Posts Tagged "seafood"

The Best Smoked Trout Dip

It’s honestly hard for me to keep my emotions in check whenever I make this recipe. The contrast of pure joy while eating it to the deep despair I feel when it’s gone is pretty extreme. Okay, yes, I’m being dramatic but I truly do get sad when it’s all gone. The last bite is usually followed by, “I miss Read More

Casarecce with Shrimp and My Lunch with Barilla

Thank you, Barilla®, for this unforgettable experience and for sponsoring this post. Thoughts, photos and recipe are my own. There have been moments in my blogging career when I’ve looked around me, taken note of what I’m doing, who I’m with and what I’m eating and thought, “This is REALLY cool.”  This week, I had a BIG one of those Read More

Sheet Pan Crab Nachos with Tillamook Cheddar

When I think of foods from my childhood, two things come to mind. Pasta, because my dad is Italian and cooked it all the time, and crab. I grew up going to Virginia every summer to my family’s cabin where we would catch crabs, steam them and eat them on the porch. It’s still one of my most favorite meals! Read More

Anchovy Carbonara

Carbonara purists will hate me for this one but, it’s really hard for me to care when the pasta is this delicious! This is the type of recipe that I don’t make very often but when I do, I get super excited for it. It’s rich and indulgent, and the best part? It’s really easy to make. Traditional carbonara consists Read More

Ultimate Linguine with Clams

This is HANDS DOWN my favorite dish. Literally, if I were on death row and I had to choose my last meal, this would definitely be it. I would want it to be this specific recipe though, because this is the ultimate recipe for linguine with clams. I don’t actually plan on being on death row ever in my life Read More

Spicy Fish Sandwiches with Citrus Poppy Slaw

Making this recipe is basically a nightmare for me. It won’t be for you though! Okay, so maybe I’m being just a tad dramatic BUT I really, really, really, REALLY hate the smell of orange peels and guess what’s in the slaw? Orange zest. Ahhhh orange peels. The bane of my existence. Seems like maybe I’m being dramatic again, huh? Read More

Linguine with Pickled Peppers and Crab

Listen, I am a total psycho for not having put pickled peppers in pasta my whole life. I feel like I really blew it on that one. If you need me I’ll be making up for lost time by eating loads and loads of this pasta. Please only interrupt if neccessary. But seriously, pickled peppers are a perfect addition to Read More

Sweet and Spicy Grenadine Shrimp with Basil

I was staring into the empty refrigerator one night, trying to decide what I wanted to cook when I just about gave up and ordered take out. The fridge was bare and Chinese was sounding pretty good. I was going to order my usual seafood dish. Or maybe something sweet and sour? Then the responsible side of my brain kicked Read More

Tuna Stuffed Roasted Pepper Boats

Now that holiday season is upon us, it’s time to dive into the best part—food! Isn’t the best part of holiday parties the food? Is that just me? Oh well, here is a recipe for one of my absolute favorite appetizers that will be so perfect for, you guessed it, a holiday party! But, I mean, you can definitely also Read More

Cajun Spaghetti with Seafood

Listen, I’m not going to lie to you guys, I am constantly thinking about pasta. Pasta, pasta, pasta. I just love it so much. I love it so much that as I’m writing this, I am thinking of new pasta recipe ideas. Brb, I need to take a break to write down my new ideas so I don’t forget. Okay, Read More