Category Archives: Seafood

Lobster Salad with Tomalley Dressing

As you’ve probably gathered by now, I tend to eat everything except the squeak on things I cook. They had a Fourth of July sale on lobster near by, so I bought one for eating later the following week.  I … Continue reading

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Arctic Char (yet again). Pan-fried with Crispy Skin.

Arctic char is in my top ten faves in the seafood world.  While I love salmon, steelhead trout and regular trout, this one is my very favorite, and at least around here, it is cheaper than most wild-caught salmon (with … Continue reading

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Bay Scallops with Mushrooms, Snow Peas and Shallot

I remember back decades ago, when bay scallops cost more than sea scallops  It has reversed, now, and today the bay scallops were on sale.  Mind you, these were large bay scallops — I’d say about 1/2 inch diameter in … Continue reading

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Crawfish Boil

Wow, one of the local groceries carried crawfish (crayfish to some of you) last week.  I don’t usually like posting two recipes in one day, but there’s a backlog here. I picked up a half pound or so of them, … Continue reading

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Whole Trout, Japanese Hot Pot Style

Whole Fish Hot Pot I started writing this up about four months ago, and with one thing and another — mainly getting around to optimizing the photos as much as possible, as well as finding the time — this didn’t … Continue reading

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Fresh Sardines and Salad – A Meal

Fresh sardines are nothing like the oily, salty things that come out of a tin (although there is a place for tinned sardines — more as an accent to salads, and perhaps, like anchovies, to pizza. Or, as a protein … Continue reading

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Oyster Mignonette

I will indeed post the Block Island portion of my most recent adventure, but for now — this is just a recipe for an oyster mignonette. After eating oysters a few times during this recent trip, I surfed around (the … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Point Judith, Rhode Island

Trip Details:  Destination Block Island, arrival Thursday August 27 and departure Sunday September 1.  Rationale:  Simply to relax and have FUN. Point Judith, Rhode Island, first port of call (This will indeed be followed soon by a Block Island post … Continue reading

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Simple Arctic Char, Take Two

Good day — it is lovely outside, just my type of weather (seventies). I don’t find this fish often enough, but Arctic char is indeed one of my favorites. It is so simple to prepare (as is the best of … Continue reading

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A Weekend Breakfast Delight

The banana and the salmon slices need no introduction.  I do freeze my salmon for a minimum of three days before turning it into sashimi, as here. The Poached Egg On Mushroom Cap with Stuffing, follows.  (Scale up to as … Continue reading

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