Category Archive: Fish

Spicy Fried Rice

In my twenties, I used to make fried rice all of the time– starchy, salty, spicy and with some egg, it was the perfect meal to whip up after a night at the… Continue reading

Caesoice Salad

Caesar salad is one of my favorite things– not the limp pieces of lettuce overdressed with garlic powder and parmesan laced mayonnaise, but a real caesar salad, made with anchovies, garlic, olive oil… Continue reading

Dill Crêpes Stuffed with Smoked Salmon

  For Christmas, Sam purchased crêpe spreaders as a present for his sister. But, since they came in a package of 10 or so, and as yet, she has no plans to open a… Continue reading

Mofongo Magic

Last February, Sam and I had an amazing time in Rincón, Puerto Rico. Now that it’s summer in NYC, it FEELS like Puerto Rico– minus the palm trees, blue seas, and piña coladas,… Continue reading

Seafood Delight: Linguine with Octopus

When Sam and I were in Puerto Rico earlier this year, we discovered that octopus is delicious. Then a few nights ago, we discovered that our local fish market sells it for $5… Continue reading

Linguine con Vongole

I live pretty close to a GREAT fish market on Metropolitan Ave in Brooklyn. Unfortunately, most weeknights they close at about 6PM, which means I have to make a mad dash from work… Continue reading

Pizza Fra Diavolo

I’ve been craving pizza all week, so last night I decided to satisfy that craving by making a couple pies. Sam is still on a no-cheese kick, so I knew that one pie would… Continue reading

Mad about Mussels

I love mussels because they’re flavorful and inexpensive– and yet they always feel like a treat. The warm weather has had me craving seafood so I picked up two pounds of PEI mussels… Continue reading

Crab Cakes with Chipotle Sauce

I’m not sure how I decided to make these the other night… Sam and I were both exhausted and hungry and I wanted something somewhat decadent, but still healthy. At some point, crab… Continue reading

Greek Shrimp Bake

I recently got a blue Dansk casserole dish from Ebay, and I wanted to use it for something special, but also simple enough for a weeknight meal. I had made goat cheese over… Continue reading