Seafood

Baked Salmon Fillets

May 29, 2015

Thick center cut pieces of salmon bake in about 20 minutes. If you’re using thinner pieces of salmon then cut nearer the tail and check after 15 minutes.

Seafood Spice

May 2, 2015

Forget the prepared seafood spice mixes in the grocery isle. It’s much more fun and tastes much better to make your own.

Fresh Mussels With Saffron & Lemon

April 29, 2015

Mussels are my absolute favorite shellfish. I’ve been known to order mussels with pommes frites and dump them into the sauce after all of the mussels are gone. The pommes frites soak up all of the sauce, which is heavenly. When serving this dish make sure you have lots of crusty bread on hand and serve with a nice green salad.

Cedar Plank Salmon

April 25, 2015

When I lived in the Pacific Northwest my son and I used to make Cedar Plank Salmon all of the time. Of course the salmon was always fresh and picked up the aromatic cedar taste after grilling on cedar planks. The most important part of this recipe is soaking the cedar planks for about 2 hours in cold salted water. You can find cedar planks at most grocery stores.

Gluten-Free Coconut Shrimp With Sweet & Spicy Sauce

March 11, 2015

For those of you following a gluten-free diet, deep-fried anything has been off limits. Here is a dish that tastes like traditional Coconut Shrimp, but is gluten free.

Herring Salad In Cream Sauce

February 25, 2015

Growing up Czech, pickled herring was a big part of our diet. My mother even used to eat it right out of the jar. My Herring Salad in Cream Sauce is an excellent little dish that’s perfect for all seasons.

Spicy Crab Linguine

December 24, 2014

For many families Christmas Eve is about the Feast of the Seven Fishes before heading out to Midnight Mass. Here is an easy crab pasta recipe that will fit in nicely into your Christmas Eve dinner. 

Oysters On The Half Shell

November 30, 2014

Use only oysters with tightly closed shells; throw away any that are open. Due to potential health risks, pregnant women, babies, young children, the elderly, or anyone whose health has been compromised should not eat raw seafood. 

Monkfish Chowder

October 23, 2014

This rich chowder combines pieces of tender monkfish with celery, onions, bell peppers, and corn. If you want to make this chowder dairy-free then use soymilk instead of regular whole milk.  

Pan Fried Egg Rolls

July 11, 2014

Unlike typical egg rolls with their mishmash of filling, these keep the ingredients more distinct, similar to spring or summer rolls. Pan frying leaves them crisp without the mess of deep frying.

 

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