Went fishing at Prince Willems Sound near Valdez for Silvers. We returned home with about 50 lbs. of salmon fillet. For a week we had salmon every which way we could think of. I’m not a fan of fish or crab cakes . . . but, what the heck I tried it. I made this recipe “Chef John's Fresh Salmon Cakes”. Now I’m a big fan of salmon cakes . . . 20 Recipes That Prove Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Are Meant to Be Pumpkin and cream cheese are proof that opposites attract. Pumpkin brings a natural sweetness — often flavored with warm, earthy spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger — while cream cheese is rich, tart, and tangy. I love Chef John's recipes, and I'm sure this version of salmon cakes is great. I've been making salmon patties for 30 years, as it's my husband's favorite. I would just say that you don't have to take the bones out of the canned salmon. The bones are soft and just disappear when you mash the salmon. 20 Recipes That Prove Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Are Meant to Be Pumpkin and cream cheese are proof that opposites attract. Pumpkin brings a natural sweetness — often flavored with warm, earthy spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger — while cream cheese is rich, tart, and tangy. 20 Recipes That Prove Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Are Meant to Be Pumpkin and cream cheese are proof that opposites attract. Pumpkin brings a natural sweetness — often flavored with warm, earthy spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger — while cream cheese is rich, tart, and tangy.