Category Archives: Fish and Seafood

Clam Chowder

I have had my friend Will’s recipe for clam chowder in my recipe box for many years. I’ve tweaked it on occasion and this is my favorite version of it. I generally use bacon but if my husband has smoked … Continue reading

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Cod Oreganata

We are about half-way through March and I am growing tired of hearty cold-weather dishes and craving lighter meals such as fish. This recipe has its roots in Sicilian cooking. The flavorful, seasoned breadcrumb topping works well with any white … Continue reading

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Fried Tilapia in Indian Tomato Masala or Fried Tilapia in Italian Tomato Olive Sauce

Fried Tilapia in Tomato Masala is a favorite Indian dish I learned to make from my cooking teacher Farida. It is a layered potato and fish dish covered with a spiced tomato masala. It does take time to prepare but … Continue reading

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Pasta with Red Crab Sauce

This is an easy and delicious pasta dish for an Italian Christmas Eve fish dinner. You can make the sauce in advance then just reheat it and add the crab. Merry Christmas! Pasta with Red Crab Sauce 1/4 cup olive … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Greek Skordalia 

We enjoyed our first wild sockeye salmon dinner of the season this past week. When we grill salmon I will often make a pesto or a butter sauce to go over the fish. I’ve recently been reading some cookbooks by … Continue reading

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Baked Clam Dip

Baked clam dip is a classic and timeless appetizer. It is good with crackers or sliced baguettes.  I even like it as a pizza topping. It is a nice start to an Italian Christmas Eve fish dinner or any holiday … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp

Labor Day is just around the corner and if you are having a get-together this recipe for garlic shrimp is fast and easy and good for large groups. I recently made it for a dinner party and everyone enjoyed it. … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Lemon Mustard Sauce

Grilled salmon with this lemon mustard sauce is an ideal summer meal because it does not heat up the kitchen and it only takes a few minutes prepare the sauce. You can use this delicious sauce on other fish as … Continue reading

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Roasted Asparagus and Crawfish Salad

I love roasted asparagus and could eat it everyday. I like to roast it until there are brown crispy bits on the tips. This simple asparagus salad can pair nicely with other spring vegetables, eggs, and fish or seafood. I prefer to … Continue reading

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Rice Salad with Smoked Trout

During the winter months I keep extra canned food in the pantry so, if the weather is bad, I can make something easy and tasty without having to run to the store. This rice salad is a great way to … Continue reading

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