 1 tablespoon)
–capers (bottled, 2 tablespoons)
–green olives (bottled, about a dozen)
–potatoes (2, medium, cut into 1-inch pieces)
–tomatoes (1, medium, chopped)
–onion (one-half, sliced)
–celery (fresh, 2 stalks, chopped)
–white wine (one-third cup)
–salt and pepper
1 – Place the potatoes in a large, covered baking dish with the white wine. Season with salt, pepper, and olive oil. Microwave on high for 5 minutes only (there will be more cooking).
2 – Place tomato, onion, and celery with the potatoes. Season with salt, pepper, and a few drops of olive oil. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.
3 – Nestle the cod amid the vegetables. Season with salt, pepper, and oregano. Drop capers and green olive oils on top. Finish with a few drops of olive oil.
4 – Microwave on high for 7 and one-half minutes. Cod is done when it begins to break apart.
5 – Serve the cod and veggies hot.
–adapted from Edward Giobbi’s Pleasures of the Good Earth.