Category Archives: Seafood

Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Wednesday, I shared my new fave Cocktail Sauce, based on a recipe from the barefoot contessa. Today, let’s talk about my new fave way to prep shrimp cocktail, also a recipe from the contessa; and this one, I’ve only added … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Spread

As the season of gatherings and get-togethers rushes in up on us, here’s a deliciously different take on a cocktail spread… Smoked salmon… with whipped, flavored cream cheese – I used a combination of spicy jalapeño and garden veggies – … Continue reading

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Party Shrimp

Rich came across this recipe, from the nice folk at Taste of Home, and asked me to give it a try. I added a few ingredients to the original recipe – Aleppo pepper and my own Sherry Peppers Sauce – … Continue reading

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Tuna Noodle Casserole

We were running errands, and I was asking Rich what he had a taste for for dinner that night. His answer totally surprised me. “Tuna noodle casserole.” He said. “With peas.” The thing is, he loves peas, just not when … Continue reading

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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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