Fish/Seafood

Roasted Pepper Pasta, Puttanesca Style

Roasted Pepper Pasta, Puttanesca Style

Sometimes the best laid dinner plans go awry. For example, how often have you arrived home late after a busy day to find a scenario similar to the following? Junior was hungry and made an afternoon snack of last night’s leftover meatloaf, which you intended to serve for dinner tonight. […]

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Cajun-Style Shrimp

Cajun-Style Shrimp

Think Louisiana cuisine and what terms immediately come to mind? Cajun. Creole. Jambalaya. Gumbo. Etouffee. Shrimp remoulade. Chicory coffee. Oyster po’ boys. Andouille sausage. Barbeque shrimp. If you say “say what?” to that last item you’re not alone. Although I’ve eaten New Orleans-style barbeque shrimp many times over the years, […]

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Shrimp Pasta with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Shrimp Pasta with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

On a busy evening when dinner in a hurry is needed, very few dishes fit the bill as well as pasta. It cooks up in a flash, is both satisfying and child-friendly, and is an excellent way to stretch ingredients already at hand in the fridge, freezer, or garden. And […]

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Shrimp, Scallop, Corn and Tomato Chowder

Shrimp, Scallop, Corn and Tomato Chowder

When an American hears the term “chowder” it typically brings to mind three very traditional hearty soups: “New England style” seafood chowder with its heavily thickened cream or milk base, “Manhattan style” seafood chowder with a base of chopped or pureed tomatoes, and vegetarian corn chowder which typically involves a […]

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Shrimp with Butternut Squash in Coconut Sauce

Shrimp with Butternut Squash in Coconut Sauce

Fall is well underway, butternut squash is seasonally available at farmers’ markets, and it’s prime time for the white shrimp harvest here in Florida. So of course I’m making Ginataan Kalabasa at Hito tonight. Never heard of it? Well, let me go back a step then. I spent eight years […]

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