Archive for the ‘Seafood’ Category

A Seafood Feast

Friday, August 26th, 2011

To welcome my parents to the Pacific Northwest, we stopped by Central Market and picked up some great looking seafood that we proceeded to grill up along with some of the ubiquitous and delicious CSA summer squash. We got a nice fillet of sockeye salmon wild caught in Alaska, ...

Evening Cove Oysters

Sunday, August 21st, 2011

After a great week of weight loss, I definitely earned some oysters :-) This week there was a new variety at Central Market. These beauties are Evening Cove Oysters. These are a sub-set of the Penn Cove oysters that I've tried before and enjoyed. They ...

Sea Beans and Morels

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Sunday we had a driving adventure. We set off to get lunch, not sure where, and headed towards Lynnwood. We ended up at Silver Spoon Thai. I got my usual thai order - pad see ew with prawns, and Shaun got the chicken pad thai. Both were ...

Cedar Planked Salmon

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

This is an easy and delicious way to grill salmon, or any other hearty fish. The cedar plank lends a delicate smoky flavor to the fish. This is the first time I've tried this method, but it certainly won't be the last! You can find cedar planks ...

Ginger Shrimp

Friday, June 10th, 2011

This recipe is inspired by this one from Weight Watchers. It was okay. The components were all good, but the sauce was way too thin and didn't stick to or flavor anything else in the stir fry. Next time I'll cut down on the water and add a ...

Copper River Salmon at Ivar’s

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Work obligations mean I have to give up my flex days off for awhile. I had to have a great lunch to see them off. I headed down to Ivar's Mukilteo Landing and took a look at the day's fresh sheet. They had just gotten in a load of ...

Salmon Burgers

Monday, May 9th, 2011

I used some of the leftover salmon from last night to make these easy salmon burgers for a quick lunch on my day off. Salmon Burgers Serves 2 8 oz cooked salmon, flaked 1 egg 1/4 cup panko bread crumbs 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan kosher salt and black pepper to taste 1 tsp olive oil Mix ...

Potato Crusted Halibut

Sunday, April 10th, 2011

This is another recipe inspired by one at Central Market. The orginal recipe called for packaged pre-shredded potatoes, which would work just fine for a weeknight shortcut, but for a Sunday dinner, I grated my own potato. This would work great with any firm fish like salmon or ...

Steamed Clams in White Wine Garlic Sauce

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

This is a simple, tasty way to enjoy clams. With just few ingredients, make sure you get the best! Steamed Clams in White Wine Garlic Sauce Serves 1 as an entrée or 2 as an appetizer 2 tsp olive oil 4 cloves garlic, pressed 1 small bottle (187 ml) chardonnay 1/2 cup water 12 live manila clams ...

Kusshi and Sister Point Oysters

Sunday, March 20th, 2011

Somehow, despite eating a fair bit of junk food this past week and being well over my target points, I still lost two pounds. A full dozen oysters for me! Six Kusshi and six Sister Point - my two favorites :-)