Archives for the ‘Seafood’ Category

4th Of July Picnic & Barbecue Recipes

Happy 4th of July everyone! I’m putting together a quick list of easy, no-fuss recipes for picnics or back-yard barbecues. The heat is on and the last thing I want to do is create more heat in the kitchen, so most of these recipes require little cooking.     Grilled Lamb Kebabs     Mix […]

Green Garlic Shrimp Scampi With Vegetables Over Brown Rice

  Happy memorial day! My apologies for being behind on keeping my blog updated, but it’s been a crazy month here and I’m dealing with some personal medical issues that have temporarily kept me away. I’ll be back in action soon, but in the meantime, here’s a picture of a meal that my husband threw together the […]

Steamed Mussels in Fish Broth

  Since I learned how to make fish stock, I am discovering all kinds of uses for it and dishes that I was unable to prepare before.  This week I made steamed mussels in a savory fish broth.  I love ordering mussels when I go out to restaurants.  But I never knew until I tried […]

Coconut-Shrimp Soup With Brown Rice

  I finally got the Nourishing Traditions cookbook by Sally Fallon this week! I have made some of her recipes which I found in some other books I have that she’s contributed to, but I am so excited to delve into this cookbook, which unveils the myth that it is unhealthy to eat animal fats (that’s […]

Baked Whole Rainbow Trout

  Last week the deal from the fishmonger at the farmers’ market was whole trout.  I had never baked a whole fish before, but I had heard that baking it whole with all the skin and bones makes for a much juicer, tastier fish (much like how meat cooked on the bone is the most […]

Wild Salmon-Salad

  The great news I had this week is that I got my latest lab work back and my iron shot way up to mid range after only a month, the B-vitamins are perfect and the white blood count numbers are half-way to normal.  My accupuncturist said that she could tell that the jump in […]

Clam Sauce With Eggplant & Brown Rice Pasta

  Did you know that clams contain more iron than any other food? They do – even more than liver or beef.  So in my quest to increase my iron intake, I decided to revive an old recipe that I haven’t prepared since my days of eating wheat pasta.  Now I just serve it over […]

Tuna & Heirloom Tomato-Basil Salad

  I saw this great recipe by Amanda Gold in the Chronicle on Sunday for an heirloom tomato and tuna salad, so I decided to make my own.  Ripe tomatoes are everywhere now (except in my backyard, thanks to late planting and colder and cloudier weather than usual for this time of year), and they are […]

Rick Bayless’ Green Herb Ceviche

  I get a lot of my recipe ideas from the NY Times’ dining section.  This week they were focusing on White House chefs, which I found particularly interesting because of Michelle Obama’s commitment to children’s nutrition and gardening.  There was a recipe from the Obama’s favorite chef in Chicago, Rick Bayless, that caught my […]

Salmon-Asparagus Frittata

  Before we say goodbye to asparagus season and while it is still abundant, I thought I would pass along a delicious and creative way to use more of it.  I had some leftover salmon and roasted asparagus the other night, so guess what went in my eggs in the morning?  It’s also a great way to […]