Crab Cakes

It's all about the crab meat in this simple recipe, though it's expensive it's important to get the best you can get your hands on.  Old bay seasoning may be hard to find, so we've made an approximate recipe here.   Crab Cakes   1…

Gravlax

This Scandinavian specialty is super easy to prepare, and a great way to serve salmon, trout or Arctic char.  The method is simple, but be prepared to cure the fish for several days.  The longer you cure, the firmer the texture.  Make…
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Jambalaya

This Louisiana specialty has its roots in French and Spanish cuisine.  The addition of tomatoes makes this a Creole Jambalaya, omitting them yields a Cajun jambalaya.   Jambalaya   1 Lb. Sausage, preferably Andouille,…
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Linguine Vongole

One of our quick go to meals, vongole is easy to prepare and totally satisfying.  Tradition calls for fresh littleneck or Manila clams, and that's great, but sometimes I want to make this with what I have available in the pantry.  A quality…

Beer Batter for Fish

There are a million ways to batter fish, and just as many theories as to what makes a perfect batter.  Rice flour, eggs, even vodka all make appearances.  Rice flour makes sense, we want a starch that interferes with the glutens in the…