Category Archives: fish

Now That’s Better!

I can’t remember a time when my mother, and I afterward, couldn’t find those small, inexpensive jars of fish roe in the supermarkets; firm tiny red or black roe, larger salmon roe.  The roe was served for special occasions at … Continue reading

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Miso Marinated Sablefish with Pickled Greens

We love miso marinated sablefish!  True, the marinade process takes up to 3 days but the perfect marriage of the miso marinade with this black cod is a “delice.” Of course I ordered the sablefish on line.  I haven’t found … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver’s Fish Pie Parmentier

When I first saw Jamie Oliver’s article for fish pie I thought “meh.”  But then I read the recipe with ingredients and was once again impressed with the genius of Jamie.  The first time I made the recipe I was … Continue reading

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Paprika Roasted Cod and Spaghetti Squash

          Craving fish, we went into Scranton where you can find wild salmon, cod filet and                  sometimes lovely monkfish. I decided to roast some cod with spaghetti squash … Continue reading

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Salmon and Parsnips with Ginger Sauce

Whenever I see parsnips, I think of the U.K. ambassador to Rwanda.  He was from Scotland, as was the E.U. ambassador and those two together were quite the thing.  They gave parties consisting of food flown in from the U.K. … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Fried Wild Catfish

I found some catfish labeled “wild caught” (from somewhere, it didn’t say) at Wegmans the other day,   The fillets were enormous.  I had to cut them in two before frying. I grew up eating catfish caught by my Dad in … Continue reading

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Thai Curried Sea Bream

I guess I’m “cooking the book” because there are so many interesting recipes in the Saveurs magazine that I MUST try them while I can get the ingredients.  I chose a whole sea bream or daurade at L’Ambiance des Halles … Continue reading

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Poisson St Pierre with Fennel

The French Saveurs’ October edition has some extraordinary seasonal and appetizing recipes for the month.  That’s why I bought this extremely ugly fish.  Evidently, looks aren’t everything because St. Pierre fish is delicious.  And, you can buy a whole fish … Continue reading

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Tilapia Poached in Vegetable Broth

Of course I’ve been cooking but not taking pictures and posting because I’m obsessed with the wind up 1914 Victor Victrola that we purchased from an antique shop.  The Victrola was found neglected for about 30 years in an old … Continue reading

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Cornmeal Coated Smelts

I’ve always assumed that smelts were only available from the Pacific Ocean and was surprised to learn that other varieties are also found in the Northern Great Lakes region and the Atlantic Ocean.  These seem to be a larger variety … Continue reading

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