Tag Archives: Seafood

Sambal Shrimp

Sambal Oelek is one of my favorite pantry staples.  If you should ever not find it in my pantry, call someone immediately, for I am not well.  It’s an Asian fresh chile paste sold in most grocery stores these days.  … Continue reading

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Tilapia Ceviche

I have fond memories of the first time I tried ceviche.  San Pedro, Belize, May 2010.  I was eating lunch with Matt after doing some exploring of the town in a rented golf cart.  We got lunch in this little … Continue reading

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Chipotle Rosemary-Skewered Shrimp

These shrimp look all innocent but do not let them fool you.  They were SPICY!!  So tasty, but oh so hot and fiery.  Not for the faint of heart.  We both loved them though.  Using rosemary stems as the skewer … Continue reading

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Thai Fish and Banana Curry

It may sound odd, but it was so delicious! I found this one in Fine Cooking Magazine’s February/March 2011 issue. The recipe calls for using halibut; I used cod. You want a very firm, white fish, get whatever looks good … Continue reading

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Fish Cakes with Herbed Tartar Sauce

I found this recipe in the big Bon Appetit Cookbook and we both loved it.  Matt said he now officially prefers fish cakes to crab cakes!  Although I love a well-executed crab cake, I have to admit he has a … Continue reading

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Seared Tuna Salad with Blueberries and Snap Peas

This recipe came from one of my newest books, “Girl in the Kitchen” by Stephanie Izard, the Chicago based chef who won Season 4 of Bravo’s “Top Chef”.  I was a fan of hers on Top Chef, so I was … Continue reading

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Pasilla Garlic Shrimp

Long time no blog!  Holidays are crazy, so I’ll be much better once the New Year begins. This shrimp dish was messy and outstanding! I found it in “The Homesick Texan Cookbook”. Large, succulent shrimp are drowned in a thick, … Continue reading

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