Posts Tagged "Seafood"

Tequila Clams with Pancetta and Peppers

Tequila Clams with Pancetta and Peppers

The first time I made these clams was kind of by accident—which is actually how most of my recipes come about—I knew I wanted to make clams and I wanted to use jalapeño but I didn’t have much of a plan after that. I had onion and yellow pepper and I found some pancetta that I had frozen and the Read More

Cod en Papillote with Tomatoes and Artichokes

This recipe is great because it’s super easy, it’s healthy and you get to say, “en pappillote” which is always fun. Oh, and duh, it’s very tasty! Total no brainer, this recipe. “En pappillote” means “in parchment” in French (we’re being fancy) and it sounds more tricky than it is. In fact, this is one of the easiest, if not the Read More

Linguine with Sardines and Fried Caper Gremolata

Linguine with Sardines and Fried Caper Gremolata

You don’t have to be Italian to celebrate the holidays in the most delicious way ever: The Feast of the Seven Fishes! I’ve got an easy and delicious recipe that’ll be perfect for Christmas Eve, or really any old day of the week! Traditionally, the Feast of the Seven Fishes is celebrated by Italian-Americans on Christmas Eve by enjoying a Read More

Blistered Shishito Peppers with Anchovy Dust

I am absolutely aware that some of you guys are going to be completely turned off and possibly confused by the idea of anchovy dust. I know. BUT! I am forging on with this recipe because I know just how delicious it is. Hint: VERY. So don’t run away! So, forgetting the anchovy dust for just one moment, have you Read More

Fideuà with Pancetta and Seafood

Fideuà with Pancetta and Seafood

Ooooooohhh this is a good one. Pasta? check. Seafood? Check. Pancetta? check. I’m so. on. board. You guys have all heard about—and hopefully enjoyed—Paella, but what about it’s less popular, but totally cute, cousin Fideuà?! Fideuà is basically Paella but made with pasta instead of rice and it is delicious! The recipe is also incredibly easy, if you can believe Read More

Crispy Fish Tacos with Sriracha Sesame Mayo and Quick Pickled Cabbage

Serious question, do I know anybody that doesn’t like tacos? No? That’s what I suspected. Tacos are just the best. My favorite kind happen to be of the fish variety and this is my favorite way to make them. The combination of the crispy fish, crunchy, bright cabbage, creamy avocado and spicy sauce is just incredible. It really doesn’t get Read More

Shrimp with Coconut Rice and Tomato Pepper Sauce

It’s officially Fall! At the risk of sounding like the most basic of B’s, I LOVE fall! Best. Season. Ever. I mean, the weather is perfect, the trees are gorgeous, you get to bust out the sweaters and boots again, AND it’s the best time to dive into some cozy comfort food. Now, I know it’s not quite crisp out Read More

Old Bay Steamed Crabs

Old Bay Steamed Crabs in Virginia

Alert! Summer is not actually over yet. There’s still time to squeeze in some tasty end of summer meals. I say, Have a blue crab feast! It’s the perfect way to send off summer. Growing up, my family would head to Ware Neck, Virginia every summer to spend time at my mom’s family’s cabin on the river. One of my Read More

Orecchiette with Scungilli and Neonata Sauce

First things first: Neonata means newborn in Italian and I want to make it VERY clear that I am not suggesting that you add two tablespoons of a newborn baby to your sauce. In fact, please, please do not do that*. The Neonata that I am referring to is an Italian condiment made with baby fish—hence the name—and chiles. Despite Read More

Shrimp Rolls with Sriracha Mayo

Shrimp Rolls with Sriracha Mayo

I’m kind of a shrimp addict. Let’s just get that out of the way. I really love all seafood but sometimes it can get a little pricey. Since shrimp are so inexpensive and versatile, It’s no wonder I eat them on a regular basis. These rolls come together very easily and are really fun to eat. With the warm shrimp, Read More