recipes under seafood

Mediterranean Fish Stew

mediterranean fish stew recipe
I had some friends over for dinner recently on a Friday and remembered that it is Lent.  Lent starts about 40 days before Easter on Ash Wednesday and ends the day before Easter.  It is a very holy time...

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how to cook and debone a whole fish
You can totally do this.  The idea of roasting and deboning a whole fish sounded incredibly intimidating to me when one of my students asked me to prepare it in a class for her husband's birthday.  She said, "the...

shrimp salsa

shrimp salsa recipe
We had such a fantastic visit with my family on Long Island last week.  I know I've said this before, but I really adore East Coast summers.  The energy is just so amazing.  But I also love living in...

Tuna Patties by Pamela Salzman

tuna patties recipe
Everyone this week was asking about my Mother's Day and I realized I completely forgot to recount the day for my dear readers!  After all, it has been tradition the last couple of years that my husband and bother-in-law...

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wild fish in parchment with summer herbs recipe
We're baaaack!  What an amazing trip.  The five of us had an unbelievable 3 1/2 weeks together in Europe.  We shared so many great experiences, met interesting people and really grew together as a family.  People have been asking...

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shrimp with tomatoes, white beans and spinach recipe
Since my husband and I both have our own businesses, a big family vacation hasn't been in the picture for many years.  We never felt that we could take the time off from work or spend the money during...

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lime-soy grilled fish recipe
Do you live in a house where everybody agrees on what should be served for dinner?  Where your favorites are his favorites are their favorites?  Are you that lucky?  No?  Consider your household normal, as is mine and the...

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grilled fish tacos recipe
I think you should have a Cinco de Mayo party!  Wouldn't that be fun?  Even if you're not up for hosting a bunch of people next Saturday night, you at least need to prepare some delicious Mexican-inspired food for...

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spice-rubbed wild salmon
Although the best descriptor for this recipe is "Spice-Rubbed Wild Salmon," I could just as easily call it what it better represents to me, which is "7-minute Salmon."  Or "Plan B Salmon."  Or my favorite "I-Cannot-Believe-This-Game-Is-Going-Into-Extra-Innings Salmon."  Of course,...

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my favorite tuna salad
Well people, sandwich season is upon us and I'm proposing that we branch out and see if we can avoid making peanut butter and jelly everyday.  In fact, I know many of you are in nut-free schools and can't...

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citrus poached wild salmon with cucumber-yogurt sauce
So Miss Vegetarian (aka Daughter #2) has decided that she isn't as opposed to meat as she once declared.  You might remember back in April that my 12-year-old announced her abstinence from all animal flesh and whole eggs....

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white bean salad with celery and mint (and sometimes tuna)
Happy summer!  I really can't believe it's here, but I am just thrilled to bits.  Even though I still teach during the summer, I find that my schedule with the kids is a little easier and frees me up...

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seared wild salmon with beet, blood orange and spinach salad recipe
Don't let the fancy name fool you.  This recipe is as easy as it is beautiful and it's absolutely delicious.  All of this is in season right now -- from the wild salmon and spinach to the blood oranges and...

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parchment baked halibut with cilantro and ginger recipe
When I was a child, my mother would announce on Ash Wednesday, "Since it's Lent, I would like all you kids to give up something for the next 40 days that would be meaningful to you, something that would be...