Tag: fish

17
Aug
2008

Smoked Eel

“Out in the wild, they are slippery slimy creatures… On the plate, though, it’s a different story.” On my recent trip to visit family, we had lunch at a german restaurant called the Hofbrauhaus — as close to an authentic…

16
Jul
2008

Fish Market : What to Buy, What to Avoid

Monterey Bay Aquarium provides an excellent list of which fish and seafood to buy and which to skip. It’s fully hyperlinked, so you’ll find out why you should avoid a particular fish. Orange Roughy, for example, is a fish I’ve…

30
Jun
2008

Herb-Smoked Salmon

I made this one up as I went along, though, now that I think about it, Jamie Oliver probably did something similar on his new series. I used a prepared spice rub, but you could use your favorite spice mix….

30
Apr
2008

Beer Batter

For shrimp, chicken, fish, even onion rings. For an extra kick, nix the flavorful spices, and mix the eggs with some chipotle peppers in a blender. 2 eggs, beaten 2c flour 2T corn starch 2t baking soda 2t salt 1T…

30
Apr
2008

Salmon Fritters

If you’re feeling rich and extravagant, replace the canned salmon with fresh chopped salmon, or lump crab meat. 5 green onions, finely chopped ½ sweet red pepper, finely chopped 1t garlic powder ¼c mayonnaise 1 egg, beaten 6 oz. flaked…

15
Mar
2008

Fish Au Gratin

This recipe goes against everything I’ve been told about fish and cheese. They’re not supposed to go together. You never put parmesan on, say, shrimp and linguine. This recipe has loads of cheese… three kinds, in fact, and it tastes…

30
Jan
2008

“En Papillote”

So the other day, my wife said she wanted fish for dinner. The pickings at the fish counter seemed pretty slim, but there were some orange roughy fillets, a firm fleshed white fish, that looked pretty good, so I picked…

03
Jan
2008

Trust Your Nose

If you read my entry about the oven fire I discovered in the middle of the night last month, you remember the acrid smoke from burnt aluminum foil that I described. That smell lasted for three days, give or take….