Category Archives: Seafood

Southern Style Pickled Shrimp

Contains:  shellfish.  Is:  Quick and easy preparation.   Another in the picking series of recipes.   This recipe is based on:   Southern Style Pickled Shrimp, which is found at the Kitchn website.   I subbed pearl onions in for Vidalia (I had the … Continue reading

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Salmon, Jicama, Tomato, Cabbage, Feta, Scallion and Sprout Salad

Contains: Seafood, nightshades, dairy (if using Feta).  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free. Sometimes simple is best, and a salad can always be refreshing.  The salmon provides a good blast of protein.  If you can find it, and also want to pay … Continue reading

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Mussels with GF Shirataki Noodles, Cheese, and Seasonings

Contains:  Shellfish, dairy, nightshades if you use the ancho powder.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain free, soy-free, quick and easy. About shirataki noodles:  They are made with Japanese white yams / konjac flour, although there is a brand that makes some of … Continue reading

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Garlic Shrimp Pecorino with Cabbage

Contains:  Shellfish, dairy, optional alcohol.  Is:  Quick and easy, gluten-free. (Unless you put it over wheat-containing pasta, or farro.)  When I dodged into the local small grocers in order to nab some dish detergent, I decided to see what other … Continue reading

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Thai-Inspired Red Curry with Leafy Greens & Scallops

Contains:  Coconut, nightshades, seafood.  Is:  Gluten-free. Vegetarian/vegan option. After scoring a big batch of pak choy (a variant of bok choy, but with a whiter stem) I decided to make a Thai curry.  It’s not quite Paleo or Whole30, but … Continue reading

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Coconut Clam Chowdah, er Chowder

Contains:  Coconut, shellfish, nightshades.  Is:  Dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, Whole30, a play on New England clam chowder.  I went down to the local Mom and Pop grocery, hoping on a lark to find scallops (and a couple other things, considering … Continue reading

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Lightly Seared Yellowfin Tuna with Farro and Greens

Contains:  Seafood, gluten, grains, soy.  Is:  Quick and easy. The first time I ate farro, surprisingly enough, was at one of our book club meetings, which that evening had been held at Brio’s in Danbury CT.  I didn’t expect to … Continue reading

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Nuoc Cham – Vietnamese Dipping Sauce

Contains:  Seafood, added sugar, nightshades.  Is:  Spicy, gluten-free. I made this once before, to serve with Vietnamese summer rolls, in a misguided notion that it would work even without sugar.  Mistake.  Really inedible…   I ended up tossing it.  I … Continue reading

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Greek Broiled Eel with Ladolemono Dressing

Contains:  Fish.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, Whole30.   I find my eel once a year down at a ShopRite back in Connecticut – they sell it for Christmastime to a largely-Italian patronage who will consume it for Christmas Eve.  I … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry Greek-Style Scallop Appetizers and Mini-Pie

Contains:  Shellfish, wheat, gluten, optional nightshade.  Is:  A recipe for Fish Friday Foodies.   This continues my Greek month.  I am taking a couple of liberties on this dish (so this one is Greek-inspired, rather than full-fledged Greek).  But I … Continue reading

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