I used to not be such a fan of scallops because whenever I ordered them they came out rather chewy. Try this Jerk Scallop recipe because, quite frankly, I think that you’ll love it.
When Enrico Caruso sang with the Met in Seattle in 1904, he ate the kitchen out of the chef’s sensational salad, Crab Louis. Succulent Dungeness crab is rarely found off the West Coast, but this old favorite is just as good with Maryland blue crab or the almost equally scarce Florida Stone crab.
Thick center cut pieces of salmon bake in about 20 minutes. If you’re using thinner pieces of salmon then cut nearer the tail and check after 15 minutes.
Forget the prepared seafood spice mixes in the grocery isle. It’s much more fun and tastes much better to make your own.
Mussels are my absolute favorite shellfish. I’ve been known to order mussels with pommes frites and dump them into the sauce after all of the mussels are gone. The pommes frites soak up all of the sauce, which is heavenly. When serving this dish make sure you have lots of crusty bread on hand and serve with a nice green salad.
When I lived in the Pacific Northwest my son and I used to make Cedar Plank Salmon all of the time. Of course the salmon was always fresh and picked up the aromatic cedar taste after grilling on cedar planks. The most important part of this recipe is soaking the cedar planks for about 2 hours in cold salted water. You can find cedar planks at most grocery stores.
For those of you following a gluten-free diet, deep-fried anything has been off limits. Here is a dish that tastes like traditional Coconut Shrimp, but is gluten free.
Growing up Czech, pickled herring was a big part of our diet. My mother even used to eat it right out of the jar. My Herring Salad in Cream Sauce is an excellent little dish that’s perfect for all seasons.
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.
Use only oysters with tightly closed shells; throw away any that are open. Due to potential health risks, pregnant women, babies, young children, the elderly, or anyone whose health has been compromised should not eat raw seafood.