Archive for the 'Seafoods' Category

Jun 20 2012

Welcome the Summer Solstice with Fish Tacos

Published by under Fish,Mexican,Seafoods

Grilled Tilapia with Red Cabbage Slaw and Grilled Corn and Red Pepper Salsa Yields 10-12 tacos Serves 4 Ingredients: Small white corn tortillas 1 pound of tilapia Tilapia Rub: 1 teaspoon oregano 1 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon coriander 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 4 […]

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Apr 14 2012

Bringing Home New Orleans

From brass bands to cabarets, sazeracs to hand grenades,  shot gun homes to French colonials, and seafood gumbos to beignets, the city of New Orleans has an essence, a culture, and identity of its own. Whether I’m walking on Bourbon watching the ladies flaunt their flesh or on Frenchman where trumpets and saxophones pump life […]

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Jan 15 2012

Shrimp and Peapods with Bell-peppers and Mint in a Garlic-Ginger Chili Sauce

Published by under Asian,Seafoods,Shrimp

Chinese Take-out Part Deux “What the heck?” That’s what I exclaimed the last time I opened my Chinese take-out box, rummaging for the shrimp and peapods.  I ordered #43 from the menu “shrimp and peapods.” But to my dismay, I found four pitiful shrimp the size of jelly beans and five stringy, yellowish overcooked peapods. […]

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Oct 02 2011

Thai Pineapple-Coconut Curry Mussels

Published by under Asian,Seafoods

Entertain with an Exotic Appetizer The other day our dear friends Lizette and Marcin came over for a relaxing Indian summer evening on our rooftop deck. We started out the evening with a mussels appetizer that had a bit of kick, lots of flavor, and juicy plump mussels. This recipe is inspired by a waterfront […]

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Sep 12 2011

Grilled Shrimp with Lime Cilantro Quinoa and Salsa Verde

Published by under Latin,Mexican,Seafoods

Comfort Food with a Punch of Protein It’s one of those days, you come home from a long day’s work and all you want to do is to indulge in a comforting bowl of something, something that will give you that notorious food coma that lands you straight onto the couch with a happy belly […]

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Aug 17 2011

Wild Salmon Gumbo

Published by under Seafoods,Soup

Plan B for a Rainy Day After 3 years of anticipation, my husband and I have finally built our rooftop deck. We didn’t actually build it; we had it built. So, what is the first thing we did? We immediately bought a barbecue grill to take advantage of the summer days with some outdoor cooking […]

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