Category Archives: Fish & Seafood

Cornmeal Crusted Fried Trout, Garlic Baked Potatoes, and the Call of the Loon

A little bit of heaven; fresh-caught trout, cornmeal-crusted and fried to crunchy crispness just hours after it was swimming in the lake, and a steaming baked potato, buttery and rich with sweet roasted garlic.  I’m back from the lake. We … Continue reading

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A Taste of Mexico: Fish Veracruz Style (Pescado à la Veracruzana)

Mexican Fish Veracruz is a light and flavourful way to prepare fish. The Spanish influence shows in the zesty olives and capers. Bring a spoon to catch the last delicious drops of tomato broth. Last week we were lucky enough … Continue reading

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How to Make Authentic Pad Thai (Phat Thai Sai Khai)

Authentic Pad Thai is a flavour-packed fried noodle dish. Once you’ve collected the ingredients and mastered the simple technique for making this popular street food from Thailand, you’ll be whipping it up for a quick meal or for delighting your … Continue reading

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Tuna and Cannellini Bean Salad and Northern Gardening in the Spring

A zesty bean salad stuffed with good things like tuna, red pepper and artichoke hearts makes a great salad-as-a-meal and is easy to make ahead for picnics, potlucks, and packed lunches, so you can get outside and spend time in … Continue reading

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Lobster Salad with Charred Corn and Tomatoes

An elegant summer splurge – lobster salad with smoky charred corn and juicy tomatoes. What do you do when you come home from a fancy dinner with two dripping boiled lobsters in a plastic bag? You thank your lucky stars … Continue reading

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