Category Archives: Seafood

Cucumber Gazpacho With Shrimp and Mint Oil

  This is so creamy you would swear it’s full of dairy, but (as long as you don’t pop a shrimp on top) it’s completely vegan.  Cool, crisp and slightly sweet, this is the perfect starter to any summer meal. … Continue reading

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Nigella’s Seared Curry Salmon

Here is a great recipe for a hot evening when you want minimal cooking time. Ten minutes is all it takes! This is a wonderful recipe for salmon from the book Nigella Express.  I have used it several times and … Continue reading

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Spicy Coconut Broth

This broth is a wonderful base for your favorite vegetables, meat, or seafood. You can mix and match the veggies you like.  Toss in a few shrimp or some shredded chicken and you’ve got an incredibly healthy and satisfying soup. … Continue reading

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Clams With Bacon And Pasta in White Wine Broth

The best thing about coming home from a trip to the beach is coming home with some clams to cook for dinner.  Be sure to have some crusty bread on hand for dunking.  Serves 4-6 1/2 lb. small pasta, such … Continue reading

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Poached Cod with Tomato and Saffron

This is a wonderfully easy, quick, healthy dish that I adapted from Bon Appetit.  I doubled the recipe for eight people, and served 6 oz. portions instead of 5 oz. portions, which are harder to find.  Serve this with lots … Continue reading

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Swordfish with Caramelized Corn and Fennel

I love the way fennel becomes so sweet and mellow when you saute it.  The combination of corn and fennel makes for a sweet, nutty side dish that could accompany any of your favorite summertime entrees.  I used fresh corn … Continue reading

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Love Italian Style: Mare e Monti con Salsa Verde

Mare e Monti con Salsa Verde The literal translation of Mare e Monti is sea and mountains, but you and I know it as surf and turf.  Mare e Monti is also the name of a pasta dish including shrimp … Continue reading

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Butter Roasted Cod with Lemon Relish

I adapted this dish from an old Everyday Food magazine I found while cleaning my house.  The cover photo featured this unusual lemon relish, and I had to try it.  The relish is sweet, sour, and nutty.  A perfect pairing … Continue reading

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The Only Crab Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest and having an uncle who is like the Paul Hogan of the Oregon Coast, I have been lucky enough to eat fresh Dungeness crab since I was a young girl.  When I say fresh, I mean … Continue reading

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Gravlax Canapes

I have been wanting to make my own gravlax for a long time.  New Seasons had a special on fresh Chinook, so I couldn’t pass it up.  Curing your own salmon is really easy, you will be thrilled with the results.  If … Continue reading

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