Category Archives: Seafood

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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A Heart’s Salad for Valentine’s Day

Reluctantly, I squelched the notion of making a salad with chicken hearts for the occasion.  I mean, I’d be overjoyed to eat such a dish, but others, perhaps not so much… Instead, here’s a great Valentine’s Day salad using shrimp … Continue reading

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Cookbook Season: Some Good Basics, Part III

Don’t worry, there’s only one more post to come regarding this theme!  Alas, it has to wait until 2018… Today I’ll review the other two James Peterson books in my collection, FISH AND SHELLFISH, and SAUCES. Sooooo… let’s hit up … Continue reading

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The Australian Finger Lime (Paired with Scallops)

Just a Sample, folks – I ate this for a noon snack on Thanksgiving, before going over to a Thanksgiving Dinner that would start at two, presumably.  Taking a little edge off the desire for lunch, and something healthy, before … Continue reading

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Squid Stuffed With Seafood (and Some Veggies)

I like food challenges, as long as they’re not of the ilk of “Combine Ritz crackers with Marshmallow Fluff and hazelnuts, and show us your dish”, which is what a lot of Chopped seems to be.  Indeed, I like to … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Summer Rolls

Yes, I am referring to the rolls make with the rice paper.  The rice paper itself is labeled “rice spring roll wrappers”.  But recently I ordered Vietnamese spring rolls out at a restaurant… and got served skinny greasy rolls with … Continue reading

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Dining Out: Jesters Coffee Shop, Brookfield, CT (Breakfast)

I was going to post other things I’ve put together on my ownsome, but my cord to download from the camera has gone walkabout.  Without telling me, how unpleasant of it!   I DO want to post something today, so I … Continue reading

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