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

Posted in Barbecue & Grilling, Fish & Seafood, Potatoes, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

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

Posted in Fish & Seafood, Soups & Stews, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Fish & Seafood, Meats, Pasta | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Beans & Legumes, Fish & Seafood, Gardening, Salads & Dressings | Tagged , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Fish & Seafood, Salads & Dressings | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Cooking with Kids: Fish ‘n Chip Sticks with Easy Tartar Sauce

Crispy potato-chip-coated fish sticks are easy for kids to make, especially good with a simple, 4-ingredient tartar sauce for dipping. Most kids love fish sticks – or if they don’t love them, will at least tolerate them. Mild white fish … Continue reading

Posted in Condiments, Sauces & Dips, Cooking with Kids, Fish & Seafood | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Paella Party! Olé!

This summer we were invited to a Spanish Paella Party. What fun it was! I’ve always wanted to make paella but it’s one of those things that seemed to be forever on my food bucket list, that I never got … Continue reading

Posted in Barbecue & Grilling, Chicken & Poultry, Fish & Seafood, Meats, Rice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Butter Fish – Why Not? (It’s just Butter Chicken . . . of the Sea) and Turmeric-Scented Rice and Peas

You said you wanted to eat more fish. Why not change up your Butter Chicken and make a mouthwatering dish of Butter Fish, and serve it with sunshiny Turmeric Rice? I’m not sure how you’d say it in Hindi. Google … Continue reading

Posted in Fish & Seafood, Rice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Salmon Burgers with Dill and Feta Cheese

September is humming along. The new school shoes are getting scuffed, the pristine school supplies are getting dog-eared and doodled-on, and I’m busy in the garden (still) and at work (again). Plus our household is a-buzz with plans for our … Continue reading

Posted in Eggs & Cheese, Fish & Seafood | Tagged , , , , , | 10 Comments

Shrimp Salad with Lemon Dill Dressing – and a Beautiful Day for Sailing!

A light and lovely shrimp salad with a fresh dill and lemon dressing is the perfect meal for your summer outdoor activities. Pack it along as part of a picnic lunch or serve it as a quick and easy meal … Continue reading

Posted in Fish & Seafood, Herbs, Salads & Dressings | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments