Category Archives: Seafood

Arctic Char with Sesame Wafu Dressing, Lime, and Cream Cheese

Contains:  Seafood, dairy, potentially soy.  Is:  Gluten-free, nightshade-free, simple and easy.   This recipe uses leftover Japanese wafu dressing from the earlier Japanese salad and dressings blog post.  As noted there, if you switch out the soy sauce/tamari for coconut … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Mick’s Crab House, Elkton, MD

On the way down to Rockville, MD, for my uncle’s 90th birthday party, I spent the night at a Motel 6 in Elkton, a town I picked as there were several inexpensive motels, the town wasn’t huge or hard to … Continue reading

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Japanese Salad, with Ginger or Wafu (Sesame) Dressing & Optional Tako Su Topping

Contains:  Soy, added sugar.  Is:  Vegetarian/vegan, if you omit the optional octopus (served off to the side to begin with).  Gluten-free if you source your soy / tamari sauce accordingly.  Or, if you switch to coconut aminos (in which case, … Continue reading

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De-Boned Baked Trout Stuffed with Spinach and Cream Cheese

Contains:  Seafood, dairy.  Is:  Gluten-free, grain-free, Primal.  As I’ve noted before, I’m having difficulties finding quality seafood up here in western Massachusetts, and when I do find it, it seems to come with Whole Food type of pricing.  So, often … Continue reading

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Sea Scallops, Shrimp, Shiitake, Sprouts, Asparagus, Onion – Stir Fried

Winter Solstice is a big deal around here, raising hens.  From henceforth, there will be more daylight each day, until one gets to the point where the chickens notice, and will up the production line.  (Yes, one can keep lights … Continue reading

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Raw Littleneck / Cherrystone Clams – Helpful Hint

I have to thank Dad for this one.  I have no idea if he learned this elsewhere, or if he discovered it on his ownsome.  This was just something he just DID. Procure your Fresh-in-the-Shell littleneck or cherrystone clams, and … Continue reading

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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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