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Crawfish Boil

Since we are so close to Louisiana, every spring means crawfish season is open. Nothing is more traditional than a good old fashioned crawfish boil. So boil up a big pot of water, break out the old bay and get … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Valentine’s Day to Remember

This meal should make him and her very happy. The appetizer and main course are on the heavier side, but the dessert is lighter. Don’t forget the bubbly. Smoked Salmon Roulade Peppercorn-Crusted Steaks Twice-Cooked Potatoes Balsamic Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Chocolate Champagne … Continue reading

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Fried Calamari

We love fried calamari. There have to be some pretty good appetizers on a menu for us not to order it. At home any fried food is a bit of a mess so we seldom enjoy it. This is worth … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: All about the Glaze

This week’s roundup features one of our all-time favorite fish recipes and touches of sweetness throughout. Sauteed Zucchini with a twist Salmon with a Maple Glaze Roasted Pineapple in Rum Sauce

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Salmon and Yogurt Make a Good Team

Wild caught salmon went on sale recently and I bought enough to smoke plus a little extra. Here is what the extra became. Blackened Salmon with Yogurt Lime Sauce For Yogurt Sauce 1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1 tbsp lime juice … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of NOLA

Remember those super awesome creamy grits? This works really well with them. Raw crawfish can usually be found at a nicer supermarket or fish market. Cooked crawfish can be substituted for raw if need be. Add it and cook the … Continue reading

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Poached Fish with Cilantro and Garlic

Poaching fish is my favorite way to cook fillets. The liquid used can be very simple or very complex. Sometimes I will reduce it into a sauce afterward, and sometimes I like to leave it as a thin broth. This … Continue reading

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Sunday Suppers: A Simple Meal for that Special Someone

Valentine’s Day is once again on a weekday this year. Don’t go out and make moon eyes with your sweetie while sitting six inches from some other couple. Here’s a meal that’s simple to prepare. The dessert can be made … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Roulade

This was quite the decadent little treat. It’d make a nice appetizer or little bite at a cocktail party. In fact, you should probably have a cocktail party just so you can make these. Smoked Salmon Roulade 6-8 ounces smoked … Continue reading

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Baked Salmon with a Crumb Crust

This is an easy and healthy way to prepare and cook salmon. Salmon steaks would work as well as fillets for this. Baked Salmon with a Bread Crumb Topping 1-2 lb salmon fillet 1 cup bread crumbs 1 lemon 1/4 … Continue reading

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