Category Archives: Seafood

Birch Syrup Cod

While in Canada for a family wedding this spring, one of our cousins gave me this cool cook and travel book, “Feast – Recipes & Stories from a Canadian Road Trip.” It is a beautiful book, with recipes from one … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp Burgers

For my brother, Butch, who always said: “Forget about the salad bar at a buffet, you wanna concentrate on the shrimp!” I’ve featured shrimp burgers in the past, and they were quite good, but, they were really fried shrimp cakes … Continue reading

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Another (and BETTER) Shrimp Salad

I was getting together with friends for a middle of the week lunch; summer weekends tend to get filled up quickly, especially if you have kids, as they do, so a little get-together on a Tuesday was a perfect time … Continue reading

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Key Lime Marinade for Shrimp, Chicken, or Fish

Who wouldn’t love a tasty batch of shrimp marinated in zippy key lime juice, then grilled with sliced Halloumi cheese on the side? Note: yes, you can grill Halloumi, it is actually better grilled. But wait, there’s more! I know, … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp Scampi

Don’t freak out. The ingredients list for this (very good) dish looks like there’s a lot going on; but really, it’s very simple and, like I said, very good. Based on a recipe from Bobby Flay on foodnetwork.com, I made … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Rillettes

Smoked salmon is one of those things that I always want for a ‘special’ breakfast or brunch; so, when we had the world’s best mom-in-law up for a visit, I headed to my local smokehouse and fish monger for a … Continue reading

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Cioppino

We spent a week in Santa Barbara, California recently, visiting wineries, dining out, and generally enjoying the heck out of ourselves. Back at home, I was looking through the freezer and noticed a bag of mixed seafood; scallops, shrimp, and … Continue reading

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Best! Wicked Great Clam Dip

Clam Dip! It’s not just a euphemism for saying a bad word or two anymore; it is actually a pretty darned tasty way to add flavor and interest to your munchies menu. I have a pretty nice (wicked good, actually) … Continue reading

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Fresh Mussels

So, I have a confession to make: When I‘ve made mussels at home in the past, I usually start with the frozen stuff from the market. I mean, I still make my own white wine and garlic sauce for cooking … Continue reading

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Another Shrimp Enchilada Recipe

I was in the market, searching the soup section for Cream o’ Chicken Soup for Rich to make his famous Heart Attack Potatoes (I cannot believe I’ve never posted that recipe; next time he makes them, for sure) for a … Continue reading

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