Category Archives: seafood

Maryland Crab & Corn Soup

Here’s my annual farewell-to-summer recipe. The end of the fresh corn and the last few beautiful tomatoes join with a pile of juicy crab to make this gorgeous bowl of soupy goodness. If you really want to boost the Maryland-ness … Continue reading

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Grilled Wahoo with Green Remoulade

Wahoo, also known in Hawaii as Ono, is a fantastic fish for grilling, with its rich, flaky, super-succulent meat. It’s found all over the world, in warm water, and is generally not susceptible to overfishing because it doesn’t swim in … Continue reading

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Shrimp Creole 2

Here’s another shrimp creole recipe, somewhat simpler than my earlier one. I’ve reduced the fat in the recipe by making a smaller roux, substituted fennel for the celery, increased the wine to 1 cup, and used a little less tomato. … Continue reading

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Taglietelle with Salmon & Asparagus

Well I’m going through a big fresh pasta phase now, it seems, so here’s another pasta recipe. If you still haven’t tried your hand at fresh pasta, this recipe is a great reason to get started. The flavors are fresh … Continue reading

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Gravlax

Cured salmon, a lovely treat on top of a cracker or a bit of black bread, is something you really should be making yourself, at home. It’s easy, it’s cheap, and it really impresses the neighbors. The salt pulls the … Continue reading

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Oven-Roasted Chilean Sea Bass

Patagonian toothfish, AKA Chilean sea bass, is available again from a sustainable fishery, but as far as I can find, Whole Foods is the only retailer around here that sells the Marine Stewardship Council-certified product. So if you’re not sure … Continue reading

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Oyster Stew

Well winter is well upon us now, and though I don’t love the cold, I do love some of the things cold does to food. Oysters, for instance, are best in the cold months when they’re not spawning. If you’re … Continue reading

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Shrimp & Quinoa

Quinoa is a fantastic nutty-tasting grain, commonly used in South American cooking. You can find it more and more in grocery stores here in the U.S., and I strongly encourage you to give it a try. This recipe came about … Continue reading

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Cinnamon-Orange Salmon

Salmon is a great fish for grilling, and as long as you can get it off the grill in one piece, it looks terrific on the plate. The technique below is borrowed from a recipe for soy/maple glazed salmon from … Continue reading

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Fish Soup

Here’s a quick way to make a tasty little soup with whatever fish you happen to have fresh from the fish market. It’s great with snapper, but almost any fish will do. For the stock, however, I do recommend lobster … Continue reading

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