Category Archives: Seafood

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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Avocado Tuna Curry

I was meeting Barb and Mira for lunch and coffee and a good, long chat. Only thing was, Both Barb and Mira were back on the whole Whole 30 thing. Again. What to bring that would be tasty, tempting, and … Continue reading

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Portuguese(ish) Tuna

Stop! Do not go there. I am fully aware that this is not an authentic Portuguese recipe; I did not take the time to make the pimenta moida (Portuguese red pepper sauce) for the marinade or the finished sauce. I … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Marinated Broiled Salmon

Salmon, marinated for a couple of hours in a tasty teriyaki(ish) sauce, then baked in the oven for a surprisingly short time makes for a very good dinner. INGREDIENTS •1-1/4 cup teriyaki sauce* •1/4 cup Sherry Peppers Sauce** •1 salmon … Continue reading

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Frozen Sea Scallops (And a Curry)

Coming from the Northeast, I’ve always been a bit picky about scallops. If they aren’t really fresh and sweet, I don’t think it worth my time to bother with them. I have been getting them, fresh, at Whole Foods, and, … Continue reading

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