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Category: Seafood

Spicy Thai Fish

Spicy Thai Fish

Thai food is famed for expertly balancing all of the major flavors-spicy, sweet, sour, and salty, in a dish. And this Spicy Thai Fish is no exception. A whole snapper is used here: bathed in a fragrant, spicy broth with onions and earthy mushrooms and read more

Tarako Spaghetti

Tarako Spaghetti

We all know that pasta is universally beloved, and the ultimate in convenience. So it is always a good idea to have several quick and easy pasta recipes that you can whip up at a moment’s notice. Tarako Spaghetti is one of the most popular read more

Braised Peppers

Braised Peppers

I don’t love green bell peppers. There, I said it. They have a bitterness that I’ve always found a little off-putting. When a recipe calls for them, I often substitute red bell peppers instead. But if there’s one thing I like less than green bell read more

Stir Fried Pea Shoots

Stir Fried Pea Shoots

As you probably know by now, I’m always looking for quick veggie sides, and these Stir Fried Pea Shoots are one of my favorites. If you’ve never eaten pea shoots before, you are in for a treat. Enjoyed throughout Asia, pea shoots are the leaves read more

Sardine Patties

Sardine Patties

So the inspiration for my Sardine Patties comes from this new cookbook, The Magic of Tinned Fish by Chris McDade. It’s full of wonderfully inventive recipes using all kinds of canned seafood. And it’s really got me wondering why we don’t we eat more canned read more

Miso Ginger Mussels

Miso Ginger Mussels

Why do we save mussels for a rare treat that we only enjoy in fancy restaurants on special occasions? Mussels are so easy to prepare at home, and quite economical as well. I’m a firm believer that every day can be a special occasion, and read more