Tag Archives: Seafood

Seche a la Creole Haitienne

Okay, I’m too old to travel.  Because I wanted to cook and post with reasonable pictures, I went out, taking the head of Jade’s tripod with me, and bought another thing that fits on the head of the tripod.  I … Continue reading

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Scallops, Spinach and Mushrooms

Our daughter Jade is crazy for sea scallops.  Whenever we’re in a restaurant she immediately turns to the seafood section in the menu, hoping for scallops.  I decided to make some for her back-to-school lunch today since my husband has … Continue reading

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Chez Le Poissonnier

Yesterday my fishmonger posted promotions on his just in seafood on Facebook; Red Label bouchot mussels and live or cooked Brittany lobsters.  I was the first in line this morning. Really.  Of course I took the cooked lobsters because the … Continue reading

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Les Bouchots de la Baie du Mont Saint Michel

One of the lessons I learned early on in this gypsy existence of ours; never pack anything that you are unwilling to carry.  I was a little hard headed about learning this lesson but eventually, I did.  So when I … Continue reading

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Juicy, Deep Fried Gillardeau Oysters

Now I know some of you Gallophile, oyster connoisseurs (Roger) are just going to shudder and perhaps mutter one or two shocked “ooh la’s”, when you read that I’ve had the Gaul :)  to deep fry one of France’s most … Continue reading

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Spicy, Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp

Still “lagged” but have to do something with myself, and I found a new plate at the supermarket.  Anyway this was easy; shrimp were in the freezer. Spicy Wild Sesame Seed Shrimp 1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 tbsp sesame seed … Continue reading

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Mussels and Almandes de Mer

Well he’s going back to Southern Sudan, so I thought I’d pull out all stops.  No seafood to be had from the Nile river. And anyway, I’ve been wanting to do something with these clam-like almandes de mer .  We … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Cullen Skink with Mussels

  The new Jamie magazine is billed as the “budget issue”(February 12, Issue 26).  Frugal, go out and buy this, it can’t be that expensive and you are going to love it!  The front cover says, “Packed with brilliant and thrifty ideas … Continue reading

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Shrimp Au Gratin

My inspiration for this recipe came from Emeril Lagasse and like all “Loosiana” people, he seems to be courting an early heart attack.  This is not an entree but an entire buffet and decadence at it’s best!   Still….halve the … Continue reading

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Seafood Ramekin

We had a few people over for lunch today in spite of the plastic current hanging from the ceiling to shield the rest of the house from the dust created by the fireplace remover. Ambiance for days!  Paper napkins. The menu was … Continue reading

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