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Spaghetti and Shrimp

Spaghetti with Shrimp and Artichokes

I think spaghetti will always be my most-favorite type of pasta. Growing up, ‘pasta’ didn’t exist. It was spaghetti, elbow macaroni, lasagne noodles, or wide egg noodles. That was pretty much it. By the time I was 16 and was working at Pirro&...

Cod and Fennel

Alaskan Cod and Fennel

I have often said that recipes are mere guidelines. They’re ideas to help the creative juices flow – and tonight’s dinner definitely fills that bill. The latest issue of Fine Cooking magazine came out a few days ago and it did not disappoint....

Crab Cioppino

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas …

… and more Ghosts of Christmases past have surfaced. Coming from a large family, Christmas was...

Spaghetti

Spaghetti alla Chitarra with Sausage and Langostino

I had to go down to the fish monger – Seafood USA in Wayne –  this morning to buy clam...

Shrimp Risotto

Shrimp Risotto

I was thinking seafood of some sort for dinner tonight, when I realized it’s been a while sinc...

Moroccan Spiced Cod

The End of Week Seventeen

My first thought when starting this today was Janis Ian singing At Seventeen… It is second onl...

Mahi Mahi

Mahi Mahi

Back from Gentile’s with lots of good produce. You can really see the difference in seasons &#...

Shrimp and Grits

Shrimp, Grits, and Peppers

It’s the first day of Autumn and the hot peppers are still growing like mad. We pretty much ga...

Fish and Corn Chowder

Corn and Fish Chowder

Wow. It’s cold enough to make a pot of soup! How did that happen? It’s been raining all ...

Spaghetti and Littleneck Clams

Spaghetti and Littleneck Clams

My impulse buy of the day, today, was a bag of littleneck clams. I saw them at the store and the nex...

Cod with Braised Leeks and Fennel

Braised Leeks and Cod

The August issue of Cooking Light arrived and it was replete with seafood recipes – perfect, s...

shrimp, artichokes, and pasta

Shrimp and Artichokes and Pasta

When I was taking the shrimp and artichoke hearts out of the freezer at 3:15 this morning, I was thi...

Scallops

Let’s see… It’s Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby. The dinner possibilities are...

The Weekend Food Fest

It doesn’t get much better than having dear friends over for the weekend – especially wh...