Category Archives: Seafood

Bouillabaisse Number 143

Why #143 you ask? Well, I suppose it’s because I almost never make it the same way. Sometimes I just don’t have all the ingredients. Sometimes it is just the availability of product depending where I am living. Like chicken … Continue reading

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Calamari with eggplant and string beans (via Reviews 2012)

It is necessary to: 1 kg squid 1 kg onion, coarsely chopped 1 / 2 pounds green beans 2 medium potatoes, peeled and cut into slices 1.5 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 tomatoes grated cheese on renda or half canned … Continue reading

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Beer Battered Fish and Chips

Georgia Johnson Featured Foodie The Comfort Of Cooking While my husband and I were honeymooning in jolly old Londontown two years ago, I had every intention of trying all the traditional English dishes. On my list were Yorkshire pudding, cottage … Continue reading

Posted in All Purpose Flour, Black Pepper, Cod Fillets, Cod Fish, Cooking, Cuisine, Dinner, Eating, Food, Garlic Powder, Herbs & Spices, Kosher Salt, Seafood, Vegetable Oil | 7 Comments

Creative Cooking with Cilantro: Day 1 – Cilantro Lime Shrimp (via Gypsy World Spice Cafe)

The first time that I cooked with Cilantro, it was definitely not “love at first sight”.  While I liked the taste, I was not a fan of its aroma (which was a little pungent for me).   Since then, I have come to … Continue reading

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Day 71: Spicy Coconut Shrimp Stew (via Project 365)

This was delicious.  Kudos to Adam for selecting the recipe!  We both whipped up this dish (in kitchens 400 miles apart), turned on Skype, and raved about the meal as we had a long-distance dinner date.  (: Words cannot describe … Continue reading

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Salmon with Egyptian Garlic and Coriander Sauce (via Orange Cook)

Let me preface by saying that the name of this recipe sounds fancy, and although the end result is restaurant-quality (Adam’s words), it is very simple to make.  In fact, the very simplicity of this recipe makes me laugh because … Continue reading

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Caesar Salad with Grilled Shrimp (via brickwallfood)

My kitchen was craving Caesar Salad this week.  I wanted a big one, packed with flavor, Parmesan crisps, and grilled jumbo shrimp – Red Lobster style!  What I didn’t realize is that there is no consistent, standby recipe for Caesar … Continue reading

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Cajun Shrimp and Rice (via Festiva Resorts Portland Blog)

Celebrate Mardi Gras the right way this year with some good Cajun cuisine. Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails intact … Continue reading

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Shrimp Stuffed Bannana Peppers with Onion & Swiss Over Fried Potatoes

I originally bought these peppers to make chicken salad, but I used the chicken for the salad in last night’s dinner, “Chicken Sandwich with Roasted Red Peppers & Carmelized Onion,” instead of the chicken salad. That gave me a perfect opportunity to … Continue reading

Posted in Baby Spinach, Banana Peppers, Basil, Butter, Cheese, Cooking, Dinner, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Food, Fried Potatoes, Garlic, Herbs & Spices, Olive Oil, Onions, Pepper, Potatoes, Recipes, Red Onions, Rock Shrimp, Salt, Shrimp, Swiss Cheese, Vegetables, Yellow Onions | 6 Comments

Spaghetti with Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic and Pancetta (via “Deja Vu” Cook)

After many years traveling through Italy I am always so pleased to see a wonderful new pasta recipe.  This one I found on the wonderful site of Elaine at, and this dish is ready for any elegant guests.  Get … Continue reading

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Crayfish Pasta (via Lavender and Lime)

If you take a look at the photograph of me that I used for Project Food Blog, you will see I am sitting on the boat, with a bucket of crayfish. The week after we got married, Dave and I … Continue reading

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Luka Lu Restaurant of Prague

If you were walking down Ujezd Street in Prague’s Mala Strana, or Lesser Towne, between the Church of Our Lady Victorious, where the famous statue of the  Infant Baby Jesus is located, and Novy Smichov, you may never know this hidden … Continue reading

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Linguine & Pesto With Rock Shrimp & Roasted Garlic

There used to be a great restaurant in the Shady Side district of Pittsburgh called Pasta Piatta. Some of the best Pastas that I have eaten in the United States were eaten there. They had a fantastic Linguine and Red Clam … Continue reading

Posted in Basil, Cheese, Dinner, Food, Garlic, Linguine, Olive Oil, Onions, Pasta, Pepper, Pesto Sauce, Roasted Garlic, Roasting Garlic, Rock Shrimp, Roma Tomatoes, Romano Cheese, Salt, Sauces & Marinades, Seafood | Leave a comment