Posts Tagged ‘Fish Recipes’

Lowcountry Boil

It’s Memorial Day weekend in the US. Spend time with your loved ones and remember those who sacrificed so we could spend this time together. The recipe below is a classic great for get-togethers with the framily [sic]. Heather says: Making Low Country Boil is a time honored tradition in the South. Remember how leery…

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Shrimp Quesadillas

Heather says: I promise you, that if you can make grilled cheese, you’ve got these shrimp quesadillas in the bag. In our house as the weather gets warmer we find ourselves reaching for lighter and lighter fare. Shrimp quesadillas are a perfect main dish item for spring and summer. Don’t go too heavy on the cheese,…

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Pecan Crusted Salmon or Steelhead Trout

Heather says: I mentioned a couple of months ago that I was working on getting more fish into our diet. Salmon is our go to, it’s a reliable fish, but like chicken it can go with a number of flavors. With the weather cooling off I find my tastes turn toward warmer flavors.  The toasted…

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Steelhead Trout Baked with Honey or Maple Glaze

Heather says: A few weeks ago I mentioned that I would be trying to increase the amount and variety of fish we eat. This week I decided to try out steelhead trout. Looking at the picture, you may think to yourself, Heather has gone off her rocker (again) that looks just like salmon. There’s a…

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Spanish Baked Cod with Olive Tapenade

Heather says: Remember a couple of weeks ago when I mentioned I was going to work on adding more seafood to my cooking repertoire? This week I didn’t venture too far as far as type of fish, but I thought it would be nice to share a company worthy recipe such as this baked cod…

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Wading Into Seafood

Heather says: How do you feel about buying seafood? I talk to a lot of readers and I know some readers find the process of buying fish intimidating. They don’t know what to look for, don’t know whether to buy farm raised or wild caught. If they do buy wild caught, there are concerns about…

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Shrimp Etouffee, Dry Roux Variation

If you’re here for the dry roux shrimp étouffée recipe, click the print friendly button below the text. You can quickly delete extra text and pictures with just a few clicks.. I’m all about saving the printer ink. Heather says: Recently Jo-Lynne tried out my shrimp étouffée recipe and shared her results. One of her readers,…

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Tuna Salad, a Variation

Heather says: I’m usually pretty plain Jane when it comes to tuna salad, a little mayo or cream cheese -or both if I’m really pushing the envelope. Dill weed1, salt, pepper, and some celery finish it off. Everything’s nice, everything’s beautiful, everyone wins. Then, one afternoon I was poking around my friend Linda’s site and…

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Shrimp Étouffée

Heather says: This recipe appears complicated, but comes together a lot faster than the explanation and I should note that I screwed up and omitted half the beer and still had fantastic, oh my goodness, I need to make this again results. In fact our babysitter asked to move in with us, just to have…

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Lox on Fearless Friday

Heather says: Welcome to this week’s Fearless Friday. It’s a chance to push against your usual culinary boundaries. We have nearly 2,000 readers here on Home-Ec101.com and with that audience there are cooks of every level. Did you try a new recipe, learn a new technique, or did you sample a new food? Whatever steps…

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New England Clam Chowder

Heather says: Sometimes canned soup is good enough, but once you have had the real deal, it’s hard to go back. Try topping this basic clam chowder with a sprinkling of Old Bay Seasoning and a small handful of sliced green onions. This recipe is a good example of how simple a New England clam…

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Cioppino

Heather says: Let’s say it together chia, like the pet, peeno. Most recipes I offer here on Home Ec 101 are budget friendly in nature. This one isn’t, unless you happen on some rocking seafood sales. According to Foodtimeline.org, cioppino is believed to have evolved in the San Francisco Bay area. I became a fan…

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Salmon with Rosemary and Lemon

Heather says: This method of baking is fast and simple. If you can fold foil around salmon, you’ve got it in the bag. If you don’t care for rosemary try dill, basil, or cracked black pepper.  As an added bonus, the rosemary makes for a fancy schmany picture, eh? Ingredients: Salmon olive oil salt lemon,…

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Dilled Salmon Recipe

Heather says: I have updated this dilled salmon from an old baked salmon recipe that used mayonnaise.  Those who know how much I dislike mayonnaise are not the least bit surprised.  Fish is much more delicate than chicken, pork, or beef.  I will not be giving a specific cook time as oven temperatures vary and…

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