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Crab and Avocado Salad

May 5, 2010 Fish

This is one of my all-time favorite summer salads. It is light and simple, yet filling and substantial. All you need is some mixed greens, crab meat and a half avocado. It takes about 5 seconds to prepare. Ingredients: (1 salad) mixed greens 1/2 avocado chopped jumbo lump crab meat (or 2 sticks of imitation [...]

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Smoked Salmon Crostini

April 10, 2010 Fish

Never under estimate the power of smoked salmon. A little goes a long way to make a big impression. The other night I picked up a bit of thinly sliced smoked salmon, fromage blanc (a mild cheese spread) and a baguette. I wanted something simple yet delicious to impress my sweetie before dinner. Hors d’oeuvres/appetizers [...]

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Easy Salmon Cakes

March 8, 2010 Fish

I love a good fish cake! Crab cakes are my all time fave, but are expensive and often tedious to make. So, when I’m cooking at home, I prefer to make the salmon version. All you need is canned salmon and a few pantry ingredients to whip up this quick and super delicous meal. Ingredients: [...]

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Shrimp and Polenta Poppers

August 1, 2009 Favorites

As I said in my previous shrimp post, shrimp is one of the best foods of summer! My boyfriend and I seized the opportunity to make yet another shrimp dish the other night. This time, we created an easy, alternative version of classic shrimp and grits. We found this delicious organic polenta at Whole Foods. [...]

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Summer Shrimp

July 28, 2009 Fish

I love eating shrimp in the summertime! It reminds me of the low country boils we used to have in Charleston every summer where we feasted on fresh seafood and washed it all down with ice cold beer. The memories are absolutely delicious. The other night, I decided to have my own version of a [...]

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Herb and Citrus Trout

May 25, 2009 Fish

I’m not a meat eater, but I do love fish! Last night, my boyfriend and I bought some fresh trout from Whole Foods. We wanted to make the trout the focus of the dish so we kept the sides very simple (baked potato with rosemary and fresh green beans). Since the trout was the centerpiece [...]

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Easy Fried Catfish

January 3, 2009 Fish

Southerners love their fried food and I am no exception! For New Years Day, I cooked up a feast of fried catfish that was quick, easy, and oh so delicious. Don’t be intimidated, it’s not as hard as it sounds…here’s how you do it: Ingredients: fillets of fish (catfish, tilapia) cornmeal salt, pepper chili powder [...]

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