Category Archives for Fish

Linguine with Roasted Red Peppers, Crabmeat & Basil

This time of year, all I want to eat is fresh fish. Grilled whole, pan-seared, raw — I don’t care. Unfortunately, the markets in my town make this sort of desired eating an impossibility. Where I live, the freshest fish … Continue reading

10. August 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Entrees, Fish, Pasta, Seafood | 28 comments

Homemade Tarragon Mayonnaise + A Squeeze of Lemon = Unbelievable Lobster Rolls

With lobster rolls on my brain for weeks, it was high time to brush up on my homemade mayonnaise making. I took my mother’s advice and made Mark Bittman’s food processor mayonnaise, which, as my mother promised, was both delicious … Continue reading

03. July 2012 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Entrees, Fish, Meat, Sauces, dressings, jams & spreads, Seafood | 15 comments

Moules Marinière, So Easy A …

Dipping crusty bread into the broth of a pot of steaming mussels has to be one of my favorite eating experiences. You? And when a restaurant offers mussels, I’m inclined to order them because, one, I rarely make them at … Continue reading

23. May 2010 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Appetizers, Eating Locally, Entrees, Fish | 21 comments

Grilled Corn and Cherry Tomato Salsa

I haven’t quite nailed down this whole gardening thing yet. My cherry tomato plant grew so tall that most of its branches, weighed down by the bundles of fruit at the ends, ended up snapping in two. In an effort … Continue reading

21. August 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Fish, Salsa | 11 comments

Fish Tacos, Whisk n’ Ladle, Mango-Jicama Slaw, MSC-Certified Halibut & Reamers

I’m feeling sort of overwhelmed by everything I want to fit into this post. Bullet points, I hope, will help my cause. • So, after a week of feasting, I considered, for the first time ever, making tofu for dinner. … Continue reading

31. July 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Fish, Mexican, Salsa | 1 comment

Fish En Papillote

I have decided I sound too freaky to speak on camera. And so, I present to you a silent film: Fish en Papillote: (The video seems to stall a bit at 1:18. Just help it along by scrolling past that … Continue reading

13. July 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Entrees, Fish | 3 comments

More American Tuna, Eggs & Whole-Grain Muffins

So, I am happy to report that the American Tuna I recently smothered with cheese and wedged between two pieces of buttered bread tastes just as delectable when prepared in a healthy manner. These open-faced sandwiches, made with the same … Continue reading

29. April 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Baking, Breakfast, Eating Locally, Eggs, Fish, Lunch | 3 comments

American Tuna

As I mentioned a couple of days ago, I’ve made a new discovery: American Tuna. Now, before you (mom) start freaking out that “women of child-bearing years should not be eating tuna,” give me a minute to explain. This tuna, … Continue reading

16. April 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Eating Locally, Entrees, Fish, Lunch | 6 comments

Breakfast Burritos and Fish Tacos

Pipes Cafe, San Clemente, CA Since arriving in California, we have been dying to get to Kono’s, a cafe in Pacific Beach that, according to a local source (the same source presently living in Philly), serves “the best breakfast burritos … Continue reading

10. January 2008 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Breakfast, Eating Locally, Fish, Seafood, Travel | 1 comment

Cornmeal-Crusted Soft Shell Crabs

A few weeks ago, my friend Lisa called me wanting an idea for a simple meal to cook for her boyfriend, Clark. The last time she had cooked for Clark, she proudly called me to report: “I made salad,” she … Continue reading

10. July 2007 by Alexandra Stafford
Categories: Entrees, Fish, Seafood | Leave a comment

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