Category Archives: Fish & Seafood

Recipe – Pasta with Shrimp, Lemon & Beet Greens

I can’t count the number of times that I’ve discarded beet greens because they looked like they barely survived a hurricane but when fresh and perky, they’re earthily sweet and delicious. I particularly love those golden beets that come in … Continue reading

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Recipe – Hot Smoked Salmon, Roast Baby Potatoes & Dill

Another wonderful yet simple recipe from Nigel Slater that takes no time at all to whip up. Roast baby potatoes infused with dill and topped with a slab of hot smoked salmon is deeply satisfying and absolutely delicious. Serving hot … Continue reading

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Recipe – Spaghetti with Clams

Living so far from any coastline, I’m naturally nervous about buying fresh clams, just in case they aren’t. Wild-caught, canned baby clams on the other hand, are risk-free and work wonderfully well when combine with bottled clam juice. Add a … Continue reading

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Recipe – Baked Orzo with Shrimp, Saffron, Lemon & Tomatoes

I’m always on the lookout for new ways to serve shrimp and this lovely baked pasta dish delivers bright, fresh flavors. Positively bulging with big, fat juicy shrimp and topped with tangy feta cheese, this is a lively, fragrant, satisfying … Continue reading

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Recipe – Truffled Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese

Looking for something really luxurious to serve on New Year’s Eve that doesn’t involve hours of prep? This is my easy version of lobster mac ‘n cheese using ready cooked chunks of lobster and *lobster juice  – and it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Recipe – Salmon Tagine with Lemony Couscous

Here’s a deliciously different  way of serving fresh salmon that’s been marinated in an African spice paste called chermoula. If you can’t find chermoula, make your own (*simple instructions below) – it will taste even better. Served over a lemony, … Continue reading

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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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