Category Archives: Fish & Seafood

Recipe – My Favorite Clam Chowder

There’s nothing nicer than a steaming bowl of clam chowder on a chilly Autumn evening. This easy recipe doesn’t involve shucking fresh clams and is quite wonderful, despite being made with canned baby clams.  It has a little kick, too … Continue reading

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Recipe – Linguine with Crab, Fresh Herbs, Lemon & Chili

One of the best things about pasta is that you can create something quite luxurious in a matter of minutes and this lovely seafood dish is no exception. If you can’t get hold of fresh crab, use the best quality … Continue reading

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Recipe – Moroccan Spiced Salmon

Full of aromatic, vibrant Mediterranean flavors, this recipe transforms a simple salmon fillet into something a bit special without much effort – and couscous takes care of itself once you’ve added the hot water. The whole thing takes no more … Continue reading

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Recipe – Monkfish Curry

The monkfish is a frightful looking creature with a massive head and lots of sharp teeth, so it’s a good thing that most places only display the filleted tail piece. On the other hand, monkfish is delicious with a firm, … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spicy Shrimp Vol-au-Vents

These tasty little appetizers came about by accident when I purchased frozen puff pastry vol-au-vents thinking I was buying frozen puff pastry sheets. I’m happy to admit to always having frozen puff pastry in my freezer; to make it from … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pork Braised in Coconut Milk with Ginger, Chili, Fish Sauce & Kale

Despite taking about 90 minutes to cook on the stove-top involving an occasional stir, this is a really simple dish that rewards you with succulent chunks of pork bathed in a rich, spicy, ginger-y coconut sauce, spiked with  nam-pla (Thai … Continue reading

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Recipe – Pasta with a Shrimp Sauce

My love affair with Italian cuisine began long ago in the late 1950’s when our father, who was quite the gastronome unbeknownst to me back then, took us one Saturday morning to an Italian delicatessen that had just opened in … Continue reading

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