Archive for the ‘Seafood’ Category

Longevity Noodles

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Traditionally served for the Chinese New Year, longevity noodles symbolize wishes for a long and happy life. Be careful not to cut or break the noodles as you cook them, as the length is symbolic of the eaters' lives! These are wonderful with skinless boneless chicken thighs as well ...

Scalloped Oysters

Monday, January 4th, 2016

This is an easy and delicious way to enjoy oysters if the ones you have are not quite up to the quality needed for on the half shell. The buttery crunchy topping plays nicely with the plump juicy oysters. This serves 4 as a light dinner, or 8 ...

Copper River Salmon

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The much ballyhooed Copper River salmon is here! Costco had great looking whole fish when we went Sunday morning, so we had to pick one up for dinner that night. We haven't got the grill in summer working order yet, so I just oven roasted it after seasoning ...

Christmas Eve Dinner

Monday, December 24th, 2012

We had our traditional steamed crab and bacon wrapped shrimp for Christmas Eve dinner. Very tasty!

Feasting on Seafood

Saturday, October 20th, 2012

My folks are in town for just a couple days, so I had to treat them to some steamed Dungeness crab! :-) They brought some awesome Goose Point oysters from the coast. I ate a couple raw and baked the rest, seasoned lightly with salt and pepper ...

A Happy Birthday to Me!

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

Yesterday was my birthday, and I had a very nice day! We started out with the Northwest Chocolate Festival, where we sampled lots of great local chocolates and watched a demonstration on stone grinding. Very fun. :-) After that, we walked from the convention center down to Pier ...

Sungold Tomatoes and Cedar Planked Salmon

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Dinner from a couple nights ago: Sungold cherry tomatoes, cedar planked salmon, grilled corn on the cob, and green salad.

Oven Baked Jambalaya

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

This recipe is inspired by one my friend Mary makes all the time. It's easy and less finicky than a traditional stovetop jambalaya. This was a great dinner for a drizzly day. :-) Oven Baked Jambalaya Serves 8 4 links chicken Italian sausage, about 12 oz 1 tbsp butter 1 tbsp ...

Cedar Planked Copper River Salmon

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

Dinner tonight was a fillet of gorgeous Copper River Sockeye Salmon, seasoned simply with kosher salt and grilled on a cedar plank. It was amazing. We'll definitely be repeating this over the coming weeks while the salmon are running! I served this with some beautiful Kusshi oysters ...

Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

This gumbo concoction is a conglomeration of many recipes out there on the web. It's a great use for leftover chicken, and could easily be adapted to use fresh chicken as well. We really enjoyed this and will be repeating it many times in the coming fall and ...