Category Archives: Seafood

For Cinco de Mayo: Fish Tacos in Lettuce Shell; Vegetarian Tacos in Lettuce Shell

Here we have recipes for both vegetarian and fish tacos, served in lettuce. I’ve cut down on my home consumption of starches such as wheat or corn, and I’ve upped the outright veggies in my life.  Hence, a swap for … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Horizon Diner, Manhawkin Township, New Jersey (Brunch)

A baker’s dozen of us gathered together down in a backyard in Manhawkin, New Jersey, Saturday afternoon as part of a meeting of wonderful folks who share interests in historical (and sometimes not-so-historical) re-enactments.  Two of us had driven down together … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Monkfish with Simmered Greens and Mushrooms

Monkfish is a rather homely (to us — they probably look just fine to each other) denizen of the North Atlantic and the Mediterranean.  It allegedly tastes like,  and has the texture of, lobster tail.  I can see the resemblance, … Continue reading

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Asian Steamed Fish with Cabbage and Mushrooms

In lieu of an Asian bamboo steamer, I used my large Caphalon pot that is oven-safe. For those who’d like to know: this recipe is both gluten-free and soy-free. Today in New York City (and presumably elsewhere), Chinatown is throwing … Continue reading

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Pan Fried Blackfish (Tautog)

I’d heard tell of blackfish being an excellent eating fish, of superb but mild flavor.  So, when I saw it being offered for sale at my favorite roadside fish stand, I had to buy a pound of fillet.  Try (nearly) … Continue reading

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Pork Pad Thai

Pork isn’t the most traditional meat item to put in a pad Thai — that would be chicken or shrimp.  Sometimes it is just left at the tofu, and no chicken nor seafood — but be forewarned that even if … Continue reading

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Young Steamed Octopus

The recipe: Each 0.75 pound octopus serves one person as a main dish.  The frozen packages I find in one of my supermarkets contain two each of these.  I’m writing the recipe up as per one octopus – scale up accordingly. … Continue reading

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