Category Archives: Seafood

塩鮭のお握り: Shiozake Salted Salmon Onigiri

I find that the times I’m by myself I eat very simply. Part of it is that I’m a social eater and when the hubby’s off conferencing and schmoozing I only eat when I’m hungry and tend to crave flavorful

塩鮭のお握り: Shiozake Salted Salmon Onigiri

I find that the times I’m by myself I eat very simply. Part of it is that I’m a social eater and when the hubby’s off conferencing and schmoozing I only eat when I’m hungry and tend to crave flavorful

Moroccan Spiced Halibut With Preserved Lemon Pearl Couscous

I was finally lucky enough to snag some never frozen Alaskan halibut fillets from my local fishmonger and while lemon caper sauces and blackening seasoning are tried and true favorites, I’ve had a craving for tender, chewy pearl couscous (also

Moroccan Spiced Halibut With Preserved Lemon Pearl Couscous

I was finally lucky enough to snag some never frozen Alaskan halibut fillets from my local fishmonger and while lemon caper sauces and blackening seasoning are tried and true favorites, I’ve had a craving for tender, chewy pearl couscous (also

Miso-Blood Orange Glazed Salmon

The blood oranges have been seducing me with their siren song. Sweeter than other orange varieties with a deep ruby hue so how could I resist when even Odysseus had to be tied to a mast to resist their allure?

Miso-Blood Orange Glazed Salmon

The blood oranges have been seducing me with their siren song. Sweeter than other orange varieties with a deep ruby hue so how could I resist when even Odysseus had to be tied to a mast to resist their allure?

Dungeness Crab Arancini (Or Who Says Leftovers Are Bad?)

The hubster can be pretty picky when it comes to food, Princess Peapod he can not only tell the difference between regular and organic milk but also between different organic brands. Yup. Strangely, he’s incredibly good about eating leftovers. In

Dungeness Crab Arancini (Or Who Says Leftovers Are Bad?)

The hubster can be pretty picky when it comes to food, Princess Peapod he can not only tell the difference between regular and organic milk but also between different organic brands. Yup. Strangely, he’s incredibly good about eating leftovers. In

Dungeness Crab Risotto

Although the sun is shining brightly, the trees have a fuzzy misting of chartreuse, and the tulips and cherry blossoms have made an appearance, it’s still Dungeness crab season here in Portlandia so why not enjoy the sunshine with a

Dungeness Crab Risotto

Although the sun is shining brightly, the trees have a fuzzy misting of chartreuse, and the tulips and cherry blossoms have made an appearance, it’s still Dungeness crab season here in Portlandia so why not enjoy the sunshine with a

Sea Scallops With Brown Butter Pineapple Sauce

Sometimes it takes a trip away from home to realize just how complacent you’ve become. We live in a dense urban area where I can literally walk to everything (fishmonger, hardware store, library …) within 2 miles of our home

Sea Scallops With Brown Butter Pineapple Sauce

Sometimes it takes a trip away from home to realize just how complacent you’ve become. We live in a dense urban area where I can literally walk to everything (fishmonger, hardware store, library …) within 2 miles of our home

ข้าวแกงเขียวหวานผัดปู: Green Curry Fried Rice With Crab

Despite living and working in Chiang Mai for a month, the first time I had curry fried rice was in St. Paul, Minnesota. Usually the words “fried rice” conjure up an image of savory rice that’s been cooked over super

ข้าวแกงเขียวหวานผัดปู: Green Curry Fried Rice With Crab

Despite living and working in Chiang Mai for a month, the first time I had curry fried rice was in St. Paul, Minnesota. Usually the words “fried rice” conjure up an image of savory rice that’s been cooked over super

Arroz Negro Or Squid Ink Paella With Mussels & Scallops

It’s funny how you can be puttering along obliviously happily and then suddenly realize that you’re missing out on something that, now that it’s on your radar, sounds pretty amazing. I’d never really given much thought to squid ink preparations

Arroz Negro Or Squid Ink Paella With Mussels & Scallops

It’s funny how you can be puttering along obliviously happily and then suddenly realize that you’re missing out on something that, now that it’s on your radar, sounds pretty amazing. I’d never really given much thought to squid ink preparations

Camarones al Mojo de Ajo: Tangy Garlicky Shrimp With Saffron-Tomato Rice

As often happens, the best laid dinner plans of mice and cooks can often result in completely different but equally satisfying meals. Having fantasized of making green curry mussels for dinner, coming home from the fishmonger with wild-caught jumbo shrimp

Camarones al Mojo de Ajo: Tangy Garlicky Shrimp With Saffron-Tomato Rice

As often happens, the best laid dinner plans of mice and cooks can often result in completely different but equally satisfying meals. Having fantasized of making green curry mussels for dinner, coming home from the fishmonger with wild-caught jumbo shrimp

Roasted Miso-Marinated Salmon With A Shallot-Ruby Grapefruit Sauce

Sometimes you can get out of your culinary rut in the strangest ways. While I’ll often challenge myself to try something new or tweak a well-loved favorite based on new or delicious looking things at the grocery store, grapefruit just

Roasted Miso-Marinated Salmon With A Shallot-Ruby Grapefruit Sauce

Sometimes you can get out of your culinary rut in the strangest ways. While I’ll often challenge myself to try something new or tweak a well-loved favorite based on new or delicious looking things at the grocery store, grapefruit just