Sichuan Shrimp

Shrimp, stir-fries and spicy food sounds good, doesn’t it? After I received an email referring to this dish I didn’t care for the recipe so I looked through my Asian cookbooks. Surprisingly I did not find what I was looking for so I turned to the internet instead. This is what I came up with … Continue reading

Salmon with a Limoncello Cream Sauce

Salmon is a favorite seafood and I like to eat it all kinds of different ways. From grilling on a cedar plank, poaching, pan frying, salmon cakes, serving with different sauces – the recipes are all good. I mentioned in a previous post that Limoncello would go great with fish or seafood. After some thought … Continue reading

Lobster Mac and Cheese

I love macaroni and cheese and this dish is probably one, if not the best, comfort food I could eat all year round.  Occasionally you need to kick up your macaroni and cheese by adding a special ingredient like seafood. Ina Garten has upgraded the typical mac and cheese by adding lobster to it.  Lobster is pretty … Continue reading

Cedar Plank Salmon Fillets on the Grill

Salmon is a favorite fish in my family and I like to cook it a number of ways.  On the grill I usually wrap it in foil with some lemon and different seasonings or recently I tried plank cooking.  Years ago I tried cedar planks to grill some salmon  for Gene  but I seem to recall that I was … Continue reading

Rainbow Trout over Quinoa

Fresh rainbow trout from Wisconsin and provided by Whole Foods – delicious!  Served with quinoa, yummy carrots and a tossed salad.  So easy to cook and low fat and nutritious.  Sometimes I will leave the heads and tails on if I am baking them whole but in this recipe I broiled the fillets.  My fishmonger always guts and … Continue reading

Roasted Trout With Carrots and Zucchini

I always buy my fish at Whole Foods (I am lucky to have 2 stores in the area where I live).  Their fish is always fresh and ensures that my dinner will taste great.   Roasting this dish brings out its sweetness and intensifies the flavor.   This is a Weight Watcher’s recipe with 7  points per serving. … Continue reading

Steamed Mussels

My father and husband enjoyed eating mussels in a restaurant near my parents home.  The Cadieux Cafe is known for its mussels and feather bowling.  As a matter of fact this Cafe is the only home of feather bowling in the United States.  This recipe comes close, or at least my husband thought so. 2 … Continue reading