Category Archives: Seafood

Dining Out: Alo Saigon, Westfield, MA

This Vietnamese restaurant is by nearly all accounts quite authentic, and I highly recommend it. Alo Saigon 116 Elm St (Route 202) Westfield, MA 01085 I’ve eaten 6 dishes here from  three different visits.  I don’t usually get this down … Continue reading

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Clear Rhode Island Clam Chowder

Being a proper New Englander (by residence, not by birth), I’m not really a fan of Manhattan clam chowder… I guess in part because the only good tomato-based soup (to my taste buds) is a good chunky chilled gazpacho. I’ll … Continue reading

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Summery Caprese Salad with Tuna Carpaccio

We’re having a heat wave this week. I don’t have A/C in my new home (yet); I was supposed to get geothermal but it looks like rebates for that (and it’s pricey) have pretty much dried up.  So I will … Continue reading

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Zoodle Seafood Alfredo

A two-part recipe:  The Alfredo sauce, of which I found a wonderful one on line, with a link to it.  And what I did with it on my ownsome to make a good seafood Alfredo in zoodles.  Oodles of zoodles???  … Continue reading

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Squid Stuffed with Farro and Zucchini(contains gluten)

(I do provide gluten-free alternatives below.)  PS, I inadvertently posted something not yet ready for prime time…. So this is today’s post, instead.  Apologies!   Farro is a type of wheat derived from Emmer wheat, an ancient type of wheat … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Skate Wings and Ramps on a Bed of Salad

I reported on skate wings once before. They are a cartilaginous fish that lay eggs (in a hard case for protection), and there are over 150 species.  I have no idea if they are all edible, or any idea what … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Creole: Mussels, Andouille, Okra, Rice

For Mardi Gras (February 13, 2018).    So many seasonal times up-and-coming!  And my computer being on the fritz hasn’t helped much… yesterday’s Valentine’s salad was supposed to be posted this past Tuesday, and today’s Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) post … Continue reading

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