Entries Tagged as 'fish'

swordfish a la pardus
with summer squash carpaccio

August 19th, 2010 · 24 Comments

granted, not my best work with the new camera. but that night i was determined to eat hot food. an oft declared rarity for a food blogger. so instead of a well taken photo to entice you with, let me explain as best i can how to cook swordfish properly, as told to me by […]

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Tags: fish · vegetables

simply pesto

July 23rd, 2009 · 32 Comments

when you make something that has only 4 ingredients, that all get crushed together, with no heat applied whatsoever, what can possibly make your dish stand apart? using pesto in your cooking, if only on occasion – is pretty much obligatory. it’s a flavor bomb. a crowd pleaser. pesto works on nearly everything one might […]

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Tags: dessert · fish · pasta · pesto · tomatoes

spaghetti with burrata and other good things

June 26th, 2009 · 34 Comments

ok. this was good. as in very good. as in i won’t go all yoplait ad on you, but this was another definite do-over. and the sooner the better. i take very little credit as this plate of pasta was nothing more than a blend of: the latest post from rachel eats‘ blog, along with […]

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Tags: baking · beans · cheese · dessert · fish · pasta · tomatoes · travel

saffron pasta with pancetta, shrimp and snapper

May 18th, 2009 · 28 Comments

because that’s what was in my pantry – and fridge – and freezer. friends were coming by on short notice and i needed to shop from my ever abundant kitchen. anything to appease some of the guilt from being perpetually overstocked and avoid a trip to the market. so although this was pretty much a throw together […]

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Tags: fish · pasta · seafood

broiled pompano with a compound butter

April 22nd, 2009 · 29 Comments

i was going for bluefish because robin raved about it, but there was none to be had. not in nashville. so instead, i came home with pompano. and now, i love this fish. it’s mild and firm – almost snapper-like. and it broils and grills beautifully, maintaining a flakey texture. so, see what happens when […]

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Tags: educate · fish

landlocked but determined…

April 14th, 2009 · 35 Comments

in less than three weeks i take off for nyc for the tri-annual mommy visit, haircut and restaurant go around. therefore all socializing over food has now come to a screeching halt and my already compromised caloric intake needs to come down even further in preparation for what inevitably becomes quite the food-centric getaway. until […]

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Tags: beans · fish · greens · seafood

crab cakes with an asian vibe

March 31st, 2009 · 44 Comments

back in the days of no car and a 12 lb puppy (also known as early march ’09), i was home watching martha stewart. which honestly, i hardly ever do. but let’s face it, she gets the best guests. chef after chef they make the pilgrimage to the martha from a wide array of great […]

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Tags: asian · fish · seafood