Christmas Eve

Seven Fishes Soup

December 19, 2017

You know of Christmas Eve’s Feast of the Seven Fishes, so why not feast on all seven at once? This tomato-based soup has a little something for everybody.

Spicy Crab Linguine

December 24, 2014

For many families Christmas Eve is about the Feast of the Seven Fishes before heading out to Midnight Mass. Here is an easy crab pasta recipe that will fit in nicely into your Christmas Eve dinner. 

Tagliatelle With Seafood

December 21, 2013

Tagliatelle With Seafood Growing up my family never ate meat on Christmas Eve.  We always had oyster stew, which, I have to admit; I didn’t appreciate until I got older. My husband is Italian and we are both Catholic so we continue the no meat Christmas Eve tradition before heading...

Calamari Pasta

December 24, 2012

Calamari Pasta Tonight is the traditional Feast of the Seven Fishes which is Christmas Eve Italian Style.  Serving seven types of seafood is customary, but serving just a few seafood dishes will make a delicious “meatless” evening. INGREDIENTS 1 Pound Penne Pasta 6 Tablespoons Olive Oil 9 Minced Garlic Cloves...

Littleneck Clams With Pancetta

December 18, 2012

Littleneck Clams With Pancetta The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a December 24th Italian tradition that is about serving an abundant amount of seafood.  Serving 7 types of seafood is the custom which is hard to resist if you have a delicious recipe as this one.  INGREDIENTS 4 Slices...

Horseradish Cheddar Cheese Ball

December 16, 2012

Horseradish Cheddar Cheese Ball Along with serving your traditional cheese platter think about adding a Horseradish Cheddar Cheese Ball.  It is unique, but not overpowering.  It’s easy to make, but will look like you spent all day crafting it.  This cheese ball is great for holiday parties as well as...

Steamed Mussels With Indian Spices

December 15, 2012

Steamed Mussels With Indian Spices Are you thinking about what to serve for Christmas Eve dinner?  It’s traditional to eat some kind of seafood dish.  I grew up eating oyster stew for Christmas Eve dinner and only appreciated it years later.  If you are a fan of mussels here is...

Stuffed Baked Salmon

December 10, 2012

Stuffed Baked Salmon Salmon is such a wonderful fish that it’s nice to cook as often as you can.  The addition of soy sauce and fresh ginger work very well with this salmon recipe.   INGREDIENTS 1 Whole 5 Pound Salmon 3/4 Cup Soy Sauce 20 Crushed Saltine Crackers 1/4...

Creamy Potato Soup

March 4, 2012

Creamy Potato Soup This is a rich and creamy soup that everyone will love. INGREDIENTS 1/8 Cup Butter 2 Thinly sliced Leaks 1 Sliced Yellow Onion 1 Minced Garlic Clove 1 1/2 Quarts Chicken Stock 4 Large Sliced Yellow Potatoes 2 Tablespoons Thyne 1/2 Cup Heavy Cream 1 Cup Grated...

Ginger Shrimp

December 28, 2011

Ginger Shrimp INGREDIENTS 24 Shrimp With Shells On 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil 4 Cloves Chopped Garlic 4 Tablespoons Julienned Fresh Ginger 1 Tablespoon Sugar ¼ Teaspoon Kosher Salt ¼ Cup Soy Sauce ¼ Cup Brandy Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok over a high heat. Add the...

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