Tag Archives: shellfish

Halibut and Clam Sauce

    The clam sauce really complements the meaty halibut flavor etc etc. This is just really good. Halibut and Clam Sauce 2 doz clams live 1 doz mussels live 1 1/2 lbs halibut fillet 1 large shallot chopped 1 … Continue reading

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Crab Risotto

Crab season begins in December in Oregon so Christmas eve was a little different this year. The main difference between dungeness and blue crab is the size. Aside from the much better, sweeter flavor of blue crab of course. But … Continue reading

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Steamed Clams with Whole Garlic

We do not often see fresh clams in a Southern landlocked state. When it happens, I tend to buy everything available. A kindhearted soul would probably leave some for another to enjoy, but they probably live somewhere by the ocean … Continue reading

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Crawfish Mac-n-Cheese

This is a great way to use up some leftover crawfish meat from a boil. Any mix of cheese can be used, but equal parts swiss, mozzarella and cheddar work best. Baked Crawfish Macaroni 5 tbsp butter 1/3 cup flour … Continue reading

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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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Mussels and Using Up Leftovers

With spring here so are fresh fava beans. After they are shelled though what to do with all the pods? Normally I make a vegetable stock. Then I thought why not use them like other beans. Of course you can … 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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